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October 08, 2019

Making Memories, Sharing Moments at the Maui Fair

Lifetime, long-time and even recent Maui residents know that the Maui Fair is one of the biggest events on the island. In it's 97th year, the Maui Fair did not disappoint. Our residents look fo...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities

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April 08, 2016

Residents Celebrate Buddha's Birth

Domo arigato gozaimashita (thank you very much) to the Maui Hanamatsuri Association for helping residents at Hale Makua Kahului and Wailuku celebrate the holiday of Buddha's birth. For the past...

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Tags: Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, elder-centered community, Community Giving, Celebration

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July 06, 2015

Molding More Than Clay

A potter holds a block of clay in his hands imagining the possibilities of what it could become.  Full of patience, the potter begins to knead and mold the clay. Slowly it begins to take shape...

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Tags: Compassionate Caring, Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, Kokua for Kupuna, Fundraiser, Care Partners

September 25, 2010

Residents View 30 Years of Photojournalism at the MACC

On Wednesday, Hale Makua residents visited the newest exhibit at Maui Arts & Culture Center’s Schaefer International Gallery – Matthew Thayer and The Maui News: Thirty Years of Ph...

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Tags: engaging activities

September 03, 2010

Benefit of Engaging Activities

This morning Administrator in Training, Connie Miller, shared a story from her volunteering experience at this past Friday’s Bon Dance at Hale Makua Kahului, where she helped with transpor...

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Tags: engaging activities

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June 12, 2010

Wii Go Boxing

Residents and staff partnered up in teams to go a few rounds of boxing Wii-style. Pictured here are the women versus the men, with resident Rose Ah Sam and Activities Assistant May Cordero on the l...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, engaging activities, variety and spontaneity

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June 12, 2010

Kamehameha Day Singalong

This morning residents started their Kamehameha Day off with a singalong with Elsie Kimura’s Ukulele group. The granddaughter of one of the group members lead the residents in the song &ldquo...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, engaging activities, variety and spontaneity

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March 19, 2010

Musical Enjoyment Never Ends

Studies have shown that musical perception, sensibility, emotion, and memory can serve us long after other forms of memory have disappeared as we age. We have found this to be true among our reside...

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Tags: engaging activities

March 19, 2010

Students Spend Spring Break with Their Kupuna

The Kamehameha Scholars Department, under Extension Educational Services at Kamehameha Schools, chose to spend the afternoon with Hale Makua Health Services to learn more about various healthcare p...

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Tags: Principle 3, Antidote to Loneliness, engaging activities, Human Companionship

March 19, 2010

Saint Patrick's Day Celebration

Hale Makua Wailuku residents held a happy hour Saint Patrick’s Day celebration with a little bit o’ Irish. Residents wore green to prevent getting pinched and ate yummy treats. They eve...

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Tags: engaging activities