Monday, April 11, 2016

Thursday April 14: Kokua Council Windward Program: “The Graying of Hawaii”


Pohai Nani Retirement Community
45- 090 Namoku Street, Kaneohe   2nd Floor Club Room

11:30 (Optional) — Buffet Lunch in Dining Room, $11. Reservation and Information: Samuel Cox
(808) 779-3606 or

12:30 Program: Documentary video: “The Graying of Hawaii” 2009 Documentary Film will be shown, followed by updates by guests Tony Lenzer and Bruce McCullough COMMUNITY WELCOME

1:30 Adjourn

Monday, April 25, 2016 Program: “Update from the Center on Aging: Current Activities and Future Path”


Monday, April 25, 2016 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Miyama Main Hall, Harris United Methodist Church Nuuanu Ave. and S. Vineyard Blvd.−Ample parking−driveway off Nuuanu Ave


11:30 Luncheon (optional): Various Pizzas, Salad, and Dessert-$5.00 Donation

11:55 Welcome, Introductions and Remarks

12:00 Program: Christy Nishita and Kathryn Braun: “Update from the Center on Aging: Current Activities and Future Path”

Christy Nishita, Ph.D. is Interim Director and Researcher at the University of Hawaii Center on Aging. She received her Ph.D. in Gerontology at the University of Southern California. She is a Board Member for the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society. She is interested in the delivery and effectiveness of longterm care services, aging in place, health promotion, and disease prevention.

Dr. Kathryn Braun is Director and Professor of the Office of Public Health Studies. She is Co-Chair of the Barbara Cox Anthony Endowment and Director Emeritus of the University of Hawaii Center on Aging. Her research focuses on Asian and Pacific Island aging, with publications exploring ethnic differences in life expectancy and mortality as well as cultural variations in disease perceptions and health practices.

1:00 Adjourn

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

March 28 Meeting: Moses Haia: “A Lifetime Spent Waiting--Why Too Many Beneficiaries of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act Spend Their Lives Waiting in Vain for a Homestead” (video)

Moses Kalei Nahonoapi`ilani Haia III is the executive director of Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation. As a staff attorney at NHLC he obtaining landmark victories in native rights cases seeking to protect ancient Hawaiian burials and Native Hawaiian water rights.