LOCAL Closer Look: Hawai’i Literacy Kona

Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024 by Jeanice Lee

Jeanice Lee talks to Lisa Jacob, Coordinator of Hawai’i Literacy Kona which is part of the Hawai’i Literacy on Oahu. 1 in 6 adults in the U.S. reads at 6th grade level or below.  Jacob says they offer free 1 on 1 tutoring by community adults for anyone 18+ who struggle with reading and writing skills. She says they will help people who want to work on several things such as GED or high school equivalency, drivers’ licenses, etc. Volunteers across the island are needed. Learn more at (HawaiiLiteracy.org) or call (808) 329-1180.

Original airdate: 5/19/2024

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Jeanice joined EMF in 2009 and she covers Southern California, Arizona and Hawai'i, including major markets Phoenix, San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles.

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