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Reconsider; allot foster-care funds


    On any given day, there are nearly 428,000 children in foster care in the U.S., according to estimates. The 2,766 kids in foster homes in Hawaii, along with the adults who care for them, deserve something far better than petty politics from a state that espouses ohana values.

Foster parents tend to be big-hearted people, willing to share their home and give their time to disadvantaged children. Such generosity can be key to a healthy and happy future for a child who has been abused or neglected. Read more

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