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Sex and the Single Student

Pono Choices
Credit Pono Choices
Page from the Parent Night Handout about "Pono Choices"

Recent legislative debate over marriage equality in Hawai’i included impassioned testimony about how legalized gay marriage could affect the education system here.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with the Department of Education about whether adjustments are in store, and takes a look at “Pono Choices”, a new teen pregnancy and infection prevention program.  The Parent Night handout pictured here lays out the components of the 10 part program.

Find out more about “Pono Choices”:


Board Policy 2110 - Abstinence Based Education Policy


Board Policy 2210 - Controversial Issues Policy


The DOE's opt-out policy: 


Noe Tanigawa covered art, culture and ideas for two decades at Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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