Nominations Accepted for Outstanding Older American Awards
The Agency on Elderly Affairs (AEA) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Male and Female Older American awards.
The goal of the program is to pay tribute to adults age 65 and older that have made exceptional contributions to their community through service and/or special projects.
Nomination forms are available at the Agency on Elderly Affairs, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The AEA is located at the Līhu‘e Civic Center, Pi‘ikoi Building, Suite 330.
The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, Feb. 29.
All nominees will be honored at an awards ceremony in May. The 2016 Outstanding Male and Female Older Americans will be announced at the event. Those selected will represent Kaua‘i at a ceremony held on O‘ahu in June.
For more information, please call the AEA at 241-4470.
The Agency on Elderly Affairs is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Male and Female Older American awards. Shown in this photo are last year’s nominees and local dignitaries. Front row, from L to R: Guy Ambrose; Ralph Leamon; Barbara Leamon; 2015 Male Outstanding American Roger Caires, 2015 Female Outstanding American Pat Simpson; Charles Rebb; Carolina Santos; and Kamai Napaa. Back row, from L to R: Kealoha Takahashi, Kaua‘i County Executive on Aging; State Rep. Derek Kawakami; Julie Souza, emcee; State Rep. Jimmy Tokioka; State Sen. Ron Kouchi; State Rep. Dee Morikawa; Terri Byers, State Executive Office on Aging Director, Loren Johnson, Jr., 2014 Male Outstanding America; and Marilyn Matsumoto, 2014 Female Outstanding American.