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12% of Hawaii children are obese, study finds

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2012
                                The state’s obesity rate for children has risen, though we are tied for seventh lowest in the nation. Above, exercise equipment is ready to be used at a health and wellness center in Honolulu.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2012

    The state’s obesity rate for children has risen, though we are tied for seventh lowest in the nation. Above, exercise equipment is ready to be used at a health and wellness center in Honolulu.

An estimated 13,800 Hawaii children ages 10 to 17 are obese, according to a new study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read more

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