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Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

FINALLY!! Guess what?!? I signed a lease, and we officially have a home for Keānuenue Pediatrics!! A place for you to come visit us when you need a well check or aren't feeling well. A place for us to get...

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Autism

Mele Kalikimaka!! It’s the most wonderful time….of the year 🙂 I LOVE Christmas. I hope that you and your family enjoy this holiday season despite current circumstances. Your Keānuenue 'Ohana wishes you all a Mele Kalikimaka and a Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Today’s topic doesn’t have...

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Development

Why food insecurity is no joke…

Happy Aloha Friday everyone!   Dr. Honda here! Are you enjoying the “cold,” cloudy weather? Our fall season is coming along! Hawaiʻi style. Lol. As it's already November, I can’t help but reflect on everything that's happened this year. And 2020...

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Autism

Mele Kalikimaka!! It’s the most wonderful time….of the year 🙂 I LOVE Christmas. I hope that you and your family enjoy this holiday season despite current circumstances. Your Keānuenue 'Ohana wishes you all a Mele Kalikimaka and a Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Today’s topic doesn’t have...

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Reach Out and Read Site

Reach Out & Read We’re super excited to announce that Keānuenue Pediatrics has officially become a Reach Out and Read site!! I’ll tell you more about the amazing program in this newsletter, but we’re so stoked to be partnered with this...

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Infection Control

When to Call Us

Happy Aloha Friday! We've had a whirlwind week getting the finishing touches up in our office. We have to relocate a few pieces of furniture and hang a few pieces of art, but we're almost ready for our grand opening!!...

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Vaccines

Aloha everyone! Can you believe it’s already December?! Time sure does fly by. I love seeing all the lights while driving down the street. It really boosts my morale. So awesome. Anyway, Dr. Honda here, and with all this talk...

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WHAT’S GOING ON?!

  Register for Our Office 1 week down! 1 full week already down in 2021! Can you believe it? How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? Good, I hope!   I originally wrote this newsletter with plans on...

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News

Teens, Safety, and Getting Out to Vote

Don't be scared ... teens are awesome I talk a lot about infant and toddler milestones and challenges because it's fresh in my mind and the closest to my real-life experience right now, but I have to say that some...

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Introducing Dr. Alyssa Honda

Dr. Alyssa Honda Ok, I was way too excited to make this announcement, so here's a bonus email newsletter this week ... I couldn't contain myself 🙂 Please read on to learn more about my physician-partner at Keānuenue Pediatrics. Dr....

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Introducing Our Team

Meet our team. Still deciding on school? The CDC released a new decision-making tool for parents that are still considering whether or not to send their children back to school or daycare. You can find the link here. We have employees!!...

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Gratitude

Before the holiday weekend is over... I wanted to write a quick note to share my gratitude for you. Whether you're a patient, parent, family member, friend, or colleague, you've played a major role in making Keānuenue Pediatrics a real...

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New Year 2021

Register for our office Happy New Year! After taking a hiatus from our newsletter last week, we’re super excited to be back, with a renewed energy for 2021. After the trials of 2020, we’re all due for a reset, and...

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WHAT’S GOING ON?!

  Register for Our Office 1 week down! 1 full week already down in 2021! Can you believe it? How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? Good, I hope!   I originally wrote this newsletter with plans on...

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Reach Out and Read Site

Reach Out & Read We’re super excited to announce that Keānuenue Pediatrics has officially become a Reach Out and Read site!! I’ll tell you more about the amazing program in this newsletter, but we’re so stoked to be partnered with this...

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Nutrition

Nutrition for Kids – What to Put on My Kid’s Plate

Hi everyone! Dr. Honda here. Who’s ready for Nutrition Part 2?! The last nutrition newsletter talked about division of responsibility. If you missed it, here’s a quick recap! Parents' Responsibilities: decide what, when and where to eat. Child’s responsibilities: decide...

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Nutrition and Your Child

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT, FAMILY, COMMUNITY At Keānuenue Pediatrics, we focus on all aspects of a child’s life that contribute to their overall health. Check out the image below. It’s just a snapshot of our brand new website coming soon 🙂 Stay tuned!...

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Picky Eaters

How are you doing? I know things have been pretty scary with our state’s COVID numbers going up. How are you managing your stress? Are your kids feeling anxious to start school (ie, excited or nervous)? Even though nothing we’re...

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Parenting

Positive Parenting

Always learning. Hi! Dr. Waipa here. This past weekend was the National Conference for the American Academy of Pediatrics, but rather than being held live in sunny San Diego, it was virtual. Still, it was a tremendous event with amazing...

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Mom Guilt

Getting there. Hi guys -- Dr. Waipa here ... this has been such a surreal time. Being in the midst of a global pandemic that's turned our daily lives and many other things upside down, for one. For me, being...

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Picky Eaters

How are you doing? I know things have been pretty scary with our state’s COVID numbers going up. How are you managing your stress? Are your kids feeling anxious to start school (ie, excited or nervous)? Even though nothing we’re...

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Potty Training

What's going on with COVID19? I know it’s hard to figure out what the right thing is to do when considering the soon-to-be school year, especially considering days in a row of triple-digit COVID infection numbers. It’s scary.I wanted to review...

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Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums. I was not ready. Baby Wrenny: Don't let the smile fool you Ok, I have to admit when I was pregnant I was pretty excited as a pediatrician to be having a baby. I felt like, “I know...

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When to Call Us

Happy Aloha Friday! We've had a whirlwind week getting the finishing touches up in our office. We have to relocate a few pieces of furniture and hang a few pieces of art, but we're almost ready for our grand opening!!...

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All About Pumping

How to be a pumping/working mom Hi! I've been wanting to write a newsletter on this topic for awhile, and though it may not apply to everyone, we've been getting a lot of questions about the logistics of being a...

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Preventative Care

Vaccines

Aloha everyone! Can you believe it’s already December?! Time sure does fly by. I love seeing all the lights while driving down the street. It really boosts my morale. So awesome. Anyway, Dr. Honda here, and with all this talk...

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Dental Health

Can't believe it's mid-December! Just a few more weeks left in this wild year, and we wanted to wish you all a very happy holiday season. At least during this time, even though it doesn't look like a typical Christmas...

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Safety

Halloween Safety

Happy Halloween, everyone! We can’t wait to see all of your costumes virtually 🙂 We’re sorry Halloween won’t be the same this year, but there are still many creative ways to make it fun! Here are some fun things parents are...

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Sleep Safety for Children

  Aloha everyone!   We hope you're looking forward to the weekend 🙂 We'll be taking a break from nutrition and focusing on something that we advocate for every day: safe sleep! You may have heard other providers talk about back to...

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Safety Tips for Your Toddler

This is the photo I got My husband was out shopping with Wren while I was working, and the next thing I know, this photo shows up in my text messages. I called immediately ... what happened?! She lost her...

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Teens, Safety, and Getting Out to Vote

Don't be scared ... teens are awesome I talk a lot about infant and toddler milestones and challenges because it's fresh in my mind and the closest to my real-life experience right now, but I have to say that some...

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Potty Training

What's going on with COVID19? I know it’s hard to figure out what the right thing is to do when considering the soon-to-be school year, especially considering days in a row of triple-digit COVID infection numbers. It’s scary.I wanted to review...

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Happy 4th of July

Independence! It can be hard to feel like celebrating with everything going on in the world, but sometimes a dose of sunshine and the ocean can help. If you plan to be out and about this weekend, here are some...

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