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Boxing therapy helps Hilo senior fight Parkinson’s

  • COURTESY ASH TSUJI

    Parkinson’s patient Herb Kiyabu spars with wife June as part of Rock Steady Boxing therapy to help slow the progress of the disease.

  • COURTESY ASH TSUJI

    Herb Kiyabu.

Twice a week, 81-year-old Herb Kiyabu is one of the first ones to show up at his 8:30 a.m. boxing class, where he is responsible for passing out name tags to more than a dozen other seniors who, like him, are living with Parkinson’s disease. Read more

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