It has been an experience of a lifetime to serve the community as a YMCA of Honolulu employee for the the past ten years. Having been a complete newcomer to the Y, no one is more surprised than I am to have lasted this long! What is not surprising however, is that the organization has flourished for a full 150 years and shows no sign of slowing down. Anyone who sets foot through our doors on any given day would understand what I mean. There’s a constant flurry of activity by vibrant people from all walks of life. You can feel the energy through their conversation, music, and laughter.
It’s tricky to condense the last decade into a single letter so here’s what I’ve been feeling recently: (click "Read More")
There is a list of basic life skills all parents instinctively know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. It includes habits like looking both ways before crossing the street, washing your hands with soap and water and eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day.
For too many parents, safety in and around water is not on the list; and that’s something we need to change.
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