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Free meals good, but hunger is not


    An online survey now being circulated at UH-Manoa aims to update a 2006 report that found 21 percent of students were food insecure at that time. Students who are not distracted by grumbling stomachs fare better in their studies.

Classroom learning is no easy task when hungry. That’s why the state Department of Education’s move to expand its free breakfast and lunch program in low-income communities makes good sense. Read more

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