Spring is here and it’s the season of rebirth and rejuvenation! Outdoor. Indoor. Or both. Sit. Stand. Move. Interact. Anyway you want it. Though it is the time to come alive! So here are just a few activities to do to keep you busy during this spring.
1) Go Bows! Get out and cheer on the Rainbow Warrior baseball team. See pg. 11
2) I believe we need to have more intergenerational programs, such as the One-Mile Project featured in last month’s issue with the class from ‘Iolani School. We need to cherish our kupuna as they have a wealth of experience and values. To all our kupuna, I encourage you to pass down all your values, work ethic and stories of old Hawai‘i, and there is no better way than spending time with your children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren.
3) Listen to music and your favorite radio station, AM 690 (KHNR). Tune in Saturdays for two shows:
- Frank B. Shaner’s Baby Boomer radio show, 4 – 5 p.m.
- Generations radio show, 5 – 6 p.m.
4) Expand your knowledge, mind and ideas about aging in place, making each year golden! Attend this informational workshop — Generations publisher, Percy Ihara, will be the keynote speaker on “Aging in Hawai‘i.”
Mini Aging In Place Workshop
Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:30 –11:00 a.m., Ala Moana Pacific Center, 1585 Kapiolani Blvd., #1518. IMPORTANT: Seating is LIMITED — RSVP with the number of people attending by May 23. Contact: Scott Sakata, Realtor, Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES). Phone: 808-228-4916 (call for parking and directions).
5) It’s showtime! Be entertained with enthusiastic and talented performers.
Hawai‘i Ballroom Dance Association Cabaret — Mardi Gras Follies 2014, with director Jack Cione. Saturday, June 7, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), Hawai‘i Theater, 1130 Bethel St. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased through the Hawai‘i Theater, 808-528-0506.
6) It’s the right cause for the right reason: give back to our community … just by walking.
2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis — Hawaii
Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Hawaii State Capitol. For Walk information, call the local Arthritis Hawaii office at 808-596-2900.
Percy Ihara, Editor/Publisher