Big Island principals nominated for high award

HONOLULU — The Island Insurance Foundation recognized 14 outstanding Hawaii public school principals nominated for its 15th Annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award on Saturday, March 30.

Kupuna Transitions: Experience, collaboration and loosening the reins

Last month I reviewed the past five years of Kupuna Transitions articles and gave some condensed thoughts about some of the topics that had come up over that span of time. There was too much content for one month’s column, so I’d like to zero in on some options for those helping an individual with cognitive challenges.

Parkinson’s and Neuroplasticity Wellness Support ~ meets from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday. People with PD and other neurological challenges, their care partners and others wanting to be part of a local Parkinson’s community support network are encouraged to attend these monthly gatherings. Discussion focuses on personal experiences, community and PD related topics, including current research. Attendance by regular and new members is encouraged.

Laughter Therapy 04-08-19

Aloha all of you readers out there. Time for LOLs, and you love it! Actually, I love doing this column just to see how alert the editor is in finding the naughty jokes they won’t print.

Tutu’s House: 03-04-19

Yoga Basics with Janet Lam, meets from 8 to 9 a.m. every Monday. Start your week with a smile. Although not specifically a beginner’s class, the movement sequence can easily accommodate students new to yoga or returning to a yoga practice.