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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

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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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June 20, 2018

Stephanie Makes Strides Toward Getting Home

Stephanie Smith is 53 years young, and has a vibrant personality that welcomes everyone she encounters. Maybe it’s her 25 year history as a Social Worker, or maybe it’s just something s...

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

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November 14, 2017

Honoring Our Veteran Heroes

For over 30 years Halau Na Pua O Kapiolani has been coming to Hale Makua to perform in honor of Veterans Day. Our Veteran heroes are greeted with a lei and thanked for their service, and then treat...

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Tags: rehab, testimonial, success stories

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October 18, 2017

Rehab Gets Teresa Shook Back on Her Feet

Teresa Shook is a strong woman. Motivated, independent and always active. A fall off of a seven foot ladder while pruning a tree was not exactly a setback she was prepared for.  With her pelvi...

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Tags: rehab, Physical Therapy, testimonial, success stories

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September 21, 2017

Helping the Lives of Families

After having three joints fused in his leg, Arza Brown of Lahaina recently underwent physical and occupational therapy at Rehab by Hale Makua. Originally Arza was sent home after his surgery on Oah...

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

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May 11, 2017

Comforting Care Aides in Victor's Recovery

Victor Balisco is someone who immediately puts a smile on your face. His warm and welcoming demeanor makes him a pleasure to be around, and his positivity hasn’t been hindered by his most rec...

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