About HooikaikaThe goal of the Hooikaika Peer Mentoring project is to help individuals with traumatic brain injury find and use support services. We assist peers by matching them with a knowledgeable mentor and providing monthly training activities.
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Written by Gwen Kekaula Imagine this. Valerie Yamada was working as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Hawaii State Hospital when the sound of a buzzer set off a series of events that turned her life upside-down.
Written by Gwen Kekaula At 36, Greg Lee’s life seemed golden. He was a waiter at Orchids, a five-star restaurant at the five-star Halekulani Hotel. He had two young daughters, five-year old Danielle from a previous marriage and six-month old … Continue reading
Hooikaika volunteer Evelyn Bautista wrote a poem to motivate herself to quit smoking … in 1971! Continue reading to see her humorous rhymes.