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'Hula' name of STD app is insensitive, critics say

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 26, 2014

~~<p>It's called Hula, a new app designed to provide your date with proof you're free of sexually transmitted diseases and thus help you &quot;get lei'd.&quot;</p>
<p>But while the app has earned some nationwide buzz for promoting STD testing and awareness, it is drawing fire from Native Hawaiians who describe it as disrespectful and insulting to their culture.</p>
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It's called Hula, a new app designed to provide your date with proof you're free of sexually transmitted diseases and thus help you "get lei'd."

But while the app has earned some nationwide buzz for promoting STD testing and awareness, it is drawing fire from Native Hawaiians who describe it as disrespectful and insulting to their culture. Login for more...



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