Honolulu, Hawaii — The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Oahu Region recently honored Sally Ishikawa for receiving the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Faces of Nursing award. Ishikawa was among the top-50 nurses in the state of Hawaii recognized by the UH-Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene and Friends of UH-Manoa Nursing.
Honolulu, Hawaii — On Friday, September 24, 2010, Maluhia, as part of National Adult Day Services Week recognized one of its oldest participants (nursing-home out patients). The staff honored Mrs. Isabel Feldman, who turned 100 years old on September 30.
“This week provides our staff with an opportunity to recognize the importance of caring for our adult care participants,” said Jeri Takamiya, program manager. “At the same time,
Honolulu, Hawaii — Residents, resident families and staff from Maluhia, along with numerous guests enjoyed a delicious barbeque dinner – i.e., BBQ pulled pork sandwich, hot day, baked beans, chips, salad, dessert, and fresh fruits – Wednesday afternoon, July 21, 2010.
With music playing, staff members dancing (i.e., country-line dancing and hula), door-prize giveaways and the
Honolulu, Hawaii — Mother’s Day, May 9, marked the beginning of National Nursing Home Week, and both the residents and nursing-home staff of Leahi Hospital planned a week full of special events and activities.
“Enriching Every Day” is this year’s theme chosen to encourage the community to consider and appreciate how “enriching” occurs in long-term care facilities. The week’s activities were designed to showcase the positive bonds that naturally develop between residents and their respective caregivers.
Honolulu, Hawaii — Russell T. Higa has been appointed director of Human Resources for the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Oahu region. Previously, Mr. Higa served as an independent arbitrator and mediator in labor disputes involving public sector employers and unions.
Honolulu, Hawaii — Maluhia dedicated a newly renovated family room to Dr. Clifford B.G. Chang as part of its Doctor’s Day celebration at 10:00 a.m. today. The new room provides a comfortable place for family members and friends to visit at the Alewa Heights nursing home.
Dr. Chang, a retired physician served as Maluhia’s medical director, 1995-2005, and general surgeon, 1964-1994. He spoke during the
Honolulu, Hawaii — The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Oahu Region CEO Vincent H.S. Lee has been appointed to serve as board chair of the Asian Health Care Leaders Association.
Lee will serve a one-year term of office, presiding along with 19 fellow directors, over the leadership organization established in 2008.