Monday | August 21, 2017
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  1. Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 4:40am

    Living Astrology: Compassion in Action will be hosted from 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 by Kauakea Winston, astrologer and energy healer. Attend this program for an interactive, playful time to understand the power of the zodiac on the day of the solar eclipse. Look at the 12 stages of astrology and how they relate to human developmental stages. Kauakea uses fun visuals and movement to make this learning easy and lively. Bring a meditation cushion if you have one.

  2. Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 12:35am

    Ancient Yoga with Deanna Olivier will meet from 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 and 30. This practice includes physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing awareness, character and consciousness. It is an integrated system of exercise, breath control and meditation that combines yoga postures with breathing techniques for a vigorous workout. Bring water, a yoga mat if possible and a towel. Wear loose clothing.

  3. Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 12:25am

    Energetic Awareness: Grounding and Opening through the Chakra System will gather from 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 7 with Kauakea Winston. Energy Healing is a broad term referring to the invisible subtle currents of life. During this workshop, participants will learn how to have a direct connection to their own subtle energy body through the chakra system. Author Anodea Judith says, “The body is the vehicle, consciousness the driver. Yoga is the path and the chakras are the map.” The group will explore this map together to learn how to assess chakra health and enhance the flow of energy through sound healing techniques.

  4. Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:30am

    Anuenue Playground will present information on their October Build Event at this meeting from 10—11 a.m. on Aug. 2. Whether you helped build the original Anuenue in 1990-91, or want to be part of its renovation, join in the conversation, Q&A and learn more about the rescue and rebuild planned, and how to be a part of the renewal and rebirth of our beloved community playground.

  5. Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:30am

    Advanced Ukulele meets each Tuesday from 9:30—11 a.m. with Aunty Marjie Spencer, and welcomes experienced players of all ages to bring their ukulele and join in a morning of friendship and song. Bring an iPAD or laptop, with forScore or unrealBook ‘app’ installed for music sharing.

  6. Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:37am

    Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) will meet from 9-11:30 a.m. July 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 8, 15 and 22 with Paul Strauss and Michelle Medeiros. This series of workshops is for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes, as well as their family members and caregivers. Presented once a week, over a six-week period, this interactive workshop will share practical skills for living a healthy, active and enjoyable life with diabetes. Advance registration is required. Email kahealani@kidneyhi.org or call Kahealani Wakinekona at 895-9068.

  7. Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:30am

    La’au Lapa’au — Traditional Health Classes will meet from 9 a.m.-noon July 8, 15, 22 and 29 with Ikaika Dombrigues, a Hawaiian healer who shares his knowledge and teachings about la‘au and the healing wisdom of his kupuna in this educational series. Classes will provide participants with the opportunity to see la‘au, learn to identify them and learn how la‘au can be used for health remedies. Seating is limited. Participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions. To reserve a space call Hui Malama Ola Na Oiwi at 969-9220.

  8. Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:35am

    Will vs. Trust led by John G. Roth will be held from 10 a.m.—noon July 1. It’s possible to use a will or a trust to say who you want to receive your property after your life, but each accomplishes different goals. Learn how trusts can sometimes be used to accomplish additional goals, such as avoiding the probate process, protecting property in the event of a lawsuit or divorce, minimizing taxes and reducing the chances of disputes following a person’s death. There will be time for questions and answers.

  9. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:35am

    Aging and Disability Resources for Seniors is an informational discussion that will be hosted from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. tomorrow with Nicolas Los Baños and Alice Bratton, representatives from the Hawaii County Office of Aging and Disability Resource Center. This organization is a place where people can turn for objective, unbiased information on a range of services and support options available to help live a safe and healthy life. Come and talk story to learn about how the ADRC might be helpful.

  10. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:30am

    Fibromyalgia Help will meet from 10-11 a.m. June 14 with Carol Buck, patient and personal researcher. If you need help solving the many unusual problems that come with fibromyalgia, come talk story with Carol. Discover more about your condition so you can work more effectively with your physician.

  11. Posted: May 30 2017 - 12:25am

    Caregiving Conversations will meet 11 a.m.—noon June 7 with professional caregiver Karyn Clay. Whether a caregiver by heart, hire or relationship, join fellow caregivers in sharing stories, support and inspiration.

  12. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:45am

    Diabetes Self-Management program will be offered from 1-3 p.m. May 30, and 9-11:30 a.m. June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11. If you live in North Hawaii and have been diagnosed with diabetes, Hawaii County Office of Aging is sponsoring the Better Choices, Better Health program. The six- week series is designed to help residents learn how to live healthier and better manage their condition. The program teaches participants goal setting, fitness and exercise, medication management, effective communication, healthy eating, how to relax and ways to evaluate new treatments. These classes have been made possible through Older Americans Act Title III funding from Hawaii State Executive Office on Aging and the Hawaii County Office of Aging. To learn more or to sign up for the program, call Kahealani Wakinekona at 895-9068 or email kahealani@kidneyhi.org.

  13. Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:35am

    Aloha Kidney: Kidney Disease Education Series is scheduled 1-3:30 p.m. this Thursday and May 25 with Ramona Wong, MD, a retired nephrologist, kidney specialist. These weekly classes will be taught live from Oahu and projected onto a large monitor via the web, for those interested in, at risk for, or living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Hawaii has a high rate, mostly preventable. Once you understand the impact of choices you make today on mind, spirit and body, you can live mindfully ever after. Classes will continue in June.

  14. Posted: May 2 2017 - 12:30am

    Breast Feeding Support Group will gather from 9:30-11 a.m. May 11, facilitated by Aimée Watkins. Breastfeeding and expectant mothers are encouraged to attend this monthly meet-up for mother-to-mother support. Meetings are topical discussion format and keiki-friendly. The group intention is to support education and experience to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of babies, moms and families.

  15. Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:40am

    Beginner’s Yoga will be held from 4-5 p.m. May 2 and 9 with Kiyomi Falcon. Yoga has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. It increases body awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns and muscle strain, relaxes mind and body, centers attention, sharpens concentration and frees the spirit.