Helping People with Parkinsons in Hawaii

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

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...
 

Save the Dates / RSVP

WHAT: PD Month Seminar

WHEN: Saturday April 11th 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

WHERE: St. Francis-Liliha Campus- Board Room *** Location not confirmed- check website for update***

WHO: Speakers provided by Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience Institute

WHY: April is National Parkinson Awareness Month. We have partnered with Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience to put on an educational program on April 11th.

RSVP to Kevin Lockette: kevin@ohanapacificrehab.com or 808 228-0340.


WHAT: NPF- HI STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING

WHEN: Saturday May 23, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE: Waikiki Elks Club, Grand Room.

WHO: All Stake holders in PD community (People with PD, family, caregivers, health care providers, other service providers).

WHY: We will share the results of the needs survey as well as gather input from you as we set to collectively plan out the objectives for the upcoming 3-5 years. We encourage all of the stakeholders to attend. REFRESHMENTS & HEAVY SNACKS/PUPUS will be provided.

RSVP to Kevin Lockette: kevin@ohanapacificrehab.com or 808 228-0340.

Save the Date

October 17th, will hold our 3rd annual MOVING DAY event at Honolulu Civic Grounds. We expect this event to be bigger and better than the previous years. More to come on this.