AARP Hawaii

News, events and activities for Hawaii residents age 50-plus
JAN 23, 2022
As the state Legislature gets underway and Congress goes back to work in an election year, AARP Hawai‘i is working to pass legislation to help küpuna by lowering prescription drug prices and helping workers, small businesses and taxpayers save money.
SEP 24, 2021
AARP Hawai`i sent a letter to Health Director Dr. Libby Char and Gov. David Ige urging the state to change Hawai`i’s Crisis Standards of Care Triage Allocation Framework to remove age discrimination.
JAN 16, 2022
In-person AARP Foundation Tax-Aide preparation will start on Oahu and Neighbor Islands in February.
JAN 23, 2022
Learn to create spice packets to make Fast, Healthy and Ono South American favorites like empanadas, lamb chops with chimichurri sauce, Brazilian chicken and vegetables and arroz con camarones (shrimp rice) when AARP Hawai`i’s popular Fast, Healthy & Ono cooking webinars resume in February.
Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
For November’s National Family Caregivers Month, AARP Hawaii is raising awareness of caregivers’ work by sponsoring a new art exhibition at The ARTS at Marks Garage, “Art of Caring.” It will be open to the public from Nov. 5 to 27. 
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If you’re confused about whether you need to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, you’re not alone. We’re hearing from many küpuna who are wondering what they should do since President Joe Biden pledged to make booster shots available this month. At AARP we are doing our best to explain what happens next.
Learn recipes for locally-grown and sustainable foods at AARP Hawai`i’s popular Fast, Healthy and Ono cooking webinars with Windward Community College and `Uala Leaf Café Chef Daniel Swift. 
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Kupuna can learn to reduce the risk of serious injury from falling at a free online class sponsored by AARP Hawai`i and Kupuna Aikido.
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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.
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AARP Hawai`i is supporting efforts to help Hau`ula prepare for disasters by donating 100 emergency to-go backpacks to kupuna in the region.
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AARP Hawai`i and the ARTS at Mark’s Garage invite artists of all mediums to submit art works to be displayed in the “Art of Caring” exhibition in November, National Caregivers Month.
Projects to improve communities from the North Shore to Kalihi and a Big Island project to bring live performances to East Hawai`i residents received 2021 Community Challenge grants totaling $72,786, AARP Hawai`i announced today.
Nominate an outstanding Hawai`i volunteer 50 or older for the 2021 Andrus Award for Community Service by the extended deadline of Aug. 16. The Andrus Award is AARP Hawai`i’s highest honor and recognizes an individual or couple who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. 
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