Pathways to productivity

  • From left, Kaylee Nerverza, Kawika Victorino, Mariah Cochran, Lanice Mejia Kaua and Jo Ann Nishimoto look over seedlings last month that are growing in a greenhouse at Hilo High. Students in special education can work in the greenhouse to learn how to grow and take care of plants. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series about the challenges people with special needs have getting help in Hawaii County.