Cover Kids Search 2016

grove-farm-150th-anniversaryEvery year, we conduct a search for the cutest kids on Kauai to be featured in the pages and cover of our magazine. Online voting happens Nov. 11. Winners will be announced Dec. 10. The winning kids will be featured on the cover of KAUAI Family magazine and take home a year's supply of JAMBA JUICE! <MORE>

Keeping Our Keiki Safe

Keeping Our Keiki SafeInjury is the leading cause of death in Hawaii from the first year of life through age 39. Aside from the deaths that are caused by injuries, many more nonfatal injuries occur, accounting for thousands of emergency room visits per year and resulting in a wide range of outcomes from temporary pain to permanent disability. Although not a light-hearted topic, it’s one that is extremely important to discuss because we ALL need to do a better job of keeping our keiki safe. <MORE>

Wisdom Tooth: Who, What, When, Where and Why

Wisdom Tooth: Who, What, When, Where and WhyAlmost everyone has Wisdom teeth, or third molars. Most adults have four wisdom teeth (a third molar in each quadrant of the mouth), but it is possible to have fewer or more, it is all a matter of genetics. The Tasmanian Aborigines have practically zero wisdom teeth while the Indigenous Mexicans have nearly 100% wisdom teeth by population. <MORE>

Back to School Traffic Safety Tips

Walk to School Day Kapaa 2-1.09.11 019Kauai Servco Toyota offers the following health and safety tips, and encourages everyone to be cautious as students return to class in August. The start of the school year is a time when children are at an increased risk of injuries caused by pedestrian, bicycle, school bus, or motor vehicle crashes. <READ MORE>

Pacifiers: Are They Good For Your Baby?

Pacifiers: Are They Good For Your Baby?Whether you call it a binki, paci, or soother, the use of a pacifier has been used for ages to calm crying infants. It satisfies an infant’s suck reflex and encourages self-soothing. There are studies that show a pacifier can help to protect against SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), and the saliva produced during sucking can be good for oral hygiene. However, breastfeeding moms should hold off using a pacifier initially so that there isn’t any nipple confusion. In general, this means waiting a week or two until breastfeeding is well established. <MORE>

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