Craig Gima

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June marks the beginning of hurricane season in Hawai‘i and it’s a good time to make sure you are prepared to survive a hurricane or other disaster, especially if you are a kupuna or a caregiver.
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If you’re like me, it’s fun to daydream about retiring — to think about traveling the world, going to the beach instead of the office, and finally writing a screenplay or book.
Learn how to understand and track hurricanes, how to retrofit your home to survive a hurricane, plan for climate change and worst-case disasters, and how to create a disaster plan for any emergency from a tsunami to wildfires and even a made-for-TV “Sharknado” in a series of webinars this month from AARP Hawai`i.
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What would you do if you got a cashier’s check in the mail, and were told you could cash it then keep what was left over — after buying gift cards and completing a consumer survey?
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AARP Hawai`i is holding two lunch-time forums in March to connect kupuna with high-ranking state officials who can answer their questions about the COVID-19 vaccine in Hawai`i.
Kupuna who have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine can register for an AARP Hawai`i Zoom webinar with the state Department of Health on Friday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m.
Acting State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Kemble and Lt. Gov. Josh Green will answer kupuna questions on the COVID-19 vaccine at a live telephone forum sponsored by AARP Hawai`i on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 9 a.m.
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AARP Hawai`i’s popular Fast, Healthy and Ono cooking webinars are back with recipes and live instruction for baking bread to making Mexican and Korean rice bowls to creating somen noodle nest pupus.
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Paul Nishimura retired early, at age 57. But while he didn’t want to work, he didn’t want to just stay at home watching TV either.
Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, founder of AARP
AARP Hawai‘i is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawai‘i residents 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
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