Honolulu Family - Summer 2012

Developing a Healthy Diet in Honolulu

When I realized my my son, Kennedy, was a picky eater, I was a little out of my element. You see, I've always considered myself a “good eater,” which is a polite way of saying I consume just about anything…

Heading West to Kaena Point

All too often, kamaaina families get so caught up in the daily grind of school, work, homework, chores and sports that months go by without a moment to remind ourselves why we're so “lucky we live Hawaii.” It is our…

Good Eats: Healthy Meals to Go

Home-cooked meals are optimal, but sometimes a busy parent needs options, like healthy take out. It's easy to resort to familiar haunts that don't typically offer much in the way of variety and good nutrition. With a little research and…

Riding Bikes with Family on Oahu

Fresh air, exercise and family time are combined into one for the family that bikes together. A bike ride on a sunny day entices kids and adults alike, providing a healthy way for parents to unwind on a Saturday afternoon…

Spelling Bee Family on the Big Island

The Nakamoto family is no stranger to the Spelling Bee. This year, Taggart, a sixth-grader from Konawaena Middle School on the Big Island, won the 2012 aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee on March 24. But he's just the latest Nakamoto…

Family Fun Activities in Honolulu

11th Annual Jamba Juice Keiki Fun Run May 5, 7 a.m.Ages 3 to 13 Children 3 to 13 years old race 500 meters and receive a T-shirt, a medal and participation in a fun, healthy activity. Enjoy balloon animals, bounce-house…

Good Reads: Summer 2012

Ages 6 to 11 Bugs by Belinda Gallagher Reviewed by HONOLULU Family reader Christine H. and her son, Logan.Read Bugs and you will uncover the truth about ingenious insects through fun facts and hysterically funny cartoons. I watched my 6-year-old…