Do you know your hereditary cancer risk? Some inherited gene mutations, like those in the BRCA genes, result in high breast and ovarian cancer risk. See what experts from Queen’s Cancer Center shared about hereditary cancer and the BRCA gene.
Take a look at some of the stories that made their way into the spotlight in this season's issue.
Not so long ago, Old Stadium Park in Moiliili was a mess. But thanks to a cleanup effort through Blue Zones Project, the park is now a welcoming place for gatherings, exercise, and events. It’s an example of how Blue Zones Project is continuing to grow in Hawaii.
H4, or Hawaii Homeless Healthcare Hui, is an organization that provides comprehensive services for Oahu's homeless. The Punawai Building provides housing, health care, and social services designed to rehabilitate this vulnerable population and get them back on their feet.
Micronesians are Hawaii’s newest, fastest growing immigrant population with about 18,000 so far. Faced with a language barrier and desire to hold on to their own culture and customs, learn how Micronesians in Hawaii are struggling to deal with misconceptions.
Have you ever had to count your change to buy a box of tampons? Period poverty happens when people can’t afford products to care for themselves during menstruation. It affects 42 million people across the country. Here in Hawaii, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center's Care and Services Coordination team are helping end period poverty.
Navigating the judicial system can be overwhelming. But help is available. Learn how Hawaii's court system has evolved, the nonprofit groups that support the work being done, and how these organizations are ensuring justice for all.