Continuing Education Classes On Active Aging

Future Scheduled Classes

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy as You Age

Learn the latest on what we know about the brain and what life style changes can make a difference:

  • Exercise, diet, stress, socialization, activities and games as related to a healthy brain.
  • Healthy Lifestyles and Alzheimer's Disease

Instructors:  Cullen Hayashida, PhD Coordinator of the Kupuna Education Center and Toni Hathaway, LSW Education Coordinator

Course No.:  TBA         Course Fee: $50

Sec Days Dates Time Room
A tba tba 9:00am - 11:00am McKinley Community School for Adults Room 103 (Located at 634 Pensacola St.)


Fall Prevention

  »  What causes falls?

  »  What is a house check and how do you do it?

  »  Learn exercises to increase flexibility and strength

  »  Learn how to increase exercise tolerance

Learn how to prevent falls through information, resources, and exercise. Participants with significant balance problems should be accompanied by a family member or caregiver at no extra fee.

Instructor:  Ann Low PT, MCSP, is an instructor in the KCC PT Assistant program.

Course No.:  TBA           Course Fee:  $30

Sec Days Dates Time Room




Career Transitions for Boomers

 A course designed for boomers looking to make a career change or life transition. This workshop is designed to allow the participant to fully explore and plan for a new career. Whether due to lay-off, retirement or career choice, this course is for you. Course work includes:  Transferrable skills assessment, interest inventory, networking, skill statement writing, resume writing, interview skills, internet job search, networking and life change philosophy. Individuals will be expected to participate in each session and self-exploration homework assignments. The classes will be enjoyable, introspective, and will prepare you for future career-change decisions. The goal of the class is for boomers to gain confidence for a career change through preparation.

Instructor: TBD

Course No.: TBA                  Fee: $50  Total: 8 Class Hours

Sec. Days Dates Time Room

See article in the Spring 2012 HMSA, Akamail Living, on "Older Adults Have a Lot to Give:  Age is an Asset and an Economic Opportunity."

See pdf for resources on volunteer, employment , and other opportunities for older adults. (See page on HMSA website)


How to Register - 3 ways:

1. Call (808)734-9211

2. Download registration form:  KCC Continuing Education Website

3. WALK-IN - Kapi'olani Community College, Continuing Education Office, Ilima 102.

Download a pdf of the SPRING 2014 schedule.


Check out the KCC Continuing Education Website

for the following courses:


  • Culture and Arts
    • Conversational Chinese, Dance, Music, and Art
  • Culinary Arts
    • Healthy Eating Classes
  • Legal Education
    • Wills, Power of Attorney, Advanced Health Care Directives, etc.
  • Wellness of Body and Mind


Be sure to check each semester schedule as the courses change by semester.

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