Eat Well

mother’s day recipes kids can make

Courtney Takabayashi

Cooking and baking are not only fun for kids, these activities can also aid in early childhood development and teach them about nutrition. In honor of Mother’s Day, round up the keiki and have them pitch in with these easy and delicious recipes. Encourage them to help regularly in the kitchen and give parents the priceless gift of a year-round kitchen helper.

From the Magazine

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

the business of family

Family-run businesses aren't hard to find in Hawaii. Walk in to such a business and you'll instantly pick up on the warmth and friendliness vibe. Here are four families whose hard work and commitment to each other and their community have earned them a faithful, supportive customer base.

all kinds of paw-some

There are many reasons people welcome a pet into their home. Whether it’s for companionship, security, or just plain love, these creatures become part of the family. Owning a pet even has health benefits. Walking or playing with a pet regularly can lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels and pets can also help with loneliness and depression. Here are a few stories of how four-legged friends influenced the health and happiness of humans.

all in the ohana

How does a multi-generational family live under one roof? With a lot of love and a little bit of patience, they make it work.

kidney disease: a killer in the shadows

Kidney disease affects 37 million Americans with one-third of the U.S. population at increased risk for it. And Hawaii has a 30% higher rate of kidney failure than the national average. Read about the efforts to treat kidney disease and improve the quality of life for patients in our state.

surf lessons

Natalie Iwamoto discovers her love for surfing! In this first-person essay, Iwamato discusses sharing her passion with her 12-year-old daughter and the life lessons she's learned from being in the water.

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