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Terms of Access and Use

Aloha! Welcome to the Nutrition Education for Wellness (NEW) website, a gateway to information on food education and nutrition. This section, “Term of Access and Use”, provides explanations of our site’s navigation and structure, how best to access our information, copyright policy, and disclaimer.


We are dedicated to making your experience on our site as rewarding as possible. If you experience technical difficulties, or was not able to find the information you were looking for, please let us know by e-mailing your comments to our Webmaster using the link at the bottom of each page, or by clicking here: new@hawaii.edu.


Throughout our website, you will find that selecting the “Nutrition Education for Wellness ” logo at the top of every page will always return you to the main home page. Use the navigation bar to move through our site, which is found at the top of every page.

The information presented on the NEW website is organized into five major sections. A description of each section is listed below:

The Food Education Topics section features links to numerous websites containing information about the core concept areas of food education.

Our Projects and Programs are listed in this section, along with links to their respective websites.

The User Zones section is divided into topic areas of interest to students, educators, consumers and families, and school food service managers, which contain links to websites and interactive activities.

In our Resources section, you will find locally-developed, downloadable materials to view or print for personal use—from the Foodskills Cookbook to video clips.

These sections can be accessed by using the simple navigation bar which appears at the top of every page.

File Formats

pdf files (Adobe Acrobat)
Some documents on the NEW website are in Portable Document Format (PDF). These types of documents ensure that visitors will be able to view publications in their original format, regardless of what type of computer, browser, or operating system they use.

To be able to view, navigate, and print PDF documents, visitors must first download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software from the Adobe website.

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The Adobe website contains detailed instructions for downloading and installing the Acrobat Reader. If you encounter difficulties with the installation, a Troubleshooting guide is available. For best results, make sure you have installed version 3.0 or later of the Acrobat Reader.

Our PDF documents have been formatted to be printed on 8 1/2” x 11” paper.

Real video files
To view video files with the file extension .rm, visitors must first have the RealPlayer software installed, which is available for free from the RealPlayer website.

Viewers with higher speed internet connections can download full-length videos, while those with slower speed internet connections have the option of downloading files that have been separated into shorter video clips.


To accommodate visitors accessing our site with technologies like screen readers, we have a text-only mirror site available. This text-only site contains no images, has been validated by A-Prompt, a web site accessibility software tool. A link to this text site is furnished on the welcome page, or may be accessed directly at http://www.hawaii.edu/foodskills/Txt/txtindex.htm.

Copyright Policy

The documents located on this website may be reproduced and distributed for non-commercial use only. Copies must retain this copyright and all proprietary notices contained herein. Adaptations must acknowledge the source. This copyright does not apply to documents on this site created by other entities. Such documents may be subject to other copyright restrictions; in such case it is the responsibility of the user to obtain any required permission for use.


There are links to third party Internet websites contained within the NEW website. These sites are not under the program's control; therefore, NEW does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information, communications or materials available on such linked sites, or on any link contained within a linked site. NEW does not intend these third party links to be referrals or endorsements, and provide third party links solely as a convenience and for educational or informational purposes to its users.


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••••• Updated May 1, 2018 •••••

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