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September 02, 2021

Robert Receives “Top Notch” Support

Looking at Robert Potter, you may find yourself intimidated by his tough exterior. But if you get a chance to get to know him on the inside...well, you'll find he's even tougher. After ex...

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Tags: rehab, testimonial

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October 20, 2020

Terry is Back on His Feet After Receiving Care at Hale Makua

Even at the age of 75 years old, Terry McAuliff was in top shape and could even swim for two and a half miles out in the ocean with the dolphins and whales. So it was quite a big lifestyle change...

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Tags: rehab, testimonial

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August 03, 2020

A Hero's Battle to Recovery

Margaret Cabbab is a Registered Nurse and one of the heroes working at Maui Memorial Medical Center who made sacrifices to care for the community’s COVID-19 patients. Margaret’s job is ...

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Tags: rehab, testimonial

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July 06, 2020

Glenda Turns Tears into Triumph

A few months ago, Glenda Mupas suffered a stroke that left her hospitalized for several weeks. The stroke not only affected her physically, but emotionally as well. Physically, she was paralyzed on...

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

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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

Speechtherapists

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