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Kûpuna Power Celebrates Seniors

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(Hawaii News Now) - As the "silver tsunami" approaches, it has become even more urgent to empower seniors through education, awareness and exercise.  Sen. Brickwood Galuteria is hosting the second Kûpuna Power Day at the Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda. It's a fun-filled event bringing together more than 30 organization providing vital information for the health, safety and well- being for Hawaii' s Kûpuna. The public, especially Kûpuna, are invited to enjoy a program jam packed with entertainment and information on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 9 – 11:30 a.m.

The event celebrates Kûpuna and seeks to empower them with important information relating to everyday life. However, it's not all serious business on Kûpuna Power Day.  The event features notable local entertainers taking the stage and seniors will be asked to lace up their sneakers and take part in healthy exercise, including Silver Sneakers Stretch. Entertainment will be provided by Danny Kaleikini, Marlene Sai and Tony Silva. The event is free to attend.

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