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Parker School raises $205K for their student financial aid program

Parker School held its 12th annual Kahiau auction gala for financial aid on March 4 at the Fairmont Orchid along the Kohala Coast. Over 250 people attended this evening event which raised approximately $205,000.

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The new system provides a number of features for parents including online payments, creating auto-payments, checking account balances, setting up low balance alerts and is accessible online or through a mobile application. Photo courtesy Cybersoft PrimeroEdge

New software allows payments for public school food via mobile app

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is rolling out a new program called SchoolCafé that will make it easier for parents to monitor and pay for their child’s school meals online and through a mobile application. The program, which is run using PrimeroEdge school nutrition food service software, will also help cafeterias track their […]

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Kamehameha Schools Hawaii campus teacher earns national award for Hawaiian culture-based approach

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi campus chemistry teacher Joel Truesdell was awarded the 2017 National Science Teachers Association(NSTA) Shell Science Teaching Award at the NSTA’s Teacher Awards Gala on Mar. 31 at the JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles.

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PTA open to public for Earth Day on Thursday (April 20)

The U.S. Army Garrison-Pōhakuloa Training Area invites the public to come celebrate Earth Day at PTA on Thursday, April 20. This free event is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., and will include ten separate stations with multiple hands-on activities, educational displays, informative briefings and live demonstrations at each station.

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Friends of Rep. Clift Tsuji, faculty, staff and alumni gather to celebrate new scholarship endowment funds for students studying agriculture at UH Hilo and Hawai'i Community College that were established in his memory.

Rep. Clift Tsuji memorial scholarships benefit Hawaii Island students

Building on Representative Clifton Tsuji’s legacy of giving back to the Hawai‘i Island community, 159 friends, supporters and family members raised $81,000 to fund endowed scholarships for Hawai‘i CC and UH Hilo students pursuing degrees in agriculture.

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HPA to host annual Waimea College Fair Thursday (April 6)

Hawaii Preparatory Academy will host the annual Waimea College Fair sponsored by the Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, in the schoolʻs Castle Gym. The event is free and is designed for all Waimea area students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities.

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2017 Hawaii Next 50 Contest Winners

Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu

Third annual contest involved finding technology solutions to address affordable housing, food sustainability or creation of innovative industries.

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Some of the cast and crew of the Katsu Goto movie project at the D. Uchida Farm - Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

The Making of a Documentary: The Story of Katsu Goto at the Lyman Museum (March 6-7)

Katsu Goto’s incredible but true story, a powerful saga of hope and inspiration arising from tragedy, is the subject of a remarkable new documentary about a poignant chapter in Hawai‘i’s history.

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Senator Hirono nominates three to U.S. military service academies

Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced her nomination of 3 Hawaii Island students to the U.S. military service academies for the Class of 2021. The students’ applications are now being considered by the four academies for final selection. “By applying to our nation’s service academies, these young men and women exemplify service above self,” said Senator […]

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Willie K to headline Ukulele Festival in Waikoloa Saturday (March 4)

Called “Hawaiian Hendrix to Polynesian Pavarotti,” Uncle Willie K will make a special appearance at the 17th Annual Great Waikoloa ‘Ukulele Festival Saturday, March 4 at Queens’ MarketPlace.

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Why is it Dark at Night? A Modern Look at Olber’s Paradox presentation

Dr. Tom Geballe will discuss Olber’s Paradox: a historical argument that states the darkness of the night sky conflicts with the assumption of an infinite and eternal “static universe”. Olber’s Paradox argues that if the universe is populated by an infinite amount of stars, and if the universe has existed for an infinite amount of […]

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HFS FCU scholarship applications available

Applications are now available for the 2017 HFS FCU Scholarship Program! There are a total of eight (8) scholarships available; three (3) $1,000 scholarships and five (5) $2,500 scholarships, for a total amount of $15,500! For a complete listing of all eligibility requirements, download the scholarship application today.

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