WAIKOLOA — There are remnants of a once-thriving Hawaiian village next to the fishponds fronting Anaehoomalu Bay that date well before Captain James Cook’s arrival in 1778.
WAIMEA — Waimea Seniors Club has added a new program to educate members, especially new ones, about Waimea and West Hawaii’s unique living history and cultural diversity. The group of residents 55 and older meets at Lily Yoshimatsu Senior Center weekly for educational and recreational activities.
WAIMEA — The public is invited to a Royal Holoku Ball honoring the life and contributions of Hawaii’s finest gentlemen — King William Lunalilo, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole and Richard Smart — hosted by Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association from 4 to 8:30 p.m. March 24 at Richard Smart’s Pu’uopelu, Historic Parker Ranch Homes.
Many seniors believe there is safety and quality of care when it comes from those they are closest to. Children are raised to do the right thing and spouses are handpicked, so in a perfect world they are the most qualified individuals to provide TLC. On top of this rationale, news stories of the elderly being abused in care facilities reinforces the idea that we would be better off at home.
With March 15 just three days after you read today’s column, I thought I’d just remind y’all “Beware the Ides of March.” Now if you don’t know the history of Julius Caesar’s demise, Google it! March 15 was a very bad luck day, ”Et tu Brute!” Now you know why some hospitals have no room #13 and some tall buildings skip the 13th floor! If you now are tired of numerology, howze about some jokes?
Fibromyalgia Help is available from 10-11 a.m. this Wednesday with Carol Buck, a patient and personal researcher. For help solving the many unusual problems that come with fibromyalgia, come talk story with Carol to discover more about the condition to work more effectively with a physician.