Is cholesterol good or bad for you? (Part 3)

In the previous articles in this series we looked deeply at cholesterol, how it is essential for the functioning of all human organs, and what you need to know about it. It has long been thought that cholesterol is the cause of the fatty build-up in arteries that causes heart disease.

‘Secret’ challenges await

Ken Rosenthal knows what new challenges await in Saturday’s sixth annual Ohana Fit Fest Obstacle Trail Run/Walk at Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion.

Celebrate cancer survivors

KAPAA — Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital’s 7th annual Breast Cancer Walk is set for 9 a.m. Friday at Ke Ala Hele Makalae, starting behind the Kapaa Neighborhood Center.

‘Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can’

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community emergency planning now and throughout the year. Here on Kauai, we are in the midst of hurricane season; however, hurricanes and other hazards can take place year-round.

Survey looks at keiki sport options

HONOLULU — A new report released by the Sports & Society Program at the Aspen Institute analyzes the state of youth sports in Hawaii and offers recommendations to grow access to quality sport options for all children.