KAILUA-KONA From the sweet tooth to the green thumb, the annual Big Island Chocolate Festival always offers something for everybody with a weekend of celebrating the growing local chocolate industry.
The Plant Paradox: Attend this program every other Sunday starting on Feb. 17 from 2:30-4 p.m. with Shira Hunt, RN, CST, therapist, teacher. This five-part series of study and sharing is about the experience and research that led Dr. Steven Gundry, MD, to write his best selling book The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain.
Study & Discussion Group for Jungian Beginners meets every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon, hosted by Jim Gordon, Ph.D, clinical psychologist. We read the writings of Carl G. Jung, watch video clips and reflect upon psychological concepts, including synchronicity, archetypal phenomena, the collective unconscious, extraversion / introversion and more. Call Jim at (360) 316-9609 to inquire and to confirm your interest in joining this learning circle.
HAMAKUA — On Jan. 26, Hamakua-Kohala Health opened a new location in Waimea’s Carter Building. The facility, HKH’s fourth, provides needed pediatric, internal medicine, and mental and behavioral health services to North Hawaii.
PAAUILO — Hamakua hunters are concerned about losing access to lands near Ookala after Big Island Dairy was given the go-ahead to install a gate on an internal road that not only leads up to its facilities but has long-served as an ingress for those headed to neighboring hunting grounds.
Life presents us with many opportunities to make financial decisions based on emotions, and Im hoping youll consider with me how our money best serves the values we hold dear. It can be used as a demonstration of love, yet can also be used to manipulate love if it becomes a tool for control.