Surviving a Red Eye

It’s been a fantastic ten days here in Kona, and it’s time to say Aloha until the next time. While it’s always nice to have one last day to soak up the sun and the warm, welcoming culture, opting for a red-eye to get home can be less than fun, to say the least. Flying […]

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The 36th Ironman World Championship

Tomorrow, the 36th annual Ironman World Championships will take place here in the big island of Kona, Hawaii. The big show of triathlon, held every October is a spectacular event to witness, whether you’re a volunteer, an athlete or a spectator. A little history… The inaugural “Hawaiian IRON MAN” Triathlon was conceptualized in 1977 as […]

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Go Local: Eat Wild Fish

Line-Caught Bigeye Tuna. Swordfish. Mahimahi. Wahoo (Ono). Moonfish (Opah). And that’s just to start! Are you getting hungry yet? Hawaii Seafood is a premium fresh product, which happen to be the perfect accompaniment to all that lovely produce at the Farmer’s Market I wrote about yesterday. Sure, you can eat chicken or beef, and from […]

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Farmer’s Market, Kona Style

When in Kona, eat Hawaiian Style! In other words, go local!   And what better way to do that than to visit the Wednesday morning Farmer’s Market on Ali’i Drive? The Kona Farmer’s Market has abundantly fresh, local fruits and vegetables used in Hawaii Regional Cuisine featuring exotic varieties that are as intriguing as they […]

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You Can Do It

“You can do it.” These four words may sound simple enough, but their significance is powerful, if you believe in them. I wanted to write this piece to share a little more about why this race means so much to so many people and with the hope that anyone reading this who thinks, ‘they can’t’ […]

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Ride, Run…Eat!

Aloha `auinala, Kona! After a whole weekend to settle into the relaxing flow of the big island (no lava pun intended), it’s nice to really start to get into the swing of the race vibe that’s just starting to pick up in this part of the world. Aside from having the chance to be a […]

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The American Cancer Society[1]’s current estimates for breast cancer in women in the United States for 2015 are: About 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer About 62,290 new cases of carcinoma in situ (“CIS”, which is non-invasive and is the earliest form) of the breast will be found. About 40,290 deaths from breast cancer […]

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A Different Kind of Kona

Aloha! I’m writing to you from Kailua Kona where we’re here for our annual trip to Ironman World Championships, only this time, instead of writing from my usual perspective of an athlete being about to compete, I’m an athlete on Sherpa duty this year! After World Championships in 2013, which marked 12 straight years of […]

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Today, an estimated 50,000-75,000 women of all ages will participate in local health and fitness events at more than 500 community locations across the country as part of the 14th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Days. This event, the first of its kind, will always be held the last Wednesday in September as part […]

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