The AARP Bulletin

Friends having dinner. Top view of four people having dinner together while sitting at the rustic wooden table
When Honolulu residents dine out they can now enjoy some colorful new parklets—parking spots turned into decks with seating for outdoor diners—in the Kaimuki neighborhood.
Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine vials in a row macro close up
AARP Hawaii worked with the state Health Department, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and community pharmacies to vaccinate vulnerable community care home residents. That includes those in foster care and homes for individuals with developmental disabilities.
food
The coronavirus pandemic finds older adults still sheltering at home, wary of even trips to the grocery store. By donating to food banks, Hawaii residents can help ensure that kupuna eat nourishing fare.
Finances 50+
AARP Hawai’i is offering a series of free virtual workshops aimed at helping people make smart financial decisions so that they can realize their retirement goals.
Saving
Financial security is important in retirement, but not everyone has a pension or 401(k). Some 216,000 Hawai`i residents, about half of the state’s private-sector workforce, have no way to save through their jobs.
Hunger Cart
Because the pandemic recession dramatically increased food insecurity, especially for older adults, AARP Hawaii responded to a request from officials to harness existing and new resources to ensure that those in need receive enough to eat.
Election
This year’s primary on Saturday, Aug. 8, will be the state’s first election to rely almost entirely on mail-in and absentee ballots.
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