Jared Kawatani, Community Program Coordinator from the Hawaii Foodbank talks about how the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides low-income kupuna with access to locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, and herbs.
Denby Nakamoto, Senior Wellness Center Manager Senior Wellness Center discusses Health & Wellness and the services that Live Well at Iwilei by Kahala Nui Senior Wellness Center offers.
We had the pleasure of having hula master, Puanani Alama in the studio to share about her career in teaching hula and the health benefits both physically and mentally the art provides.
Okinawan Dance Instructor, Diana Kawaguchi shares about the art of Okinawan dancing and how it is a great way for kupunas to stay active and have fun!
Tune in as TaiChi instructor Randal Lau shares about his experience of practicing this amazing art and the health benefits that come with it!
Jenny Ostlind with the YMCA of Honolulu shares how they have pivoted from in-person classes to virtual classes to service our kupunas. With the rollout of the vaccines, the facilities are starting to open up in-person sessions once again!
Zumba Gold instructor, Christopher Cruz takes time out to speak to us about the benefits of keeping an active lifestyle even if it’s low impact exercises and the long-term benefits of doing so.
Kenny Endo shares about the art and history of Taiko drumming and how it is a fun way to get and stay active! Being a kupuna himself, he shares how his passion has allowed him to stay in shape for years. Tune in to hear more!
Suzanne Oakland shares how the Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center has pivoted throughout the pandemic to still service the kupunas in health and wellness activities such as Tai Chi, yoga and hula.
Renee Tillotson shares the changes Still & Moving Center has gone through in 2020 and how she is still helping kupunas stay active and healthy.