10-year-old Kupono Kahapea is digging his new ride.

"I'm fast enough to throttle my dad," Kahapea said with a laugh. 

Kahapea is still on the road to recovery. He has fought many battles since the 6 years old, including a viral infection that permanently damaged his heart, a massive stroke and a hemorrhage in his Gl tract. 

Still, this superhero is pedaling strong.

Island News aired Kupono's story back in June as part of our "Beautiful Survivors" series. 

"My grandfather was watching the news and he saw Kupono's Beautiful Survivor story and he's someone that once he's touched by a story. He wants to act on it," Chablis Paris Mathai, George's grand daughter, who is also a part of the foundation, said. 

T. George Paris is the founder of the non-profit T. George and Violet Paris Foundation and he did act on it and reached out to the Kahapea family.

"They were all slick about it. They never say we're going to buy the bike. I told them we had a fund," Kalei Kahapea, Kupono's father said. 

"Thought they were going to contribute but then all of sudden, we got invited to their gala and she said on stage to Kupono. We ordered, the bike was on its way and it's just... I have no words, I have no words," Lani Kahapea, Kupono's mother said. 

Kupono's father says his son received physical therapy once, every other week and the adaptive bike will now allow him to further his recovery from home.

"It's just going to make him better, make him stronger. We're also exited for trips to the park now," Kalei said. 

"To see the excitement on his face, knowing the relief of his parents that this is no longer one more thing they have to worry about," Paris Mathai said. 

The T. George and Violet Paris Foundation is the latest way the family has been helping others. For three decades, they've been a Thanksgiving fixture in Waianae, providing a feast for the community.

"On behalf of my T. George, my father and mother, just to be able to give back is something they've always taught us as children... The reason of the foundation is to continue their legacy, especially since my mother passed away," Keren Paris Siket said. 

The legacy has touched another life: Kupono Kahapea.