LIHUE — Rural Health is not just a week, but every day, said Justin Kollar, president of the Kauai Rural Health Association when he accepted a National Rural Health Week proclamation from Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami.
HONOLULU — The Sustainable Tourism Association of Hawaii honored the best in sustainable tourism at its annual Sustainable Tourism Halawai on Nov. 6.
According to public health researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Native Hawaiians in Hawaii have a shorter life expectancy compared with other racial/ethnic populations in the state.
We’ve believed for so many years that salt is bad for us, that it increases blood pressure, increases our risk of cardiovascular disease, makes us bloated, and even makes us gain weight. However, sodium is an essential nutrient that the body needs but is not able to produce by itself.
Kauai Mental Health Advocates and “Inspired to Create Media” are creating an event that highlights the benefits of mental health through the exploration of cultural identities in a different art forms.
HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded $100,000 in total grant funding to two local organizations striving to address health disparities, with special attention to people experiencing homelessness.