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Why This Wahiawa Nursing Home Will Close Its Doors In July Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Why This Wahiawa Nursing Home Will Close Its Doors In July

The staff of the Wahiawa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will help about 60 residents find new homes, officials said.

43 Years Later, Neighbor Island Long-Term Care Residents Might Finally Get Their Own Ombudsmen Courtesy: John McDermott

43 Years Later, Neighbor Island Long-Term Care Residents Might Finally Get Their Own Ombudsmen

Hawaii’s long-term care ombudsman program is chronically understaffed but new legislation would put an advocate for residents of the facilities in every county.

DOH Fines Waipahu Care Home Owner $828K Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOH Fines Waipahu Care Home Owner $828K

Island Promise Homes was operating without a license.

State Inspections Show History Of Neglect At Elderly Care Facility Facing Shutdown Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

State Inspections Show History Of Neglect At Elderly Care Facility Facing Shutdown

Dignity Senior Living at Oceanside Hawaii appealed the order to close by Friday as residents scramble to find new housing.

Neal Milner: Elderly Hit Hard By Pandemic Aren’t Just Vulnerable Victims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Elderly Hit Hard By Pandemic Aren’t Just Vulnerable Victims

Yes, older people have died at disproportionate rates, but they have also shown remarkable resilience.

Feds Fine Hilo Veterans Home $500,000 Over Deadly COVID-19 Outbreak Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Feds Fine Hilo Veterans Home $500,000 Over Deadly COVID-19 Outbreak

State health officials said it was the largest fine they could recall for a longterm care facility.

Report: ‘Culture’ At Hilo Veterans Home Contributed To Deadly Spread Of COVID-19 Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2020

Report: ‘Culture’ At Hilo Veterans Home Contributed To Deadly Spread Of COVID-19

A state review says lapses in protocols and staff complacency likely led to the surge in infections.

Hilo Veterans Home Deaths: Rev. Richard Uejo Ministered To Many In Hawaii Courtesy: Carolyn Uejo Kuntemeyer

Hilo Veterans Home Deaths: Rev. Richard Uejo Ministered To Many In Hawaii

He was a nisei World War II veteran who died in the COVID-19 outbreak at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home.

DOH Closes, Fines Illegal Adult Care Home Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOH Closes, Fines Illegal Adult Care Home

The Grateful ARCH in Honolulu must pay $249,000.

COVID-19 Cases At Care Homes Are ‘Worse Than We Imagined’ Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2020

COVID-19 Cases At Care Homes Are ‘Worse Than We Imagined’

The number of people affected by COVID-19 in long term care settings has quadrupled in less than a month.