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Luuwai

December 17, 2020

Robert Makes Gains at Hale Makua

After having surgery, Robert Luuwai was sent to Hale Makua for rehab. When he first arrived, he was unable to walk or stand. He shared that it takes time for him to do things because it’s e...

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Tags: 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

Cabbab

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

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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

George_hoopii

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