Many of the deleterious health statistics of native Hawaiians can be blamed directly on the switch from high-fat/low-carb diets, to low-fat/high-carb diets introduced by western travelers who brought sugar and flour and other refined carbohydrates to our islands.
Ku'e! Kalo is not the answer to our health problems! The true diet we need to get back to is coconuts and fish.
Learn about the latest research regarding this evil from Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories:
If we just ate kalua pig, and left the rice and poi alone, the entire native Hawaiian population would be healthier, and immune to western diseases such as obesity, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses.