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February 13, 2019

Vintage Quilts Spread Warmth and Happiness

The weather has been unusually cold on Maui and thanks to a generous donation from our friends at Vintage Kantha Maui through a Montessori School of Maui donation drive, some of our residents have ...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Eden Alternative Principle 5, Community Giving

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April 06, 2018

Brother Noland Serenades a Lunch Crowd

Residents were surprised with a very special guest appearance by Brother Noland stopped by with a few of his friends to put on a little show, and everyone had a blast. He sang some of his originals...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Principle 5, Meaningful Activity, variety and spontaneity

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September 22, 2017

Josh Ooka Meets History Day Hero at Hale Makua

This summer we were fortunate to have students from Baldwin High School’s SCHWA Media Club produce a short video about our programs, and interview a few individuals who've used our servic...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Eden in action, Eden Principle 2, honoring elders

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December 20, 2016

Making the Holidays Merry and Bright

Hale Makua Health Services has received so many gifts of goods and time during this season of giving. Community members of all ages, shapes and sizes can be frequently found spreading holiday cheer...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, Homelike Environment, Community Giving

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August 16, 2016

Youth Warms Hearts (and Laps)

Jacy Hanada is not your typical 12-year old. This inspiring girl recently celebrated her 12th birthday and instead of gifts, asked friends and family to donate to a sewing fund. She used the donate...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Community Giving

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April 12, 2016

Health Benefits of Furry Volunteers

Something magical happens every time Melodie Ulman and her beloved dogs enter our homes. The environment is happier, there are more smiles and laughter, everyone is more cooperative, and there are ...

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Tags: Eden Principles, spontaneous moments, Eden Principle 2, variety and spontaneity, Giving and receiving care, animals, animal companionship, Volunteers

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July 14, 2015

Learning from Adopted Elders

With a desire to help others, Maria Restrepo brightens the day for the residents that she visits regularly. Maria is part of our Adopt a Kupuna volunteer program, which pairs a volunteer with a res...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Compassionate Caring, Principle 3, Antidote to Loneliness, Eden in action, Volunteers

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February 20, 2015

Welcoming in the Year of the Ram

Kung Hee Fat Choy!  While the Chinese New Year is frequently celebrated with lion dances throughout Maui, the lion’s visit to our communities was something extra special this year. Ca...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Eden in action

January 13, 2010

Resident Fantasy Football League Winners

Hale Makua Kahului residents and staff participated in a Fantasy Football league for the past 16 weeks in which residents were arranged in a competitive league, earning “fantasy points”...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Principle 8, Resident -Centered Decisions, Principle 5, Antidote to Boardom

December 31, 2009

Gingerbread Scented Holiday Cheer

Last week ginger and spice hung in the air around the Aloha Cafe where many of the residents at Hale Makua Kahului were treated to some sweet treats in the form of gingerbread cookies. The resident...

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Tags: spontaneous moments