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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


April 02, 2020

National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy month where we recognize the important role Occupational Therapists (OT) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) have in our community. People who are reco...

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April 01, 2020

Employees Become Licensed Nurses

Congratulations to employees Cristy Queja and Tatiana “Tati” Campos Maio who were both recently promoted to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).  Both Cristy and Tati have been working ...

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Tags: staff recognition, Our Team, Employees, Careers


March 27, 2020

Sunshine Orchids of Maui Brightens Our Days

A huge mahalo to Sunshine Orchids of Maui, LLC who donated 936 orchids valued at around $11,232 to Hale Makua residents and staff. Owners Darrell and Jackie Tanaka (pictured in the middle) tireless...

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March 16, 2020

Residents Enjoy an Afternoon of Art and Cooking

Hale Makua offers many activities for our residents, including ones facilitated by dedicated volunteers and guests.  One such individual is artist, Marie Calagna, who has conducted art therapy...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Activities, Meaningful Activity, engaging activities, Food


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


March 12, 2020

Trisha Akahi Obtains Certification for Care Homes by Hale Makua

When Care Homes by Hale Makua needed a new certified care home operator in 2019, employee Trisha Akahi agreed to step up to the plate to obtain the certification.  As background, Trisha starte...

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Tags: staff recognition, Our Team, Care Partners, Careers


March 11, 2020

Celebrating National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

March is National Nutrition Month and March 11 is National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist day. Our Clinical Dietitians keep our residents healthy by evaluating and assessing their individual pla...

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Tags: Our Team, Careers


March 06, 2020

Adult Day Health Temporarily Closed

In order to ensure the safety and protection of our Adult Day Health clients and staff during the global outbreak of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we are following recommendations from the Centers fo...

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Tags: Adult Day Health


March 06, 2020

Celebrating National Social Work Month

Our Social Services department plays a pivotal role at Hale Makua by providing a wide range of services and support to our residents and clients.  From the time a resident is admitted, during ...

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Tags: Our Team, Careers