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‘Kokua for Kupuna’ to benefit Hale Makua Health Services

By Staff | Aug 16, 2012

Kanoa Kukaua of GoMega and Eric Gilliom (above) will perform at “Kokua for Kupuna.”

KAHULUI – “Kokua for Kupuna,” Hale Makua Health Services’ signature fundraiser, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.

Maui’s own Eric Gilliom will be performing live, with Kanoa Kukaua of GoMega opening.

Proceeds from this event will benefit kupuna who cannot afford the cost of care at Hale Makua nursing homes.

Now in its 24th year, this event is known for its island hospitality, local entertainment, good fun and festive aloha spirit.

Guests will enjoy an onolicious Hawaiian buffet that includes a variety of fresh salads, lomi lomi salmon, mahi with lemon butter sauce and tropical fruit salsa, hulihuli chicken, kalua pork and a selection of desserts.

Tickets are $95 for adults ($30 is tax-deductible) and $1,200 for a reserved table of ten with premium seating; call 871-9283 or visit www.halemakua.org.

Hale Makua Health Services will be honoring Maui Soda & Ice Works for supporting this annual event and helping to make it a continued success.

Like so many other Maui community organizations, Hale Makua Health Services has benefitted from Maui Soda & Ice Works’ generous contributions.

“Kokua for Kupuna” sponsors include Carlsmith Ball LLC, Atlas Insurance Agency, American Savings Bank, First Hawaiian Bank, Gammie Homecare, HFM Food Service, Kaiser Permanente, Matson Navigation Foundation, SunDance Rehabilitation, Towers Watson, United Healthcare Community Plan and VIP Food Service.

For more information, visit www.HaleMakua.org or find the organization on Facebook or Twitter.