Tips for Healthy Kidneys

By Jennifer Hernandez RD, LD Registered dietitian National Kidney Foundation of Hawai’i     Did you know that the risk for developing kidney disease in Hawai’i is 30 percent higher than the mainland? One of the reasons we have a higher risk in Hawai’i is due to our ethnicities. Native Hawaiian, Filipino, Pacific Islander, and…

Member Feature: Big Island Dairy

Big Island Dairy is a 3rd generation family-owned farm with over 40 years of experience in dairy. Our family purchased an existing dairy on the Hamakua Coast in 2011. Since then, we have built a new milk house, built more comfortable facilities for the cows, and constructed a brand new milk manufacturing plant. In 1984,…

Hepatitis Awareness Month

Hepatitis is a condition that refers to inflammation of the liver, resulting in minor to severe illness. You may recall the Hepatitis A outbreak that greatly impacted our local community two years ago. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, a good time to think about doing our part to prevent future outbreaks. There are three types…