From the Magazine

Take a look at some of the stories that made their way into the spotlight in this season's issue.

working families

Hawaii loves local family businesses. But how can they survive during this pandemic economy and who will take over when the parent retires? Here are three families who work and play well together.

getting past the past

When a friend needed a kidney transplant, Melissa Lucero felt drawn to see if she was a match. But her decision to donate was made more difficult by the memories of another surgery that almost took her life.

expert health advice

HMSA is fortunate to work with a variety of health care providers such as physicians, dentists, and pharmacists. Several of them are HMSA employees! We asked them to share their knowledge about what it takes to improve your health and well-being.

the heart of hula

In Na Maka O Puuwai Aloha, everyone gets a chance to dance. From keiki to kupuna, the art of hula lives on.

the art of enchantment

Have you ever wondered what it's like to walk through a storybook? Hawaii Volcanoes National Park created a new self-guided storybook trail featuring award-winning author and artist Caren Loebel-Fried’s book, Legend of the Gourd. Find out what inspired Loebel-Fried to tell the Legend of the Gourd and why she uses the ancient art of block printing to express her creativity.

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Winter 2023

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