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Royal Treatment at Wailea Beach Villas

Top Maui Healer Working with Villas Concierge

As surprising as it may seem, being a wellness correspondent definitely has it perks. Yet every now and then,"perks" gets taken to a whole new level.

Slack Rocker Makana Launches Music Charity, Concerts Ensue

Oahu's own slack rock star Makana has teamed with Kona Brewing Company to host the first "I Ho'ili Kamali'i" (translation: "In Leaving a Legacy for the Children of the Land") charity concert, which aims to give the gift of music to children throughout the Hawaiian Islands. The event will tak

Kick Start a Healthy, "Greener" Summer

Abigail Royce Reports on Hawaii's Green Festivals

We all want to get on the green bandwagon. But sometimes getting started on that new health regimen, or switching over to "greener" home and garden products sounds great in theory.

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Mark Ellman's Mala Ocean Tavern Opens in Wailea

Hawaii Regional Cuisine co-founder Mark Ellman hangs with A-listers and rock stars like Alice Cooper and Clint Eastwood. He launched a small empire of food eateries with Maui Tacos, which has outlets from Kihei to Windward Oahu, and San Francisco to 5th Avenue, N.Y.C. 

Shoyu or Shouldn't You?

Wellness Correspondent Abigail Royce Explores the Salty Question

I’m sure you’ve all heard the number one cause of death in America is heart disease. Yet did you know that the death rate for Hawaiians from heart disease is 44% higher than that for the total U.S. population (Source: U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, 1987).

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Jean-Michel Cousteau Society Teams With Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

Furthering the effort to educate visitors to Maui on why Kapalua is so culturally significant, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua has launched an "Ambassadors of the Environment" program in partnership with the renowned Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society. This marks Cousteau's first venture in the State of Hawaii.

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Twist to the Summer BBQ: Organic Saké, Made in U.S.A.

Last month I had the unique opportunity of touring Saké One—the world's only American-owned saké brewery on U.S. soil—located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Wellness Tips For The Desk-Locked. Keep It Real At The Office

By Wellness Correspondent Abby Royce

Like most Americans, I'm venturing to guess you spend a large portion of your day in front of a computer screen. It's no newsflash that our bodies aren't too happy about it: That all-to-familiar position of rounded shoulders hunched forward in Quasimodo fashion -- it ain't good.

Drop Your Acid This Winter. We're Talking Levels People

By Health & Wellness Correspondent Abby Royce

Starwood Initiates Teen Tourism Program

Kauai High Tourism Students Reach Out To Inbound Teens, Share Culture

It is no secret that the teen travel market is the hardest to please -- ask any parent of a teenager. While an exciting age (in theory), it's one plagued by awkwardness more often than confidence, and the will to deem anything defined popular by society (or parents), "totally uncool."

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