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Damien Kaimana Barcarse

Governor Ige appoints Damien Kaimana Barcarse to Board of Education

Damien Kaimana Barcarse MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Damien Kaimana Barcarse to the Hawai‘i County seat on the Board of Education. Barcarse has worked at Kamehameha Schools since 2013, most recently as the West Hawai‘i regional director. Previously, Barcarse served as the director of the Hawaiian Cultural Based Education Department, as […]

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Interim board for Laupahoehoe Charter School accepting public input

The Laupahoehoe Charter School Interim Local School Board (ILSB) welcomes anyone with questions about the school opening or process to go to the website (www.laupahoehoecharterschool.c…) or call 808-430-8699. Questions and concerns about the charter school may be presented at the public ILSB meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm.

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BOE decides to open Laupahoehoe Charter School in July 2012

Laupahoehoe Charter School will open in July 2012 following the State of Hawai`i Board of Education (BOE) final decision issued on Wednesday January 24, 2012. The decision came one week after the BOE heard two appeals brought by Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School (LCPCS) that challenged the actions of the Charter School Review Panel (CSRP).

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Board of Education hears Laupahoehoe Charter School appeals

The Hawai`i Board of Education (BOE) heard two appeals Tuesday (Jan 17) brought by Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School (LCPCS) that challenged the actions of the Charter School Review Panel (CSRP). The Panel had denied an amendment to the school’s implementation plan and proposed delaying the opening of the school by a year.

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In another step forward to advance the state’s public school system, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced his appointments to the new Board of Education (BOE).  The board consists of nine members – three from O'ahu, three at-large, and one each from Hawai'i Island, Maui and Kaua'i.

Governor appoints Brian DeLima to the Board of Education

In another step forward to advance the state’s public school system, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced his appointments to the new Board of Education (BOE). The board consists of nine members – three from O’ahu, three at-large, and one each from Hawai’i Island, Maui and Kaua’i.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie is accepting applications now to fill one seat on the state Board of Education (BOE) vacated by Lei Ahu Isa, Ph. D. Applicants are encouraged to apply now through the Governor’s website, http://hawaii.gov/gov.

“We want to maximize outreach to the people of Hawaii to get the most qualified applicants and give them the opportunity to serve and advance our public education system,” Governor Abercrombie said.

Governor Abercrombie accepting applications for BOE vacancy

Governor Neil Abercrombie is accepting applications now to fill one seat on the state Board of Education (BOE) vacated by Lei Ahu Isa, Ph. D. Applicants are encouraged to apply now through the Governor’s website, hawaii.gov/gov. “We want to maximize outreach to the people of Hawaii to get the most qualified applicants and give them […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced that applications are being accepted for service on the numerous boards and commissions – including the Board of Education – via his website, http://hawaii.gov/gov

Governor seeking applicants to boards and commissions

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced that applications are being accepted for service on the numerous boards and commissions – including the Board of Education – via his website, hawaii.gov/gov

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Governor Linda Lingle today appointed Caroline S. Wong to the Board of Education to fill the seat vacated by Breene Harimoto, who resigned last month. Wong will serve on a temporary basis until a new member is elected in the November General Election to serve out the remaining two years of Harimoto’s term. Her appointment takes effect immediately.

Governor Lingle appoints retired Moanalua Middle School principal Wong to Board of Education

Governor Linda Lingle today appointed Caroline S. Wong to the Board of Education to fill the seat vacated by Breene Harimoto, who resigned last month. Wong will serve on a temporary basis until a new member is elected in the November General Election to serve out the remaining two years of Harimoto’s term. Her appointment […]

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Public-private partnership between state, teachers and major banks in Hawaii make deal possible to return 171,000 students to school next year

The end of furlough Fridays in public schools

Public-private partnership between state, teachers and major banks in Hawaii make deal possible to return 171,000 students to school next year

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Laupahoehoe has voted to convert Laupahoehoe High and Elementary School (LHES) to a public charter school.

Laupahoehoe Votes YES for Community Public Charter School

Laupahoehoe has voted to convert Laupahoehoe High and Elementary School (LHES) to a public charter school.

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Reaction to public school teachers ratifying the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) contract is understandably focused on the impact to our students.

However, comments blaming Governor Lingle for furloughing teachers are misdirected.

Governor Lingle does not have the legal authority to furlough or layoff teachers or other DOE employees, nor is she able to determine when schools will be closed.

State negotiator speaks out about HSTA contract and furloughs

Reaction to public school teachers ratifying the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) contract is understandably focused on the impact to our students. However, comments blaming Governor Lingle for furloughing teachers are misdirected. Governor Lingle does not have the legal authority to furlough or layoff teachers or other DOE employees, nor is she able to determine […]

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Mayor Kenoi urges BOE to abandon West Hawai'i school impact fee plan

Mayor Kenoi urges BOE to abandon West Hawai’i school impact fee plan

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi today urged the state Board of Education to scrap a plan to impose school impact fees on property owners in West Hawai’i when they seek a building permit, calling the proposal burdensome and unfair to residents. The fees would apply to both individual lot owners and larger developers. “This plan […]

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