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 at Kaka'ako Park
On November 16th, 2013, the first annual Moving Day Hawaii was held by the Hawaii Chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation. The event took place at Kaka'ako Park and featured a 3k walk along with exercises designed for people living with Parkinson’s disease such as hula, dancing and tai chi. Approximately 600 people attended and raised more than $30,000 to support the National Parkinson Foundation of Hawaii. SAVE THE DATE: MOVING DAY HAWAII 2014 - November 15. See you next year!
What is Parkinson's disease?
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...