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A Proven Program that Heals Hearts and Transforms Lives

Down to Earth is pleased to be a sponsor of the ‘Ekahi Ornish Reversal Program, which opened its doors in the Fall of 2015 at its brand new $2 million dollar renovated facility located at Restaurant Row in Kaka’ako.

The first program scientifically proven to “undo” chronic conditions related to the heart by making comprehensive lifestyle changes. Based on nearly 40 years of scientific research by internationally renowned Cardiologist Dr. Dean Ornish, the ‘Ekahi Ornish Reversal Program is a 9-week program grounded in lifestyle changes in four pillars of daily life.

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Dr. Bill Harris Loved Life!

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This month we mourn the Aug. 26th sudden and unexpected passing of Dr. William “Bill” Harris, 84, a stalwart supporter of the vegetarian movement in Hawaii—having been one of the original founders of the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii (VSH) in 1990, and serving on its board until his passing away.  Dr. Harris became a vegetarian in 1950 and a vegan in 1964. 

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Espresso & Kombucha Celebration at Our Kahului Store!

Whether you’re a coffee lover or kombucha enthusiast, we’re excited to tell about our Kahului store’s “Espresso & Kombucha Celebration” Tuesday, March 17th through Friday, March 20th. The event promotes our Kahului store’s newly installed Organic Espresso Bar and self-serve Kombucha on Tap. We’ll be passing out free samples of organic espresso drinks and kombucha, as well as giving away lots of prizes throughout the four-day event.

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KHON2 Features Monthly Down to Earth Cooking Segment

A Down to Earth cooking segment will be featured every 3rd Monday on KHON2-TV's new cable channel Living808. The new segment, "Healthy and Delicious with Down to Earth" will be hosted by Community Outreach Team Leader, Trisha "Mama T" Gonsalves. She will be demonstrating how easy and tasty it is to cook and eat healthy. Down to Earth is excited to be a part of Living808, Hawaii's first live daily lifestyle show featuring hosts Trini Kaopuiki and Taizo Braden.

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New $5 Fee for Cooking Classes at Honolulu and Kapolei

Our Cooking Classes in Honolulu and Kapolei will be charging a $5 fee starting April 1st. The new fee will enable us to demonstrate more recipes (at least 4 per class), do more giveaways, and the best part, serve larger samples of everything. When you attend these classes, you’ll definitely want to come hungry! No reservations required but seats are limited and are at a first come, first served basis. We will accept cash or check payments at the door. Children under 12 are free.  Cooking Classes in Kailua and Kahului will continue to be free with demonstrations of 2-3 recipes.  

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New Down to Earth Price Tags to Rate Products’ Sustainability

You’re the first to know!  This April we will install a new “HowGood” product price tag system in all our stores.  It will provide an easy way for you to see whether a product is environmentally friendly and socially responsible. You can make a quick, informed buying decision right in the grocery aisle. 

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Espresso & Kombucha Celebration at Our Honolulu Store!

Whether you’re a coffee lover or kombucha enthusiast, we’re excited to tell about our Honolulu store’s “Espresso & Kombucha Celebration” Tuesday, February 10th through Friday, February 13th. The event promotes our Honolulu store’s newly installed Organic Espresso Bar and self-serve Kombucha on Tap. We’ll be passing out free samples of organic espresso drinks and kombucha, as well as giving away lots of prizes throughout the four-day event.

The free samples will be served daily from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

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Roundup & GMOs and The Rise of Modern Disease

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“Roundup & GMOs and The Rise of Modern Disease,” will be the topic of an insightful FREE lecture by Dr. Stephanie Seneff and Dr. Melissa Yee this month on Oahu and Maui.  It will be co-sponsored by Down to Earth and Seeds of Truth.  This lecture will be held on Oahu in the Moiliili Community Center Thursday January 22nd from 7-9 pm, and in Kahului at the Maui Waena Intermediate Cafeteria on Friday January 23rd from 7-9 pm.

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Get Your Health Back in 10 Days!

Dr. Terry Shintani will be holding a series of FREE lectures on how to “Get Your Health Back in 10 Days” Jan. 9-11 at the MOA Wellness Center in downtown Honolulu. He will present new information that shows how people can and have reversed diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol and many other health problems in just 10 days.  His insights will show how to make your New Year's resolution a reality.

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Down to Earth Earns “Best Health Food Store”

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We are thrilled to report that once again Down to Earth has earned First place in the Star-Advertiser’s “Best Health Food Store” category.  The announcement was made in their 2014 Hawaii’s Best edition, which was published in June.  It was the result of their annual “People’s Choice Awards,” which every year asks readers to name their “Best” choice in a variety of categories.  We have now earned this award eight years in a row!

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