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Blue Zones Project — North Hawaii

| | Sep 15 2017 - 12:25am | Comments

Blue Zones Project in West Hawaii officially launched Aug. 26 with a community event at Kona Commons in the old Sports Authority location, drawing a crowd of more than 1,500 people. This distinction completes the countywide effort to make healthy choices easier in all of Hawaii Island.

  1. | Posted: Apr 7 2017 - 12:35am

    What is the best way to leave something to charity?

  2. | Posted: Apr 4 2017 - 6:30am

    No politics today … no humor can be found in what is happening these days. Maybe next week! So, back to medical joking …

  3. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:40am

    Welcome to spring on the Big Island. Yes, Hawaii does have an allergy season, especially when mango and avocado trees are in bloom, and mold spores, ragweed and grass pollens fill the air. With allergy season come annoying and embarrassing symptoms of swollen, itchy eyes, ears and throat, and runny nose. Further symptoms of headaches, irritability and interrupted sleep make it hard to concentrate. This constellation of symptoms is most often known as allergic rhinitis.

  4. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:35am

    Let’s start with some nonsense! How do you spell political nonsense? Yep, for Republican or Democratic the answer is B.S.! The Brookings Institute says 15 million will loose coverage over the next 10 years. Republican leadership (is that an oxymoron?) says no one will lose coverage under the “new ACA!” Congressional Bridge Office (nonpartisan) estimated 24 million would lose coverage within a decade, while reducing taxes for the rich and saving the treasury billions in subsidies. Enough bad news? Only LOLs … and more LOLs!

  5. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:35am

    We all savor an occasional meal out with family and friends at an old-time favorite or the newest spot in town. If you’re on the run, sometimes the most convenient (or only) option for nourishment is to order take-out or grab whatever pre-packaged item you can get your hands on at a nearby restaurant. Whatever the situation, we all want to feel satisfied and good about the food choices we make when dining out; we just need the right options and perhaps a little nudge.

  6. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:30am

    Thirteen years ago the Gemini Observatory embarked on a program called Journey Through the Universe. The intention of the program then, as today, is to connect observatory staff with classroom teachers and students. Observatory staff and NASA scientists visit classrooms, sharing the wonders of astronomy and engineering. Over the past 13 years, the program has grown to reach 8,860 students this year in East and North Hawaii.

  7. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:30am

    OK, my friends, I’ve got my doctor’s name tag on and stethoscope in hand to help you understand my beginning today! Recent statistics report that there is a 14 percent increase in deaths from vehicle crashes. Duh, you know the answer … soaring use of apps among drivers! So, a very creative police officer had his scientific brother design a textalayzer. It works similar to the breathalyzer … proof! Write that idiot a ticket or just arrest them, depending on the severity of the texting!

  8. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — It is difficult to overestimate the geopolitical risks of this moment — or the (both disturbed and eager) global scrutiny now being given to the American president.

  9. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 12:25am

    Last week I promised a “special one” for all you ladies, so here goes! Finally they are making a Barbie that women can relate to: Hot Flash Barbie! Just press Barbie’s bellybutton and watch her face turn beet red while tiny drops of perspiration appear on her forehead. It comes with a handheld fan and tinny tissues. And there’s Post-Menopausal Barbie. This Barbie has embarrassing moments when she sneezes, forgets where she puts things and cries a lot! She is sick and tired of Ken sitting on the couch watching football or basketball, so she is holding the clicker. This one comes with Depends and Kleenex, and as a bonus this year only, the book “Getting In Touch With Your Inner Self” is included. A deal!

  10. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 12:20am

    Recently an issue came before our County Council concerning polystyrene foam, commonly referred to as Styrofoam. A concern was raised with some, mistakenly believing I was not supporting the ban on polystyrene foam. I want to assure you that I am very much an environmentalist and deeply concerned about our island and county’s future. Hawaii has been my family’s home for many generations and I want its success for generations to come.

  11. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:30am

    This year, House Bill 790 House Draft 3 (HB 790 HD3) is moving forward to help create a complete picture of the impact certain pesticides and insecticides have on Hawaii’s fragile environment, and the health risks they pose to the residents of the State of Hawaii.

  12. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:24am

    Today I would like to shine a light on the dance between love and anger that can occur on a daily basis when caring for a family member.

  13. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:23am

    Aloha to the month of March 2017. Whew, where does the time go so quickly? So, before another minute gets away, it is time for some LOLs! I will start with a great one from a man friend. Of course, the title of all these is “Men Are Just Happier!”

  14. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:45am

    What happens if I die without a will?

  15. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:45am

    How did you celebrate “President’s Day?” Think about it! Now, real LOLs!