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UH gets $23 million grant to address health disparities

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

The University of Hawaii has been awarded a $23 million federal grant to collaborate with communities to improve health in Hawaii. One project aims to use aquaponics to promote healthy eating among Native Hawaiians. Ilima Ho-Lastimosa planted seedlings into raised tubs Monday in an aquaponic system in Waimanalo.