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Kaiser Permanente Presents September Senior Summit Seminar on Taking Control of End of Life Care

The Senior Summit Seminars, presented by Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, provide ongoing educational opportunities on a wide variety of topics specific to seniors. The emphasis is on prevention, personal growth, and learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. All lectures are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required; call the respective location. For more information, call 808-432-2235.

 

TOPIC: TAKE CONTROL: YOU CALL THE SHOTS

Learn how you can call the shots. Plan for your health care future by using tools like an advance health care directive and POLST (Physician's Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment).

SOCIETY OF SEVEN RETURNS TO HONOLULU

SOCIETY OF SEVEN RETURNS TO HONOLULU

The Society of Seven (Classic) is making a return to Honolulu for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. They will perform two shows at the Hibiscus Ballroom at the Ala Moana Hotel at 6:30pm and 9:00pm.  SOS founding members Tony Ruivivar and Bert Sagum eagerly anticipate presenting a spectacular pair of concert-like performances after an absence of five years.

The Society of Seven will also introduce a sensational new guest star, song stylist Lhey Bella, who has a dynamic voice style and a tremendous range.

Kaiser Permanente Offers Classes and Resources to Oahu Community

Kaiser Permanente Offers Classes and Resources to Oahu Community

Kaiser Permanente provides a number of classes and resources to the Maui community, ranging from exercise and fitness to nutrition, parenting and more. Below is a list of classes offered from September through October. Please note that pre-registration is often required - call the number on the individual listing for more information.

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Halekulani Masterworks Season

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra (HSO) has announced the 2014-2015 Halekulani Masterworks Season, which opens Saturday, September 13, 50 years to the day after the Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall’s formal opening in 1964, which also featured the Symphony. To celebrate the thousands of classical, pops, education, opera and ballet performances that have made up so much of the HSO's history at the Blaisdell, the program will feature two of the works performed at the 1964 premiere, Tchaikovsky's Overture-Fantasy to Romeo and Juliet and selections from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. Both works were chosen for the 1964 concert to mark the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare.

Young Slack Key Guitar Virtuoso Performs at Hawaii State Library

Young Slack Key Guitar Virtuoso Performs at Hawaii State Library

Danny Carvalho, one of Hawaii’s youngest slack key guitar virtuosos and a 2009 Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominee, will present a free concert at the Hawaii State Library on Saturday, August 23 at noon in the Lobby.

In addition to his slack key artistry, Carvalho is known for his soulful singing of both traditional and contemporary favorites.  This young and rising star has achieved many musical milestones including: the first slack key player to be featured on the nationally-syndicated program “From The Top” in 2004, two appearances on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” in 2006 and 2011, Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominee in 2009 for his CD “Somewhere” in the “Slack Key Album of the Year” category, and his music was featured in Alexander Payne’s Academy Award-winning film “The Descendants.”

Special Olympics Hawai‘i Takes Over the Edge to New Heights

Special Olympics Hawai‘i Takes Over the Edge to New Heights

With a new location at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa participants are in for an even bigger rappel, 400 feet over the Pacific Ocean

This year, Over the Edge isn’t just going higher – it’s going to the Hyatt. A new partnership with the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa will allow participants to enjoy a brand new experience – rappelling 400 feet (80 feet more than in previous years) down the iconic hotel for this year’s Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i.

Pearlridge celebrates new farmers' market stamp with giveaway of 250 sheets on Saturday 8/16

Pearlridge celebrates new farmers' market stamp with giveaway of 250 sheets on Saturday 8/16

By: Jacquelyn Tacotaco

On Saturday, Aug 16, Pearlridge Center will be giving away one sheet of the new U.S. Postal Service Farmers’ Market stamps worth $9.80 to the first 250 customers at the Pearlridge Farmers’ Market. To receive a sheet, a customer must shop at five different market vendors and complete a birthday passport, which will be available at the RevoluSun tent.