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Real Possibilities – EMERGENCY PREPARATION 411

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What’s the difference between preparing for a TV-movie “Sharknado” and preparing for a real hurricane or disaster? If you’re Sharknado TV heroes Ian Ziering or Tara Reid, you might pack a shark-killing...
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Real Possibilities – THE HAWAI‘I VETERANS SUMMIT

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist In the military, you learn how to accomplish missions as a team, says Carlos Santana, an Army veteran who served in Iraq and is part of the planning team for The...
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Real Possibilities – AARP FIGHTS FOR BROADBAND BENEFITS

Making Affordable High-Speed Internet Accessible to All Americans Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist From Zoom or Facebook video calls with family to online visits to your doctor, the internet has been a lifeline for küpuna during the...
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Real Possibilities – BE aware of gift card scams

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What would you do if you got a cashier’s check in the mail, and were told you could cash it then keep what was left over — after buying gift cards...
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Real Possibilities – VACCINES FOR KÜPUNA – THE LATEST INFORMATION

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Now that the state has finally announced that people 65 and older can get vaccinated, let’s hope we can get through the 1c priority group quickly and not leave any kupuna...
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Real Possibilities – NEW IRS FORM 1040-SR FOR SENIORS 65+

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist There are new tax benefits for many küpuna 65 and older filing their 2020 tax returns — a bigger standard deduction and a new tax form especially for küpuna: Form 1040-SR...
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Real Possibilities – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT KÜPUNA COVID-19 VACCINES

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist As I write this, the state is starting to vaccinate küpuna 75 and older, along with frontline essential workers against COVID-19, and the federal government appears ready to release more vaccine...
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Real Possibilities – AARP: PAUL AND JOY NISHIMURA RECEIVE 2020 ANDRUS AWARD

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Paul Nishimura retired early, at age 57. But while he didn’t want to work, he didn’t want to stay at home watching TV either. “I like to feel like I can give...
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Real Possibilities – SKY BLOSSOMS

The Next Generation of Caregivers Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist During World War II, ground troops called paratroopers “sky blossoms.” When they saw the parachutes, the troops knew help was arriving. That’s why filmmaker Richard Lui named his...
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Real Possibilities – CAREGIVING: A LOVE STORY

Linda Coble Talks About Her Last Moments With Husband Kirk Matthews Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Caregiving is about love. That’s what former television-news anchor Linda Coble wants others to learn from her experience caring for her husband,...

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