Is a genetic testing a good idea?

Genetic testing is turning the corner on pre-screening technology in many ways. Imagine the benefits of knowing ahead of time your health risks based on genetic precursors that could be passed on to your offspring.

Births for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

• Jacob Ka‘eo Bright • Kimberlynn Leialani Salons • Hunter Ikaika Jacobs • Emmileah Maikalani Nakano • Aukai John Muratake • Lokela Jerome Konapiliahi Kauwe • Mykaela Joyce Corpuz Jamillarin • Mahina Grace Lilliwai Farias • Mai‘isha Anne Pomaika‘iokalani Martinez

Happy Camper for Monday, January 8, 2018

After several weekends of holiday activities, life was dumped onto the high school and adult sports arenas (even community events like the Resolution Run — kudos to Brian Curll and Tommy Noyes for keeping people in the know about this inaugural event! — had sporting overtones).

Happy Camper for Sunday, January 7, 2018

The real world craziness starts up again following the holiday celebrations as Mark Perriello of the Kauai Chamber of Commerce was joined by state Rep. James Tokioka, state Senate President Ron Kouchi and Kauai County Councilmember Mason Chock in celebrating the Kekaha Early Literacy Project at Kekaha School.

Fruit is great but beware of the sugar

There is no doubt that many fruit have exceptional nutritive qualities. However, some are also quite high in sugar and may not be the best choices for anyone who is trying to reduce their caloric or sugar load.

A Menehune was seen at Waimea School In 1929

In Hawaiian folklore, the Menehune are a legendary race of small people, only very rarely seen, who live deep within the woodlands and seldom frequented valleys of the Hawaiian Islands.