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September 17, 2021

Ed Celebrates 20 Years at Hale Makua and Shares a Fond Memory with Resident

We have many long time employees at Hale Makua, and it is always thrilling to learn about impacts they have made that may have gone unnoticed by others. Our Maintenance Worker, Edwin "Ed&quo...

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Tags: Resident Story, Employees

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June 01, 2021

Hale Makua Holds Socially Distanced Wedding for Resident and His Bride

When Emily Morales was 12 years old, she remembers telling her brother that she would one day marry her love, Kevin Cadorna. "Yeah, yeah,” Emily recalls her brother saying sarcasticall...

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Tags: Resident Story

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June 01, 2021

Residents Embrace Loved Ones for the First Time in Over a Year

After over a year of social distancing, residents and their loved ones are finally able to hug for the first time since the start of the pandemic. New nursing home regulations and COVID-19 vaccin...

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Tags: Resident Story

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February 18, 2021

Resident Story: Alapa'i Carries a Hopeful Tune

Resident William “Alapa'i” Dickson grew up with the love of music in his heart. He was born on Maui, but was raised by his grandparents on Oahu. He recalls his grandmother teachin...

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Tags: Resident Story

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November 11, 2020

Proud to Serve

You may have seen him on our Kupuna Pastry Kitchen video or in pictures on our newsletters or social media posts.  ‘Who is he?’ you might wonder. Danny Kanahele, or “Uncle Da...

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Tags: Resident Story

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September 13, 2020

Geneva Hestand's Sweet Life

Today is Grandparent’s Day, and here at Hale Makua we have the privilege of caring for many grandparents in our community. We recently had the pleasure of speaking with one of our resident&rs...

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Tags: love, Resident Story

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May 14, 2020

Sharing the Wisdom of Our Kūpuna

Our kūpuna are a wealth of knowledge, and they all have stories that deserve to be told. In honor of the theme “Sharing Our Wisdom” for the recently celebrated National Skilled Nursing ...

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Tags: National Nursing Home Week, NNHW, Resident Story

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December 02, 2016

Making Hale Makua Home

Alvin Keohohina does not look like the typical resident you find at Hale Makua mainly because he is not elderly. Alvin is 32 years old and has made Hale Makua his home for the past ten years. At 22...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Homelike Environment, Person-Centered Care, Human Companionship, Resident Story, testimonial

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April 16, 2016

Rehab Therapists Have Healing Touch

John Becker is a part-time Maui resident who every year escapes the cold and snow of Wyoming to enjoy Maui’s warmth, sandy beaches, and tropical breezes. You can imagine his disappointment wh...

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Tags: Person-Centered Care, Physical Therapy, Resident Story, testimonial, success stories

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December 02, 2015

Rehab: Leading the Way to Recovery

David Birano’s world turned upside down in an instant. On a Monday like any other, David began experiencing a severe headache that did not go away. Two days later, after being treated for a m...

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Tags: Resident-Directed Care, rehab, Physical Therapy, Resident Story, testimonial, success stories, client story