Keeping keiki from vaping

  • Courtesy of Valerie Saiki

    From left, Kodie Kaina, Valerie Saiki, Alana Cayabyab and Keilyn Paleracio hold no-vape signs during the 2019 Kick Butts Day.

  • Associated Press graphic

    This chart shows the significant rise in teen e-cigarette usage.

  • Courtesy of Valerie Saiki

    A collection of the most-popular vape products confiscated from underaged youth includes brands such as Juul, Smok, Suorin and, most recent to the scene, Puff Bars.

KAPA‘A — Kodie Kaina, a freshman at Kapa‘a High School doesn’t use electronic cigarettes anymore, but she started vaping as a sixth-grader when she was 11 years old.