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600+ Students Celebrate Completion of D.A.R.E. Program

600+ Students Celebrate Completion of D.A.R.E. Program

KAILUA-KONA — Some six hundred Big Island students took the D.A.R.E. pledge to be drug- and violence-free and healthy Friday morning at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona. The annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education Day event brought in students from as far away as...
Thirty Years of D.A.R.E. Celebrated in Hawaii on October 29th

Thirty Years of D.A.R.E. Celebrated in Hawaii on October 29th

HPD Celebrates 30 Years of D.A.R.E. in Hawaii HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu police celebrated 30 years of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program in Hawaii Saturday afternoon. Children had the opportunity to meet officers, get an identification card...
D.A.R.E. Training Teaches About New Drug Trends

D.A.R.E. Training Teaches About New Drug Trends

KAILUA-KONA — The school year is already approaching. And to help prepare for the upcoming year, D.A.R.E. officers were informed about new trends in youth drug abuse on Thursday during a training session at the King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. “If we’re not going...
Staying Atop Slang, Social Media Help D.A.R.E. Officers Read Students

Staying Atop Slang, Social Media Help D.A.R.E. Officers Read Students

D.A.R.E. educators and police officers listen to teen trends at the last day of the State of Hawaii D.A.R.E. Conference Friday at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. (Laura Shimabuku/West Hawaii Today) KAILUA-KONA — Police officers may not be the most hip, happening...
Internet Safety Activity Sheets for Keiki

Internet Safety Activity Sheets for Keiki

In recognition of a nationwide anti-crime event called “National Night Out,” the Hawaiʻi Police Department is offering National Night Out activity sheets for keiki designed to educate them about internet safety by way of fun, interactive games and puzzles. The...