Protecting our family’s health is on everyone’s mind these days, and there’s a new way to navigate the healthcare system to get the quality care you deserve.
25. Planning for Future Health Care Decisions
Jeannette Koijane, MPH is Executive Director of Kokua Mau. Koijane explains health care directives; who should be a part of the conversation when planning advance health care directives; tips on selecting an agent(s); and how to start the discussion.
24. Psychology of Spending with Bunny Tanaka
o UHA Health Insurance’s Mike Story and Financial Educator and Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor Bunny Tanaka of Hawaii State Federal Credit Union discuss the psychology of spending. In this episode, Bunny explains how family history affects our relationship with money; how each generation has different experiences with money; how parents can explain to their children, the value of money; spending and saving; and how you can participate in the Psychology of Spending and Why We Buy webinar offered by Hawaii State Federal Credit Union.
23. Preventive Health for Men and Women with Nurse Floris Batara
UHA Health Insurance’s Mike Story and RN Care Specialist Floris Batara discuss preventive health for men and women. In this episode, learn about preventive health; key screenings recommended for men and women; the importance of each key screening; recommended vaccinations/immunizations; and why high blood pressure is called the “silent killer.”
22. Diabetes Prevention with the National Kidney Foundation with Dawn Pasikala
HI Now’s Rachel Pacarro and Dawn Pasikala with National Kidney Foundation discuss Diabetes Prevention. In this episode, Pasikala discusses the difference between pre-diabetes and diabetes; the effect of diabetes in Hawaii; the different types of diabetes; the importance of screening for diabetes; and resources available, like the National Diabetes Prevention Program.
21. The Missing Piece: Architecture and Well-being with Phil Camp
HI Now’s Kainoa Carlson and Phil Camp of Hi.arch.y discuss The Missing Piece: Architecture and Well-being. In this episode, Camp explains how architecture affects workplace wellness and productivity; how sustainable design impacts employees and communities; and gives examples of well-certified buildings in Hawaii. As more companies emphasize workplace wellness, Camp advises cost-effective ways to improve workspaces and even home offices.
20. Whatʻs In Your Water
HI Now’s Kainoa Carlson and Michael Hernandez-Soria of Hawaiian Cool Water “connect the dots” on What’s in your Water. In this episode, Hernandez-Soria explains what kind of contaminants can be found in tap water, and if store-bought filters are effective in removing these contaminants. He’ll also discuss pH, alkaline water, osmosis and reverse osmosis.