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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Hundreds rally against cuts in Hawaii health, human services programs

Advertiser Staff

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Several hundred people rallied at the state Capitol this morning against further budget cuts for health and human services programs.

BRUCE ASATO | The Honolulu Advertiser

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Several hundred people held a rally at the state Capitol this morning to protest further budget cuts to health and human services.

Among the advocacy groups present were:

  • PHOCUSED (Protecting Hawaii’s Ohana, Children, Under Served and Disabled).
  • Partners in Development Foundation, Ka Paalana.
  • Child and Family Services.
  • Catholic Charities.
  • Parents and Children Together.
  • Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii.
  • Special Education Center of Hawaii.