Imua Family Services on Living808 – Parent Coaching

Imua Family Services’ staff works closely with families to help them to help their children “Play it Forward.”  With a staff of 55 professionals consisting of Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologists, Special and General Education and Family Trainers, Imua Family Services supports families and their children to move forward.  If you have concerns about your child’s development, contact us today for a free consultation.  

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Imua Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Star Powered Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jim Therrian jtherrian@imuafamilyservices.org 808-244-7467 Nationally, April is Autism Awareness Month and also brings attention to The Week of the Young Child.  Locally, Imua Family Services, the Maui based non-profit agency that has been helping island children since 1947, will also mark an important milestone in April. On Saturday, April 8th, Imua Family Services will host its 70th Platinum Jubilee Anniversary at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa in Ka`anapali.  The event will take place in the newly renovated Monarchy Ballroom, one of a few venues large enough to support the incredible black tie ball. Over…

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Father of AHHHS – Keeping the Dream Alive

The Tiananmen Square Massacre, commonly known in China as the June Fourth Incident (六四事件) was a student-led demonstration in Beijing in 1989. More broadly, it refers to the popular national movement inspired by the Beijing protests during that period, sometimes referred to as the ’89 Democracy Movement (八九民运). The protests were forcibly suppressed after the government declared martial law.  On that day, troops with assault rifles and tanks killed at least several hundred demonstrators trying to block the military’s advance towards Tiananmen Square. Estimates of the death toll range from several hundred to thousands of people. Set against a backdrop of rapid…

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Platinum Jubilee Artist Profile – Adrienne Warren

*|MC:SUBJECT|* View this email in your browser Artist Profile Adrienne Warren   Appearing at Imua Family Services’ 70th Anniversary Platinum Jubilee     Born and raised in Virginia, Adrienne Warren began her singing career with the musical performance group, The Dream Engine and then with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.  After graduating from Marymount Manhattan College in 2009, she was cast in the City Center Encores! Production of the classic musical, The Wiz.      She then joined the national touring company of Dreamgirls, the rags-to-riches story of an up-and-coming 1960s girl group from Chicago loosely based on the story of the…

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Father of AHHHS – The “D” Word

It is a well known fact that Chinese culture contains much superstition in their traditions and belief system. I am the product of resounding reminders of some of these superstitions. Growing up, my Father was very mindful of many these ancient rules of consequence. One of the subjects of major superstition and consequence has to do with death. Even as I wrote the last sentence, I could feel my Father turn in his grave and tell me to “STOP, you cannot write about that! It’s bad luck!” The Chinese people are very weary of the number 4, because in the Chinese…

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Executive Director, Dean Wong L. Dean Wong Appointed to Board of Governors of National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jim Therrian jtherrian@imuafamilyservices.org 808-244-7467 Washington D.C. – 1/4/2017 – The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE), is pleased to announce the appointment of L. Dean Wong of Imua Family Services in Kahului, to their 2017 Board of Governors. Wong will be honored alongside fellow Governors on March 7-8, 2017 in Columbia, S.C. at NANOE’s 2017 Capacity-Building Convention & Expo. This 2-day caucus is critical to the future of charities and will rely on a myriad of industry experts to re­new, improve, strengthen and distribute a new set of guidelines that super-charge nonprofi­t capacity-building….

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Imua Family Services Celebrates a History of Holiday Cheer in Maui County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jim Therrian jtherrian@imuafamilyservices.org 808-244-7467 Imua Family Services Celebrates a History of Holiday Cheer in Maui County Thursday, December 22, 2016:  The Parents Auxiliary of the National Society for Crippled Children, now known as Imua Family Services, was founded in 1947 by concerned parents and community members to help children on Maui, then the Territory of Hawaii, with Polio and Cerebral Palsy. This holiday season, as it has for nearly 70 years, Imua Family Services continued the tradition that began with a group of caring people who partnered with several generous businesses and individuals from the…

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New West Side Maui Location to Open in 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jim Therrian jtherrian@imuafamilyservices.org 808-244-7467 Imua Family Services to open West Maui Family Center In 2017 Friday, December 16, 2016: Imua Family Services is proud to announce its plans to expand in January 2017 by opening a new location in Lahaina at 930 Wainee Street, in the Peter Longhi building, formerly home to Kaiser Permanente’s West Maui office. Imua Family Services is a non-profit organization that is the largest single provider of early childhood intervention and development programs for children and their families in Maui County and in the State of Hawaii. The new location will…

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The Benefits of Inclusion Preschools

Imua Inclusion Preschool serves both typical and non-typical children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old.  Inclusion means teaching all children together, regardless of ability level. Inclusive programs celebrate children’s similarities, as well as their different abilities and cultures.  

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Living808 – Imua Family Services celebrates their 70th Anniversary

Since 1947, we have been fulfilling our mission to “Empower families and their children to reach their full potential.“ Imua Family Services programs include our Infant Child Development Program, serving children birth to age three and our Early Childhood Development Program, serving children three through six years old.  Our other programs include Imua Autism Services, Newborn Hearing Screening, Imua Inclusion Preschool, Dream Imua and Camp Imua.    

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