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Maui Health System Hosts Annual Stroke Awareness Community Health Fair

Community news | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Maui Health System is excited to announce the annual Stroke Awareness Event – a community health fair celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month – on Thursday, May 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Medical Center. The event is free and open to the public and will include informational booths with hands-on activities, entertainment by Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Cody Pueo Pata, food and refreshments, photo booth, prizes and more. Special guest speakers from the Maui medical community will lend their expertise, discussing topics around the event theme, "Stroke: Preventable, Treatable, Beatable."

The event schedule is as follows:
4 to 5 p.m. Community Health Fair – Courtyard
• Over 20 exhibitor booths featuring various local businesses and community partners
• Keiki Zumba
• Complimentary food and refreshments
• Award-winning entertainment with Cody Pueo Pata
• Photo booth and enter-to-win prize drawings

5 to 6:30 p.m. Education for Patients and Families – Auditorium
Guest speakers:
• Dr. Cordia Wan, Neurologist, Pacific Permanente Group
• Dr. Brenna Shackelford, Emergent Medical Associates
• Megan Lott, MS, CC-SLP, Speech Pathologist, Maui Health System

Complimentary valet parking will also be offered. Event is ADA Accessible.

For more information, contact Stroke Program Manager Mariah Mossman, RN, at 866.4593 or

Maui Memorial Medical Center was recognized by the American Heart Association in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Hospitals issue for leading the state in Heart and Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. Maui Memorial Medical Center earned the highly-distinguished Gold Plus Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll and Gold Plus Target: Stroke Honor Roll from American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association's (ASA) Get With The Guidelines® program.

MMMC was the only hospital in the state of Hawaii to achieve the 2018 Heart Failure Honor Roll and was recognized with just 16 other hospitals in the entire Western Region for receiving this prestigious award. The Western Region includes 10 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. 2018 marked the 10th year that MMMC has been recognized with a quality achievement award for heart failure and stroke care.

About Maui Health System

Maui Health System includes Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital, and Lānaʻi Community Hospital, and associated clinics, and serves the people of Maui and Lānaʻi. The facilities under Maui Health System are open to all patients regardless of health insurance coverage. Maui Health System is committed to delivering high-quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and improving the health of the community. Maui Health System is supported by Kaiser Permanente's industry-leading technology systems, evidence-based medicine and nationally recognized care quality. For more information, go to