News Briefs — Friday, February 24, 2006

• Foster parent training on

• Corrections

Foster parent training on

Officials with the Hale ‘Opio Kaua‘i, Inc. Professional Foster Parent Program announced in a press release the scheduling of two training sessions for those interested in becoming professional foster parents.

Both sessions will be held at the Hale ‘Opio Kaua‘i, Inc. offices, 2959 ‘Umi St., in Lihu‘e.

The evening training begins Monday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The daytime training begins March 1, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendance is required at all sessions to become licensed.

To reserve a training spot or to get more information about the licensing requirements, contact Cynthia Weiss, professional parent recruiter, at 245-2873, or


The Garden Island corrects errors of fact in news stories. If you notice an error, please contact us at one of the numbers listed below.

• In Thursday’s edition of The Garden Island, the “In Our Voices” editorial should state that Police Commissioner Tom Iannucci has not made his position concerning Lum known in public. Iannucci further states that he has not made a firm decision which way he would vote in actions concerning the chief.


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