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News, events and activities for Hawaii residents age 50-plus
JUN 23, 2022
At first glance, that overgrown vacant lot and patch of wild plants by the side of the road appear full of weeds. But if you know what to look for, what appear to be common weeds are actually tasty greens that can be used in salads, soups and stir-fries.
JUN 8, 2022
AARP Hawai`i is co-sponsoring a Virtual Women’s Summit for women veterans on Saturday as AARP launches an updated Veterans and Military Families Health Benefits Navigator to bring together valuable information and resources to help veterans, military families and their caregivers navigate their health care options. The tool provides Hawai`i’s veterans with critical information about what is required to qualify for health care benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or Department of Defense (DoD). 
JUN 1, 2022
If the price for a loco moco breakfast had increased at the same rate of inflation as prescription drug prices, a loco moco at a popular fast food restaurant would cost $26.97 today versus the $6.70 cost back in 2006, according to AARP Public Policy Institute and  AARP Hawai`i research.
JUN 1, 2022
Primary election day in the state is Saturday, Aug. 13, and most voters will again be casting their ballots by mail.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day - virtually. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Hawaii. We hope you’ll join us!
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A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
An attendant helps a driver drop off a ballot on Election Day in Honolulu.
Every registered voter automatically receives a ballot by mail, but walk-in voting can be done at voter service centers before and on Election Day.
Scam Alert
AARP Hawai`i is warning consumers about a new twist on the utility imposter scam, involving cable and credit card company imposters.
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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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Four Million Americans, Including More than 19,000 Hawai`i Residents Signed AARP Petition Calling on Congress to Act
A mysterious scammer hacks into private information through a computer and smart phone.
Go inside the mind of a criminal and learn to recognize the tactics financial criminals use to steal from kupuna as AARP Hawai`i kicks off a month of Fraud Watch Friday webinars and events in May.
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From Google maps to Zoom, social media basics and even smart TVs, AARP Hawai`i is offering online technology classes on Fridays at 10 a.m. in April and May.
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AARP Hawai`i’s online trip around the world cooking series concludes in May with East, Southeast and South Asian recipes and classic French sauces.
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Breath, laugh, stretch and center yourself Wednesdays at 8 a.m. from April 20 through May 11 with AARP Hawai`i and popular fitness instructor Cat Sawai.
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