Toward a vape-free campus

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    Detail of a new mural at Kapaa High School contains messages of hope and encouragement towards those who may be vaping or considering using any type of tobacco product.

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    Kapaa High students Michael Amoyo, Analani Bacon and Taylor Chang hold signs during the blessing of the new mural at Kapaa High School, aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of student vaping.

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    Trysen Kaneshige listens to Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami as he delivers a proclamation in honor of Kaneshige in front of the new mural at Kapaa High School Kaneshige helped create.

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    Kapaa High School Principal Tommy Cox welcomes a crowd during the blessing of the new mural at Kapaa High School aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of student vaping.

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    Trysen Kaneshige points out elements of the new mural at Kapaa High School, aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of student vaping.

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    The new mural at Kapaa High School is aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of student vaping.

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    Artists Ken Nishimura, Trysen Kaneshige and Victoria Aiu, fom left, stand in front of the mural they painted with students at Kapaa High School for the 808NOVAPE campaign.

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    Artists Ken Nishimura, Trysen Kaneshige and Victoria Aiu, from left, stand in front of the mural they painted with students at Kapaa High School for the 808NOVAPE campaign.

KAPAA — Kauai artists Trysen Kaneshige and Victoria Aiu were able to breathe a sigh of relief on Tuesday after unveiling a mural they worked on through driving rain and strong winds.

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