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Don't let Pono Choices be derailed

By the Rev. Jonipher Kupono Kwong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 04, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">As a minister, I am deeply troubled by the recent negative attention on sexuality education here in Hawaii.</span></p>
<p>The idea that we need to withhold valuable and essential health information from our keiki is counterproductive to these youth acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to protect themselves throughout their life journey. Instead, I encourage us all to support early intervention and prevention education, two components that are key to our health, including our sexual health.</p>
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As a minister, I am deeply troubled by the recent negative attention on sexuality education here in Hawaii.

The idea that we need to withhold valuable and essential health information from our keiki is counterproductive to these youth acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to protect themselves throughout their life journey. Instead, I encourage us all to support early intervention and prevention education, two components that are key to our health, including our sexual health. Login for more...



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