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Cooking Up Confidence and Independence!

Our resident cooking group is a collaborative activity between nutrition services and the activities departments to utilize the food that we have in-house to allow residents the opportunity to regain their confidence in cooking and themselves.


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WANTED: More Volunteers to Join Masao!

Are you a high school student in the Health Career Pathway looking for a volunteer opportunity? Are you a retiree who has time to volunteer at your community hospital in Honoka`a? We’re waiving the $40 registration fee and giving a free t-shirt to the first 30 volunteers. For more info, contact: Kerry at kpitcher@hhsc.org or 932-4102, and Faith at folivera@hhsc.org or 932-4115.


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Jacob Batalona Shares His Story

Jacob Batalona remembers when he asked his social worker, “Do you think my wife Pearl can come stay here with me? I want to be with her.” “I just asked the question,” said Mr. Batalona. “Everyone worked hard to bring her here.”


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Rehabilitation Services Close to Home

Are you or a loved one in need of Rehabilitation Services close to home in Honoka`a? Our Rehabilitation Services staff is committed to promoting functional independence using a hands-on approach to help expedite the recovery process. Our physical, occupational and speech therapists are highly trained, experienced and dedicated to ensuring patients reach their goals and maximum functional potential.


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Welcome to Hale Ho`ola Hamakua

Hale Ho’ola Hamakua facility, originally known as Honoka`a Hospital, has served the healthcare needs of the communities of Hamakua, North Hawaii and South Kohala since 1951. In November 1995, the current facility was opened above the old hospital, to provide long term care services. The facility was renamed Hale Ho`ola Hamakua (Haven of Wellness in Hamakua) in 1997 to reflect its new focus. In 2010, the Maile Wing was added to the facility to bring the total number of beds up to 77.

Today, we offer a 24/7 emergency department, acute care, rehabilitation care, long-term care, x-ray and laboratory services.

Hale Ho`ola Hamakua is a part of the East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation,…




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Disaster Preparedness at Its Best!

On September 18, Hale Ho’ola Hamakua sprung into disaster preparedness mode when students at Honokaa Elementary and Honokaa High & Intermediate were sent home due to a strong chemical odor. About 40 students and 10 adults from the school who reported feeling symptoms of nausea, dizziness, headache and respiratory problems were transported to HHH and North Hawaii Community Hospital to be assessed and treated. Members of the Hospital Emergency Response Team (HERT), based at Hilo Medical Center, rushed out to Honoka’a to assist in setting up the decontamination tent and receiving patients. HHH opened up an Incident Command Center and sprung into action with staff members from all departments taking on various roles to ensure an organized process.

Fortunately, there were no serious injuries and all students and adults were treated and…

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Statement of Non-Discrimination

Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, its Regions and Facilities comply with applicable Federal, State and Local civil rights laws and rules and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or marital status.

 

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Language Access Services

 

English: ATTENTION:  If you speak a foreign language, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Ilokano | Ilocano: PAKDAAR: Nu saritaem ti Ilocano, ti serbisyo para ti baddang ti lengguahe nga awanan bayadna, ket sidadaan para kenyam.  Awagan ti Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Tagalog |Tagalog: PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad.  Tumawag sa Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho1ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

日本語 |Japanese:  注意事項:日本語を話される場合、無料の言語支援をご利用いただけます。Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100。 まで、お電話にてご連絡ください。

 

繁體中文 |Chinese:  注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務  請致電Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100。

 

한국어 |Korean:  주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다.  Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100. 번으로 전화해 주십시오.

 

Español |Spanish:  ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística.  Llame al Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Tiếng Việt | Vietnamese:  CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn.  Gọi số Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Gagana fa'a Sāmoa |Samoan:  MO LOU SILAFIA: Afai e te tautala Gagana fa'a Sāmoa, o loo iai auaunaga fesoasoan, e fai fua e leai se totogi, mo oe,   Telefoni mai: Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Kajin Ṃajōḷ |Marshallese:  LALE: Ñe kwōj kōnono Kajin Ṃajōḷ, kwomaroñ bōk jerbal in jipañ ilo kajin ṇe aṃ ejjeḷọk wōṇāān.  Kaalọk Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Foosun Chuuk |Trukese:  MEI AUCHEA: Ika iei foosun fonuomw: Foosun Chuuk, iwe en mei tongeni omw kopwe angei aninisin chiakku, ese kamo.  Kori Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

hoʻokomo ʻōlelo | Hawaiian:  E NĀNĀ MAI: Inā hoʻopuka ʻoe i ka ʻōlelo [hoʻokomo ʻōlelo], loaʻa ke kōkua manuahi iā ʻoe.  E kelepona iā Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Lokaiahn Pohnpei |Pohnpeian (Micronesian):   Ni songen mwohmw ohte, komw pahn sohte anahne kawehwe mesen nting me koatoantoal kan ahpw wasa me ntingie [Lokaiahn Pohnpei] komw kalangan oh ntingidieng ni lokaiahn Pohnpei.  Call Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Bisaya | Bisayan:  ATENSYON: Kung nagsulti ka og Cebuano, aduna kay magamit nga mga serbisyo sa tabang sa lengguwahe, nga walay bayad.  Tawag sa Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

Tonga | Tongan:  FAKATOKANGA’I: Kapau ‘oku ke Lea-Fakatonga, ko e kau tokoni fakatonu lea ‘oku nau fai atu ha tokoni ta’etotongi, pea teke lava ‘o ma’u ia.  Telefoni mai Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

 

ພາສາລາວ | Lao:  ໂປດຊາບ: ຖ້າວ່າ ທ່ານເວົ້າພາສາ ລາວ, ການບໍລິການຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອດ້ານພາສາ, ໂດຍບໍ່ເສັຽຄ່າ, ແມ່ນມີພ້ອມໃຫ້ທ່ານ. ໂທຣ Hilo Medical Center (808) 932-3000; Kau Hospital (808) 932-4200; Hale Ho’ola Hamakua (808) 932-4100.

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