New Wilcox Website Encourages a Healthier Kauai Community


Wilcox Memorial Hospital has launched a new health and well-being website dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle on the Garden Isle. 

“Our Live Healthy Kauai website recognizes the need for a holistic, convenient health service platform for anyone on Kauai, kamaaina or visitor,” says Kathy Clark, president and CEO of Wilcox Memorial Hospital and CEO of Kauai Medical Clinic. 

“We know that physical activity levels, diet and weight have profound effects on chronic diseases and health conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure,” Clark says. “With this website, we hope to help people find the tools and resources they need to live and stay healthy, no matter their age or fitness level.” 

As its name implies, Live Healthy Kauai is a wellness resource for the local community; it also is a tool to help visitors stay on track with their health and fitness goals during their stay. 

Live Healthy Kauai encourages users to live and stay healthy, no matter their age or fitness level. Those who sign up to become a member of can track their individual goals, including weight management, daily exercise, caloric intake and BMI. 

Other features include:

  • Healthy Eating – Filled with good-for-you recipes and nutrition tips.
  • Active Living – Packed with stories on outdoor activities, fitness classes, ocean sports, hiking trails and other fitness ideas.
  • Resources – Information on preventive screening, illnesses, youth and senior programs.
  • Events Calendar – An extensive listing of things to do in and around the community. 

The site also has listings of health food stores, farmers’ markets, gyms, neighborhood centers, beaches and more, as well as an island-wide map that shows where all the action is taking place. 

So hele on to A healthier you is just a click away!

Published on: May 20, 2015