January 12, 2011 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii physicians and clinic staff will set aside their sterile medical garb, equipment and working environment and, instead, get down and dirty working in the dirt – volunteering in Hawaii Island school gardens to celebrate the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day of Service” on Monday, Jan. 17. In doing so, they hope to practice what they preach daily to patients via their “HEAL” prescription for “Healthy Eating, Active Living.”
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January 11, 2011 High school leaders from across country to attend isle event Island high school students are invited to join teens from across the country for a week-long outdoor adventure and an outstanding environmental leadership program — the Brown Environmental Leadership Lab (BELL) on Hawaii Island in April. The Kohala Center and Brown University are offering a full scholarship for one student to attend BELL Hawai’i from April 15-22. This select national leadership program integrates the development of leadership skills with outstanding opportunities for high school students to study the biology, ecology, and cultural traditions of Hawai’i Island.
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