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Parker School announces new board members

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors — Julie Hendricks and Frances Simperman. Born and raised in Waimea, Hendricks graduated from Hawaii Preparatory Academy. While earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Textiles from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she worked as an intern with Tori Richard, Ltd. […]

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Let’s talk lizards at the Lyman Museum Monday (Aug 25)

On Monday (Aug 25) at the Lyman Museum, Dr. William Mautz talks about lizards: their habits and habitats, how and when they came to Hawaii, and the future of them.

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Kona Charter School offers free breakfast to all its students

Kona Pacific Public Charter School in Kona will be the first public school in the State of Hawai‘i to serve breakfast in the classroom to all students beginning August 18th. Kona Pacific Public Charter School is leading the way as an innovator in public education. As a pioneer in the field of school and community […]

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In anticipation of the potential threat of Hurricane Iselle, and for the health and safety of patrons and staff, all public libraries in Maui County and on the Big Island will be closed on Thursday, August 7, announced State Librarian Richard Burns.

Big Island and Maui public libraries close Thursday due to Hurricane Iselle

In anticipation of the potential threat of Hurricane Iselle, and for the health and safety of patrons and staff, all public libraries in Maui County and on the Big Island will be closed on Thursday, August 7, announced State Librarian Richard Burns.

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Park offers free Hawaiian music songwriting retreat

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is offering a two-day Hawaiian music songwriting retreat for beginners on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17. Hawaiian music, language and haku mele (Hawaiian song) experts Kenneth Makuakane and Kaliko Trapp-Beamer will lead the workshops. Both workshops run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be held […]

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Report shows Access Learning pilot enhances teaching and student learning

MEDIA RELEASE A first-year report on the Hawaii State Department of Education’s (DOE) Access Learning pilot presented to the Hawaii State Board of Education (BOE) today shows the initiative is helping to reduce burden on teachers, increase student engagement and responsibility, and improve parents’ support of public schools. Last year, the DOE unveiled Access Learning, […]

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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 26)

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.

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Lyman Museum to hold Ni‘ihau ‘Alilea shell workshops

For the very first time ever, men (and women too!) will have the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind Ni‘ihau shell lei that traditionally is made and worn by men for very special occasions such as a wedding, or a hula hālau performance.

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Faculty-student paper published in top scientific journal

MEDIA RELEASE A short paper on nonlinear science, co-authored by a University of Hawaii at Hilo physics professor and a recently graduated student has been published in the June 19 issue of Nature. With an estimated readership of nearly half a million, Nature is considered one of the world’s top two scientific journals. “How chaos […]

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HPA receives $1.5 M energy conservation grant

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) announced the receipt of a $1.5 million grant to continue the school’s growing academic reputation in the field of sustainability and energy conservation studies. The grant is the result of the generosity of alumnus James C. Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises, Inc., an Atlanta-based communications firm. Kennedy, a 1966 […]

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Parker School announces student awards

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School is proud to announce the recipients of awards for excellence in academics, arts, electives and athletics for the 2013-2014 school year: Senior Awards: Parker School Trustees’ Award: Darneé Brighter Headmaster’s Award: Nohili Thompson Richard Smart Award for Academic Excellence: Lysha Matsunobu Personal Achievement Award: Keala Prietto Culff Leadership Award: Grant Nair […]

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Hawaii CC open house highlights new online certificate programs

MEDIA RELEASE Free open house event at Hawaii Community College on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., July 22 in Building 379, Room 1. Staff will be available to explain how you can join the “fast track” to earn college credits and certificates in: • Sustainable Construction • Sustainable Lot Design • Virtual Office Assistant […]

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