The ABCs of gluten

I think gluten allergies and gluten sensitivity are one of the most popular health-related topics for many people now. But do you know what gluten is, and why so many people try to avoid it?

Lawai pilgrimage set for Aug. 12

The Pilgrimage of Compassion will be held at the Lawai International Center on Aug. 12 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a program starting at 2:30 p.m.

The beauty of golf is more than the score

Golf can be a maddening, aggravating game. A drive that bounces off a tree, a fairway iron that hits more dirt than ball, a wedge that sends sand flying while the ball doesn’t leave the bunker, or a putt that rolls well past the hole even though you barely tapped it, are a regular part of the game for weekend duffers like me.

Obesity program earns additional funding

A University of Hawaii led program that has decreased the prevalence of obesity in the Pacific has been awarded a Center of Excellence designation and $2.126 million in supplemental funding from USDA‘s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.