Sun Protection Kailua Kona HI

Local resource for sun protection in Kailua Kona. 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.

Target
(808) 334-4020
74-5455 Makala Blvd
Kailua-Kona, HI
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Walmart
(808) 334-0466
75-1015 Henry Street
Kailua Kona, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(808) 334-0552
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sears
(808) 837-5872
2886 Paa St
Honolulu, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -5pm
Sat:9am -5pm
Sun:0am --12pm

Sears
(808) 487-4390
98-180 Kamehameha Hwy
Aiea, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Macy's
808/329-6300
74-5475 Kamakaeha Avenue
Kailua-Kona, HI
 
Macy's
808/329-6300
74-5475 Kamakaeha Avenue
Kailua-Kona, HI
 
Macy's
808/886-5385
250 Beach Drive, Suite B-6
Waikoloa, HI
 
Macy's
808/245-7751
3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy.
Lihue, HI
Departments / Services
Visitor Services.

Macy's
808/235-6612
46-056 Kamehameha Highway
Kaneohe, HI
Departments / Services
Mattresses, Visitor Services.

Walmart
(808) 454-8785
1131 Kuala Street
Pearl City, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(808) 454-8792
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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