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July 02, 2020

A Fourth of July to Remember

On July 2nd, residents at the Kahului campus enjoyed a special Fourth of July parade celebration with drive-through visits from family members (see more photos here). The driveway was decked out ...

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Tags: Activities, Meaningful Activity

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June 18, 2020

National Nursing Assistant Week

National Nursing Assistant Week ran from June 18th - 24th where we recognize the critical work that our Nursing Assistants (NA) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) do for our community. It takes...

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Tags: staff recognition, Employees, Careers

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June 12, 2020

Katz Souza Celebrates 30 Years of Service at Hale Makua

Kathleen “Katz” Souza has dedicated 30 years to Hale Makua since she first started in 1990 as a Nursing Assistant/Trainee. She currently serves as Restorative Aide (CNA), and has been i...

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Tags: Anniversary, Employees, Careers

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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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June 11, 2020

New Graduate Nurse Residency Program to Start in September

Hale Makua is planning to offer another New Graduate Nurse Residency program in September. Launched in January 2019, the program offers new nurses a chance to start their careers with the support a...

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Tags: Employees, Careers

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June 08, 2020

Wailuku Parade Reconnects Families After Nearly Three Months

It was a day filled with emotion and excitement during a parade event held at the Wailuku campus on June 5th (click here to watch a video of the parade).  Residents were lined around the drive...

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Tags: Activities, Meaningful Activitiy, engaging activities

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May 14, 2020

Sharing the Wisdom of Our Kūpuna

Our kūpuna are a wealth of knowledge, and they all have stories that deserve to be told. In honor of the theme “Sharing Our Wisdom” for the recently celebrated National Skilled Nursing ...

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Tags: National Nursing Home Week, NNHW, Resident Story

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May 12, 2020

Nursing Home and Nurses Week Celebrations

We had a blast celebrating National Skilled Nursing Home Week and Nurses Week this month.  For Nursing Home Week in Kahului, the theme was “Healthcare Heroes” and awards were given...

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Tags: Activities, National Nursing Home Week, Our Team, Employees

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May 05, 2020

Cinco De Mayo Parade Gives Residents a Chance to See Loved Ones

Hale Makua Kahului Residents were given a rare opportunity to safely reconnect with loved ones during a Cinco de Mayo celebration parade (click here to view a video of the event).  A hundred H...

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Tags: Activities, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, love, Hale Makua, Human Companionship, Celebration, Employees

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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