Hawaii is alive and well at the DNC

I recently had the honor and privilege of traveling to Washington, D.C., to represent the Democratic Party of Hawaii at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee.

Holidays vary by state

It depends on the state you live in whether you officially honor one or the other or both of these presidents, since states decide which holidays to adopt.

Oral health and the opioid epidemic

The opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and communities across the country, including here in Hawaii. While opioids are extremely beneficial when combating pain, they come with a high risk of misuse and addiction. This is especially true for teens and young adults, in part because adolescent brains are not fully matured and are therefore more susceptible to the effects of opioids.

The power of redemption

Every few weeks there seems to be a new revelation unearthed about some past foible involving a politician, media star or some other public persona.