Black Disability History

Bradley Lomax. Johnnie Lacy. Harriet Tubman. What do these people have in common? They are Black and disabled, yet history tried to hide their disabilities. For this year’s Black History Month, we want to share information about being Black and having a disability, and share some of these hidden … [Read more...]

Share the Love with AmazonSmile

Did you know that you can generate donations while shopping for your valentine, at no extra cost? Simply start your shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/26-2613218 to confirm "Aloha Independent Living Hawaii" as your charity of choice, and AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchase … [Read more...]

Lions Club Lunch

The Kahului Lions Club reached out to our Maui IL Specialists to see if they would like to collaborate on a service project. With so many COVID restrictions and so much time being spent at home, they thought that our consumers might enjoy the delivery of a special lunch. The Lions purchased bentos … [Read more...]

Pocket Amplifiers Arriving

Thanks to the funds from our state IL grant, we were able to purchase various low tech devices to assist our consumers who are blind, visually impaired, and hard of hearing.  Our consumer, M. Bafile was the first recipient of the newly arrived pocket amplifiers.  Now she can hear with ease. … [Read more...]

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Hawaii

Gong Xi Fa Cai, Guo Nian, Gung Hee Fat Choy, Xin Nian Kuai Le, Sun Nin Fy Lok, or however you wish to say it, Happy Chinese New Year! Although Gung Hee Fat Choy does not mean Happy New Year, it is an appropriate conveyance of good luck, happiness, longevity, and prosperity for the occasion. It … [Read more...]

Forgive for Good Workshop February 11 and 12, 2021 – Registration Open!

Ho'okahi no la'au lapa'au, o ka mihi ~ The First Remedy is Forgiveness When Thursday and Friday, February 11 and 12, 2021 Two half-days from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Where Zoom (Link provided 1-2 days before … [Read more...]

Feel Good Wednesday

Sam is a 68-year-old veteran, a former 2-time state boxing championship who has Alzheimer’s and is living in a home for seniors. Aloha Independent Living Hawaii assisted Sam with a VA claim. We provided transportation for Sam and his wife Angie to go to the doctors, do their shopping, and run … [Read more...]

Mahalo Ohana Fuels Do Good. Fuel Up. Community Giving Program

  AILH is happy to have been chosen by Hawaii Petroleum to be a recipient of their Ohana Fuels “Fuel up. Do good.” Community Giving Program. The mission of Ohana Fuels’ Giving Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting local nonprofit organizations that improve … [Read more...]

Advancing Reform through Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS)

Advancing Guardianship Reform through Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS) When: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 11:00-12:30 P.T./2:00-3:30 E.T. Improvements to state adult guardianship systems can include the promotion of less restrictive options, strengthening … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday

The InterIsland Zoom Support Group connected for fun, friendship, and fitness! We were fortunate to have Jared, founder and trainer at Spirit Club lead us in a 30-minute workout to get the blood flowing and muscles strengthened and stretched. Spirit Club offers accessible exercise and healthy … [Read more...]

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