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State Lawmakers Consider Measure to Increase Foster Care Boarding Rates
The cost of living in Hawai’i has more than doubled in the last two decades. The average price for a gallon of milk alone has doubled to more than $6.00. But those who take care and board Hawai`i’s foster children, have not been given a single raise in more than 22 years. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, state lawmakers are considering a state-wide increase this session.