Laurie Hamano | YMCA of Honolulu | Honolulu, Hawai‘i |

Nu‘uanu Branch

Y Stories

Laurie Hamano

This is Laurie Hamano's love affair with the Y. How she persevered all odds and found her passion as a volunteer Group Exercise Instructor.

"People have been with me [in my classes] for over 20 years... the fact that they faithfully came to my class for that many years tells me we have very loyal students. They're my family now. And that's what keeps me here".

Why The Why: We Are More Than Just Group Exercise Classes