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Hawaii teens having less, but riskier sex

Katie Reardon Katie Reardon
Julienne Nakano Julienne Nakano
Michael Harano Michael Harano

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The results of a survey of Hawaii teens by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention show that Hawaii teens are engaging in less sexual intercourse.

That's the good news.

The bad news is that of those that are sexually active, they are not doing it safely. What local experts say can be done to stem this growing problem.

For the complete story, watch Hawaii News Now tonight at 5:30 p.m.

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