Kohala Special Events

February 13th 

Native American Medicine 
Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science
with Ken Cohen of Colorado, 3-5pm in Hawi

Special Talk Story
ken cohenHealing traditions, practices and plants will be shared in this afternoon with  Ken Cohen, author of Honoring the Medicine and widely respected practitioner of Qi Gong and Native American Medicine.Register in advance for directions and instructions. $15 per person to defray guest travel costs.
February 22nd 
Living Longer, Living Better

at the North Kohala Public Library

Learn more about the Blue Zones Project and watch a short film about founder, Dan Buettner’s research project and travels. Find out what fosters high centenarian concentrations  – those who live to 100 and more – in rural and urban communities around the world. North Hawaii has been selected as a trial community – come hear ideas for how to improve our individual longevity by building community resources that promote wellness. Break outs for small group idea sharing will give North Kohala a voice in the Blue Zones planning process on Hawaii Island.
Kohala EBT users earn a Picnic in the Garden pass for attending.


Okinawa has long been famous for its longevity. In fact, the Pacific island was originally referred to as the land of immortals. Residents have less cancer, heart disease and dementia than Americans, while Okinawan women live longer than anywhere else on the planet.


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