Next meeting May 16, 2023


2023 HPGS CONFERENCE
“Sustainable Transitions in Gerontology”

Was held in September, 2023

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PRESENTATIONS

January 18, 2024 General Membership Meeting (pdf)

Executive Office on Aging Presentation from the HPGS May 25, 2023 General Membership Meeting (pdf)


VIDEOS


January 18, 2024 – General Membership Meeting

November, 2023 – 7th Annual Fundraiser in honor of Gary Simon

September, 2023 – General Membership Meeting

May 25, 2023 – General Membership Meeting

January 19, 2023 – General Membership Meeting

November 3, 2022 – 6th ANNUAL HPGS FUNDRAISER to honor John McDermott, Long-Term Care Ombudsman.


September 15, 2022 – General Membership Meeting

“Governor David Ige’s Service to Hawaii’s Kupuna”
Speakers: HPGS President Rick Tabor; Gov. David Ige


 April, 2021 – General Membership Meeting

“Moving Past the Pandemic: Where Are We Now?
Speakers: Kealii Lopez (AARP), CJ Johnson (DOH), Darrah Kauhane (Project Vision Hawaii)


January, 2021 – General Membership Meeting

“Why Be an HPGS Member?”
Speakers: Katie Ranney (Mediation Center of the Pacific), Judy Sykes (realtor), Colby Taketa (Blue Zones Project), Marilyn Seeley (PABEA), COVID update by Josh Green (Lt. Governor)


October, 2020 – General Membership Meeting

Topic: “What are the County Offices on Aging doing to support our kupuna during this pandemic?”

Speakers: William Horace Farr, Kealoha Takashashi, Derrick Ariyoshi, Deborah Stone-Walls


2022 SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

Watch the video of the awards program HERE

On November 3, 2022, HPGS held its annual scholarship fundraiser and honored John McDermott, who has devoted the last 24 years to serving as Hawaii’s Long Term Care Ombudsman. This event raised $7000 for HPGS’ scholarships and training awards to help advance the study of gerontology and caregiving. 


2021 SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

Watch the video of the awards program HERE

On November 4, 2021, HPGS held its annual scholarship fundraiser and honored Emmet White, retired President and CEO of the Arcadia Family of Companies that provides support and services to older adults in need. This event raised $18,320 for scholarships and training awards to help advance the study of gerontology and caregiving.

We were also honored to have KITV4 Island News anchor and Aging Well host, Diane Ako, emcee the event. Diane is a veteran news reporter and can relate to many aging-related issues as someone who managed the care of her late mother who had Alzheimer’s.


2020 SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

On Friday, November 6, 2020, HPGS held a virtual fundraising event that recognized Cullen Hayashida, who made great contributions to the senior community in Hawaii for many years. Over $12,000 was raised for HPGS to award scholarships to those in 2021 who will be studying in the field of gerontology.


2019 SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, HPGS presented an award for outstanding contributions to the senior community in Hawaii to outgoing AARP State Director Barbara Kim Stanton. Nearly $8,000 was raised in connection with this event to support the HPGS scholarship program.


MISCELLANEOUS VIDEOS

KUPUNA CONNECTIONS – Dr Anthony Lenzer

Dr. Anthony Lenzer has been recognized by HPGS as the name of our scholarship program and one of the original founders of HPGS in the mid-1980s.  This is a video produced by Dr. Cullen Hayashida on the Olelo Public TV show, “Kupuna Connections.”

WATCH VIDEO HERE


UH & HPGS CAREER & JOB FAIR

March 14, 2017
See flyer here