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Tony Takitani, Maui Regional Board; Lani Correa, MMMCF Executive Director; Mick Fleetwood; Saedene Ota, MMMCF Board President and Wesley Lo, MMMC CEO (Left to Rt). Courtesy Photo.
Mick Fleetwood joins Maui Memorial Medical Foundation Board
December 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

Mick Fleetwood, legendary drummer and co-founding member of Fleetwood Mac, and a Maui resident, joins the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors.


2 Hawaiian Hospitals Receive Award of Excellence
2 Hawaiian Hospitals Receive Award of Excellence
December 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

If you need emergency care in Hawaii, look no further than the Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic and Hospital on Oahu. Both of these health facilities recently received “Excellence in Patient Care” awards from the Studer Group. The Studer Group is a health care improvement firm based in Gulf Breeze, Florida. The awards […]


The Art of Hawaiian Massage: Lomilomi
The Art of Hawaiian Massage: Lomilomi
December 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Lomilomi massage has a long tradition in the islands, which was used to bring healing and good health to the island natives. The original lomilomi providers were kahunas or healers, and they would combine prayers, healing herbs and gentle touch to restore health in their patients. Another traditional name for lomilomi providers was ka po […]


Bliss Camp Coming to Maui
Bliss Camp Coming to Maui
December 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Cleanse and rejuvenate the body and spirit from the inside out at the Bliss Conference coming to Maui the weekend of February 11-15. This conference is packed with speakers, food and music to delight even the most discriminating Hawaiians. The conference will be held at Camp Olowalu near Lahaina and promises to be an unforgettable […]


Stay Healthy during the Holidays in Hawaii
Stay Healthy during the Holidays in Hawaii
December 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Nobody wants to find themselves sick during the holiday season, and the Hawaii Department of Health has some advice to help residents avoid some illnesses throughout this time of year. In a recent press release to the general public, the agency, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has created new recommendations for […]


Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Makes a Surprise Appearance at TED Women
Life-Saving Cancer Research and Robot Talent Agencies: Behind the Scenes at TED Women
December 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · People
 

From breakthrough advancements in breast cancer screening to social activists who have risked life and death to support human rights, the TED Women’s Conference brought together some of the world’s most innovative and remarkable leaders for a jammed packed two day event at the International Trade Center in Washington, DC.


Body and Soil Conference Coming to Maui
Body and Soil Conference Coming to Maui
December 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Healthy bodies begin with healthy land that produces the most nutritious foods possible. The Body and Soil Conference, slated for January 14, 15 and 16 on Maui, helps Hawaiian farmers understand the importance of growing foods under optimal conditions and the implications on our health overall. The three-day conference is packed with expert presenters that […]


Hawaii Foods Website Committed to Helping Hawaiians Eat Healthier
Hawaii Foods Website Committed to Helping Hawaiians Eat Healthier
December 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Hawaiians have a long tradition of good health, thanks to the plethora of nutritious fare that is found right on the islands. However, the introduction of a diet from the mainland has created a bounty of unhealthy foods easily available to Hawaiians as well, making it more challenging to distinguish between the “shoulds” and “should-nots” […]


Hawaiian Traditional Medicine
Hawaiian Traditional Medicine
December 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Health & Wellness
 

Hawaii medical experts existed long before Western medicine began to make an appearance on the islands. Before modern medicine became the treatment option of choice, many Hawaiians relied on ancient forms of Hawaiian healthcare to keep them healthy and strong. Although the Western influence is now strong throughout the islands, the ancient traditions can still […]


Acupuncture in Hawaii – Healing One Needle at a Time
Acupuncture in Hawaii – Healing One Needle at a Time
December 8th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

In addition to top-rated medical facilities in Hawaii, the islands are also known for their wide range of alternative medicine offerings. One of the most popular treatments performed here is acupuncture, with specialists in this ancient Chinese medicine found throughout the islands. Acupuncture uses very fine needles inserted into strategic locations of the body, for […]


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