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POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 18, 2013

~~<p>It's graduation weekend for many Hawaii high school seniors, who are marking what is often a bittersweet moment: completion of their primary educational credential and a parting from many classmates whose lives are about to diverge.</p>
<p>This emotional mix introduces a sense of both fun and risk, an intoxicating combination that can have a tragic consequence. Graduates go out for one last blast with their friends. Some of them end up driving under the influence of drink or drugs, endangering their own lives and those of others on the road.</p>
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It's graduation weekend for many Hawaii high school seniors, who are marking what is often a bittersweet moment: completion of their primary educational credential and a parting from many classmates whose lives are about to diverge.

This emotional mix introduces a sense of both fun and risk, an intoxicating combination that can have a tragic consequence. Graduates go out for one last blast with their friends. Some of them end up driving under the influence of drink or drugs, endangering their own lives and those of others on the road. Login for more...



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