Hawaiʻi children and youth are experiencing lower levels of economic well-being and education, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report also found Hawaiʻi youth were more likely to have depression and anxiety after the first year of the COVID pandemic.      The annual Kids Count Data Book tracks … Read more

Hawaii Department of Health state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Kemble set the record straight Wednesday on how the Delta variant and COVID-19 vaccines affect Hawaii’s keiki, especially as kids return to in-person learning. Dr. Natasha Ching, a pediatric disease specialist at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, joined Dr. Kemble during a panel discussion, hosted … Read more