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Pediatric Patients Enjoy Trick-Or-Treating at Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center

Event gives young patients the opportunity to enjoy Halloween experience despite being hospitalized

November 1, 2013

TOPICS: Community Benefit | REGIONS: Hawaii | KEYWORDS: Moanalua Medical Center



children in costumes stand in front of fluffy mascots for Halloween

HONOLULU — Pint-sized superheroes and princesses paraded through the hallways of Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center today. Kaiser Permanente’s Child Life Services organized the annual Halloween trick-or-treat event, giving hospitalized keiki the opportunity to experience the fun-filled holiday.

Costumed staff members, including doctors and nurses, manned decorated tables and handed out a variety of healthy “treats” including stickers, pencils, erasers and coloring books.children in costumes trick or treat in hospital Approximately 12 children, joined by siblings and other family members, enjoyed trick-or-treating throughout several floors of the Moanalua Medical Center and visited stations located at different departments, from cardiology to the pharmacy. Goodies were also delivered to patients who could not leave their beds or units.

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