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Sneak Peak into our 2013 UV-protective Collection

December has been a busy month for the UV Skinz team! We traveled to Hawaii to shoot some photos of our upcoming 2013 Summer Collection. The weather didn’t always cooperate with us, but finally the sun shone through and we were able to photograph away! Hawaii is a place near and dear to our hearts because it is the place that the founder of UV Skinz, Rhonda Sparks, and her late husband Darren would vacation …

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Study Begins to Find Answers to Melanoma Ethnic Disparity

Study Begins to Find Answers to Melanoma Ethnic Disparity

NECN, February 2, 2011 Dr. Shane Morita, a Queen’s Medical Center surgical oncologist, plans to begin a study on how Melanoma affects people of different ethnicities. After a review of the Hawaii Tumor Registry data, Dr. Morita found that even though Melanoma is seen mostly in Caucasians–there was a disproportionate rate of Non-Caucasians dying from the disease. The study will be funded by the North Central Cancer Treatment Group which is a clinical research group based at the …

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Kamehameha Day

Apparently, yesterday was Kamehameha Day. It is a Hawaiian celebration in honor of King Kamehameha I, the chief who united the Hawaiian Islands in 1795. I imagine it to be kind of like Washington’s or Lincoln’s birthday, but with more flowers and dancing. The people of Kapa‘au decorate a statue of Kamehameha with a 22-foot-long floral lei which you can see in the photo above. It all sounds very festive and interesting. Check out http://www.kamehamehadaycelebration.org/ …

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