Public invited to AEA 5th Annual Symposium on Oct. 4

Published on September 25, 2023

Agency on Elderly Affairs news release

LĪHU‘E – The public is invited to attend the County of Kaua‘i’s Agency on Elderly Affairs (AEA) 5th Annual Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall in Līhu‘e. The symposium will focus on fraud and scam prevention, with Kupuna Alert Partners as the event’s keynote presenters.

The Kupuna Alert Partners (KAP) is a partnership between the following agencies:

  • Department of the Attorney General, Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division, Community & Crime Prevention Branch;
  • Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Business Licensing Division, Office of the Securities Commissioner, Investor Education Program;
  • Department of Health, Executive Office on Aging, Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP Hawai‘i); and
  • Department of Public Safety, Narcotics Enforcement Division.

This multi-agency partnership will provide information on Medicare- and securities-fraud prevention and prescription drug misuse. It will also include identity theft scams and how you can prevent yourself from becoming a victim. 

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Resource tables with providers within the community will be open for viewing prior to and following the one-hour presentation by Kupuna Alert Partners, which begins promptly at 10 a.m.

Although walk-in participants will be accepted, to ensure there are enough program materials and light refreshments, pre-registration is recommended by calling AEA’s office at 808-241-4470 or emailing

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact AEA at 808-241-4470 by Friday, Sept. 29. If a response is received after Sept. 29, we will try to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.


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