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An agent from, an industry-leading senior care organization dedicated to providing tools and essential resources to help enhance the lives of older adults of all walks of life has reached out to Nanawale to share this resource to our valuable Kupuna.


"We've published a dedicated page that provides extremely well detailed and thorough information for families and senior citizens who are researching available care options and programs that can help maintain their independence and quality of life. This free resource provides comprehensive information on topics like financial support and care options that are available in every city and state across the country.


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Kupuna Resources

Kanaka Ha'aheo Food Pantry (supported by The Food Basket): 

The last Wednesday of the month at the Nanawale Longhouse - 11 am until pau.


No registration required. First come first-served basis.


Kupuna Advice


Senior Living

Guide to Senior Living in Hawaii

Located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 2,000 miles from the coast of California, Hawaii is the only state outside of North America. Consisting of 137 islands spanning 1,500 miles, Hawaii is home to about 1.4 million people, and 18.4% are aged 65 or older. The elderly population in the state is growing at a rate of 3.6% per year, and predictions show that by 2045, one in four seniors in The Aloha State will be aged 85 or older.

The cost of living in Hawaii is relatively high compared to costs in many mainland states, so seniors in Hawaii can expect to pay care costs that are above the national average. For instance, in Hawaii, the average monthly cost of assisted living care is $4,375, which is $324 higher than the U.S. average. Seniors who need help covering senior living costs can find in-depth information on local, state and federal programs in this guide.

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