NPAC Kauai County Nutrition and Physical Activity Coalition MAUI COUNTY    STATE NPAC
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UPCOMING MEETINGS

19 MARCH - 2015

Built Environment Task Force

2:00 - 3:30 PM, THUR

Pi`ikoi Building

Conference Room A

07 APRIL - 2015

ATHF Task Force

1:00 - 2:00 PM, TUE

Pi`ikoi Building

Conference Room A

07 APRIL- 2015

Worksite Wellness Leadership Team

2:00 - 3:30 PM, TUE

Pi`ikoi Building

Conference Room A

30 APRIL- 2015

Countywide SRTS Task Force

3:00 - 4:30 PM, THUR

Pi`ikoi Building

Conference Room A

 

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Get Fit Kauai

Get Fit Kauai promotes and facilitates Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) for the Kauai community. We help educate people about the importance of policy changes as an important foundation to support and promote HEAL. Since 2009, we have served as an important bridge-builder between Kauai community residents and our elected county and state policy makers; moving us towards a healthier community.

Task Forces

Our work and efforts are carried out by four task forces:

Built Environment Built Environment
Task Force

Healthy lifestyles need alternatives to automobile travel.

Access to Healthy Foods Access to Healthy Foods Task Force

Eat locally grown food with improved access for all.

Safe Routes to School Safe Routes to School Task Force

Activities to fight obesity early in life.

Worksite Wellness Worksite Wellness Leadership Team

Live well at worksites that encourage healthy lifestyles.

 

Funded by the State of Hawaii Department of Health’s Healthy Hawai`i Initiative (HHI) through a contract with the University of Hawai`i at Manoa’s Office of Public Health Studies, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Get Fit Kauai, Kauai County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition (NPAC) reconvened in March, 2009.

 

 

 

 

NEWS - newsletter

2015 Mayor-a-thon June 20th 2015
Walking, Biking and Running

SAVE THE DATE JUNE 20th

Save the Date for the 2015 Mayor-a-thon - Saturday, June 20th. This year's theme is a salute to Fathers! Registration will open right here on June 1st.

Congratulations Kauai Marriott Resort

Congratulations to Kauai Marriott Resort who won our 2014 Worksite Wellness Challenge! Stay tuned for more details on our exciting 2015 Worksite Wellness Challenge event which will commence early 2015.

57% of Kauai adults are overweight

  • Over half (57%) of Kauai adults are overweight or obese
  • 1 in 10 have been diagnosed with diabetes
  • 60% participate in 150 minutes of physical activity per week (recommended amount of aerobic activity)
  • Almost one quarter of adults do no physical activity in an average week
  • About 80% do not eat enough fruits and vegetables each day
  • 20% drink one or more sodas or sugar sweetened beverages each day

Behaviors affecting health

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