Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Mothers (and Daughters) Conference

A Mother’s Garden –
Tools to Cultivate and Nurture your Family”
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Hawaii Association of American Mother’s Inc. in partnership
with Kamehameha Schools PAR presents its annual Mothers Conference
Place: Kamehameha Middle School,Kapalama
Who: Mothers, Grandmothers, Aunties, & Daughters 12yrs & older
Time: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Cost: $20.00 per person / $15.00 current AMI member
(Price includes continental breakfast, handouts, workshops, craft, & lunch)

Workshops 1 & 2 Choices:
(#1)“Weeding”out the Clutter - Kelly Galvin of Organize in Paradise will teach you the tools to de-clutter your home and life and to create order and serenity in your home.
(#2)“Planting the Seeds”-Linda Uehara, Retired Literacy Resource Teacher, will teach you the ABCs of reading to your children (infants to teens) and provide tips to choosing the right books. Grandmothers and Aunties welcome!
(#3)“Fertilizer” for Strength & Health - Anna Velasco, Health Promotion Specialist, will teach you how to make healthy food choices and give you tips on portion control. She will also suggest ways to help your child make “Whoa, Slow, & Go” food choices.
(#4)“Cultivate” Young Cooks - Donnette Tew, Mother of 5, will teach you 25-minute meals to cook with your keiki using ‘grape’ recipes. Come, enjoy, & ‘lettuce’ eat!
(#5)“Preserving the Memories” - Digital Overload? Elliott Wong & Terry Shimabukuro will share photographer and computer tips. They will also give you ideas on organizing, archiving, and web sharing. Not to mention teach us tools to create memory books.
(#6)“Composting 101”- Mindy Jaffe of Waikiki Worms will show you how to reduce, reuse, and recycle your waste with worm composting.

Demonstration WORKSHOPS #3
(Three 20-minute demo sessions)
“Tending the Gardener”

(A) Qi Gong
Tom Yoshizawa & June Fujitani
• Studied 10 years under various Masters
• Learn to open up your meridians to increase circulation, promote longevity & better understand your body
(B) Yoga
Yoga by Roselle Torres
• Benefits to your health, mind, & body
• Mini session to learn basic postures
(C) Skin Care & Facials
Makana Esthetics & Wellness Center
• Learn tips on skin care/facials
• Simple make-up tips
(D) Nail Care (manicure & pedicure)
Paul Brown Institute at Remington College
• Tips on nail care & Demonstration
(E) Hair Care for the Family
Paul Brown Institute at Remington College
• Understanding the difference (men, women, & children)
• Questions & answers and Demonstrations
(F) Hawaiian Health Care
Hui Maulio Ola
• La’au – Hawaiian Medicine
• Ho’oponopono
(G) Massage Therapy
Shelley Yamada & Janice Babin
• Licensed Massage Therapists
• Why massage
• Demonstration

Conference Schedule
8:30 – 9:10 Check-in, crafting, mini makeovers & massages
9:15 – 9:30 Welcome
9:40 – 10:30 Workshop #1
10:35 – 11:25 Workshop #2
11:30 – 12:40 Demo-Sessions
11:30-11:50 Session # 1
11:55-12:15 Session # 2
12:20-12:40 Session # 3
12:45 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 Evaluation & Closing

*To register, print attached form & mail with payment to address on Registration Form. Workshops will be assigned upon receipt of registration & payment.

For more information: Email Joselyn at akanabk@hotmail.com or Gaye at gyaraki@yahoo.com


(Must be received by Thursday, October 15th)
NAME: _______________________________________________ PHONE:_________________________
MAILING ADDRESS: ______________________________
E-MAIL ADDRESS: ______________________________________
PAYMENT: ____________X $___________________= $____________
(Money order or check ONLY
# Attending $20 or $15 AMI member Total enclosed Payable to: HI Assoc. AMI )

Choice of workshop 1 & 2:
#_____ #______ # ______ #_____
1st choice 2nd choice 3rd choice 4th choice
(see workshop info)

Choice of workshop 3 (A – F):
______ ______ ______ ______ _______
1st choice 2nd choice 3rd choice 4th choice 5 th choice
(see workshop info)

(* * workshops will be assigned based on receipt of registration/payment* *)

Mail to: Gayle Araki, 99-667 Hoio St., Aiea, HI 96701
Kamehameha Kapālama families to:
Mervlyn Kitashima,
Kamehameha Schools, PAR,
1887 Makuakāne St. Honolulu, HI 96817