University of Hawaii Cancer Center studies show Native Hawaiian and African American smokers have a higher risk of acquiring lung cancer than smokers of other ethnic/racial groups.
What is sleep? The dictionary definition is “a condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended.”
Texeira Toes (we won’t tell you whose toes these are) and new clothes (Aowl Owen and Kimberly Hope went looking for new threads for their concert, Thursday — yikes, it’s Valentine’s Day! — were the order of the day, Sunday when the wind and cold blanketed the island.
Happy birthday to Jamilee Jimenez (she’s all about Mu‘u Monday, or Aloha Friday, or anything mu‘umu‘u!), who was up early after a birthday paina (yep, she had a mu‘u on) Saturday at the Lihue United Church of Christ Sweets & Sweet Things, where everything was coming up Valentine’s Day (it’s Thursday, people!).
• Kahiau Riki Kapilipa‘a Valenciano • Jaylee Grace Mala‘eokala Kamanuwai • Ryden Hideo Lawai‘a Sakamoto • Hawena Kaihealani Reyes • Kawaili‘ula Kamaha‘o Leigh Kaneakua • Pomaika‘i Ikemaliekamakanimekekai Akana Williams • Sariah Nora Naduaokalani Matsusaka • Emiri Dizon Cronk • Kehaulani Suet-Kam Renaud • Amara Tinsley Rose Manibog
Born and apprenticed as a carpenter in England, John Cook (1824-1916) went to sea at the age of 19 as a ship’s carpenter in the service of the British Navy.
Kung Hee Fat Choy! Wow! No one says it quite like Diane Rubio (she and Dan Cruces are Falling Down Romance!), and she even did pieces with a Chinese violin during the Flavors of Kukuiula celebrating the Chinese New Year (350 lai see envelopes — for monetary offerings for good luck — were not enough?) at The Shops at Kukuiula Friday.