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...Read more . . .
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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 and...
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State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State D.A.R.E. Coordinator
Lt. Brian Punzal
Honolulu Police Department
Phone: (808) 723-8499
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Lieutenant Carolyn Onaga
Phone: (808) 341-1182