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E ĎONI K¬KOU, LETíS MOVE LEEWARD COAST

 

(Thurs., October 13, 2011) ó The City and County of Honolulu presents E ĎOni K‚kou, Letís Move! on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Maili Beach Park. The event is part of a national initiative encouraging Americans to get active by promoting a healthy lifestyle through recreation. The local event features healthy cooking demonstrations, including a session by celebrity chef Grant Kawasaki from OC16ís Hawaiian Grown cooking show. There will be free blood pressure testing and exercise clinics, such as zumba and hot hula. Vendors from Ma‛o Farms and Kahumana Farms will be selling fresh organic produce.

 

            Letís Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by Michelle Obama, that is dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let's Move! is about ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food and aims to help kids become more physically active.    

            The local effort is free and open to all ages. Other Letís Move! events are being planned for more Oahu communities in the future.

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