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Column: Enact a sugar-sweetened beverage fee

  • Vivienne Aronowitz is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator who has lived on the Big Island since 2004.

    Vivienne Aronowitz is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator who has lived on the Big Island since 2004.

The Legislature has convened for its 2022 session with ambitious plans to do big things. Will those plans include preventative measures to address public health — and specifically the health of our children? Lawmakers did not even consider a bill proposing a fee on sugar-sweetened beverages last year. Will they now? Read more

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