Caring for someone is a rewarding, but sometimes challenging task. Nominate a kupuna caregiver you know who has sacrificed to make a difference in someone's life.
Castle High School band director Arnold Alconcel has sacrificed a lot to care for his 92-year-old mother, and he wouldn't have it any other way.
Starting Monday, we'll begin a new monthly feature here on Wake Up 2day called "Kupuna Caregiver."
It's a first of its kind initiative that recognizes the contributions and sacrifices of Hawaii's working caregivers.
Qualified caregivers who apply for the program may receive up to $70 per day in services.
What we cannot assume is that a family member, especially a kupuna, who has lost a loved one no longer needs our support for the rest of the holiday season.
Eight framed photos tell a beautiful story of a special kupuna.
"It's a lot better to stop a crime from happening than to be reactive and try to pick up the pieces afterwards."
Like many seniors, getting to the gym is a real challenge for the Nakamuras. So instead, the gym comes to them.
Many seniors don't realize social media's reach.
Hawaii Better Business Bureau CEO Greg Dunn says efforts are being ramped up to help safeguard seniors.
The Marco Polo fire is a chilling reminder of the importance of fire safety among seniors, and why they need a support network of family, friends, and neighbors.
The 93-year-old asked us to conceal her identity, but wanted to share her story so others, especially kupuna, don't fall victim to a similar scam.