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UH Hilo educator to keynote national convention

MEDIA RELEASE Dr. Keiki Kawaiaea, director of Ka Haka Ula O Keelikolani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, will deliver the keynote address at the National Indian Education Association’s (NIEA) 45th annual convention and trade show. The event is Oct. 15-18 in Anchorage, Alaska. Established in 1970, NIEA is recognized […]

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Hawaii CC plans outreach for online certificate programs

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii residents who want to quickly gain specialized education and increase their employability are invited to attend one of several informational events Hawaii Community College (Hawaii CC) will host in October. The events will highlight Hawaii CC’s new online, accelerated certificate programs designed to increase students’ skills while accommodating their schedules and locations. […]

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Milolii students to host season premiere of Hiki No

MEDIA RELEASE Students from the Milolii Hipuu Virtual Academy of Kua o ka La Public Charter School will host the season premiere of PBS Hawaii’s student news program Hiko No at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9. Milolii, the remote fishing village on Hawaii Island’s southwestern shore, was the site of a training session back in […]

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Scholars selected for 2014-2015 Mellon-Hawaii fellowships

MEDIA RELEASE Four Native Hawaiian scholars have been selected as 2014-2015 Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows to pursue original research and advance their academic careers. The Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, now in its seventh year, recognizes and supports the work of Native Hawaiian academics early in their careers, and others who are committed […]

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deSilva Elementary honored for ‘Recognition’ status

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Education is awarding $230,000 to 15 elementary schools that demonstrated significant success or improvements in the 2013-14 school year. The schools reached “Recognition” status in the DOE’s Strive HI Performance System, meaning their performance placed them among the top five percent of schools in the state. Fourteen schools received […]

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deSilva Elementary School named National Blue Ribbon winner

MEDIA RELEASE Ernest Bowen deSilva Elementary, Haleiwa Elementary and Red Hill Elementary schools have been named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their outstanding performance and improvement efforts. The three were among the 337 schools announced recently as winners by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. In November, Duncan and the U.S. […]

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Hoffmann named to U.H. Board of Regents

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the nominations of Simeon Acoba, Dr. Dileep Bal, Peter Hoffmann and Helen Nielsen to the University of Hawaii (UH) Board of Regents (BOR), effective immediately. All are interim appointments subject to state Senate approval. Acoba was appointed to a City and County of Honolulu seat, Bal to the […]

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UH faculty awarded Regents’ Medal for Excellence

MEDIA RELEASE Fifteen University of Hawaii faculty members have been selected as recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching, and three were selected as recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research. University of Hawaii President David Lassner said, “University of Hawaii teachers and researchers are world-class, in subjects ranging from automotive […]

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Rendering of a contingency site for Puna elementary school students displaced by the lava flow in the Keaau High School parking lot.

Contingency plan for alternate elementary school site revealed

The DOE is building an alternate site for elementary students in the Kea‘au High lower parking lot that could hold a number of classrooms.

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Hirono, Schatz announce $20M for Native Hawaiian education

MEDIA RELEASE Sens. Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz have announced grants to programs and institutions of higher education that serve Native Hawaiian communities, from preschool through college and career training. Projects will support vital needs such as kindergarten readiness; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education; Native Hawaiian culture and language; and college success. […]

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Public school students earning AP honors at all-time high

MEDIA RELEASE A record 492 public high school students from across Hawaii have earned AP Scholar Awards for exceptional achievement in rigorous college-level courses, according to the College Board. Students who succeed on AP exams may earn college credit, advanced placement, or both. About 20 percent of the 2.1 million students worldwide who took AP […]

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Students score well on AP Exams; new faculty; Broadbent Family Foundation Grant

Parker School’s new logo honors past, looks to future

Students score well on AP Exams; new faculty; Broadbent Family Foundation Grant

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