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					PULAMA                                         CHERISHING OUR LOVED ONES
                                                                                                                   WINTER/SPRING 10
WHAT’S INSIDE




                                                     NYC BOY MOVES OUT OF HALE MAKUA                 1        PUTTING THE “HOME” IN “NURSING HOME”            6
                                                     A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO                          2        FIRST HOME TO BE EDEN REGISTERED                7
                                                     KAISER PERMANENTE VOLUNTEERS                    3        GIVING BACK TO OUR TROOPS                       8
                                                     COMPASSIONATE CARING TRAINING                   3        VIP FOODSERVICE - GIVING                        8
                                                     DONOR LIST                                      4        LUANA JOURNEY BLOG                              8




                                                                                                                                             Nonprofit Org.
                                                                                                                                              U.S Postage
                472 Kaulana Street, Kahului, Hawaii 96732                                                                                        PAID
                          www.halemakua.org                                                                                                     Honolulu
                                                                                                                                              Permit #985




                 NYC BOY                                                                      John Bellini getting in his morning exercise


                 ABLE TO MOVE OUT OF HALE MAKUA
                 WITH HELP OF MAUI PACE
                 John Bellini is known by many as “NYC Boy” because that’s what it says
                 on the Hawaii license plate on his electric wheelchair. He lived at Hale
                 Makua Kahului for two years, during which time he daily thought about
                 how he would fix-up his new place when he was able to move from
                 Hale Makua and hoped that he would soon be able to live
                                                               independently again. The
                 “I love the feeling that I can do first time John came to stay
                 some things on my own now.” at Hale Makua was for
                                                               physical rehabilitation, and
                 he then chose to go back home because he didn’t want to live at a
                 nursing home. When he returned home he fell several times hurting his
                 shoulder and his hip, and then realized that he needed more help. With
                 limited affordable options for care on Maui, he accepted that Hale
                 Makua was best suited for his needs at the time.

                 John was born and raised in New York City. At 18 he studied in London
                 as an apprentice to Vidal Sassoon and then went on to become a hair
                 stylist for Sassoon in New York where he worked on Madison Avenue.
                 His career as a hair stylist took him to the cities of Paris, Rome,
                 San Francisco and Los Angeles, and he spent time in Arizona, Texas, and
                 Australia as well. 15 years ago he came to visit his daughter on Maui,
                 fell in love with the Island, and decided to stay. (continued on page 2)
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                                        A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO
                                                                 NYC BOY ABLE                                                                                                              KAISER PERMANENTE HAWAII VOLUNTEERS
                                                                 TO MOVE OUT OF                                                                                                            IN COMMEMORATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE
                                                                                                                                                                                           Kaiser Permanente Hawaii physicians
                                                                 HALE MAKUA WITH                                                                                                           and staff members volunteered their time at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     them. In these tough economic times,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     community service is something everyone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Nakamura, Director of Development for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hale Makua Health Services.
                                                                 HELP OF MAUI PACE                                                                                                         Hale Makua Kahului on January 18 in                       needs to step up and make time for,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                           commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day               Dr. George Talbot, Kaiser Permanente’s                    This volunteer effort was part of several
                                                                                                                                                                                           of Service. Volunteers met with residents,                physician leader on Maui.                                 community service activities by Kaiser
                                                                 (continued from page 1)
                                                                                                                                                                                           played interactive games, did one-on-one                                                                            Permanente’s physicians and staff taking
                                                                 When Maui PACE opened in October                                                                                          activities, served meals and worked to                    “We are thankful for all that Kaiser Permanente           place on the Big Island, Maui, and Oahu
                                                                 2008, John saw signage for the Program                                                                                    beautify the West Neighborhood courtyard.                 does for our organization, and the partnerships           in celebration of the 50th anniversary of
                                                                 going up and inquired what the Program was                                                                                                                                          that we've developed over the years. Our                  the Hawaii Permanente Group in Hawaii,
Aloha, I would like to thank you for                             about. He met the Program’s eligibility re-                                                                               “Our respected kupuna are our community’s                 Hale Makua Kahului residents and staff are                which was formed on August 20, 1960, to
your continued dedication and                                    quirements of being age 55 or older, resid-                                                                               greatest resource. So it was natural for us on            very excited about this special day and                   provide care to all Kaiser Permanente
support in 2009 as we fulfill our                                ing in the service area, and needing nursing                                                                              Maui to reach out to our partners at Hale                 spending time with Kaiser Permanente                      members in Hawaii.
mission of excellence in healthcare in                           home level of care, however he needed to be                                                                               Makua to see what we could do to help                     physicians, staff and families," said Carlayna
our home and yours. We’ve accom-                                 safely living in the community at the time of                 John Bellini preparing a home cooked meal in his kitchen.
                                                                 enrollment. Learning about Maui PACE gave                                                                                 Kaiser physicians, staff and their families revitalized the West Neighborhood courtyard and added an herb garden for residents
plished much in 2009, including
                                                                 John hope. If he was able to be safely dis-                   In his interview with Maui PACE, John was                                                                                             BEFORE                                                                             AFTER
renaming our organization “Hale
Makua Health Services” to more aptly                             charged from Hale Makua, he would be able                     asked what he wanted from the Program. His
show the breadth of our programs                                 to qualify for PACE. In order to be considered                response was, “I want to be independent with
and services. We celebrated the                                  safely living in the community John needed to                 PACE’s care and support.” Because Maui
40th anniversary of Home Health by                               find a place to live.                                         PACE provides 24-hour access to a nurse, an
Hale Makua, our Home Health                                                                                                    in-home nurse aide, home-delivered lunches,
Care Agency, which provides personalized                         After receiving an electric wheelchair from                   and transportation to and from medical
treatment for medical conditions in clients’                     Girl Scout Troop 993’s Make a Wish for Sen-                   appointments, John has achieved his goal of
own homes. Through Luana we became                               iors project on October 9, 2008 and learn-                    living independently. Now John rides on his
the first organization in the State of                           ing about Maui PACE, John began to think                      electric wheelchair from Hale Mahaolu in
Hawaii to become Eden Registered. As a                           that his dream of more independent living                     Kahului to the PACE Center daily for breakfast
member we are dedicated to creating                              was within reach. He applied for affordable                   and exercise. While at the PACE Center he is
communities which eliminate the plagues                          senior housing at nearby Hale Mahaolu and                     also able to see his physician when
of loneliness, helplessness, and boredom.                        was put on a wait list. With affordable senior                necessary. Of the Program John says “I love

This past year we were able to provide
                                                                 housing on Maui in high demand and short
                                                                 supply, John patiently waited a year before a
                                                                                                                               the feeling that I can do some things on my
                                                                                                                               own now,” and “if I want anything, I just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     COMPASSIONATE CARING TRAINING
homes and round the clock care for 875                           unit became available for him.                                pick-up the phone and call PACE.”                                                     RESIDENTS PARTICIPATE FOR THE FIRST TIME
residents at Hale Makua; gave in-home
healthcare to over 626 clients through                           John Bellini with some of his Maui PACE interdisciplinary team.                                                           Over the nine-year history of Hale Makua                                                                            Instead the resident and staff team, with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hale Makua Kahului residents John Bellini
Home Health by Hale Makua; helped                                                                                                                                                          Health Services’ Compassionate Caring                                                                               help of class facilitators, learned to problem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Joseph Thomas had asked to attend the
over 400 people regain physical strength                                                                                                                                                   program, June 24th and 25th marked the first                                                                        solve together and jointly come up with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Compassionate Caring training sessions in
and motion through Rehab by Hale                                                                                                                                                           time that residents have actively participated                                                                      solutions to very real resident complaints. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     order to learn more about the staff training
Makua; and assisted 16 older adults to                                                                                                                                                     in and contributed to two days of courses                                                                           result has been a combined resident and staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     that directly impacts their care, as well as their
live in their own homes by providing                                                                                                                                                       alongside staff and trainers. The Compas-                                                                           effort to combat the noisy closing of hampers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     daily lives. Both John and Joe thought that the
all-inclusive healthcare through Maui PACE.                                                                                                                                                sionate Caring program was custom                                                                                   at night when residents are trying to sleep.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     classes were “really good and wonderful,”
                                                                                                                                                                                           designed by Lois Greenwood, PhD, Director                 and John noted that having a combination of               After one week of their efforts to spread the
With your assistance we will continue to                                                                                                                                                   of VITEC at the University of Hawaii, and is                                                                        word about hamper slamming at night, both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     staff and residents in the class “took away the
strive to create innovative healthcare                                                                                                                                                     based on best practices in the fields of total                                                                      John and Joe agree that there has been a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     barriers of ‘us’ versus ‘them’” that are often
programs that promote more homelike                                                                                                                                                        quality management, emotional intelligence                                                                          substantial decrease in the noise attributed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     seen in service industries.
environments and resident-directed care                                                                                                                                                    and customer service, with a goal of                                                                                the closing of hampers. It is results like these,
in 2010.                                                                                                                                                                                   successfully increasing staff morale and                  “Having a combination of staff                            which help improve the quality of residents’
                                                                                                                                                                                           providing compassionate care to residents                                                                           lives that the Compassionate Caring program
Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                                                                           and clients.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and residents in the class “took                          strives for.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     away the barriers of ‘us’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     versus ‘them’”
Tony Krieg, CEO
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Mary R. King                           Edward & Ethel Belway                                                         Gary & Lori Planos                                                                                        Harue Kimoto                        Hideichi & Jane Ono            Yoshikatsu C. Takishita
                                                                             Hanako Kawano                                                              Yoshio & Naomi Yamashita            Lane & June Fujii
Keichi Kobayashi                       Jon Betwee, M.D.                                                              Bob and Collette Quatman                                                                                  Toshio & Kunie Kimura               Stanley T. Ono                 Milton & Yoshiko Tamanaha
                                                                             George & Pearl Kaya                                                        Dale Yatsushiro                     Toshiyuki & Sachiko Fujii
Anthony J. Krieg                       Anne E. Biedel, M.D.                                                          Tim Rainey                                                                                                Isamu Kina                          Patricia Orason                Helen Tamashiro
                                                                             Joseph & Nancy Kentz                                                                                           Shane M. Fukuda
Alice Lee                              Evelyn Bowman                                                                 Robert & Terri Rakusin                                                                                    Judith Kitagawa                     Warren & Helen Orikasa         Edward & Joan Tamori
                                                                             KGA Group, Inc.                                                            Ohana - ($1 + )                     Melvin Fukunaga
Sherrill MacLaren                      Lynn Britton                                                                  Mike Resmo                                                                                                Shizue Kiyotoki                     Midori Orikasa                 Kyle & Elizabeth Tamori
                                                                             Kunio Kikuta                                                               A Cut Above                         Laurie H. Fukushima
Maui Hanamatsuri Association           Andrew & Stephanie Burdick                                                    Gary Robert                        Landscape Maintenance                                                  Tadaaki & Marybud Kobatake          Virgie Orta                    Mervlyn Tamura
                                                                             Elsie S. Kimura                                                                                                Betty Funayama
Maui Oil Company, Inc.                 Richard & Charlotte Cawley                                                    Pat Ross                           Thomas & Shizuka Abe                                                   Janice F. Koga                      Takeyuki & Sharon Osato        Florence N. Tanaka
                                                                             Glenn Kinoshita                                                                                                Arsene & Sara Gadarian
Donna McCleary M.D.                    Edward & Gertrude Ceballos                                                    Fred Sakura                        David Abernathy                                                        Nancy S. Koki                       Layne H. Oshiro                Wayne & Helen Tanaka
                                                                             George & Doris Kiyabu                                                                                          Thomas & Donnafaye Gamurot
Mitch Mitchell                         Mike and Gna Chavez                   Lillian H. Kobayashi                    Sharon K. Sanders                  Mary Anne Acker                                                        Kazunobu & Shigeyo Komoda           Wilmanette Oskins              Richard Tanaka
                                                                                                                                                                                            Nora Ganotisi
Lawrence & Janet Miyahira              Clifton Electric                      George & Audrey Kong                    Takuji & Miyoshi Sarashina         Glenn & Cheryl Adolpho                                                 Alice Kono                          Prudence Ota                   Tomoyo Tanaka
                                                                                                                                                                                            Jose & Maribel Gapero
Howard & Shirley Murakami              Gordon C. Cockett                     Diane Y. Kosaka                         Geraldine Sato                     Jane Agawa                                                             Donald Kosaka                       Kenji & Naoko Oyama            Fumiko Tanimoto
                                                                                                                                                                                            Jovencio & Mely Gazmen


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                       L to R: Marge Champlin pictured in her comfortable room. Wally Oshiro hanging out in his newly redecorated room.




PUTTING THE “HOME” IN “NURSING HOME”
Marge Champlin moved into the Ilima                  Melissa worked with the supervisor for the Ilima           To date an additional five residents have had
Neighborhood of Hale Makua Kahului in                Neighborhood, as well as the environmental                 their rooms redecorated to reflect their own                               CLOCKWISE FROM TOP:Top, left : Residents Eileen Kailihou and Laura Waiohu sing a song at Wailuku’s celebration. Top, right: Members of the staff
November 2008. When she saw her room                 services staff to let them know where her mom’s            personalities. The most recent room belongs                                participate in the hula. Lower, left: Nutrition Services Director Saundra Gaskey gets in a good laugh with resident Storyteller. Lower, right: Resident Frank
for the first time she thought she was staying       personal items should be placed, which helps               to Helen Oliveira in the Ilima Neighborhood.                               Molina and CEO Tony Krieg enjoy an impromptu jam session by residents Stanley Koko and Merle Keahi at Kahului’s celebration.
at a hotel. There were fresh cut roses by her        to keep Marge’s room neat, tidy, just like home.           Helen’s daughter-in-law decided to redo
bedside, a beautiful painting hanging above          Melissa notes that Ross was a great one stop               Helen’s room as a birthday present.
her bed, and touches of vibrant colors               shop for decorative items and bedding.                                                                                WE ARE THE FIRST TO BECOME EDEN REGISTERED
throughout her room.                                                                                            While these are not the typically decorated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 means to live in comfort and ease. Through                   The Eden Alternative approach will assist
                                                     The second resident room, belonging to Wally               Hale Makua rooms, the personalized décor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the efforts of the Luana initiative Hale Makua               Hale Makua Health Services’ staff, residents,
Upon learning that her mother would be               Oshiro, was completed by Activities Director               and touches of home exemplify one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Health Services has already begun the                        and resident families in further developing
moving to Hale Makua, Marge’s daughter,              Teresa Lopes, Nutrition Services Director Rosie            goals of our Luana initiative - to create a more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 transformation of creating an environment that               and creating ways to transform Hale Makua
Melissa, found inspiration in the things that        Kahiamoe, and Pikake Neighborhood CNA                      home-like environment for residents. Our hope
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 is more home-like and less institutional for                 into true homes and communities. The philos-
her mother loved, like painting and flowers.         Diana Pascual. They added plants, photos,                  is that residents and their families will begin to
                                                                                                                                                                           Hale Makua Health Services celebrated                 residents and those who care for them.                       ophy teaches that decisions belong with
The result was the transformation of a               and bedding. Wally is a huge University of                 take the liberty to transform their bedrooms into
                                                                                                                                                                           becoming the first organization in the State                                                                       residents, or as close to or them as possible.
standard bedroom into a unique living                Hawaii football fan, so a poster of the team               an environment where they feel comfortable -
environment perfectly suited for her mom.            was put up on the armoire.                                                                                            of Hawaii to join the Eden Registry. The              It shows us how real leaders can                             Hale Makua residents want, need, and de-
                                                                                                                a space that truly feels like home.
                                                                                                                                                                           significance of this designation reflects the         create a warm culture that is                                serve autonomy over their daily lives. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              core concept of the Eden Alternative is that
                                                                                                                                                                           organizations’ commitment to improving                characterized by optimism, trust,
                                                                                                                                                                           the quality of life for residents and for                                                                          individuals must teach themselves to see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 generosity and people working                                places where residents live in an environment
                                                                                                                                                                           recapturing a meaningful work life for their
                                                                                                                                                                           caregivers. As a member of the Eden                   together to make a better world                              created for individuals rather than facilities for
                                                                                                                                                                           Registry, Hale Makua Health Services is               for our residents.                                           the frail and elderly.
                                                                                                                                                                           dedicated to creating communities, which
                                                                                                                                                                           eliminate the plagues of loneliness,                  Luana projects have included the creation of                 The Eden Alternative shows us how
                                                                                                                                                                           helplessness, and boredom. These are                  vibrant courtyards for residents, visitors, and              companion animals, the opportunity to give
                                                                                                                                                                           plagues of the human spirit, not the human            staff to enjoy; the elimination of visitor sign-in           meaningful care to other living things, and the
                                                                                                                                                                           body, but they can be just as debilitating            books and “visiting hours,” so residents can                 variety and spontaneity that mark an
                                                                                                                                                                           and just as deadly as any disease of                  receive visitors at anytime; the implementation              enlivened community can succeed where pills
                                                                                                                                                                           the body.                                             of a continental breakfast so residents can                  and therapies fail. It also shows us how real
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 choose when they want to eat breakfast and                   leaders can create a warm culture that is
                                                                                                                                                                           Hale Makua Health Services has spent                  what they would like to eat; and with the                    characterized by optimism, trust, generosity
                                                                                                                                                                           several years working toward becoming                 help of the County of Maui, the renovation of                and people working together to make a
                                                                                                                                                                           an Eden registered organization, using the            a nursing station to become primarily a full                 better world for our residents.
                       L to R: Helen Oliveira standing in her just redone room. Lucy Demello shown lounging in her room. Lucille Adams pictured with her daughter, Jodi.
                                                                                                                                                                           Eden Alternative Principles as the foundation         kitchen, living and dining area for residents,
                                                                                                                                                                           for our Luana project. “Luana” in Hawaiian            and secondarily a work space for nurses.
RESIDENTS MAKE FRONT-PAGE NEWS
FOR THEIR PROJECT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR TROOPS
During the holiday season the residents at             60 stockings and fill them with goodies for                 On Christmas Eve the residents received their
Hale Makua Kahului showed the community                our service men and women overseas.                         first thank you card from an overseas solider
that just because someone moves into a nurs-           Stockings included a thank you note or                      thanking them for remembering our troops this
ing home doesn't mean that their life stops or         Christmas card, plus essentials such as cold                holiday season and for the stocking stuffed
that they lack anything to give back to others.        drink mixes, lip balm, beef jerky, granola                  with goodies. A second thank you letter was
At Hale Makua the rich lives of residents go           bars, travel sized shampoos, toothbrushes,                  received from John Dominicis who is currently
on as we help them to continue to celebrate            coffee creamer, and sugar packets. These                    serving in Kabul, Afghanistan as a special ad-
life's journey in their new home.                      items may seem like everyday items to us, but               visor to General McChrystal.
                                                       to our troops overseas these were considered
The residents and Activities staff of Hale             treats. To read this cover story go the the The             All photos courtesy of Amanda Cowan, The
Makua Kahului worked tirelessly to sew over            Maui News website.                                          Maui News.




                    L to R: Resident Hatsue Tamori sews a Christmas stocking with the help of Activities Assistant Jodi Horton. Residents George Ishii and Asako Kato work
                    on cutting stockings from a pattern.




VIP FOODSERVICE                                                                                                    LUANA JOURNEY
EXEMPLIFIES SPIRIT OF GIVING                                                                                       LATEST HAPPENINGS
On December 22, 2009, VIP Foodservice                                                                              Checkout our blog showing the continuing
CFO, Alton Nakagawa, presented Hale                                                                                journey with our Luana program blog at:
Makua Health Services with a check for                                                                             www.luanajourney.blogspot.com. Luana is
$2,000. VIP Foodservice is one of the largest                                                                      Hale Makua Heath Services' Eden Alternative
foodservice distributors in Hawaii and is                                                                          journey. On our blog you will find stories
committed to providing quality products and                                                                        about residents and clients as they relate to
services to its current and future customers that                                                                  Luana. Viewers are also able to see photos,
include hotels, restaurants, stores, healthcare                                                                    post comments and become a “follower”. The
organizations, bakeries and school cafeterias.                                                                     goal of the blog is to create a forum where
In accepting the donation Tony Krieg, Hale                                                                         people can post comments, share ideas,
Makua Health Services CEO, remarked,                                                                               thoughts and stories, as well as ask questions.
“We are grateful for the generosity of VIP
Foodservice in the continuing support of our
organization. Both Hale Makua Health
Services and VIP Foodservice have a long,
rich tradition of caring for Maui’s community,
and we appreciate VIP’s collaboration
in meeting the healthcare needs of Maui
residents.”
                                  VIP Foodservice CFO Alton Nakagawa pictured with
                                  Hale Makua Health Services CEO Tony Krieg
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