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November 20, 2015

The Latest On Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s been more than 100 years since German psychiatrist Aloysius “Alois” Alzheimer described the brain of a patient who was suffering from what we today refer to as Alzheimer’s disease. And yet, this complex...

Government Website Focuses On Brain Health

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “The only constant about your brain is that it’s always changing.” That is one of the key messages on the federal government’s new website, BrainHealth.gov, which is part of a...
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Frances, The Transformer

Karleen C. Chinen Commentary “Hey, Boss Lady . . .” That’s how Frances Kakugawa starts off her emails to me. She knows my name, but she insists on calling me “Boss Lady,” like I’m her luna...
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ECON 2015 – The Soft Power 30

Econ 2015 by Joseph S. Nye Jr.
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State Alzheimer’s Plan Moving Forward

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 26,000 people in Hawai‘i age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. That number is estimated to grow to 29,000 in 2020, and to 35,000...

NGN3 December Movie Schedule

TUESDAY, DEC. 1 Midnight – Big Magnum Kuroiwa 1:50 a.m. – -Hibari’s Favorite 3:10 a.m. – Succession 5:10 a.m. – The Ambitious Youth 6:50 a.m. – White Snake Enchantment 8:50 a.m. – Tragedy in the Devil-Mask Village 10:20 a.m. – Seven...
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Alzheimer’s Advertorials

THE PLAZA ASSISTED LIVING The Plaza Assisted Living offers a convenient month-to-month rental for Oahu’s seniors, which includes the following amenities: • A variety of attractive apartment styles, each equipped with an emergency call system to communicate with wellness staff. •...

Second Annual Aki Matsuri: Celebrating Children And Culture

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents this fall festival that honors Hawai‘i’s children and the traditions brought to Hawai‘i by Japanese immigrants. It commemorates the Japanese traditions of Bunka no Hi or “Culture Day”...
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Helpful Hints For Caregivers

This list of common Alzheimer’s-related challenges and some basic-care suggestions was compiled in 1995 by then-Hawai‘i Herald writer Alan Suemori, who gleaned it from materials provided by the Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter. We asked...

Arm Yourself With Info About Alzheimer’s

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, empower yourself by learning as much as you can about the disease to prepare yourself and/or the person with the disease for...

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