Hawaii Resources

Elderly Affairs Division, City & County of Hawaii

The Aging and Disability Resource Center helps people find assistance for aging, disability and caregiving, such as with Nutrition, Housing, Transportation, and Financing.

Executive Office on Aging

The Executive Office on Aging (EOA) is the designated lead agency in the coordination of a statewide system of aging and caregiver support services in the State of Hawaii, as authorized by federal and state laws.

Geriatrics Program at the University of Hawaii

The ACGME-accredited fellowship program in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Hawaii began in 1986 as a two-year program, and has grown to its current size of 11 fully funded fellowship positions.

Ha Kupuna

Ha Kupuna, the National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders, is one of three National Resource Centers for Native Elders funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services. Ha Kupuna was established in September 2006 at the University of Hawaiʻi School of Social Work.

Hawaii Aging and Disability Resource Center

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is a one-stop source for long term care information and services for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers who need help in caring for a family member or loved ones.

Hawaii Community Caregivers Network

Hawaii Community Caregivers Network promotes, enhances, and supports caregiving though education, net-working, planning, coordinating, and clearinghouse activities.

Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society

Organized in 1979, the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society (HPGS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Hawaii’s older adults. HPGS promotes the understanding of the aging process, supportive services, and legislation that help people age with dignity and grace.

Imi Hale

Imi Hale is a program developed and managed by Native Hawaiians to increase cancer awareness and research capacity among Native Hawaiians.

Kokua Council Blogspot

The Kokua Council is one of Hawaii’s oldest advocacy groups. Kokua Council seeks to empower seniors and other concerned citizens to be effective advocates in shaping the future and well-being of our community, with particular attention to those needing help in advocating for themselves.

Kokua Mau

Kokua Mau is Hawaii’s hospice and palliative care organization that provides information and resources on hospice, palliative care, end-of-life care and advance care planning.

Kupuna Education Center

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Founded in 1997, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UHM) is an educational membership program that offers non-credit, college-level courses and other activities to encourage older individuals to engage their minds, enrich their lives, and serve the community.

Senior Information & Assistance Handbook

Sigma Phi Omega

Sigma Phi Omega (SPO) is the National Honor Society formed in 1980 to recognize the excellence of those who study gerontology/aging, as well as of the professional aging service personnel.

The Hana Hou Active Aging Resource Directory 

National Resources


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities.

About Alzheimer’s Disease

BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Administration on Aging

The Administration on Aging (AOA) is the principal agency of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA)

Age pages (National Institute on Aging)

Since 1974, the NIA — one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of theNIH — has been at the forefront of the Nation’s research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) – National Institute on Aging

The U.S. Congress created the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center in 1990 to “compile, archive, and disseminate information concerning Alzheimer’s disease” for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.

American Society on Aging

Founded in 1954 as the Western Gerontological Society, the American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

Established in 1974, the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 160 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.


The organization’s original name was born: Founded as Elderhostel in the summer of 1975, Road Scholar began as a learning program conceived to combine not-for-credit classes with inexpensive lodging for older adults. Five New England colleges offered the first programs to 220 pioneering participants in the first year.

Family Caregiver Alliance – National Center on Caregiving

Family Caregiver Alliance is first and foremost a public voice for caregivers. Founded in the late 1970s, we were the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home.

Geroweb (Virtual library developed by the Wayne State University)

We dedicate research in social and behavioral sciences and cognitive neuroscience
to issues of aging and urban health.

MEDLINE (National Library of Medecine)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.

National Center on Elder Abuse

Thank you for visiting the website of the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA). The NCEA is one of 27 Administration on Aging-funded Resource Centers. The NCEA is the place to turn to for up-to-date information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.

National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging is a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. NCOA partners with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.

National Institute on Aging

Since 1974, the NIA — one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the NIH — has been at the forefront of the Nation’s research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.

UH Resources

University of Hawaii Elder Law Program (UHELP)