The death of four-year-old Zion McKeown on Maui is a tragedy that should never have happened.
About the Authors
Kata Issari is the Joyful Heart Foundation’s first Hawai‘i regional director. In her position, Issari plays an integral role in leading the organization’s growth locally and dissemination of innovative, statewide programs to serve island residents. She also works to fulfill the Joyful Heart Foundation’s mission to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse Prior to joining Joyful Heart Foundation Issari was the program director at Parents And Children Together’s Family Peace Center for 12 years where she managed one of the few comprehensive domestic violence programs in the country that provides services for survivors, perpetrators and children as well as community education and training. She also served as a lecturer at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and has collaborated with UH faculty on research projects involving children and domestic violence.
News In Brief
Pro Bowl Moving To Orlando
The NFL’s all-star festivities will leave Honolulu for Florida in 2017, a big loss for Hawaii football fans.
Tourists Flocked Here In April
Last April was the busiest on record for tourism in Hawaii, with 700,573 visitors representing a 3.4 percent increase over a year earlier, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
Libertarian Presidential Ticket Picked
Former governors Gary Johnson and William Weld offer an alternative to Republicans and Democrats.
Lawmakers concede that tougher police accountability measures haven’t been a priority despite numerous high-profile cases of serious misconduct.