AARP Presentation on Maui

  Maui IL Specialists, Kathleen Kenney and Lani Cabanilla were recently invited to the Kula Community Center to share with AARP members about the programs and services of AILH.  We were grateful for the opportunity to spend the day with this lovely group of kupuna.   … [Read more...]

Liv! Zentangles Keeps on Sewing

  Oahu Support Group, Liv! Zentangles continues to expand their crafting and sewing répertoire with new items every month.  Some of the group's recent projects were happi coats, fish pouches and fabric bags.  For more information about this exciting group of crafters, please contact Thomas … [Read more...]

AILH and Hawaii Fi-Do Join for Training on Maui

    AILH and Hawaii Fi-Do recently partnered for a joint training session on Maui.  Big Island IL Specialist, Karin Riedel, flew in for an informative training on Emergency Preparedness.  Hawaii Fi-Do Founder and Program Director, Susan Luehrs, enlightened the group with her … [Read more...]

IL Staff Gather for Training

The IL staff gathered in Hilo for an interactive and informative day of training on June 30.  Maui IL Specialist, Kathleen Kenney shared a Blind and Visual Impairment training which included a hands-on demonstration the proper way to serve as a human guide.  Big Island IL Specialist, Karin Riedel … [Read more...]

Maui VI Education and Peer Support Group Gathers Again

The Maui Vision Impairment Education and Peer Support Group recently gathered for a presentation by Susan Jung, Outreach Representative from Cap Tel phones. These phones are free to people with a hearing impairment and have other features such as a large print screen for captioning that works well … [Read more...]

Molokai Emergency Preparedness and Visual Impairment Training

  AILH recently hosted an emergency preparedness and visual impairment training on the island of Molokai. Consumers were grateful for the useful information shared with them by our Maui and Molokai IL Specialists. Participants received hands-on training on disaster preparedness and … [Read more...]

Hale Kuhao Residents Learn Emergency Preparedness

  The Department of Health Leeward Oahu Public Health Nursing  Section and the University of Hawaii School of Nursing presented an emergency preparedness training session to the residents of Hale Kuhao. A presentation about the different types of emergency situations and the importance of … [Read more...]

Waiakea Lions Club Lends Kokua

  Several men from the Waiakea Lions Club spent their Father's Day lending kokua to one of our Big Island consumers.  Paul Sebala, Nick Alamia, Ken Rosene, and Collins Tomei powered through the morning to help consumer, Kai Strom and her daughters move into their new home. With incredible … [Read more...]

AILH and MCOA Gather for Professional Development

  Maui County Office on Aging (MCOA) & Aloha Independent Living Hawaii (AILH) gathered on June 9 for a day of team building at Kama`ole Beach Park in Kihei.  Participants enjoyed team games, get-to-know-you activities, and a time of sharing about each agency's mission and services.  It … [Read more...]

Maui Peer Support Group Planting Seeds

  Maui Peer Support Group members gathered yesterday to learn how to malama a potted garden. Victor, Vivian and Oliver started their gardens by preparing the soil and planting their seeds.  The group agreed to share the progress of their growing plants by sharing monthly pictures with each … [Read more...]

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