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September Town Hospice Hero

Posted on October 5, 2021

Hospice Hero

Krani Orbito is our Town Hospice Hero because of his consistency in his work as a CNA on team Mabuhay Nani.

September West Oahu Hospice Hero

Posted on October 5, 2021

Hospice Hero

Congratulations to our September West O‘ahu Hospice Hero, Maria Naria, RN of team Ekahi.

September Makana Pono

Posted on October 5, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

September Makana Pono awardee Kelly Kawasaki selected the ‘Ohana Fund of Pali Momi Foundation, which supports patients in need of financial assistance for medication, medical equipment and transportation.

August Town Hospice Hero

Posted on September 1, 2021

Hospice Hero

Although Almer has worked at Islands Hospice for just a short time, he’s already made a big splash. Congratulations to this month’s Town Hospice Hero, Almer!

August West Oahu Hospice Hero

Posted on September 1, 2021

Hospice Hero

Aurora works behind the scenes and is always up for a challenge. Congratulations to our August West Oahu Hospice Hero, Aurora Wessel!

August Makana Pono

Posted on September 1, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

Kelci Schedler has been an RN case manager for Islands Hospice West Oahu for the past four years. Always leading by example, Kelci’s compassion carries over from her work as an RN to the community and was selected to receive the August Makana Pono award. She directed her $5,000 donation to Ma Ke Alo o (MKAO), an organization she has been involved with over the past three years as the lead for its Kakaako Kupuna initiative.

July West Oahu Hospice Hero

Posted on July 31, 2021

Hospice Hero

This Month we are sending a big mahalo to Gladys Singleton, of Team Akahi. Gladys’ coworkers commend her for always being willing to lend a helping hand.

July Town Hospice Hero

Posted on July 30, 2021

Hospice Hero

Congratulations to this month’s Town Hospice Hero, Robin Iese! Her colleagues were full of praise for Robin who works on Team Blessing.

July Makana Pono

Posted on July 29, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

Stacie McCabe was nominated by her Islands Hospice colleagues as the July Makana Pono awardee. She directed her $5,000 award to the R.A.M. program at Windward Baptist Church. The R.A.M. program was created in 2005 to help those struggling with addictions, especially crystal methamphetamine, through the power of faith. Islands Hospice is pleased to support the R.A.M program and recognize the work of Windward Baptist Church is doing to care for members of our community who are working towards healing.

June Makana Pono

Posted on June 28, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

Maribel Korman is a social worker for our town office, and in just 10 months of working at Islands Hospice, she has become a valuable member of our team. She was nominated by colleagues to receive June’s Makana Pono award and directed her donation to Abundant Grace.

Volunteer Spotlight: Faye Chiogioji

Posted on June 28, 2021

Volunteer Spotlight

Before the pandemic, you could catch Islands Hospice volunteer Faye Chiogioji with her dog, Koa, at Islands Hospice two to three times a week.

CNA Week

Posted on June 23, 2021

Ask the Expert

This month, we are shining the spotlight on Cheryl McCutcheon, a CNA on our QAPI team.

June West Oahu Hospice Hero

Posted on June 8, 2021

Hospice Hero

Congrats to team Claudia Fristoe, LPN of Team Ekahi who has been named June’s West Oahu Hospice Hero.

June Town Hospice Hero

Posted on June 7, 2021

Hospice Hero

It’s clear from her nominations, that our June Town Hospice Hero is admired not only by coworkers, but also families.

May Makana Pono

Posted on June 4, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

Joyce Alce served as a director of clinical service for nearly four years. She recently moved to the mainland, but she was selected to receive the Makana Pono award before she left.

National Nurses Week

Posted on May 11, 2021

Ask the Expert

This month, we are shinning the spotlight on Dale Kim, a senior nurse on our team.

May West Oahu Hospice Hero

Posted on May 4, 2021

Hospice Hero

Emil has served our West Oahu community for four years.

May Town Hospice Hero

Posted on May 3, 2021

Hospice Hero

This month’s Town Hospice Hero is Marie Zahar, RN.

April Makana Pono

Posted on May 3, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

This month, the Makana Pono award flew over to Maui, where executive director Keoki Robello had the honor of designating $5,000 to a local nonprofit providing vital services in its community.

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan Liu

Posted on May 3, 2021

Volunteer Spotlight

Susan has been volunteering at Islands Hospice a few times a month for the past three years. Whatever our patients or staff needs help with, whether it be talking story, reading, playing music, or doing arts and crafts, Susan is there to lend a hand.

April West Oahu Hospice Hero

Posted on April 6, 2021

Hospice Hero

This is Lee’s second West Oahu Hospice Hero award!

April Town Hospice Hero

Posted on April 5, 2021

Hospice Hero

Congratulations to our April Town Hospice Hero, Lisa Daems!

Social Workers' Month

Posted on March 25, 2021

Ask the Expert

This month, we are putting the spotlight on April Wubbens, a senior member of the team.

March Makana Pono

Posted on March 25, 2021

Makana Pono: Employee Giving Program

For almost a decade, Mike Kuo, RN, has taken care of our Islands Hospice patients in the Inpatient Unit (IPU) at Palolo. Mike provides care for ohana who require a higher level of attention than can be given at home or a facility.

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