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Health & Wellness

5 We Tried: Hawaiʻi-Made Hand Sanitizers

Yes, they all kill germs. But only a few local alcohol-based sprays, gels and liquids made our “must-have” list.
2020.09.21 01:33 PM

Hawaiʻi Nurses Talk About Patient Care in a Pandemic

For COVID-19 patients hospitalized in isolation, nurses provide a crucial human connection—at the risk of their own safety.
2020.09.18 02:07 PM

Best of Honolulu 2020: The Best Fitness and Outdoor on O‘ahu

The 14 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2020.09.02 02:39 PM

Easy, Free Online Workout Classes to Try During Lockdown

From sculpt-and-burn to boot camp, web workouts are virtual-ly all we can do. But we’re not complaining.
2020.08.31 02:50 PM

As Places Continue to Reopen in Hawai‘i and We Can Do More Things, Why Are We Feeling Even More Anxious?

Living during a pandemic can feel like getting stuck in a human-sized flow chart. Worried about the risk of getting COVID-19? Stop. Stressed about family finances? Take two steps back. Businesses, bars and bike paths open. Go out, but …
2020.08.17 04:06 PM

3 Oʻahu People Who Contracted COVID-19 Talk About Their Illness and Long Recovery

The number of coronavirus cases in Hawai‘i just surpassed 4,000, with more than 2,000 of those cases recorded in the past two weeks.
2020.08.14 03:00 PM

What It’s Like Being a First Responder During the Pandemic

Paramedic supervisor Marie Hathaway transported one of the first known COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i.
2020.08.11 12:22 PM

Facing Fertility Challenges: How Options in Hawai‘i Provide Support and Hope

The joy of starting a family can quickly turn to heartbreak, but new-to Hawai‘i techniques, a rare insurance rule and local groups can help women overcome some of the challenges.
2020.08.04 02:07 PM

What It’s Like at These 6 Popular O‘ahu Hikes and Gardens During the Pandemic

I quit my gym but still need to exercise, so outside I go! Here’s how these trails are different now with new rules in place.
2020.07.27 12:00 PM

COVID-19 Update: Hawai‘i Reports 55 New Coronavirus Cases, The Highest Daily Number for the State

Another woman dies; unions representing teachers and other school workers oppose the state’s plan to reopen public schools on Aug. 4; and Honolulu requires mask-wearing inside gyms.
2020.07.23 04:50 PM

Life Interrupted: A Free Virtual Series on Mental Wellness

Each week HONOLULU and a panel of experts will tackle a new topic and share ways to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020.07.13 04:00 PM

Honolulu Experts Offer Tips and Tales in “Life Interrupted: Home”

The final session in our free talk-story webinar explores ways we can improve our home well-being while helping to shape a healthier community for all.
2020.07.13 02:00 PM