Honolulu Family - Back-to-School 2013

Kid-Tested and -Approved Lunch Recipes

    Seven kids, ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade, were asked to sample and vote on the following dishes. They were instructed to check off a green light if they thought, “Yes! I want to see this in my…

The Kid Whisperer

  I used to be a regular viewer of “The Dog Whisperer”—until I got a dog. Don't get me wrong, I still think the show's star, Cesar Millan, has a near-supernatural ability to communicate with animals. However, no matter what…

Cool Cuts

  Our friends at W Salon at Ala Moana Center created fresh, stylish looks for these eager students. Haircuts, highlights, curls, braids and products helped to transform these little cuties into fashion-forward pupils.      

Tips for making healthy kids' meals

Kathy's Simple Handroll “My kids enjoy this easy-to-prepare snack,” says nutritionist Kathy Price, R.D. Note: Amount and proportions can be adjusted to suit individual taste. Ingredients: • Cooked rice “I use Gen Ji Mai rice, which is a lightly polished…

Five Great Camping Places for Families in Hawaiʻi

Camping provides an opportunity for families with children of all ages to spend the weekend together while enjoying our beautiful island. It's also the cheapest staycation around.   Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden, Kāneʻohe Hoʻomaluhia is a beautiful, green botanical garden with…

Out & About in August, September

  Now - Sept. 15 Discover the Dinosaurs Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals, Bishop MuseumAll agesNow through Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Tuesdays)Take the family back in time and enjoy an entertaining and educational…

Editor’s Page: So It Begins

The alarm goes off. It's still dark outside. Shuffle to the kitchen. Grab a cup of coffee. Prep a hearty breakfast, a healthy snack and a well-balanced lunch. Get the kids fed, cleaned and dressed. Coordinate schedules, check homework folders,…