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Kona charter school offers first free breakfast program

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 24, 2014

~~<p>Kona Pacific Public Charter School students now start the school day off with a free breakfast in their classrooms as part of a pilot project launched last week that established the first universal breakfast program at a Hawaii public school.</p>
<p>Nearly all of the Kealakekua school's 230 students in grades kindergarten through eight are participating in the program, regardless of a family's ability to pay. The effort is being sponsored by a grant from the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice.</p>
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Kona Pacific Public Charter School students now start the school day off with a free breakfast in their classrooms as part of a pilot project launched last week that established the first universal breakfast program at a Hawaii public school.

Nearly all of the Kealakekua school's 230 students in grades kindergarten through eight are participating in the program, regardless of a family's ability to pay. The effort is being sponsored by a grant from the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice. Login for more...



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