Maui residents and visitors are invited to a special screening of film “Ola – Health is Everything,” as part of their weeklong celebration of Hospital Week at Maui Memorial Medical Center this Wednesday at 6 p.m.  Public is also encouraged to arrive early (5 – 6 p.m.) to enjoy free healthy dishes prepared “farm-to-table” with locally grown produce, by the Maui Memorial Medical Center dietary team.ola

What: Screening of “Ola – Health is Everything” with filmmaker Matthew Nagato

Q&A session with director, Matthew Nagato, after show

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Where: Maui Memorial Medical Center Auditorium

“Ola” is an eye-opening feature length documentary that explores factors that affect health other than genetic predisposition and individual behavior. It highlights the power of communities to heal, how society must re-examine what it means to be healthy, and showcases individuals who bring hope to communities across Hawaiʻi. It is directed by award-winning Matthew Nagato and premiered at the Hawaiʻi International Film Festival in April 2013.

Seating is limited and anyone interested in attending is asked to call Shanda Visitacion at (808) 442-5485 or email [email protected] to reserve and confirm available seats. Free valet parking is available but also limited.

Maui Memorial Medical Center is Maui’s only full-service, acute medical care facility.

Located in central Maui in Wailuku, the center has 1,400 employees and is licensed for

213 acute care beds, and provides comprehensive healthcare for Maui County, including Lanai and Molokai. MMMC is the only hospital outside of Oahu also providing a full

range of cardiac services, including open-heart surgery and angioplasty. For more information about MMMC, visit