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Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: The Freedive Camera

Planting Seeds
Something happened this month that inspired me to switch topics and talk about something that applies to art in general. The road of an artist, whether they are a photographer, a sculptor, or a painter, is a long one with ups and downs. I have been at many a venue where the financial payoff end of art wasn't happening. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: Speed Training

Micro Moves of a Correct Backswing
Rated 4.5 Stars
For many amateur golfers, the flaws start early on in their backswings and then a great downswing becomes a dream or a journey of compensations. Many movements that we'd like to do on the downswing are impossible due to stretch shorten cycles or actions/reactions that we've triggered off in the backswing. Thus, no matter how hard you try... More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: HMSA's Island Scene

Pause for Menopause
For quite some time now, I've felt pretty darn smug. Smug about the fact that although I'm now closer to 50 than 40, I was taking no medications. More »

Lifestyle :: Around Town :: World Wide Ed

The 5th Annual Rice Fest Takes Center Stage on Sunday, September 28th at Ward Centers
Rated 5.0 Stars
Celebrate national rice month at the 5th Annual Rice Fest on Sunday, September 28th from 11am-5pm at Ward Centers! This year, the event organizers are looking to close off part of Auahi Street to make it a bona fide street festival with all of your favorite rice-focused food and craft vendors. More »

Lifestyle :: Food :: Creative Recipes

Emergency Foods Recipes
After last month scare with the 2 hurricanes (Iselle and Julio) headed for Hawaii I started thinking about how to prepare the foods in my emergency stash. How would one make tasty and nutritional meals out of a bunch of canned goods in the absence of electricity? More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Picture This

Pinterest 101
Do you "Pin?" If you are like over 70 million of us then the answer is YES. If you already follow our boards and "repin" our pins, thank you! We try to add new pins every week. Please "follow" us and repin your favorite ones from our boards! If you have no idea what we are talking about... More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Safety & the Art of Tattoo

Safe Body Art for Students
First off... welcome back to school! New pals, new things... one of those might be the decision to get tattooed or pierced. Make wise choices... it's NOT just a tattoo or just a piercing. You have but one body, respect it! In choosing a studio and an artist you should do a little homework (ack!) first! More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Technology In Plain English

Are You Safe From A Cyber Attack?
I always enjoy reading the "what happened in history" emails I get about once a month, so I was reminded that September had a profound affect on the way we treat our personal technology. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Energy Tips

Choose A Room Air Conditioner Wisely
If the hottest months of the summer are making you uncomfortable and you're thinking about a new air conditioner, look for an energy-efficient model and size it correctly. Always look for an air conditioner that bears the Energy Star label. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Auto Repair Advice

Why is my battery going dead?
The other day, one of my customers called to tell me that her car battery kept going dead... but she said she recently tested the battery and found it to be good. How can that be? There are a number of possibilities.... More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Energy Tips

Energy-Saving Tips for Using Your Computer
Do you wonder when to turn off your personal computer to avoid wasting energy? To save energy consider doing the following. Turn off the monitor if you are not going to use your PC for more than 20 minutes. Turn off both the CPU and monitor if you are not going to use your PC for more than two hours... More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: HMSA's Island Scene

Foil the Flu
You're behind a woman in line at the grocery store. She sneezes and moves to cover her mouth, but not quickly enough. Droplets spray everyone within a 3-foot radius, including you. You're mildly annoyed. It might be the beginning of a cold or the flu. She has no idea she is contagious. More »

Lifestyle :: Travel :: Small World

Staycations: How to Enjoy a Great Hometown Vacation
Has the soft economy got you rethinking your vacation plans? How about staying at home this year, where your dollar can stretch a little farther? More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: Speed Training

Increasing Your Swing Speed, Where?
Rated 5.0 Stars
Let's start this month's article with a question: where should your swing speed be the greatest? More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Jewels of the Isle

Caring for and Cleaning Your Jewelry
Your worst nightmare; you look down at your ring and your diamond is missing. Your heart sinks, you panic, and you start feeling sick. You calm down and begin to retracing your steps. You remember that it was there this morning. After an agonizing three hours you find it on the floor next to the washer. You are one of the lucky ones. More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Technology In Plain English

Innovation, Innovation, Innovation… keeps on tickin' as the watch ad says.
Innovation, Innovation, Innovation... keeps on tickin' as the watch ad says. Yup, there were just so many things to see and play with, it was hard to pick out just a few, but I took a deep breath {:-) and here are a few more for you to look at... enjoy! More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: Public Health Emergency Preparedness

An Influenza Pandemic Is a Global Outbreak of a Flu
A pandemic is a very serious threat to human health. It involves a serious disease that spreads quickly, strikes efficiently and causes serious illness in several places at once. Although rare, influenza or flu pandemics have happened throughout history and are likely to happen again. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Energy Tips

How Much Does it Cost to Operate an Electric Appliance?
October is Energy Awareness Month, a good time to think about how you are using energy and how you can use less of it. Using less energy will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and will protect the environment. And of course, using less energy will lower your monthly electric bill. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Stellar Astrology

Sheila Mason's Stellar Astrology, August 2012
LEO July 23 - August 22: There's a full moon on the 1st, spicing up your love life in a big way. By the 9th, if you are so inclined, you can make permanent plans with this special someone. On the 17th, get your best plans in order and present them to those who matter. You could see excellent results before you know it. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: Basic Self Defense Techniques

Stretching the Truth
Rated 4.6 Stars
In our last article we briefly mentioned the benefits of functional stretching when we are trying to develop our "core" balance and strength. There is a vast array of stretching techniques that we have been taught over the past few decades. More »

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The 5th Annual Rice Fest Takes Center Stage on Sunday, September 28th at Ward Centers
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Autoclave....Wazzat?
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"The Best Things in Life are Free"...Take 2
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