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Mazie K. Hirono

Senate passes Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014

Thursday (March 13), the United States Senate passed the bipartisan Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, legislation that includes Senator Mazie K. Hirono’s measures for Native Hawaiian children. The bill updates and improves the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program created in 1990, which provides states with federal funding to help […]

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State revokes Kona child care center license

MEDIA RELEASE Due to repeated non-compliance with State Licensing of Group Child Care Centers and Group Child Care Homes regulatory requirements (HAR §17-892.1), the Department of Human Services (DHS) Childcare Licensing Unit is suspending the operating license of Kids Play Corner Inc. dba Busy Buddies Hawaii in Kailua-Kona. Suspension is effective the close of business […]

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Among fathers with a wife in the workforce, 32 percent were a regular source of care for their children under age 15, up from 26 percent in 2002, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. Among these fathers with preschool-age children, one in five fathers was the primary caregiver, meaning their child spent more time in their care than any other type of arrangement.

One-third of fathers with working wives regularly care for their children

Among fathers with a wife in the workforce, 32 percent were a regular source of care for their children under age 15, up from 26 percent in 2002, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. Among these fathers with preschool-age children, one in five fathers was the primary caregiver, meaning their child spent more time in […]

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Childcare, feral donkeys on Waimea agenda (March 3)

Childcare, feral donkeys on Waimea agenda (March 3)

MEDIA RELEASE A rising tide of need for affordable childcare alternatives for young families – and also concern over the care of Waikoloa’s large herd of feral donkeys, known affectionately as “Kona Nightingales,” will top Waimea Community Association’s Town Meeting agenda at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, March 3 in Waimea School Cafeteria. Due to increased community […]

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