14th Annual  Hawaii Book & Music Festival

14th Annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival

Living Well at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival May 4-5 We continue to seek vibrant health and freedom from suffering for ourselves, our loved ones and our community.  Are you ready for another boost of inspiration? Again, this year, the Hawaii Book and Music...
TIME IS NOW FOR TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE

TIME IS NOW FOR TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE

Among the landmark issues affecting the health of the blue planet in 2019 is whether the fracking boom will be leveraged to develop sustainable energy resources for the long run. The trajectory of climate change depends on it. The ability of the United States to...
Inaccurate Calorie Counts Will Keep The Pounds On

Inaccurate Calorie Counts Will Keep The Pounds On

Accountants are sometimes disparagingly called “bean counters,” but the truth is that counting beans is much like counting money. Body weight is the result of calories consumed minus calories burned just as net income is revenue less expenses. The calories...
Medical Assisted Death Bill Should Not Have Been Passed

Medical Assisted Death Bill Should Not Have Been Passed

House Bill 2739   Hawaii should not have passed a law to condone actively facilitating death. During this legislative session a Pandora’s box was opened for medically assisted death in the form of House Bill 2739. It passed through the Legislature with only...
How Are Those New Year’s Resolutions Holding Up?

How Are Those New Year’s Resolutions Holding Up?

Don’t Give Up On Your New Year’s Resolution!   Tips: The first ingredient to success is to set goals that are realistic and achievable. They must be not only humanly possible, but also logistically feasible. Does it fit in the schedule? How long is...
Get Fit For The New Year 2019!

Get Fit For The New Year 2019!

What’s Your 2019 New Year’s Resolution Hawaii?   Tips: The first ingredient to success is to set goals that are realistic and achievable. They must be not only humanly possible, but also logistically feasible. Does it fit in the schedule? How long is...
Saving Our Planet 2019

Saving Our Planet 2019

December 21, 2018Among the landmark issues affecting the health of the blue planet in 2019 is whether the fracking boom will be leveraged to develop sustainable energy resources for the long run. The trajectory of climate change depends on it. The ability of the...
Ballooning Cost Of Dementia Goes Beyond Dollars & Cents

Ballooning Cost Of Dementia Goes Beyond Dollars & Cents

If dementia were a country, it would be the world’s 21st-largest economy, ranking between Poland and Saudi Arabia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. The global annual cost of care for 2010 was estimated to be $604 billion. About one-third of those...
Inaccurate Calorie Counting Will Keep The Pounds On

Inaccurate Calorie Counting Will Keep The Pounds On

  Accountants are sometimes disparagingly called “bean counters,” but the truth is that counting beans is much like counting money. Body weight is the result of calories consumed minus calories burned just as net income is revenue less expenses. The...
Curbing Obesity

Curbing Obesity

Ira Zunin, M.D., M.P.H. Medical Director of Manakai O Malama    While in Hong Kong, I once stood at a busy intersection waiting for the light. A Chinese woman walked up, peered into a cage of full of chickens and quickly pointed to one. The attendant reached in,...