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Editorial | Island Voices

Column: Add sugar fee to help fight childhood obesity

  • Dr. May Okihiro

    Dr. May Okihiro

  • Amanda Fernandes

    Amanda Fernandes

A recent article in the Star-Advertiser brought to light another disparity that has been worsened by the pandemic: childhood obesity. Obesity rates in Hawaii children between the ages of 10 and 17 have jumped to 15.5% in the years 2019 and 2020, up from 11.1% a few years prior. Read more

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