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June 11, 2020

Edward Climbs His Way to Recovery

From an emergency flight to Maui to contracting COVID-19, Hale Makua resident, Edward Kawewehi, has quite a story to share when he returns home to Kona. Edward’s journey began in early March ...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, testimonial, success stories

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May 01, 2020

Better Hearing and Speech Month

   May is Better Hearing and Speech month which is an opportunity to bring awareness about communication disorders and the work that Speech Therapists do in assessing and treating these d...

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Tags: staff recognition, rehab, Speech Therapy

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April 03, 2020

Rehab Got Arinda Moving to the Beat

Arinda Onobay’s whole world changed when she suffered a stroke back in February.  When she was admitted to Hale Makua for rehab, she was faced with many challenges.  The stroke affe...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, testimonial, success stories

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March 13, 2020

Robert Kerr Finds Inspiration During His Recovery

After receiving chemotherapy and experiencing several falls at home, Robert Kerr ended up in the hospital and then was later admitted to Hale Makua for rehab.  Not only had he injured his leg ...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, testimonial, success stories

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February 20, 2020

Alfred Wylie Sets Sights on Dancing to Rock-N-Roll Again

It takes a team to turn a goal into reality. After a stroke landed Alfred Wylie in the hospital, Alfred was discharged to Hale Makua for rehab. The stroke left Alfred unable to stand, dress himself...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, testimonial, success stories

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January 23, 2020

Margaret Learns to Walk Again

Margaret Kaiama, fondly called "Margo", remembers visiting Hale Makua with her sister when they were both little. She recalls being saddened to see the nursing home residents slumped in t...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, testimonial

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November 14, 2019

Rehab Helps Keoki Adjust After Losing His Leg

In 1998 Keoki had a stroke that limited the mobility on the left side of his body. Already living with diabetes, this made caring and managing his health a little more difficult. He made adjustment...

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Tags: rehab, Occupational Therapy, testimonial

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October 22, 2019

Rehab Helps Sandra on Her Road to Recovery

Sandra Wainui is thankful to be alive, and grateful for everyone who has helped her along her road to recovery. A road which was filled with many bumps and turns. It all started with a fall, which ...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, testimonial

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October 15, 2019

Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, a time to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. At Rehab by Hale Makua in-patient and out-patient physical, occupational, and sp...

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Tags: Care Partners, rehab, Physical Therapy, Home Health, Careers

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September 25, 2019

Eleanore Speaks Volumes About Her Care

Eleanore MacKenzie has extensive experience with Hale Makua Health Services. She received services from our Rehab therapists and Home Health professionals, in addition to visiting her best fri...

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Tags: Kokua for Kupuna, rehab, Home Health, testimonial