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Findings of Underage Drinking Prevention on Maui Unveiled

October 23, 2013, 8:09 AM HST
* Updated October 24, 6:51 AM
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Maui Economic Opportunity Youth, Sicker Shock labeling at Minit Stop to remind adults not to buy alcohol for minors. Courtesy photo.

Maui Economic Opportunity Youth, Sicker Shock labeling at Minit Stop to remind adults not to buy alcohol for minors. Courtesy photo.

By Wendy Osher

Findings from a state-funded grant program to prevent underage drinking on Maui will be discussed during an informational meeting.

Results of the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant, will be shared during the meeting set to run from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Maui Economic Opportunity conference room in Wailuku.

Underage Drinking Prevention program flyer.

Underage Drinking Prevention program flyer.

The meeting is hosted by the Center on the Family, the University of Hawaiʻi, and the County of Maui.

Dr. Sylvia Yuen and Eileen Sabino from the Center on the Family, will share findings from projects focused on underage drinking prevention strategies conducted in the County of Maui.

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Jan Shishido, deputy director from the Department of Housing and Human Concerns will also discuss the County of Maui, Strategic Plan for Underage Drinking.

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Individuals in the public and organizations interested in joining the coalition to fight underage drinking and support underage drinking prevention programs, are invited to attend.

Light refreshments will be served.

Further information is available by contacting coordinator, Yuki Lei Sugimura at 870-8047 or [email protected]

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