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Plan ahead to have enough income for retirement

Avoid scams and plan for expenses to have a financially secure retirement Read More

Ocean gives videographer new life

Ray Hollowell communes with animals underwater, filming dolphins and sharks at play Read More

Aging is just a matter of attitude adjustment

Many seniors enjoy the same activities that they did when they they were younger Read More

Paddling coach draws from lifelong love for watersports

The coach and mentor for Outrigger Canoe Club is motivated by her teammates. Read More

Grappler takes life to the mat

Former wrestling coach Philip Bancel tests his skill as a 75-year-old jiujitsu competitor. Read More

A varied diet can boost the immune system

Maintaining the body’s primary defense network becomes increasingly important with each decade of life. Read More

Before you travel, assess any medical needs

From daily medications to assistive devices, line up what you’ll require before hitting the road. Read More

Smaller working-age population puts strain on retirement funds

As the world’s senior population grows, fewer younger people are available to support it. Read More

Travel companions offer seniors a helping hand

Services available worldwide offer accompaniment for older travelers who need assistance. Read More

Seniors are plugging in with new technology

Digital advancements help tech-savvy seniors connect with relatives hundreds of miles away. Read More

Exercise can help slow the aging process

A study has shown high-intensity interval training can help reverse age-related changes at the cellular level. Read More

Decorated 2-war veteran always stays positive

Bruce Hunt has experienced victory and loss in close to a century of life. Read More

Retired Marine challenges himself with skydiving

The 70-year-old Kailua resident has leaped about 3,000 times from death-defying altitudes. Read More

Whistling never fails to uplift Peggy Harris

If you spot Peggy Harris while out and about, ask her for a whistle. Read More

Despite an accident that left him paralyzed, Mike Prickett continues new adventures

For more than three decades, Mike Prickett has filmed world-famous surfers on monstrous swells at the best surf spots across the globe. He has pursued his passion for cinematography despite two critical accidents that would test anyone’s resolve. Prickett, 51, grew up in Hawaii Kai and landed his first photography job as a 15-year-old Kaiser High School student. Read More

Suzi Mechler cherishes her time on the water after starting the sport at age 47

While she developed a passion for outrigger canoe paddling later in life, Suzi Mechler credits the sport for keeping her invigorated and, indeed, young at heart. Read More

Hiking keeps retired professor, 82, active and sharp

During the week, you likely won’t find retired microbiology professor John B. Hall sitting in front of the TV or teeing up on a manicured golf course. He would rather be outdoors, hiking. It’s the beauty and solitude of Hawaii’s mountain ridges, valleys and forests that keep him young at heart, and physically and mentally sharp. Read More

Surf legend China Uemura is a survivor and teacher

Early every morning, longboard surf legend Roy "China" Uemura parks his blue van and sets up post at Ala Moana Beach Park. Read More

Paddling is a way of life for Scott Freitas and his ohana

Much like a chess aficionado, Lanikai Canoe Club head coach Scott Freitas commits most of his time at weekly paddling regattas and races to tinkering with and reorganizing his club's various lineups while putting the proper athletes in the best positions to succeed. Read More



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