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Fasted cardio

You may have heard, or maybe you already tried, fasted cardio exercises for weight loss? So many people, especially in the fitness industry, follow fasted cardio, and some of them are really seeing benefits. But is it really a good idea?

Workplace wellness

Most of you who are reading this column have jobs and a large percentage of you work more than 40 hours a week at your job.

5 benefits of bicycling

They say you never forget how to ride a bike, so maybe it’s time to climb aboard a two- or three-wheeler and enjoy the health benefits of cycling.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Melissa Paterson discovered her son’s love for robotics Saturday when she happened on the Meet the Robots event taking place at Kukui Grove Center. Melissa McFerrin-Warrack (nope, she was busy selling shopping bags at the Kauai Community Market!) said since the robots have all returned from their Oahu competition, the robotics alliance decided it was a good time to get people to Meet the Robots.

Happy Camper for Sunday, May 20, 2018

What a novel idea — Jessica Carvalho celebrated her birthday with friends Jo Ann Fukunaga, Dee Ann Pau, Jaryn Gandia and Debbie Harris making lei po‘o at “Jessica’s Lei Po‘o Party” at Lydgate Beach Park.

Happy Camper for Monday, May 21, 2018

Tia Takasaki couldn’t attend the scholarship luncheon hosted by the Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union because she was reigning as the May Day queen at Kapaa High School during the Warriors’ May Day celebration, May 4 (it was also Older Americans Day here on Kauai).

Talk Story: Kahanu Tsukiyama

Musician Kahanu Tsukiyama was born on Oahu and moved to Kauai at the age 18 when offered a job at Wailua River on the Fern Grotto boat tour nearly 42 years ago.

The construction of the Wainiha Powerline

On Jan. 1, 1905, the original Kauai Electric Company — a subsidiary of McBryde Sugar Company — was incorporated for the purpose of using the water of Wainiha Stream to generate electric power for McBryde, located some 34 miles away with its main office at Numila.

Births for Friday, May 18, 2018

• Cruz Kamana Kaulumana Perez • Melibea Wesley Soule • Everly Athena Murillo • Colson Kuualoha Abijing Pascual • Kailani Arielle Rivera Pancho • Elika Michael Steven Aki • Kylan Teruo Wakuta • Aeden Makanamaikeakua Yoshio Fujinaka

Students to get Maui-grown pineapples

The Hawaii State Department of Education is incorporating Maui-grown pineapples in student meals statewide as part of the ‘Aina Pono Hawaii State Harvest of the Month program in May.