Blogs

Island Conversations #61–Dr. Richard Smith, founder of MEDEX, University of Washington School of Medicine PA program

Our most recent podcast was about the new Physician Assistant Training Program being established in South Kona, with

Island Conversations #60–New Physician Assistant Training on the Big Island

The University of Washington School of Medicine has MEDEX, a Physician Assistant Training Program, serving

Island Conversations #59–Coronavirus and flu with Drs. Peter Locatelli and Dickran Boranian

Coronavirus is scary, and the numbers and information changes daily.  But influenza–flu–is pretty

Island Conversations #58–Sen Kai Kahele, US Congress Candidate

State Senator Kai Kahele (D-Hilo) is running for United States Congress, to represent the Second Congressional

Island Conversations #57 — Hawaii Island Food Basket and upcoming food and cash drive

Tommy Ching (aka Kahikina, aka The Polynesian Pirate) is just starting his 20th annual around-the-island food and

Island Conversations #56–Pulse Point–saving Big Island lives

Hawaii County Fire Department has joined 3800 other communities in using Pulse Point, a free app you can download to

Island Conversations #55–Invasive Species, with Franny Brewer of the Big Island Invasive Species Committee

Franny Brewer with the Big Island Invasive Species Committee talks with host Sherry Bracken about invasive species,

Island Conversations #54–Heart Health, Hula, and Blood Pressure

There was a five year study, recently shared at an American Heart Association meeting, showing that hula can help

Island Conversations #53 –Measles and vaccinations in Hawaii

With the measles outbreak in Samoa that has sickened thousands and killed 82 (so far), there was concern about