Advocacy Coordinator Nominated for Council on Aging

The Governance, Ethics and Transparency Committee interviewed Advocacy Coordinator Brian Hauser on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, for the Mayor of Maui's nomination to the Council on Aging. Brian was approved for a term expiring on March 31, 2021. … [Read more...]

Prime Day with AmazonSmile

You can make a difference while you shop Amazon Prime Day deals on July 15 & 16. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/26-2613218 and AmazonSmile donates to Aloha Independent Living Hawaii … [Read more...]

Community Living for All: ACL Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Olmstead

Twenty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that separating and isolating people with disabilities from the rest of society is against the law under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The landmark case — Olmstead v. L.C. — has helped make it possible for many older adults and people with … [Read more...]

Monthly VIBES Meeting

  The Maui VIBES Group (Vision Impairment and Blindness Education and Peer Support) met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 26th. There was a lively discussion about pedestrian safety especially at it pertains to crosswalks and sidewalks. The group welcomed Lauren Armstrong from … [Read more...]

Sewing Project with Liv! Z

Check out some of the awesome sewing projects done by support group Liv! Z. Liv! Z (the Z is short for Zentangles) is a support group comprised of volunteers recovering from neurotrama and/or life-altering disabilities, caregivers, and advocates for persons with disabilities. By using crafting … [Read more...]

Abilities Awareness Fair

On Saturday, June 22 AILH Advocacy Coordinator Brian and IL Specialist Kathleen participated in the 1st Annual Abilities Awareness Fair at Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center in Kahului. It was a great way for AILH to share information about the services we provide with the community. … [Read more...]

Huge Mahalo to Donna Tarsitano!

AILH's Liv Zen's support group sends a big Mahalo to Donna Tarsitano from Kihei Maui  for the generous donation of materials she mailed to Oahu.  Donna heard the Helping Hands Interview of AILH's Executive Director, Roxanne Bolden with Hawaii's Public Radio Host, Dave Lawrence.  Roxanne listed … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Health & Wellness Fair

AILH participated in the 3rd Annual Health & Wellness Fair at Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center on Friday, June 21, 2019, for a day of fun and activities for Hawaii's Kupuna. We were one of many organizations that provided educational topics for consumers and other interested community … [Read more...]

National Federation of the Blind Fair

Our very own Jennifer Thompson represented AILH at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Low Vision Fair on Friday, June 14, 2019.  Along with AILH, there was screening opportunities for vision, diabetes, and technology aids.  The Kailua-Kona public also had the opportunity to meet agencies … [Read more...]

Cherish our Kupuna Conference

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is recognized on June 15th. Maui IL Specialists Lani and Kathleen attended the Maui County Office on Aging's "Cherish our Kupuna" Conference on Elder Justice and Protection on June 14th. During this day-long event ,there was plenty of opportunity to network and learn … [Read more...]

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