Hara: Budget cuts force closure of Hilo Youth Challenge Academy

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald file photo Moshi Robert laughs while watching a video compilation of cadets’ families during the National Guard Youth Challenge Academy commencement ceremony in Hilo on June 18, 2020.

The state’s adjutant general told a joint state Senate committees informational briefing Tuesday the Hawaii National Guard Hilo Youth Challenge Academy will be closing.