Teen pregnancy grant: two agencies get $10M

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii's getting about $10 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce teen pregnancy.

The Hawaii Youth Services Network and the University of Hawaii will get about $1 million each year, for the next five years.

Both agencies will try to find new or proven ways to reduce teen pregnancy.

State Representative John Mizuno says Hawaii spends $22 million annually dealing with the issue.

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