When we think of exercise we may often think of going to some facility such as a community center or a gym. Although if you are not able (or do not want) to go somewhere like that then there is plenty that you can do at home. Even if you don’t have any equipment, just your furniture or even things like water bottles or canned food can be used for your some of the exercises.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Health and the Hawai‘i Fall Prevention Consortium are launching a statewide campaign to reduce kupuna fall injuries. The campaign runs through July 17, and features new public-service announcements, tai chi classes, a tai chi instructor workshop, medication reviews for seniors, “Fall Proof” workshops and community presentations that focus on preventing falls among older adults.
Stephen Fujii said Kaua‘i Police Department Chief Todd Raybuck is a good guy for letting all those people dunk him during the Touch A Truck event (what? Chief never told you?), and still had time Monday to visit Tommy Rita and all those sports fans at the Kukui Grove Center food court in Lihu‘e.
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Kaua‘i Police Department Chief Todd Raybuck told Janice Bond (she was the first one to dunk the chief at Touch A Truck Saturday!) he still had water in his ears after going into the tank countless times during his two-hour stint in the Fun and Kwazy Ride dunking booth.
Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.
Keith Smith’s book, “Plantation Kids,” is a comprehensive account of his personal recollections, etched with detail, of the days of his youth while growing up in the plantation town of Kilauea, Kauai during the 1950s and 1960s, with much historical information weaved into the narrative.
Mummy’s Mommy was not moving on the Kapa‘a bypass road, but Maile Bloxsom of Vicky’s Fabrics (it’s still their 40th anniversary) was getting excited by all the curves and not-straight lines in Lesley (Mommy) Morris’ quilting creations Friday on opening day of the Garden Isle Quilters exhibit and sale (Lesley said Friday morning was really good!) at the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.
LIHU‘E — “No, MyMummy is not for sale,” said Garden Isle Quilter Lesley Morris, Thursday while helping to set quilts for the opening of the Garden Isle Quilters exhibit and sale Friday at the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery at the Kukui Grove Center. “It just wants to come and watch the quilts.”
Police Chief Todd Raybuck had his “Sunday face” Monday (kudos, East Kaua‘i Lions Club on that demonstration of patriotism that was compliant with COVID-19 safety concerns!) or he might’ve gotten to meet Susan and Paul Llanos of California who were waiting for their 9:30 p.m. flight with the kupuna softball gang at the Kukui Grove food court…
PUHI — The long wait is finally over. The hosts of the popular Saturday Grove Farm Market announced, Tuesday that it will be hosting the first-ever Bon Odori Festival for two nights at the Puhi Park.
Happy Fourth of July, Kaua‘i (great job to the organizers of the Kekaha Family Fun Day — Pastor Darryl Kua of the Westside Christian Center Assembly of God was beyond the moon with all those happy people!), and Happy Canada Day (it was on July 3, the day before the Fourth of July), Bev Brody, Kaua‘i’s own Ms. Canada, who was helping with Play Streets!