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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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USGS Geologist lead the media and school personnel on a guided tour of the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow where it crossed Apa‘a Street in Pahoa. The utility pole are wrapped in cinder, concrete pipes and wire to harden them against the heat of the lava flow. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Students, media tour lava flow

More than 1,000 students will get close-up view this week; upslope outbreak still advancing

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Public meeting on Palamanui (Dec. 11)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A public forum to discuss higher education in West Hawaii is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Kealakehe High School cafeteria. The forum is open to the West Hawaii community. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and share their vision for Hawaii Community College – Palamanui, which […]

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Parker seniors named National Merit Commended Students

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School announced has that three seniors — Brian Bollinger, Luke Potter and Maia Tarnas — have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, has been given to each of these scholastically […]

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Updates from University of Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii has assumed ownership of the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) on Mauna Kea. The UKIRT is one of the world’s leading astronomical infrared observatories. UH President David Lassner said, “We are pleased to steward the UKIRT, a telescope that has made remarkable discoveries supporting the advancement of astronomical science. […]

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Public school enrollment increases for most grades

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s public school enrollment continued to grow for most grades in the 2014-15 school year – keeping with a five-year trend – while kindergarten saw fewer students than last year due to a change in the entry age. Kindergarten enrollment dropped by 4,400 students after Act 178 required children to be 5 years […]

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Hawaii CC offers free workshop in student success coaching (Dec. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Community College (Hawaii CC) is offering a free workshop that is designed to help those who work in education, workforce development, and service-oriented organizations — as well as parents and guardians — become better coaches for their students and clients. Called “Student Success Coaching – What You Need to Know,” the one-day, […]

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Richardson to head UH technology commercialization office

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii has announced local venture capitalist and entrepreneur William K. (Bill) Richardson has been named as interim director of the Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development (OTTED), effective Dec. 1, 2014. In his new role, Richardson will lead a department that will work closely with the University of Hawaii’s […]

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Parker debaters win two trophies, break state record

MEDIA RELEASE On Nov. 22, 38 Parker School debaters competed alongside 14 schools in the University Lab School Debate Non-Qualifying Tournament on Oahu. The Big Island school returned home victorious with two sweepstakes trophies: one for the largest number of ballots won (94 versus Punahou School’s second-place 68) and one for the highest percentage of […]

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Updates: Golf tournament nets $18,000; scholarships available; Alumni Day Soccer Game coming up

Parker School students visit Maine

Updates: Golf tournament nets $18,000; scholarships available; Alumni Day Soccer Game coming up

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UH-Hilo Doctor of Nursing Practice program receives accreditation

University of Hawai`i at Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney announced, Wednesday (Nov 19), that the University’s School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program has received accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The School received the full five- year accreditation status.

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DOE suspends classes for Keonepoko Elementary starting Wednesday (Oct 29), other Puna schools to follow

Mary Correa, complex superintendent for Ka‘u, Kea‘au, Pahoa, has announced that beginning Wednesday, October 29, there will be no school for students at Keonepoko Elementary School. This is to allow DOE faculty, staff, administrators, facilities’ teams enough time to complete administrative work in preparation of the new facility to receive students.

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