Paige DePonte empowers local youth through equine-assisted services.
Birth keeper Kiʻi Kahoʻohanohano is fighting for reproductive justice and the preservation of native Hawaiian traditions.
It isn’t about being selfish—it’s about, well, caring for yourself Self-care is an important part of a healthy life for everyone. The term isn’t new, but it has gained in popularity recently, particularly during the stay-at-home phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also been simplified, and sometimes maligned. Some people immediately equate it with pure […]
Goats and cats add a dose of extra therapy to yoga classes It’s a slightly gray morning as the sun fights to break through the ring of clouds that form around Haleakala, wrapping her summit in a blanket of white. On a small farm in Keokea, high on the mountain’s slopes, a group has gathered […]
The many challenges of taking the Locavore Challenge If you live in the Hawaiian Islands long enough, you’ll the familiar mantra about food insecurity. We simply don’t produce much food here, and for the past century or more, the focus of Hawaiʻi agriculture was centered on producing products en masse for the export market—mainly sugar […]
Ten tips to start running…and actually enjoy it When was the last time you ran? If it was when you were forced to do the mile back in high school, running might have left a bad taste in your mouth. All exercise, but specifically running, has a number of benefits, including better sleep, improved mental […]
Five essential, easy habits to achieve health and fitness You don’t have to go to the gym every day or give up all your favorite foods to be healthy and fit. You can achieve optimal health and fitness by incorporating a few essential habits into your daily routine. Here are five to keep at the […]
How much exercise you need to offset a day of sitting We all know that sitting down for long periods of time is bad for our health. But how much exercise is actually required to offset this harm? According to research, working up a sweat for 30 to 40 minutes each day should be plenty. […]
A place for everything and everything in its place Getting organized is often on people’s list of New Year’s resolutions, but it tends to be easier said than done. Many find the advice given by organization guru Marie Kondo helpful. The author of the 2011 New York Times bestseller, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” […]
Why New Year’s resolutions are often doomed to fail—and why they don’t have to be There is, perhaps, no more popular or clichéd annual tradition than the New Year’s resolution. On the one hand, it’s an admirable collective effort to make ourselves better—quit smoking, get in the ocean more often, exercise more, spend less time […]