Find out why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. By revisiting childhood trauma victims we profiled decades ago, we learn how their experiences shaped their lives as adults.
Watch actors and filmmakers as they are honored for creating films that resonate with older viewers in this star-studded awards ceremony. Celebrating movies that matter, the Awards champion movies for grownups, by grownups.
Sex trafficking, a multi-million dollar international industry that uses the internet and the street trade to exploit women, is real in Hawaiʻi. A study indicates that a disproportionate number of victims are Native Hawaiian women.
We know literacy as reading and writing, but it has become so much more. Literacy enables people, especially our keiki, to understand concepts and ideas and express opinions. Importantly, literacy allows them to grasp knowledge needed to meet the demands of today’s rapidly changing world.
Filmmakers and actors receive awards established to celebrate and encourage filmmaking that appeals to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind. Shirley MacLaine is this year’s recipient of the Career Achievement Honor.
As of 2019, Hawai‘i joined six other states – California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Vermont and Washington – plus the District of Columbia that allow terminally ill, competent adults, to get a prescription to end their lives. Hawai‘i’s law is called “Our Care, Our Choice.” Despite strict safeguards, the law is not supported by all.
Previously on INSIGHTS, the daughter of a stroke victim talked about her experience trying to find a nursing home and qualify for Medicaid coverage, while she coped with the realities of her mother’s future.
Hawai‘i has the highest life expectancy in the nation for people over 65 years of age, with women living on average six years longer than men. Long lifespans, of course, have ramifications on personal finances. Meanwhile, more and more kūpuna and their adult children are challenged by new and stricter Medicaid eligibility requirements.
In a school for individuals with Down Syndrome, four middle-aged friends yearn for a life of greater autonomy in a society that marginalizes them as disabled. Get a humorous and at times tragic look at the limbo of conscious adults.
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