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Storyteller spins tales of Hawaiian heroes at nine public libraries statewide

Nyla Fujii-Babb, one of Hawaii’s premier storytellers, will be a featured performer for the 2015 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program at nine selected public libraries statewide on the Big Island, Kauai, and Oahu from June 23 through July 11. Admission is free.

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Greywolf’s Heroes programs at nine public libraries statewide

MEDIA RELEASE Greywolf, a Native American medieval armorer, will be a featured performer for the 2015 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program at nine selected public libraries on the Big Island, Kauai, Lanai and Oahu from June 17 through July 11. Admission is free. Greywolf will present three programs “Heroes of the Classic Era,” “Women Warriors […]

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In celebration of the HSPLS 2015 Children's Summer Reading Program, HouseMart Ace Hardware and HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts will present "Super Hero Academy," a free event at five selected Big Island public libraries from Wednesday, June 24 through Wednesday, July 8.

Super Hero Academy event for keiki coming to five Big Island libraries

In celebration of the HSPLS 2015 Children’s Summer Reading Program, HouseMart Ace Hardware and HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts will present “Super Hero Academy,” a free event at five selected Big Island public libraries from Wednesday, June 24 through Wednesday, July 8.

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BOE confirms Schatz as deputy superintendent

MEDIA RELEASE The state Board of Education (BOE) has approved the appointment of Stephen Schatz as deputy superintendent for the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE). Schatz brings 20 years of educational experience to the DOE leadership post. He most recently served as assistant superintendent for the Office of Strategy, Innovation and Performance (OSIP), overseeing […]

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A 17-year-old male student was arrested Tuesday (April 28) following a temporary lockdown at Keaʻau High School.

In response to a 10:19 a.m. call, Puna Patrol officers responded to Keaʻau High School. They learned that a 17-year-old boy had physically harassed and threatened school employees who were attempting to detain him after receiving information that he was planning to fight with another student. The student then fled the campus, triggering the lockdown.

Keaau High School temporarily locked-down, student arrested Tuesday (April 28)

A 17-year-old male student was arrested Tuesday (April 28) following a temporary lockdown at Keaʻau High School. In response to a 10:19 a.m. call, Puna Patrol officers responded to Keaʻau High School. They learned that a 17-year-old boy had physically harassed and threatened school employees who were attempting to detain him after receiving information that […]

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BIPC deadline for scholarships April 18

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Press Club (BIPC) announces the availability of scholarships for eligible students pursuing higher education in journalism or a related field. BIPC annually offers: $1,500 Robert C. Miller Memorial Scholarship, $1,000 Bill Arballo Scholarship, $1,000 Marcia Reynolds Scholarship, $600 Yukino Fukubori Memorial Scholarship and the $500 Jack Markey Memorial Scholarship. Last […]

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Aldrich appointed state librarian by BOE

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Education has announced the appointment of Stacey Aldrich as the new State Librarian. She fills the position that was vacated by the retirement of Richard Burns as of Dec. 31, 2014. The candidate was a unanimous recommendation of the selection committee. Aldrich holds a Master of Library Science and served […]

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Keonepoko Elementary to reopen for next school year

The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) will begin the planning process to reopen Keonepoko Elementary School in Hawaiian Beaches now that lava is no longer an immediate threat to the area. The planning will also include addressing all of the adjustments made in October 2014 that affected 1,700 students and 300 employees.

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Collaborative West Hawaii youth program launched

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo is partnering with leading educational and state government groups to start a collaborative discussion about improving the future of West Hawaii youth and young adults. Joining the effort are the state Department of Education, Kamehameha Schools, the County of Hawaii, Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center and several other […]

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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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