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Debaters continue to light up state competition

Parker School wins Sweepstakes Trophy at Oahu tournament

Debaters continue to light up state competition

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THINK Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE As a member of the growing high-tech economy in Hawaii, the Thirty Meter Telescope has made a commitment to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education on Hawaii Island. As one of the greatest equalizers, education can also strengthen our workforce and economy so that families and communities thrive. TMT created The […]

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FoodCorps Hawaii seeks applicants for 2015–2016

MEDIA RELEASE FoodCorps is currently recruiting service members throughout Hawaii who are passionate about teaching children what healthy food is, where it comes from, and expanding hands-on nutrition education programs. The deadline to apply for the 2015–2016 school year is March 31. FoodCorps is a national organization addressing childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved […]

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THINK Fund at Pauahi Foundation Scholarship applications available

MEDIA RELEASE The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the Pauahi Foundation are open. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi Foundation. The THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation is focused on providing essential scholarship funding to individuals pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) endeavors. The Pauahi Foundation’s […]

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Lei workshop and contest coming up for Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), Hawai‘i Island Natural Area Reserves (NARS), the Three Mountain Alliance (TMA), and the Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center are proud to present Kauluwehi, a juried lei art contest and exhibition celebrating the native species, Hawaiian culture, and sustainable picking practices on Hawai‘i Island. Kauluwehi 2014 features three […]

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Hawaii FoodCorps connects children with fresh, healthy food

MEDIA RELEASE In its first year, the FoodCorps Hawaii program served 1793 school children in West Oahu and on Molokai and Hawaii islands, working to change their attitudes about eating healthy food by creating classroom and school garden activities combined with culinary and marketing experience. FoodCorps, a national non-profit program in partnership with the AmeriCorps […]

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Big Island youth leader speaks at Hawaii State Capitol

Alex Siordia: ‘By 2018, 68 percent of jobs in Hawaii will require some level of post secondary education’

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Parents informed of higher learning expectations for students

MEDIA RELEASE Public school students have been given a letter to take home to their parents as a reminder of the upcoming spring assessments for English language arts and math. The new assessments, known as Smarter Balanced, are aligned to the Hawaii Common Core standards implemented statewide at the start of the school year. The […]

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Federal grant supports Hawaii Farm to School programs

MEDIA RELEASE The Kohala Center recently received a federal Farm to School grant to support the increase of locally produced foods for Hawaii schools and to increase support for school gardens and farms statewide through curriculum development that connects core standards with garden-based education. “Every year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awards the […]

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Charter School Commission report highlights progress, challenges

MEDIA RELEASE The State Public Charter School Commission has presented its annual report to the State Board of Education, the third annual report by the Commission since its creation in 2012 by Act 130. The report, which primarily provides information from the 2013-2014 school year, highlights both successes and ongoing challenges in Hawaii’s charter system. […]

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Farias to become DOE Ka‘u-Keaau-Pahoa complex area superintendent

Career educator Chad Keone Farias will take the helm of complex area superintendent for the Ka‘u-Keaau-Pahoa (KKP) complex on Hawaii Island, succeeding Mary Correa, who mentored him for the position and will be retiring on December 31. The Hawaii State Board of Education appointed Farias to the Complex Area post on September 16 to be […]

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Landau named HAIS executive director

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) Board of Directors has named Robert Landau the organization’s new executive director, replacing longtime Executive Director Robert Witt, who is retiring. Landau has worked as an educator, principal, superintendent and director for notable schools across the globe. He most recently was deputy superintendent of the prestigious […]

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