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Herbicides banned on Hawaii public school campuses, superintendent says

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ku‘ike Kamakea-Ohelo, a parent, urged against the use of herbicides and pesticides on DOE school campuses during a community meeting Monday at Leilehua High School in Wahiawa.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, left, who was exposed to glyphosate, spoke to Board of Education Chairwoman Catherine Payne and Superintendent Christina Kishimoto.

Superintendent Christina Kishimoto, after hearing that Roundup was being used on some campuses, sent a memo Tuesday to all principals stressing that herb­icides are banned at Hawaii public schools. Read more

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