Push-ups: Try them and you will see

My wife, I’m sure, thinks I’m crazy. Every morning she wakes up, she finds me in the living room waving something called a Bodyblade that I picked up at the thrift store for a few bucks.

Benefits of The Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is one form of a very low carbohydrate diet. However, you need to cut almost all sources of sugar in order for your body to produce ketones for energy, instead of using glucose (sugar) for energy. You can look at ketones as a fourth macronutrient, along with protein, carbohydrate, and fat.

Happy Camper for Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence Toyofuku practiced writing her name so she could get a library card, said Isobel Storch, Florence’s grandma and president of the Friends of the Kapaa Public Library, which hosted its once-a-year used book sale Saturday.

Happy Camper for Sunday, September 16, 2018

Kudos to Mark Perriello and his Kauai Chamber of Commerce ohana (the third quarter general membership meeting is coming up Tuesday at the Smith’s Tropical Paradise), and all the sponsors on a great political forum featuring mayoral candidates Derek Kawakami and Mel Rapozo.

Talk Story: Ray Kahaunaele

Little fire ants and long-thorn kiawe, coqui frogs and cattail, false kava and mongoose; all have the potential to destroy native species and change ecosystems if they get a foothold on Kauai.

Births for Sunday, September 16, 2018

• Zhian Paragua Salumag • JM Randall Bumanglag Baptista • Alec Zayden Lahip • Ciana Kuuleihiwahiwa Aitulani Aki • Elias Kainalu Gonsalves-Adams • Azaleia Makalea Rapozo

Happy Camper for Friday, September 14, 2018

Kudos to Dan King and the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa ohana on the newly renovated ballroom that was unveiled during the Kauai United Way 2018 Campaign Kickoff (a nice way to announce the 75th anniversary, too).

Happy Camper for Wednesday, September 12, 2018

When you’re a local boy living in New York, the call of poke and sushi can be pretty loud, and Kauai Society of Artists juror Maika‘i Tubbs had to take a break before settling down to work the entries for the Art Kauai 2018 show that opens this weekend at the Kukui Grove Center gallery.

Registration opens for obstacle/trail run

Registration is open for the annual Ohana Fit Fest presented by Wilcox Health, a 5K and 10K obstacle trail run/walk. This fun family event is hosted by the non-profit Kauai North Shore Community Foundation, and is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6.