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Queen’s discharges first patient who otherwise would be sent to mainland for care

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                                Enriqueta Yacas was wheeled into Islands Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation on Monday by Justin Kobayashi, left, owner of Kobayashi Transport LLC, and assistant Sam Matsusaka as Yacas’ respiratory nurse Laurie McKeague, right, carried her balloons. Yacas, 80, was set to receive dual treatment of long-term ventilation and hemodialysis that was only available on the mainland until now.
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Enriqueta Yacas was wheeled into Islands Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation on Monday by Justin Kobayashi, left, owner of Kobayashi Transport LLC, and assistant Sam Matsusaka as Yacas’ respiratory nurse Laurie McKeague, right, carried her balloons. Yacas, 80, was set to receive dual treatment of long-term ventilation and hemodialysis that was only available on the mainland until now.

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                                Enriqueta Yacas transferred to her bed.
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Enriqueta Yacas transferred to her bed.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Enriqueta Yacas was wheeled into Islands Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation on Monday by Justin Kobayashi, left, owner of Kobayashi Transport LLC, and assistant Sam Matsusaka as Yacas’ respiratory nurse Laurie McKeague, right, carried her balloons. Yacas, 80, was set to receive dual treatment of long-term ventilation and hemodialysis that was only available on the mainland until now.
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                                Enriqueta Yacas transferred to her bed.