Sometimes it seems not a week goes by without learning of a friend or loved one's cancer diagnosis. Thankfully, those in Maui's cancer community have a great resource in the Pacific Cancer Foundation. The independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization continues to meet its mission of providing “Access, Knowledge and Support to all those affected by cancer in Maui County” this … [Read more...] about Thrive & Survive Wellness Workshop Offered by Pacific Cancer Foundation
Eh, you sit at S-Turns Beach Park every day chain smoking for hours while everyone else trying to enjoy the park is forced to inhale your cancer-causing smoke! Have you no respect for even the keiki playing around you? Or maybe you no care? I assume you can read since you playing Scrabble… but why didn’t you read the sign as you entered the park? It says, “SMOKING AND USE OF … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Quit chain smoking at S-Turns in West Maui!
So last night, after months–no, years–of loudly and proudly promising to obliterate the Affordable Care Act, the biggest legislative achievement of President Barack Obama's administration, the Republicans who control the U.S. Senate failed to pass their last-ditch repeal bill (written earlier that afternoon). The vote was 51-49, with all 48 Democrats and three Republicans–Lisa … [Read more...] about Planned Parenthood Hawaii lobbying arm really happy health care repeal died in the U.S. Senate
Yesterday U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono, D–Hawaii, announced that she has kidney cancer. It's a rough, troubling bit of news coming at a time when it seems Washington is exploding with bad news. Here's her statement on the diagnosis, and her prognosis: During a routine pre-operative physical for my eye surgery, my doctor discovered an abnormality on my chest x-ray. After a series … [Read more...] about Hawaii officials offer support for Senator Mazie Hirono following cancer diagnosis
I’m a medical marijuana patient. I have a brain tumor and residual health issues from the brain surgeries and cancer treated in the last five years. But the other night, someone waltzed into my yard and took my three plants that were in my greenhouse. I’m just super bummed, feeling stupid for not trusting my instincts and beefing up my security. If you find out any groms on the … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! The marijuana plants you stole were my medicine!