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March 17, 2017

LETTER: ‘It’s Not Just Your Money They’re Taking, It’s Your Health’

"...the insurance company that controls the majority of health insurance in Hawai‘i doesn't feel that it is important to keep the providers we have."
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October 07, 2016

Kiawe: The Tree of Life

Next time you see a kiawe tree, know that you are looking at more than just a source for firewood.
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September 23, 2016

Mango is a Local Favorite—and for Good Reason

Mango is so tasty, it is sometimes viewed as a guilty indulgence, but it actually has health benefits as well.
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September 16, 2016

SLIDESHOW UPDATE: Crusin’ with Tita Nui: Laupāhoehoe

Laupāhoehoe is a beautifully peaceful historical location, just waiting to be explored.
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August 24, 2016

LETTER: Words Live On

There are two sayings that my pistol-of-a-Southern-Belle mother shot through my head until they stuck...
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July 02, 2016

Ulu:  An Ancient Food Still Sustains Us

The early Polynesian voyagers packed ulu in coconut husk and dry leaves to keep it safe for their journey across the Pacific Ocean as they headed to Hawai‘i.
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June 10, 2016

Haole: Is It a Bad Word?

It is popular belief by those who have dissected the word haole ("ha" means breath of life and "‘ole" means "without") that it literally means “no breath.”
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