Starting August 1st, “Hawaii Rainbow Rangers,”—a branch of Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary—will be taking over animal control services previously performed for the County by the Hawaii Island Humane Society. Check out the press release with full list of available services below:
Lāʻau lapaʻau is a traditional medicine practiced by Native Hawaiians. In Hawaiian, lāʻau translates to ‘vegetation’ and lapaʻau translates to ‘heal’ or ‘cure’. This practice involves using native plants, herbs and spirituality to treat ailments and injuries. You might already know about one of the important medicinal Hawaiian plants—kalo, or taro (pictured above)—but here are five other plants you should also get to know for your health!