Update about Volcano Awareness Month presentations

Because of the lapse in appropriations caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists are unable to present public lectures as planned during Volcano Awareness Month.

Let’s Talk Food: Prebiotic foods

We have all heard of probiotic foods — those foods that have live cultures or bacteria such as yogurt, kefir, buttermilk, sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha and sourdough bread. But have you heard of prebiotic foods? They are the nondigestible carbohydrates that feed the good bacteria in our guts.