January 13, 2010

Resident Fantasy Football League Winners

Hale Makua Kahului residents and staff participated in a Fantasy Football league for the past 16 weeks in which residents were arranged in a competitive league, earning “fantasy points”...

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Tags: spontaneous moments, Principle 8, Resident -Centered Decisions, Principle 5, Antidote to Boardom

January 08, 2010

Decentralizing Activities

Activities Director, Lynsey Capone, started working at Hale Makua Wailuku in July of last year and she has done a tremendous job at finding new ways and activities to imbue residents’ daily l...

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Tags: Activities, Antidotes

January 07, 2010

Luana in Action

I think that it’s such a great way to start off the New Year when I come to work in the morning and a co-worker shares not one, but two great examples of Luana in action. Hale Makua Kahului&#...

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Tags: Eden Principles

December 31, 2009

Gingerbread Scented Holiday Cheer

Last week ginger and spice hung in the air around the Aloha Cafe where many of the residents at Hale Makua Kahului were treated to some sweet treats in the form of gingerbread cookies. The resident...

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Tags: spontaneous moments

December 31, 2009

Residents Give Back to Our Troops

During this holiday season it is important to remember our kupuna and disabled, and all that they have to give back to the community and the rest of the world at large. Just because someone moves i...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5

December 23, 2009

Students & Seniors Come Together for the Winter Ball

Thank you to the St. Anthony’s school students, faculty, and advisers who treated Hale Makua Wailuku residents to a Winter Ball on December 4th. Residents got dressed up for the event, and we...

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Tags: Uncategorized

December 23, 2009

Luana’s Mission & Guiding Principles

Our mission is to be a self-sustaining long-term care village that is inviting, lively, inter-generational, educational, and valued as part of the journey of life.These principles guide us through ...

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Tags: guiding principles, mission

December 23, 2009

Hale Makua Holds Winter Olympics

Yesterday I was treated to a preview of the Winter Olympics – Hale Makua style. The games were held at Hale Makua Kahului in the Aloha Cafe. There were a total of five winter games with six p...

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Tags: Uncategorized

December 18, 2009

First in Hawaii to Become an Eden Registered Home

In August 2009, Hale Makua Health Services became the first organization in the State of Hawaii to join the Eden Registry. This designation reflects the organizations’ commitment to improving...

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Tags: Eden Home, Eden Registery

December 18, 2009

Our Short-Term Goals for 2009 – 2010

Education & Training: Educating all staff, residents, families, and doctors about Luana through detailed and concrete training. Spreading the word about Luana to the general public.Identifying...

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Tags: Goals