Posts by Ilima Loomis
Hawaii’s Self-Publishing Queen
In the October issue of Hawaii Business, I profile Toby Neal, a social worker-turned-novelist who may be Hawaii’s most successful self-published author. Read my story here.
Read me in: Hawaii Business
What are the secrets of Hawaii’s safest hospitals? The answer might surprise you! (Hint: it’s not the technology.) Find out more in my story for Hawaii Business magazine’s October issue, “How Safe Is Your Hospital?”
Meet My Neighbors: Nio Kindla
I was really inspired by my interview with Nio Kindla, a school garden manager for the nonprofit Grow Some Good, for my latest column in The Maui News. Nio does a lot more than teach kids about growing tomatoes and beans: garden lessons are used to teach subjects like economics (learning about “food miles”), Hawaiiana…
Chronic Pain Twitter Chat!
We had a great turnout for our recent Twitter chat on chronic pain! Patients and health care professionals joined the conversation to share their stories, offer ideas and tips, and discuss some of the latest research into this fascinating subject. (In case you missed my cover story on chronic pain for Spirituality & Health, you…
Meet My Neighbors: Marie White
Marie White paces along the concrete edge of the Maui Family YMCA pool, eyes sweeping across splashing swimmers, until they fix on a young man who’s stopped at the end of his lane and is hanging on the side of the pool. “What are you swimming? Freestyle?” she calls across the water. “Ok, swim back…
If you’ve ever wondered about Aquatherics, Watsu, or Healing Dance (or … if you’re wondering about them now), check out my latest “Ask a Practitioner” column for Spirituality & Health here.