GRANDcares Youth Club

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailGRANDcares is excited to announce their new afterschool program for children 8-12 years old who are being raised by a grandparent.  It starts on April 5th & will run until May 17th, Thursdays 5:00-7:30 pm. It’s free to join & dinner is included.  Kindly refer to the attached flyer for details. For any inquiries, please[Read more]

Happy Chinese New Year 2018! Year of the Dog!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail2018 will be the Year of the Dog according to the Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Dog, starts from February 16, 2018, and lasts until Sunday, Feb. 18, 2019. The Chinese zodiac moves in a 12-year cycle, and those born in 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, and 2018 are[Read more]

Got kids? Want More Ease and Connection?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs a parent of now adult children, I know both the deep love and joy of the relationships with kids, and the anguish of the challenges.  Whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher or caregiver, we want so much to support the kids in our lives AND we need support,[Read more]

“Check Your Pressure” during American Heart Month

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHawaii Department of Health urges everyone to “Check Your Pressure” during American Heart Month  As part of this year’s American Heart Month in February, the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) encourages everyone to have their blood pressure checked regularly to reduce their risk for heart attack, stroke and other[Read more]

Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail14th Annual Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway Date & Time: Saturday, November 4th, from 9am-12pm Location: Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa Avenue in Kahului, Maui) Contact: 808-249-2798,, Admission Price: Free Parking, Free Admission, and a Free Hawaiian Tree! Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host their 14th annual Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway on[Read more]

“Dine Out for Hospice Maui!” Tuesday, November 14

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSupport Hospice Maui Hospice Maui provides hospice services to dying people and their families wherever they call home. Their work is to offer physical comfort and emotional and spiritual support for people who are terminally ill, while supporting and assisting their families, both before the death and while they[Read more]

Celebrating GRANDparents!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWhat is it about the grandparent–grandchild relationship that is so special? Mark your calendars for National Grandparents Day. Itʻs always the second Sunday in September, so this year it is September 10th! Many grandparents say it is a combination of things – fewer daily family and work demands, greater[Read more]

Sign up for MAPA’s New Performing Arts for Kupuna class!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Haven’t acted since high school? Never been on stage before but wish you had? Here’s you’re chance! This brand new program for folks over the age of 50 offers the opportunity to participate in the performing arts in a supportive, safe and fun environment. Taught by professional teaching artists, the program[Read more]

What Is Your Aging IQ?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHow much do you know about the aging process? Take a couple minutes to answer a few questions of National Institute on Aging’s “Aging IQ Test.” Happy test taking! Question #1: What is the fastest growing segment of the American population? Answer: adults over age 85. Today there are[Read more]

Smart Choices for Summer Food

Summer healthy eating, chocolate bananas

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFocus on Healthy Eating Summer not only marks the passage of another successful school year but is also a time to have fun and focus on healthy eating. Even sweet treats can be good for you if you choose them carefully. “Put slices of banana in the freezer; dip[Read more]

“What’s Your Favorite”: The Question That Draws People Together

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail If you have ever asked a child what their favorite is, you have seen how that simple question sparks intense interest. Kids love to talk favorites – favorite color, favorite food, favorite activity. And when they discover how a favorite of yours matches a favorite of theirs, there’s[Read more]


Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailProblems are known to have answers and if we look at all the elements, grading them for pros and cons, we assume we’ll come to a logical and analytical solution. So goes the thought of the left brain. The right brain takes a different approach. It looks at the[Read more]