Hawaii's kupuna celebrated at state capitolUPDATED 10:55 PM HST Apr 16, 2014Video Transcript
With the growing number of seniors in our community Senate leaders put on a celebration just for our kupuna. NATS OF MUSIC Dozens of seniors participated in "Kupuna Power Day" at the State Capitol this morning. More than 30 vendors provided our oldest neighbors with resources on medicare/medicaid, computer classes and even provided blood pressure checks. Legendary performer Danny Kaleikini as well as comedian Tony Silva entertained the crowd. SEN. BRICKWOOD GALUTERIA IN: "15:51 KUPUNA POWER IS STATE OF MIND IT'S PREPARING YOURSELF FOR THE GOLDEN YEARS AND ALL OF THE RESOURCES THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOU IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR AND JUST PACKAGE IT IN A NICE PROGRAM" 16:02 VICTORIA MIDADO IN:27:58 "I LOOK FORWARD TO KUPUNA DAY TO HAVE FUN ENJOY LOVE ONE ANOTHER LEARN LIFE." 27:04 Senator Galuteria wants to make Kupuna Power Day an annual tradition. He also says the Senate is working on some bills to protect our seniors from scams.