The Good News

By Uma Sivanathan Uma Sivanathan The good news is that an explosion of scientific evidence and clinical studies is being brought forth into the medical community, proving that at least 80 percent of all chronic diseases are preventable and reversible by the food we eat and by our daily lifestyle choices. These chronic [...]

By | October 13th, 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

How Could I Have Upset You?

By Joan Levy Licorice looks up as if he has done something wrong and doesn’t know what. Photo by Léo Azambuja Have you ever been in a situation where suddenly someone became very upset with you and you can’t imagine why? We think the way we feel comes objectively from what just happened; [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Rocket Strong

By Kanoe Ahuna Kanoe Ahuna and her husband, Dan Ahuna, are seen here with their sons, from left to right, Kaiehu, Kaikea and Kilikai. Their furry family member, Chief, is also in the picture. Contributed photo I never knew how much my faith and strength would be tested until my 14-year-old son was [...]

By | July 11th, 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

GIRR — Kaua‘i’s Roller Derby Team

By Anni Caporuscio Lined up for a hitting drill are Chilly Pepper, Carrie Prankster, Michelle O. Bomber, Laurengitis, Maelstrom, Hawaiian Punch and The Carnie. Derby is a magical combination of toughness and witticism that brings a team together. That’s right, roller derby is alive and rolling on Kaua‘i. Two years ago, for Christmas, [...]

By | April 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Get Fit Having Fun — Outrigger Canoe Season is On

By Luke Evslin Luke Evslin is seen here paddling his one-man outrigger canoe at Wailua River. Most Kaua‘i residents only get to experience a tiny fraction of our island home. All of us live within three miles of the ocean — yet, we spend more time sitting in traffic than we do in [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Safe Routes to School Matter

By Bev Brody A crosswalk sign is seen here by Kapa‘a High and Elementary schools. Many communities on Kaua‘i struggle with traffic, environments damaged by vehicle emissions and children becoming inactive and overweight. At first, the answer to these concerns seems to come from separate sources, but the Safe Routes to School program can address [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

10 Easy Nutrition Tips for Your Fittest Body Ever

By Samantha Fox Olson Samantha Fox Olson What if 2016 could really be the year you nail it? What if this is the year you learn how to get the maximum results for the minimum amount of effort? What if 2016 could be the year you finally stop the madness of exploding out [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|0 Comments