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Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui's website

4389 Malia Street,
Honolulu HI 96821

(808) 218-7001

52% estimated occupancy 1

Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui is a very-small non-profit nursing home located in Honolulu, Hawaii. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top five percentile of all nursing homes in the country. Despite Honolulu featuring 19 nursing homes to choose from, this one managed to stand out as a first-rate option. Headlining this place's stellar report card is its long-term care score, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing grades are largely associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Turning the page to our next area, this nursing home was given first-rate short-term care score. In fact, it received a score of A in that category. Our short-term care scores are arguably more important for residents in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. It doesn't look like this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 6.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category grades, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. This finished off a straight A report card for this nursing home. Inspection scores are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 5.65% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 2.15% of Patients had Serious Falls

This measures the percent of long-term care residents that have had falls which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 2.54% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 8.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 7.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 1.47% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could reveal a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 97.19% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 11.27% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Some experts would argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui, 75.81% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Honolulu, HI

  • Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Dsi Honolulu Dialysis Center5.98 miles away226 N. Kuakini St Honolulu Hawaii 96817CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 54 (808) 545-3933
  • Siemsen Dialysis Facility6.19 miles away2226 Liliha Street Suite 226 Honolulu Hawaii 96817CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 74 (808) 585-4660
  • Dsi Aloha Dialysis Center6.32 miles away1520 Liliha Street, Suite 101 Honolulu Hawaii 96817CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (808) 531-1748