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Mayor Billy Kenoi helped turn a spotlight on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome during a presentation Friday at West Hawaii Civic Center.

International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day is worldwide movement to raise awareness about the largest known, entirely preventable, cause of mental retardation and developmental disabilities. 

"If we can get to our mothers before the last trimester, we can prevent fetal alcohol syndrome," Kenoi said in his opening message.

Kenoi helps raise awareness for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Mayor Billy Kenoi helped turn a spotlight on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome during a presentation Friday at West Hawaii Civic Center. International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day is worldwide movement to raise awareness about the largest known, entirely preventable, cause of mental retardation and developmental disabilities. “If we can get to our mothers before the last […]

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FAS Awareness Day — 9:09 a.m. 9/9

FAS Awareness Day — 9:09 a.m. 9/9

MEDIA RELEASE Sept. 9 is International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Awareness Day. This worldwide movement is to raise awareness about the largest known, and entirely preventable, cause of mental retardation and developmental disabilities – fetal alcohol exposure during pregnancy. FAS Awareness Day begins in many nations with bell-ringing at 9:09 a.m. local time. On the […]

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National researcher presents hope for FAS children (March 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Dr. Ira J. Chasnoff, president of the Children’s Research Triangle and professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Illinois in Chicago, is one of the nation’s leading researchers in the field of child development and the effects of alcohol and drug use on the newborn infant and child. His innovative techniques for […]

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