Health


 TODAY, Jan. 19 

CAREGIVER RESPITE FOR BIG ISLAND HEROES 

Where: Hawaii Island Adult Care Inc., 34 Rainbow Drive, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 19 

Details: Talk story with other caregivers. Learn about community services that help with stressful caregiving. “Let’s Talk Food” with Audrey Wilson. College of Pharmacy presents “Health and Wellness” with Katherine Anderson. Enjoy foot/back massage, Zumba, games, laughter. Adult care provided. 

Contact: Maile Young, 961- 3747, myoung2@hawaiiislandadultcare.org 

SUNDAY, Jan. 20 

TOOLS FOR WELLNESS AND RELAXATION 

Where: Tutu’s House, 64-1032 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea 

When: 2 p.m. Jan. 19 

Details: Start the new year being proactive about your wellbeing. Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) workshop offers practices using yoga and meditation to enhance your life. Free. For more info, visit www.positively-living.com. 

Contact: Bernie Schreck, 937- 9736, bernieschreck@gmail.com 

TOOLS FOR WELLNESS AND RELAXATION 

Where: Malama i ka Ola Holistic Health Center Kona, 76-5914 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa 

When: 2 p.m. Jan. 20 

Details: Preregister; by donation. See previous listing. 

SELF-HEALING UTILIZING UNIQUE METHODS 

Where: 923 Kukuau St., Hilo 

When: 3 p.m. Jan. 20 

Details: Join Jherrie Rubeyiat, B.S., M.Ed., reiki master, jorei and Ito thermie practitioner, for a two-hour experiential workshop. Learn techniques to expand your knowledge. Group meets monthly. Call to reserve your space. By donation. 

Contact: Jherrie Rubeyiat, 966- 4868, jherrie777@hawaiiantel.net 

TUESDAY, Jan. 22 

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: 69-A Railroad Ave., Hilo 

When: 6 p.m. Jan. 22 

Details: Malama Ka Pili Pa‘a Cancer Support Group meets every second and fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi Hilo office. Enjoy the fellowship. 

Contact: Leimomi Shearer, 969-9220, leimomi@huimalamahawaii.com 

FRIDAY, Jan. 25 

B.R.I.D.G.E.S. SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: Hale ‘Oluea Clubhouse, 1045-B Kilauea Ave., Hilo 

When: 1 p.m. Jan. 25 

Details: Support group for adults with mental illness. Share and discuss your opinions with others there. Free. 

Contact: Chris Holschuh, 936-2553, chrisholschuh@ yahoo.com 

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: Oki Conference Room, 688 Kinoole St. Suite 115A (located along driveway), Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 25 

Details: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Hawaii presents this monthly support group that helps people gain understanding and empathy for loved ones living with and recovering from mental illness. Join us to learn more, connect with others and feel empowered. 

Contact: Carolyn Oki, 935-3518 or 936-2832, carold2654@hawaiiantel.net 

COMING 

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION 

Where: Old Gym, UH-Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 26 

Details: Eight-week class in simple practices using yoga and meditation; $150. Register directly with CCECS by calling 974-7664 or visiting http://hilo. hawaii.edu/academics/ccecs/ fitness/ For more info visit www. positively-living.com 

Contact: Bernie Schreck, 937- 9736, bernieschreck@gmail.com 

KAILUA-KONA WINTER MEET & GREET 

Where: Kona Coast Shopping Center, Palani Road 

When: 10 a.m. Jan. 27 

Details: Anyone who has heard of or is interested in Geocaching or who owns a GPS is encouraged to attend this event. No experience necessary, as volunteers will show you how and where to find a geocache. Free to the public. There will also be a lunch debriefing at 1 p.m. at the Harbor House. For more info, contact Jake39Geocacher@gmail.com or visit www. geocaching.com. 

Contact: Karl Jacob, 930 2426, KonaJake@gmail.com 

 

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