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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: Jan 3 2017 - 12:40am

    We are now three days into the New Year … howze it going, my friends? This first one will start your day with glee … just follow the instructions correctly: #1. Open a new file in your PC, #2. Name it “My Housework,” #3. Send it to the recycle bin, #4. Empty the recycle bin, #5. Your PC will ask you, “Are you sure you want to delete Housework permanently?” #6. Answer calmly, “Yes,” and press the mouse button firmly! #7. Now, don’t you feel better and positive?

  2. | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 12:05am

    This new column covers naturopathic and acupuncture topics and will also appear the fifth Friday of March, June and September.

  3. | Posted: Dec 27 2016 - 12:30am

    Hey friends, it’s holiday cheer time, so let’s get the politics out of the way quick! Chosen as the best political typo of the year is the following, seen in an article in The New York Times: “Yes, we truly are a country of the people, by the people and for profit!” Now gather around the piano for some Christmas caroling, Hawaiian style!

  4. | Posted: Dec 23 2016 - 12:23pm

    December is a great time to look skyward and check out the wonders of the night sky with your own eyes. Dec. 21 is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. While the contrast between day and night is not as extreme as seen on the mainland, sunrise in Waimea on the solstice is at 6:54 a.m. with sunset following 10 hours and 55 minutes later at 5:49 p.m.

  5. | Posted: Dec 20 2016 - 12:30am

    Aloha friends and it’s another jingle, jingle article. Are you ready? Is all your shopping and mailing done? Do you avoid the post office … even though you need more stamps and must mail that last package? Well, just remember … yep … my most favorite … “What happens under the mistletoe, stays under the mistletoe!”

  6. | Posted: Dec 16 2016 - 8:32am

    Focus on family

  7. | Posted: Dec 13 2016 - 11:04am

    Happy holidaze, y’all. Here we are again, so let’s just get down and get jolly!

  8. | Posted: Dec 9 2016 - 5:59am

    Many caregivers choose to help out their adult loved one “temporarily” and next thing they know, the years have rolled by and they are burned out. It is helpful to remain conscious of whether you’re involved in a temporary fix or long-term situation if you are providing care for a loved one.

  9. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 1:02pm

    The season is here and I am certain most of you have boxes and bags all over your house from Black Friday. Interesting name for such a day … maybe Green Friday would be better … think about it!

  10. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:58pm

    Question: How much should I tell my adult children about my estate plan?

  11. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:55pm

    Hope you all had a very, very, happy Turkey Day, with all the trimmings. My favorite is cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. (Excuse me while I wipe saliva off my computer!) Best of all is the gathering of family and friends!

  12. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:50pm

    The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope will host their annual Winter Star Party after the Waimea Christmas Parade on Dec. 3. The Star Party, occurring at CFHT’s Waimea offices, begins at 7 p.m., after the parade ends and continues until 10 p.m. Staff and members of the West Hawaii astronomy club will set telescopes on the CFHT front lawn for community members.

  13. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:47pm

    Political? How can I resist? In his first 100 days, Trump says he will repeal Obamacare, cancel Obama’s executive orders on equal pay, health care, gun violence and more, and nominate a right-wing Supreme Court justice who will overturn Roe vs. Wade! Now do you need some Laughter Therapy?

  14. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:44pm

    Have a gratitude attitude every day

  15. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:41pm

    Believe it or not, I promised myself I would write this week’s column before the election results were out! Why? Well, because I wanted LOL to still mean Laugh Out Loud! One of my sons emailed me that otherwise LOL might mean “Leave Our Land!” Ouch! So, change can be inevitable, and it’s the laughter that’s optional!