Saturday, July 2, 2022
by Allison Wallis What do basketball legend Steve Kerr, rock star Austin Carlile, and me, a pastry chef and mom from Waialua have in common? We all have a little known, rare condition called Cerebral Spinal Fluid Leaks. Spontaneous CSF leaks are thought to be caused by a defect in connective...
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.”– Sun-Tzu The coronavirus – or SARS-CoV-2 – is indeed real and it is causing deaths around the world. But while the stock markets are reacting...
Written by Fabian Patterson As a Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist one of the most frequently asked questions I get is “what does it mean to live a healthy life?” Over the years I’ve changed my approach from immediately...
Today Hawaii did what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Scott Pruitt had failed to do: it banned the neurotoxin chlorpyrifos that can trace its genealogy to nerve agents used in World War 1. It took several years of grassroots activism, ongoing court battles, and a high profile advocacy...
As a geriatrician, most of my time is spent attending to folks who suffer from the diseases of old age. Whether it’s heart disease, arthritis, cognitive decline, diabetes or macular degeneration, these are almost always chronic in nature. However, there’s a silver lining to this dreary cloud. Most of...
Editor's Note: I first met Jim Mielke about 20 years ago at the East West Center in Honolulu. I had just washed ashore in Hawaii from San Francisco and Jim, a native of Buffalo, was finishing his doctorate in Public Health at the University of Hawaii. A former YMCA Volunteer in Samoa,...
This week’s Business in Hawaii Show focused on solving the Teacher and Healthcare Workers shortage in Hawaii.  A very simple solution exists that is immediately available and could help solve the shortage problem.  Active duty military and their spouses are highly trained, experienced and ready to start.  All we...
These two fantastic ladies stole the show today!!  Learned so much about growing flowers, plants and all kinds of things here in Hawaii. Watch this show and be prepared to learn!  Aloha, Reg  
Written by Fabian Patterson The second step you can take towards living a healthy life is adequate sleep. In today’s society sleep tends to take the back burner on our list of priorities. We live in a goal driven – get it done society,...
As Hawaii contemplates a $39 million per year biosecurity plan which will define what species can and can't be in Hawaii, residents must ask what kind of approach should dominate our environmental management. Should it be conservation, or preservation. There is a big difference. Conservation is human friendly, and nature...