How Cannabis Helps You Sleep Sleep is one of the most important things that a person can do to ensure mental and physical health. Sleep is the process of rest and is broken down into sleep cycles primarily know as REM and non-REM sleep, each of which provides benefits such as allowing your mind […]
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What Do You Need to Know About CBD Products?
What Do You Need to Know About CBD Products? There is a ton of information out there about cannabinoids like CBD, but not all of it is good information. It can be difficult to figure out exactly what information is relevant to the people who want to actually use CBD. Here’s what you need […]
What is CBD Oil? An in Depth Look at Uses, Benefits and Risks
What is CBD Oil? An in Depth Look at Uses, Benefits and Risks LAST UPDATED ON OCTOBER 18, 2018 Hailed as an effective treatment for sleep disorders, anxiety, addiction, and other medical problems, CBD oil has fueled a billion dollar industry seemingly overnight. In states across the U.S., the once-controversial natural remedy is being infused […]
With Its New Sunscreen Law, Hawaii Aims to Set a Gold Standard for the World to Follow
With Its New Sunscreen Law, Hawaii Aims to Set a Gold Standard for the World to Follow On the heels of the longest coral bleaching event on record, Hawaii hopes that banning a chemical culprit in sunscreen will help save its reefs. July 05, 2018 DW Gibson Hawaii’s Hanauma Bay on the island of […]
Hana Hou Magazine 02/2018
Kiki Pu Chung ’04, Hawaii Medicinal Alumni Profile BY MATT HUGHES MORE FROM Winter 2018 “We need the Earth to be alive and vibrant for ourselves and future generations, and it’s important for us to do small things that we’re passionate about to help the world. This is our small thing.” The […]
What is CBD?
According to The Hemp Business Journal, over the next three years, the CBD market is predicted to grow by 700%. Yet, in a survey conducted in 2016, only 5% of Americans know what CBD is. For an industry that is supposed to grow exponentially, it sure does seem like the public needs to become more […]
What are phthalates and parabens?
What are phthalates and parabens? What are phthalates and parabens? Aside from being hard to pronounce, they are hard on the human endocrine system! Think for a moment about the number of products you apply to your body throughout the day. Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, face wash, moisturizer, toothpaste, makeup, makeup remover, sunscreen… phthalates and […]
What is “biodegradable” sunscreen?
What is “biodegradable” sunscreen? Biodegradable sunscreens break down naturally into organic components after exposure to moisture, heat and natural micro-organisms. They are environmentally friendly, meaning they minimize damage to plant and animal life. The main difference between biodegradable and nonbiodegradable sunscreens is the absence of environmentally harmful chemicals, some of which are known hormone disruptors. Ingredients in biodegradable […]
Why We Care About Coral Reefs
Why We Care About Coral Reefs So you’re not a scuba diver. Maybe reefs are miles away. Perhaps you get seasick just looking at the water. You still need to care about the coral reefs! Why? While not everyone benefits from the beauty of the coral reefs, the reefs’ benefits extend to millions. Protection and […]