Tuesday | January 16, 2018
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‘Walk With a Doc’ in Waimea

North Hawaii Community Hospital and The Queen’s Health Systems Native Hawaiian Health Program invite community members to start the year off right with a one-hour walk starting at 8 a.m. Saturday in Waimea.

Natalie Kehau Kong, primary care physician at North Hawaii Health & Wellness, will start the walk with a brief talk about health issues facing Native Hawaiians and many others in the community.

The walk is part of the worldwide “Walk With a Doc” program to encourage physical activity among people of all ages. Walkers will meet at Pukalani Stables at Pukalani Street and Ala ʻOhiʻa Road.

Walkers are asked to check with their primary care provider before walking if there are health concerns. No sign-up is required; participants are asked to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring an umbrella as the walk with be held regardless of weather.

For for more information, contact Liana Honda at North Hawaii Community Hospital at 881-4432 or LiHonda@Queens.org

 

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