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Editorial | Island Voices

Convenience store robbery reminds us of need for afterschool programs

  • Paula Adams is executive director of the Hawaii Afterschool Alliance (www.hawaiiafterschoolalliance.org).

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Y-7 Store Liquor & Grocery owner Ok Cha Kim, 76, left, was choked unconscious during a robbery at her Kalihi store in May. Two juvenilles turned themselves into police custody after surveillance video was widely distributed.

The recent furor over repeated robberies of a Kalihi convenience store, allegedly perpetrated by several teenagers, has focused needed attention on juvenile crime. Read more

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