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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, August 26, 2001

HMSA plans healthy-eating fairs

By Zenaida Serrano Espanol
Advertiser Staff Writer

Parents and their keiki can have fun learning the importance of eating five servings of fruits and veggies every day during HMSA's "5 A Day" Month throughout September.

Celebrate it at one of the free Family Fun Fairs,10 a.m. to noon on the following dates and places: Sept. 8, Times Super Market, Kahala and Daiei on Kaheka Street; Sept. 9, Star Market, Kihei; Sept. 15, Times, Beretania Street; Sept. 22 and 23, Foodland Super Market, Kailua; Sept. 29, Star, Kamehameha Shopping Center; and Sept. 30, Star, Town Center of Mililani.

Parents can pick up an "HMSA 5 A Day" kids booklet at Times, Daiei, Star or Foodland stores, or www.wellpathways.com, and turn in the completed booklet at any of the fairs for a free plastic fruit and veggie container. At the fairs, parents can sample healthy dishes and keiki can have their photos taken with one of the 5 A Day Friends. For more information, call 948-5412, visit www.hmsa.com or check out supermarket displays.