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From Trash to Treasure

By Craig DeSilva
One child’s trash is another child’s treasure. Hawaii’s youth will have an opportunity to sell their used toys, books, clothes, and other household items at the Keiki Swap Meet this Saturday in Kakaako Gateway Park next to the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center.

lifestyle DATE: 06/22/17

A New Wahine Volleyball Era

By Craig DeSilva
The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball begins their second weekend of games this season with new head coach Robyn Ah Mow-Santos. It's the first season in 42 years without Dave Shoji, who retired as head coach.

lifestyle DATE: 08/31/17

Perfect Summer Snack: Pickled Green Mango

By Craig DeSilva
Pickled green mango is the perfect snack for hot summer days – cold, crunchy, and with just the right combination of salty and sweet. Put some in your salad for crunch and a pop of flavor. Here's an old family recipe for pickled mango that's easy to make.

food DATE: 06/27/16

Festival Celebrates Kona Coffee

By Craig DeSilva
Studies show that coffee can help prevent type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver cancer, and dementia, and can also be good for your heart. This makes it all the more reason to get a jolt of java during the 45th annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival November 6 - 15. The 10-day event is the oldest food festival in Hawaii and is packed with activities highlighting the internationally recognized Kona coffee brand.

food DATE: 11/06/15

Change Up Your Potluck With Ulu

By Craig DeSilva
Need something for your New Year’s Eve potluck but don’t want to make the same ‘ole potato mac salad? Try ulu. You can still make a salad. Just use ulu in place of potato or macaroni. Commonly known as breadfruit, ulu is a sustainable, locally grown starchy fruit.

food DATE: 12/29/15

7 Sun Protection Myths Exposed

By Craig DeSilva
Here are the top seven misconceptions and facts about sun damage. Honolulu dermatologist Dr. Ryan Sato provides some expert advice on what you can do to help prevent skin cancer and keep a youthful appearance.

health DATE: 01/27/16

Kualoa/Hakipuu Canoe Festival

By Craig DeSilva
The annual Kualoa Hakipuu Canoe Festival celebrates the history and culture of Kualoa and its connection to paddling. This free family event is on Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kualoa Regional Park.

lifestyle DATE: 03/11/16

Compassionate Caregiving

By Craig DeSilva
The Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter, will hold a free Caregiver Symposium this Saturday, April 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Filipino Community Center (FILCOM) in Waipahu. The event will focus on caring for loved ones who have dementia. Pat Borman, M.D., director of geriatrics and palliative care at Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience Center, will give the keynote speech.

health DATE: 04/22/16

Taking the Stress Out of Home Buying

By Craig DeSilva
Hawaii's high real estate prices make buying a home out of reach for many local families. But the Hawaii HomeOwnership Center helps take the stress out of home buying so families can achieve financial well-being. The center helps prospective buyers create a budget, look for loans, review their finances and credit score, and more.

lifestyle DATE: 06/02/16

Giving UH Wahine Volleyball a Boost

By Craig DeSilva
Ray Cruz’s blood runs University of Hawaii Warrior green. As a member of the UH Wahine Volleyball Booster Club, he helps contribute to the athlete's success both on and off the court. Since 1987, the booster club has supported the team by providing monetary donations, special program events like potlucks for the players after games, and an overall positive atmosphere for the players.

lifestyle DATE: 11/21/16

Broadway Musical Shows Lessons of Pearl Harbor

By Craig DeSilva
The Broadway musical Allegiance is a story about how a family held itself together while being forced to stay at a Japanese internment camp during World War II. The show has Hawaii ties and will be shown on December 13 in movie theaters nationwide. The screening comes as Hawaii commemorates the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

lifestyle DATE: 12/02/16

Recognize Signs of a Heart Attack

By Craig DeSilva
Even if you're physically active and don't have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, you can still be at risk for a heart attack. We'll tell you about your risk factors and what you can do to help prevent heart problems.

health DATE: 02/08/17