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Simple Changes for a Healthy Heart from 'Ekahi Health

Photo: Stethoscope in the shape of a heart

Heart disease statistics are shocking across the country, including here in Hawaii, where it is the #1 cause of death. Diabetes is one of the biggest risk factors for heart disease, and diabetes affects 1 out of 2 adults in the state!

Thank you, Mom!

Photo: Mother and child cooking together

Mothers deserve a huge and heartfelt thank you for their selfless love, hard work, and guidance, and all the under-appreciated and unseen sacrifices that come along with motherhood.

Experiencing Peace, Health, and Unity through Yoga

Photo: Woman Doing Yoga on the Beach

June 21, 2016 marks the second annual International Day of Yoga, as proclaimed by the United Nations. It celebrates the timeless practice of yoga and its ability to contribute to the betterment of the world.


Wai Lana: Where Healthy Living Comes Naturally

On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the importance of yoga with its declaration that June 21st be International Day of Yoga.

Recipes to Rock Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast Table with Fruit, Waffles, Grapes and Orange Juice

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”
—Cardinal Mermillod

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th!

Women of Influence and Integrity Support a Plant-based Diet

Photo: Fresh Salad with Greens

A plant-based diet is well recognized as a health-promoting, disease-fighting eating style for both the mainstream and the health, wellness and medical communities. Many famed leaders of the past and present have embraced a plant-based diet for optimum health and wellness.

Eat Smart for Your Heart

Photo: Fruits, Vegetables and Nuts form the outline of a Heart

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February as American Heart Month in order to increase awareness and research of heart disease. That same year, U.S.

Become a Healthier Version of Yourself in 2016!

Photo: Fruits and Vegetables

New Year, new start, new you! No matter how cliché the slogans are, the New Year really is a chance to start fresh and a perfect time to reevaluate your life and your habits, and commit to reaching better health and making positive changes.

Raw Foods 101 – Workshop on June 9th!

Photo: Fresh Salad with Greens

The benefits of raw food have gained increased attention from people across the nation over the few past decades.

Organic Food is Family Food

Organic food's image during the past century has undergone numerous makeovers in the public eye. What started as hippie food and became gourmet food is now returning to its roots as family food.