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New Year’s Resolution Check-In

By Craig DeSilva
The Blue Zones Project can help keep you on track with your New Year's resolutions.

health DATE: 02/23/17

Art Therapy for Veterans

By Craig DeSilva
Art therapy is helping Hawaii veterans deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other physical and psychological ailments. The Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System at Tripler Army Medical Center has an art therapy program where veterans can explore their artistic side to heal both their mind and body. The veterans enter their paintings, photographs, sculptures, writings, musical performances, and other art forms in the annual National Veterans Creative Arts Competition.

health DATE: 03/20/17

Celebrate Art at Honolulu Biennial

By Craig DeSilva
Art is good for your physical health and overall well-being. It can reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and exercise the creative side of your brain. The Honolulu Biennial gives you an opportunity to enjoy paintings, photographs, installations, and other works from 33 contemporary artists throughout Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific region. It brings different cultures together in one show. This is the last weekend to see the Honolulu Biennial. So if you had a busy week, the Biennial is a great way to unwind this weekend while enjoying great art.

lifestyle DATE: 05/05/17

Making Their Garden Grow

By Craig DeSilva
Manoa gardeners are realizing better health and well-being by growing their own foods. Malama Manoa sponsored an urban garden tour to plant the seed among Manoa residents about the benefits of gardening.

lifestyle DATE: 07/31/17

Care Made Simpler

By Craig DeSilva
Care Sift provides one-on-one for support to families looking for care for their loved ones, from finding a place to the admittance process and even providing follow-up services to make sure they’re adapting to their new home.

health DATE: 10/06/17

Veterans Day Reflection

By Craig DeSilva
On Veterans Day, take a moment to reflect on our armed forces. If you know a family or friend who’s currently serving in the military, take a minute to call or message them to thank them for their service. Vietnam War veteran Brian Yee reflects on his experiences.

lifestyle DATE: 11/08/17

Walk with a Hilo Doc

By Lynn Shizumura
Meet Craig Kadooka, M.D., the organizer of the Walk with a Doc program in Hilo.

fitness DATE: 12/08/17

Bonding Over 'Bond' at the Movies

By Jamie Nakasone
One of our bloggers went to the movies to indulge her love for everything James Bond. Here's her review of the newest Bond movie, "Spectre," starring Daniel Craig as 007.

lifestyle DATE: 11/06/15

Kalo: Life of the Land

By Craig DeSilva
Kalo is a food that was plentiful in ancient Hawaii. It's being cultivated in modern Hawaii and used as part of a healthy diet.

food DATE: 06/15/15

Got Plenty Lychee?

By Craig DeSilva
This summer was a good season for lychee in Hawaii.

food DATE: 07/22/15

Fourth of July in Hawaii and Beyond

By Craig DeSilva
Well-Being Hawaii writers will be spending their Fourth of July holiday weekend with family, friends, and pets. They'll watch fireworks displays, see a summer blockbuster movie, read, garden, and clean their house.

lifestyle DATE: 07/03/15

Laughter: The Best Medicine

By Craig DeSilva
The Society of Professional Journalists Gridiron show that pokes fun at news events and news makers is a good stress relief for both audience and performers. Studies show that laughing is good for your physical health and overall well-being.

lifestyle DATE: 08/31/15