Sun Protection Kapaa HI

Local resource for sun protection in Kapaa. 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
808/245-7751
3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy.
Lihue, HI
Departments / Services
Visitor Services.

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

Walmart
(808) 623-6744
95-550 Lanikuhana Avenue
Mililani, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:Sun:
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

Walmart
(808) 955-8441
700 Keeaumoku Street
Honolulu, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(808) 955-8611
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) 246-8390
3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy Ste 1200
Lihue Kauai, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Sears
(808) 676-8886
94 - 825 Lumiaina St
Waipahu, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -10pm
Sat:8am -10pm
Sun:8am -9pm

Macy's
808/877-3361
275 Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului
Maui, HI
Departments / Services
Visitor Services.

Sears
(808) 947-0211
1450 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -9pm
Sat:9am -9pm
Sun:9am -9pm

Macy's
808/329-6300
74-5475 Kamakaeha Avenue
Kailua-Kona, HI
 

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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