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Hawaiian word of the Day: Kealaikahiki

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kealaikahiki. The word Kealaikahiki is actually an entire phrase which means "the path to Tahiti." Kealaikahiki is the name of the largest land division of the island Kahoolawe, and is also the name of the channel that separates...

POL Wants To Hear From You!

Please take 3-minutes to complete the Community Health Pulse Survey developed by Papa Ola Lokahi. This survey is designed to give a quick insight into the health of our communities. The survey will be available online from October through November 2016…

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed? According to (ICTM) The International Council For Truth In Medicine, Type 2 diabetes can be reversed. Contrary to what you've been told - that you need drugs and pills for life; it's possible to reverse your type 2 diabetes and end the...

Health Tips: Weight Loss Secret

As you may know there are millions of people not just in Hawaii but in the world who struggles to lose weight and maintain the weight down. It can be very frustrating and depressing for many of people. The first thing you should know is that the extra weight you're...

Servings of Milk Education

Here's a quick education on the amount of servings of milk you should be getting. If you can’t or don’t enjoy drinking milk to meet the goal of 3 servings of milk products per day to keep your bones and teeth healthy, good alternations include choosing fat free...

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals Brief Education It’s best to get our vitamins and minerals from foods that we eat instead of taking/buying supplements. Most people don’t need to take additional vitamins, minerals, or other ingredients in supplements to be healthy. It’s easy to...

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ma’o

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is ma’o. Ma’o is the Hawaiian word for several species of hibiscus, both native and non-native. Most commonly, ma’o refers to the native cotton, a small shrub which bears yellow flowers and seed cases…

Hawaiian Word of the Day: O’opu

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is "o'opu." O'opu is a general name for fish of the goby family, which include both fresh and saltwater varieties. More commonly known as the Stimpson's goby, one freshwater species of oopu is endemic to Hawaii, that is, it is found...