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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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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...
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Children Are Our Future . . .

Dear Frances by Frances H. Kakugawa

Between Alzheimer’s And Life

Diane Ako Special to The Hawaii Herald She still knows my name. “Diane!” my mother exclaims joyfully when I arrive at the care home to visit. “Do you know my daughter?” she asks all the staff, and...
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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...

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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Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Right Where You Are The most exciting and interesting place is right where you are. If the grass is greener in your neighbor’s backyard, it usually is because he...

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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