Sun Protection Hilo HI

Local resource for sun protection in Hilo. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to sunscreen, sun protection clothing, sun protection lotion, as well as information on UV rays, and content on sun protection.

Macy's
808/959-3561
111 E. Puainako Street
Hilo, HI
 
Walmart
(808) 961-9115
325 Makaala St
Hilo, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(808) 969-1062
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart
(808) 688-0066
94-595 Kupuohi St
Waipahu, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(808) 688-9096
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sears
(808) 873-7790
325 Hukilike St
Kahului, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:0am --12pm
Sat:0am --12pm
Sun:0am --12pm

Sears
(808) 246-8301
3-2600 Kaumuall Hwy - Ste J
Lihue, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -7pm
Sat:9am -7pm
Sun:10am -6pm

Sears
(808) 981-4001
111 E Puainako St
Hilo, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -8pm
Sat:9am -9pm
Sun:10am -7pm

Sears
(808) 981-4095
111 E Puainako St
Hilo, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Macy's
808/885-7494
One Mauna Lani Drive
Kohala Coast, HI
 
Macy's
808/926-5217
2314 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI
Departments / Services
Visitor Services.

Sears
(808) 877-2295
275 Kaahumanu Ave #1000
Kahului, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Protecting Yourself from UV Rays

Posted by Staff (09/06/2010 @ 5:43 pm)

Everyone needs some sun exposure because the sun is a major source of Vitamin D. Vitamin D allows your body to absorb calcium, and it strengthens your bones and teeth. But, beware of over exposure to the sun?s ultraviolet (UV) rays that can be very harmful to your health.

When you get sunburned, the UV rays have already damaged your skin cells and your skin will eventually peel off. Getting sunburned is not healthy and can cause skin cancer. The UV rays can also cause premature aging where your skin becomes thick, wrinkled, and leathery. Your skin may take several years to manifest the changes, so you should start protecting your skin at a very early age.

”’Preventing UV Ray Damage”’
Use a sunscreen that has a sun protection filter (SPF) of at least 30. You do not need a rx drugs prescription for sunscreen. Sunscreen effectively blocks a high percentage of UV rays and it should be used whenever you are in the sun. Some people are allergic to sunscreen, so you may want to put a small amount in an area on your arm for a couple of days to see if you develop any redness or a rash, before putting it all over your body.

Covering up with a shirt helps prevent some of the UV rays from getting through. Tightly woven shirts and pants are the most helpful. If you can see through your shirt, the UV rays can also get through to your skin.

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