A Look at Hawaii’s Meth and HIV Epidemic, with Kekoa Kealoha

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In this “Sex, Love, and Addiction: Healing Conversations for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Men” webinar, host Dr. David Fawcett welcomes special guest Kekoa Kealoha. Kekoa is  is the Prep Navigator at the Hawai’i Island HIV/AIDs Foundation and a recovering meth addict. Although Hawai’i is considered a low HIV incident state, there is still an epidemic going on that is fueled further by the meth problem in Hawai’i. An estimate showed that 6 out of 10 people in the Hawai’ian state hospital have experienced meth. Kekoa shares some of his insights as to what is going on in his community and the work that he is doing to create more awareness and best practices.