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Līhu’e Loop: Kauaiʻs self-guided audio walking tour

The Līhu’e Loop is an ongoing project to promote physical activity in Līhu’e’s town core on the island of Kaua’i. Over the last several months Get Fit Kauai’s Lihue Loop Action Group Jaxon Communications, CKTV Media Productions,…
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Kalena Park Quick Build project

Kalena Park, in the center of downtown Līhuʻe, needed some tender loving care and redesign.  The fence surrounding the park was uninviting and it had no sense of entry. The playground equipment and restrooms needed upgrading.  Undesirable…
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Thinking about quitting? We want to link you to services!

Tobacco-Free Kauaʻi (TFK) is a coalition of individuals and organizations that work together to ensure the health and wellbeing of Kaua‘i residents through education, advocacy, and awareness. TFK is a passionate group focused on reducing…

Kauai Returning to the Classroom and Preparing for the 2021-22 School Year

Last year saw dramatic changes to the lives and livelihood of everyone, especially Hawaii’s youth and families. Education went online, sports were cancelled, and for extended periods of time families could not see one another unless they…
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The Līhuʻe Loop: Motivating the community to stay active, healthy, and involved in the heart of Kauaʻi

As if you needed more reasons to get outside this summer: grab your mobile device and check out the Lihue Loop! Created by Get Fit Kauaʻi, the loop is a 1.3-mile self-guided walking tour that begins and ends at Kalena Park.  The tour takes…
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Going to a Park or Playground on Kauai Should be “A Breath of Fresh Air”

For a year now, restrictions that safeguard us from COVID-19 have kept us indoors and away from social activities. We are starting to see people looking towards the summer with hopes of a family day at the park or having keiki play freely on…
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National Rural Health Week 2020 is Celebrated, Kauai-Style

In 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health created National Rural Health Day on the third Thursday of  November annually, as a way to applaud the ongoing efforts, contributions, and collaborations to address the unique…
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Alternatives to Criminalizing Youth for Tobacco Use

Schools on Kaua‘i have continued to look at educational alternatives to criminalizing our youth for using any tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, while some state lawmakers have wanted to increase penalties on our youth. Studies have…
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Kaua‘i: Doing Our Part To #TakeDownTobacco

Every year the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) encourages youth across the nation to participate in national Kick Butts Day, but with the rise in e-cigarette use, it was time for a rebranding to ensure goals of taking down all tobacco…

Get Fit Kauai’s Award-Winning Worksite Wellness Challenge

#GFK2020WSW And they’re off!  Ten teams are on their way to making their workplaces healthier and happier through some healthy competition! Get Fit Kauaʻi just launched their semi-annual nine month Worksite Wellness (WSW) on Friday,…
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Why Kaua‘i Parks should Be Smoke-Free

Most of Hawaii’s parks and beaches are now smoke-free. In 2008, Hawaiʻi County passed a tobacco-free policy that applies to all county beaches and parks (Hawai‘i County Code 14-21b). As of 2014, Honolulu City and County parks and beaches…
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Over 300 student entries for Kauaʻi 808novape ad campaign

With almost a third of Kauaʻi youth vaping, our middle and high schoolers are immersed in this issue even if they themselves do not vape. Tobacco-Free Kauaʻi (TFK) enlisted their expertise in a campaign, culminating in their first ad being…