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Kick the Habit: Smoking Cessation in Hawaii
Kick the Habit: Smoking Cessation in Hawaii
November 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Tobacco use remains the top preventable cause of death in Hawaii, as well as the rest of the country. Each year, smoking results in the death of more than 1,000 Hawaiian residents and costs the state as much as $656 million in health care costs and lost productivity. It also accounts for up to $117 […]


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Know when to use antibiotics
November 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Cold and flu season is upon us and the state Department of Health wants to remind the public to Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work.  It’s a nation-wide program that kicks off today through Nov. 21 and is reaching out to parents, pharmacists and health care providers to gently remind them that not every cold […]


Dr. Gary Greenberg
Scientist Brings Exclusive 3-D Filmmaking Technology to Maui
November 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · People
 

Dr. Gary Greenberg, a Maui-based scientist, is looking to put Maui on the map in the world of 3D filmmaking with the launch of a new business venture. 3D Microscope Film and Video Services offers filmmakers and creative industry professionals the ability to shoot three-dimensional HD video and photographic images using Dr. Greenberg’s patented Edge 3D Microscope. The Edge 3D microscope is the only microscope in the world that produces real-time motion 3D movies.


Internationally Renowned DJ Marques Wyatt to play on Maui on November 20th at Timba in Lahaina
House Music Finds a Home on Maui
November 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · People
 

Is Maui poised to become the next Ibiza, the Spanish island that is world renowned for its nonstop electronic music club scene? True, we don’t have clubs capable of packing thousands of people on the dance floor, but we do happen to have a growing, thriving scene of dance floor junkies and some of the world’s most renowned DJs are making their way out here to get in on the action.


Inspiration Wellness Expo Coming Soon!
Inspiration Wellness Expo Coming Soon!
November 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

For Hawaiians looking to enhance their overall health, the Inspiration Wellness Expo on Kauai is the place to go. This two-day event offers a plethora of seminars and informational booths to teach visitors everything they need to know to maintain an optimal state of health and wellness throughout life. From trends in traditional medicine to […]


"Who is J.O.B" looks at the world of Pipeline master Jamie O'Brien
Maui Film Festival Draws Big Crowds for O’Brien Surf Film
November 11th, 2010 · Comments Off · People
 

The large turnout for Wednesday night’s Maui Film Festival screening of “Who is J.O.B” illuminates Maui’s deep love for surfing and extreme sports. The audience was jammed packed with surfers and water sports enthusiasts (illuminated by their Quicksilver and Billabong logos) who came out to see Pipeline master Jamie O’Brien’s new film.


Staying Safe in the Maui Sun
Staying Safe in the Maui Sun
November 11th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

One of the best features of Maui is the abundant sunshine that allows visitors and natives alike to enjoy the glorious outdoor activities the Hawaiian islands have to offer. However, too much time in the sun without proper protection can accelerate the symptoms of aging on the skin and may increase the risk of some […]


Poet Aaron Holmes Works the Crowd
Maui Slam Inspires Artistic Conversation
November 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · People
 

The Maui Slam is quickly becoming one of the most happening events on Maui. Held on the last Thursday of each month at Casanova’s in Makawao, the Maui Slam consistently brings in a crowd of over 100 people, often dressed in costume, to hear some of Maui’s finest poets throw down their lyrical works of art.


How Healthy is Hawaii? Ranking Your Enviornment
How Healthy is Hawaii? Ranking Your Enviornment
November 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

There is no doubt Hawaii is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S., filled with long stretches of white sand, crystal blue water and palm trees gently swaying in the wind. But what about the health of the people who live here? Thanks to a recent edition of America’s Health Rankings, the overall […]


Hawaii Unveils New Plan to Reduce Cancer
Hawaii Unveils New Plan to Reduce Cancer
November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

Although Hawaii has one of the lowest incidences of cancer-related deaths in the country, there are still many residents of the islands that are affected by this devastating illness every year. According to recent numbers from the Hawaii Department of Health, nearly 6,000 Hawaiians are diagnosed with some form of cancer every year. More than […]


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