What ARE Calories and Why Are They Trying to Wreck My Life?

Medium Participation 60 Minutes

The humble calorie – is it a friend or foe? Come experience this fascinating workshop and have some fun with the physics of food in our quest for better physical health.

Intended well-being goal(s):

  • Learn about calories as units of heat and energy.
  • Choose an ideal daily caloric intake level based on the USDA’s MyPlate system.


Facility Address Date Time
HMSA Center @ Honolulu HMSA Building, 818 Keeaumoku St.,
Friday, June 10, 2016 10 - 11 a.m.
HMSA Center @ Hilo Waiakea Center, 303A E. Makaala St.,
Monday, June 13, 2016 10 - 11 a.m.