House touts state budget

  • Nearly 100 youth, including students from Hilo High, Keeau High, Honokaa High and Kamehameha Schools Hawaii, rallied at the state Capitol on Wednesday to urge legislators to “take down tobacco” and pass legislation to regulate e-cigarettes. (courtesy photo/ Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii

The House approved its version of the state budget Wednesday, prioritizing health, safety and education.