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March 14, 2022

A Loving Home Away from Home for Jojo

Maui has always been home for Jojo Apo, even when she was away for four years in the military. When she joined the Army at age 18, she became so homesick that she did what reminded her of home the ...

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Tags: Resident Story, testimonial

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February 18, 2022

Fred is Walking for the First Time in Years

Imagine waking up one day and realizing you no longer have the ability to use your legs, and doctors can’t figure out what’s wrong. That’s exactly what happened to Hale Makua resi...

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Tags: Resident Story, testimonial

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December 28, 2021

Hale Makua's Got Melvin's Back

Not long after Melvin Pomroy (pictured far right) returned home from back surgery, he suddenly felt faint and passed out. He was taken to the hospital and was told that had he come in a day later...

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Tags: Resident Story, testimonial

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November 16, 2021

Victor Appreciates the Support at Hale Makua

At age 87, resident, Victor Bellarosa, is thankful for the life experiences that has helped shape him into the man he is today. He was born and raised in the tough streets of Brooklyn, New York, an...

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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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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