Let’s Beat Diabetes

By Uma Sivanathan About 600,000 of our Hawaii residents are living with pre-diabetes or have Type 2 diabetes and the numbers are rapidly rising, according to the American Diabetes Association. In the last 10 years, this disease has increased 70 percent among people in their 30s. Type 2 diabetes used to occur primarily in adults [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

What’s in Your New Year’s Resolution?

By Léo Azambuja The four of us who tackled the Kalalau Trail last November, from left to right, Merra Howe, Chris D’Angelo, I and Halli Holmgren. Every New Year, it’s the same thing. My main resolution is to get fitter. It doesn’t really have much to do with looking better. Rather, I just [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep Abreast of Breast Health

By Uma Sivanathan County officials and community members came together during the ‘Paint the Town Pink” walk in Līhuʻe Oct. 26. I want to share with the women and young ladies of our community an encapsulation of the extensive research I am doing on the prevention of and healing from breast cancer. I [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Kaua‘i’s Reiki Heritage

By Shalandra Abbey Shalandra Abbey’s Kaua‘i student Tessa Dawe Fernandez gives Reiki in 2012 at 7 years old in her First Degree Reiki Class. Strange how the little island of Kaua‘i, one of the most remote locations in the world, would be the place where Reiki Natural Healing, Usui Shiki Ryoho, decided to [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Coffee Has a New Healthy Reputation

By Jane Riley Charlotte Belliard makes a healthy and punchy espresso at Small Town Coffee in Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i’s Eastside. Coffee is most likely the most studied beverage on the planet. Because of that, there has been a lot of complex and sometimes confusing information about coffee and its impact on health. Early observational [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Kaua‘i — Gateway for Reiki Healing

By Shalandra Abbey Yes, from the little healing island of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i the healing art of reiki has spread to the rest of the Western World. And it all started from Hawayo Takata, who was born in the sugarcane camp in Hanama‘ulu, Kaua‘i in December 1900. She was tiny and had a hard life growing [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|0 Comments