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‘Through the Years,’ Mahelona Hospital Celebrates Centennial

By Léo Azambuja A portrait of Samuel Mahelona is seen here hanging at Samuel Mahelona Hospital’s lobby. The portrait was dedicated to his mother, Emma Kauikeolani Wilcox, by her children Alice Kauikeolani Wilcox and Allen Clessen Wilcox. A century ago, a grieving Hawaiian mother set out to build a hospital that would treat [...]

By | 2017-06-25T21:41:45+00:00 July 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Advanced, Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacements Offered at Wilcox

Dr. David Rovinsky is seen here working on a patient. Contributed photo Dr. David Rovinsky, orthopedic surgeon with the Wilcox Bone & Joint Center at Kaua‘i Medical Clinic, now offers the bi-cruciate sparing total knee replacement procedure. This is the first artificial knee implant that reportedly acts and feels like a “normal” knee, [...]

By | 2017-06-13T15:41:33+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Wilcox Health’s Free Kids Summer Fest at Marriott Resort Saturday

Calling all families! On Saturday, Wilcox Health will hold its 10th annual Kids Summer Fest to promote safe and healthy summer fun for Kaua‘i’s keiki and their families. Taking place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Marriot Resort, Kids Summer Fest 2017 will feature interactive health and wellness activities, free sports physicals [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:49:57+00:00 June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Wilcox Memorial Hospital Invites Families to Kids Summer Fest

WILCOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INVITES FAMILIES TO KIDS SUMMER FEST Free community health event on June 4 offers fun educational activities and free sports physicals for keiki Wilcox Memorial Hospital presents Kids Summer Fest, a free health education event for kids and families, on Saturday, June 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:34+00:00 May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Online Registration for Summer Enrichment Program Begins on May 13

Online registration for Summer Enrichment Program begins on May 13 Sign-ups for other county summer programs also scheduled County officials announced that online registration for the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) will begin on Friday, May 13, 8 a.m., on the county website, www.kauai.gov/SummerPrograms. The theme for this year is “Performing Arts” and many of the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Getting a Grip on Arthritis

Saturday, April 2nd, 8:30am-Noon. “Getting a Grip on Arthritis” is a free community health event featuring Hawai‘i Pacific Health physicians and community specialists who will discuss arthritis treatment and methods to help people manage this chronic condition. At Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. The program is also available via videoconference at Pali Momi Medical Center in ‘Aiea [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:40+00:00 March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

The New Hardy Street

By Tommy Noyes The Umi and Hardy streets roundabout intersection now provides pedestrians with protected mid-crossing refuges for safer and more attractive crosswalks. Tommy Noyes demonstrates how bicyclists easily blend in with cars and trucks due to sedate speeds in the roundabout. This makes cycling in the street the preferred option and leaves the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:02+00:00 September 13th, 2015|0 Comments