Helping People with Parkinsons in Hawaii

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Mini Workshop on Physical Activity
& Exercise for Parkinson

WHEN: August 29, 2015 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
WHAT: A mini workshop/conference on Physical Activity for PD. Will include demonstrations on LSVT-BIG, Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance, Movement Strategies for PD and more.
$25 fee per person. Pay at the door or mail check to:
3375 Koapaka St. Ste I-540
Honolulu, HI 96819 Mail form no later than August 21st Registration fee covers Continental Breakfast, facility usage, and parking. Will have small resource fair on community exercise programs.
RSVP TO: or (808) 528-0935
WHERE: Japanese Cultural Center Manoa Ballroom
2454 S Beretania St #101
Honolulu, HI 96826


9:00 LSVT-BIG class/demonstration (active participation)
9:30 Break
9:45 Tai Ji Quan - Moving for Better Balance (active participation)
10:15 Break
11:00 Understanding/Applying PD exercise studies/movement strategies (demo/lecture)
11:30 Break
12:00 YMCA Sample PD class (active participation)

About Us

National Parkinson Foundation Hawaii

The Hawaii Chapter of the National Parkinson's Foundation (NPF) is a non-profit volunteer group comprised of people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers, family members, health care professionals, educators and leaders in the business community. The Hawaii Parkinson Association was established in 1996...

Moving Day® Hawaii

About 750 people attended Moving Day® Hawaii on Saturday, October 25th at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds. The event featured a 3k walk as well as exercises such as hula, yoga, LVST, Club Step, and lots of dancing! The event raised more than $40,000 for the National Parkinson Foundation and it's Hawaii Chapter. Mahalo to our sponsors, donors, vendors, participants and volunteers!

What is Parkinson's disease?

Is there a cure?

Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disease that causes the brain cells controlling movement to die without being replaced. The most noticeable symptoms of Parkinson's include slowness of movement, tremor, rigidity and difficulty with posture and balance. Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurological disease in the country...

Your Brain Matters Video

Presented by Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience with Kore Kai Liow M.D.

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July 23rd - DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) REUNION/DBS Q & A

WHAT: An Opportunity to meet others with DBS, share experiences, learn new information on programming. Also, this could be an opportunity to initiate a monthly or quarterly DBS support group if there is interest. This is open to all even if you do not have DBS. Great opportunity to learn and ask questions!

Q & A with Dr Leo Maher (neurologist) and Kevin Lockette PT (DBS Clinical Specialist) from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Social hour/ Sharing 6:30 to 8:00PM

WHERE: Honolulu Elks – Waikiki (next to Outrigger Canoe Club)

Pupus and refreshments sponsored by Medtronic.

RSVP to Kevin Lockette at or (808) 228-0340

October 17th - MOVING DAY (WALK)

WHAT: Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation Hawaii's annual fundraising walk/run event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson's disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD.

 It will be 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'

Simply go to and register yourself as an individual or as a team captain.