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Projects to beautify Waikiki by creating a community park, improve sidewalks and increase pedestrian safety, and for “prescriptions” for bikeshare in Kailua-Kona received 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grants, AARP Livable Communities announced.
The city and county of Honolulu will look at all programs, facilities and services now and going forward to see how they affect all generations from kupuna to keiki.
AARP is partnering with Bikeshare Hawaii to offer fun, free and healthy Biki Social Rides aimed at people 50 and older during September and October. The first rides take place on Saturday, September 1 at the Lei of Parks Family Day which will link Ala Moana, Kewalo Basin and Kakaako parks with walking and biking paths.
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With healthier lifestyles and advances in health care, the odds are that we will live much longer than our parents.
Communities across Hawai‘i are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Get a glimpse of what Oahu’s recreational future might be when three of Honolulu’s South Shore parks are temporarily linked for a day, a first step in creating a Lei of Parks that could eventually stretch from Waikīkī to Nānākuli.
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Make eye contact with a driver or pedestrian and say mahalo before crossing the street.
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Marcelo Barra, who works as a sail maker at a company in Kalihi, wants to save for retirement. But after paying bills and other family expenses, there never seems to be enough money for savings.
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Gerry and Sylvia Silva began remodeling the home in which they raised their six children because of Sylvia’s aging father.
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AARP Hawaii announces two winners for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017.
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