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October 01, 2018

New Barrio Queen Crowned

The cultural roots of Hale Makua run deep. We care for and employ a large, diverse population and honor the different cultures among our ohana that make us so unique. Each September we pay tribute ...

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Tags: variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5, Community Giving

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May 30, 2018

Residents Share Their Aloha in the Community

Hale Makua residents, like Melissa Miyamoto pictured left with care partner Edna Capa, participated in the 6th annual Blossoms for the Brave event on May 25th. They helped string lei for the annual...

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Tags: Community Giving, Antidote to Boredom, variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5

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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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July 07, 2016

Parade Tradition Marches On

The Maui Fair Parade is a long-time tradition on Maui. Children look forward to all the fun sights and sounds the parade presents each year. Years ago, Hale Makua Health Services regularly particip...

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Tags: Antidote to Boardom, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden Alternative Principle 4, variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5, Volunteers

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May 16, 2016

Celebrating Nursing Home Week

The American Health Care Association (AHCA), which established National Nursing Home Week in 1967, has chosen this year’s theme to be “It’s a Small World, with a Big Heart” ...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity, opportunities to give and receive care, National Nursing Home Week

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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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February 09, 2016

Lion Rings in the New Year

2016 has started with a boom of excitement as we celebrate the Chinese New Year! A traditional Chinese lion dance was held on February 9, 2016. The boom of the drums set a steady rhythm as the lion...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity

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September 11, 2015

Spontaneity Spreads

Walking through the halls on a sunny morning, all I can hear is the soft sound of a strumming ukulele and a voice singing an old time favorite Hawaiian song. As I proceed to tuxedo junction, the ce...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity, Care Partners

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May 15, 2015

National Nursing Home Week Fun

We celebrated National Nursing Home Week from May 10th through 16th, bringing together our community of residents, rehab patients, families and staff.  This year’s national theme for the...

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Tags: Eden in action, variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5, National Nursing Home Week, NNHW

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October 06, 2014

Residents Enjoy the Maui Fair

Residents and volunteer aides enjoyed selected rides and games, entertainment, and a picnic lunch at the 25th Annual Special Fair Day on Friday, October 3rd. The Special Fair Day, the only event of...

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Tags: Principle 5, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity