Being Healthy

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Posted on May 25th, 2018 by paularath

Thanks to our creative, energetic and well-connected youth specialist, Larry Sweets, Palama Settlement’s culinary team from the 808 Junior Chef competition got a lesson in sushi. The teacher was none other than Al Aiona’aka, the Asian Food Director for Whole Foods Markets. The youths, who come from a wide range of family and culinary backgrounds, took
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Posted on February 18th, 2017 by paularath

Today is a beautiful sunny day and the temperature is approaching 60, so absolutely everyone is at the Carcassonne farmers market. It is my favorite place to go on a Saturday. I see all sorts of things I have never seen before – and have no idea what some of them are. The vegetables and
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Posted on October 29th, 2016 by paularath

  I’ve always wondered what gastroenterologists do for fun. I mean, it’s just not a fun medical specialty. No one ever wants to see you and you really have to deal with some unpleasant stuff. Well, one Honolulu gastroenterologist, Dr. Mark Morisaki, who practices out of Kuakini, creates all sorts of fabulous things with balloons!
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Posted on July 8th, 2016 by paularath

  It’s often hard to find a balance between hard work and rest and renewal. We seem to have the idea that going holo holo must mean a trip away, at least to a Neighbor Island. But, you know, when you look up holo holo in the Hawaiian dictionary, it says “to go for a
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Posted on October 26th, 2015 by paularath

  A few weeks ago I was helping my sister, Roberta, pack for her – wow! – 10- week vacation to celebrate her retirement. Roberta has a history of foot problems and she once had to be in a wheelchair for part of a trip because of a broken bone  in her foot. That started
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