Home Real Possibilities

Real Possibilities

Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

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,...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

Real Possibilities – THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL SECURITY

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Social Security turned 85 last month amid heightened concern for the popular program’s future, after President Donald Trump proposed a payroll tax holiday which would eliminate the payroll tax that funds...
Photo of Craig Gima, Columnist for Real Possiblities

PREVENT COVID SCAMS AND ID THEFT

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist The phone call or text message seems legitimate … and scary. It’s the Hawaii State Department of Health. “You’ve been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19,” the...

Recent Posts

Purchase Culture4Kids!

- Advertisement -