June 27, 2019
Hawai‘i temperatures have been hitting record highs, increasing the risk for heat-related illnesses including heat rash, sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The good news is that all of these illnesses are 100% preventable.
May 30, 2019
Graduation season is here! Over the next few weeks, thousands of teens across Hawaiʻi will be celebrating this joyous milestone surrounded by loved ones. It is also a time to think about safety and how to celebrate responsibly. How do we ensure that the promising lives of our youth are not abruptly cut short by an accident that could have been prevented?
April 26, 2019
This Mālama Ola Minute focuses on the importance of vaccinating your keiki. Learn some positive parenting practices, including how to decide on vaccines based on scientific evidence, in this column brought to you by the KS Health Services Department - Mālama Ola (To Care for Life).
March 29, 2019
This Mālama Ola Minute focuses on teen depression and suicide prevention. Learn some positive parenting practices, including how to talk to your teen about anxiety and depression, in this column brought to you by the KS Health Services Department - Mālama Ola (To Care for Life).
February 26, 2019
Parents have the greatest influence over their children’s decisions about sex – more than friends, siblings, or the media. Talking with teens about sex-related topics – including healthy relationships and the prevention of HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy – is a positive parenting practice.
January 9, 2019
The Mālama Ola Minute is a new monthly series brought to you by Kamehameha Schools’ Mālama Ola Division to increase awareness, promote discussion, and offer tools regarding the health, safety and well-being issues faced by our haumāna and their families.
January 3, 2019