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But the reality is that our kids go to school and we go to work and a survival cache back at home won't do much good if the sirens go off, we aren't home and we can't get back. So we can either ignore the problem or mandate that schools and businesses, as well as families, must stock the resources for ...
Associate Professor D. Kapua'ala Sproat was put in charge of the Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law at the Williams S. Richardson school of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The Ka Huli Ao center was founded "to promote education, scholarship, community outreach and ...

KAILUA-KONA -- Throughout her time as a student, Maya Kiana Gee has experienced education from all sides and angles: private school, public school ... When she started high school, the Kealakehe High School senior decided to stick with public schools, saying she was passionate about being part of a ...
The day aims to raise awareness about what options parents have when it comes to their kids' education. In Hawaii-- there will be 80 events and activities across the state-- including open houses at schools, fairs, and home-school information sessions. On Thursday-- it culminates with a celebration at the ...
Bob was named Assistant Principal of the Junior High and then became Principal of Glen carbon Elementary School. In 1983, he was promoted to Director of Instruction for the district and then named Assistant Superintendent in charge of Curriculum. In 1991, Bob was named Superintendent of schools ...
Preparing our high school students for successful careers is critical. And Shayne Greenland at Campbell high school is doing this very well and the kids love it!! This is the type of practical education that needs to be in all out schools. Of course we need the basics, but our keiki need to learn how to apply ...

public school officials sent letters to parents offering counseling and reminding them that emergency drills are in place as students went back to school for ... The state Department of education sent the letters home with students on Tuesday, three days after Hawaii officials sent out the bogus cellphone alert ...
The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa announces that Associate Professor D. Kapua'ala Sproat has been named director of the Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law at the William S. Richardson school of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Associate Faculty Specialist Susan K.
But what about places like plantation camps, ethnic neighborhoods, temples and language schools? ... 26 and 27, the nonprofit Historic Hawaii Foundation will host a forum: "Identity and Place: Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage in the Hawaiian Islands." The forum ...
Columbus, Ohio (AP) - One of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly halfway through the academic year. That means families of the roughly 12,000 Ohio students from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow are scrambling to arrange other schooling options. The publicly funded e-school has been ...
In the event of actual missile attack, students would 'shelter in place' at schools ... Saturday's missile alert mistake prompted the Department of education to send out a reminder to parents about what they should do in the event of an actual ... The DOE says that task will be spearheaded by school principals.
"The Hawaiian kingdom stood for and means what people love most. It's about our children. We want our children to be safe. We want our children to be healthy. We want them to have a good future. We want them to have a good education, and that isn't a Hawaiian thing. That's just a human thing.".
Despite calls to fire the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who accidentally sent a false missile alert to phone across the state, ... issues on the back end as well as community outreach -- including reaching out to schools and businesses -- and how to better inform the people of Hawaii.
At one point, there were several hundred fallout shelters across Knox County - inside schools, churches and hospitals. The Knoxville News Sentinel published a guide to finding the nearest shelter in 1969 - in bold letters, it asks: Where would you go to save your life? "Back during the Cold War, there was ...
The County Office of education runs a program called "Friday Night Live" that teaches teens about the dangers of marijuana and empowers them to educate their peers. They're also working with the San Diego Marijuana Prevention Initiative to tell students about the effects weed can have on young, ...
Some 112 high school students will live there during the school year. School leaders say the dorm will play an integral part in shaping student's world view by learning to interact with others. "We want 'Iolani students to have global perspectives. We want them to have relationships and lifelong friendships ...
The image of an 8-year-old with icicles in his hair trekking miles to school has underscored the plight of poor rural children. • From the Queen's vault. Among the private details Elizabeth II revealed about her 1953 coronation in a BBC documentary: The crown was too big. • And the Australian Open begins ...

Megan Hout of Green Bay, who is in Hawaii for her cousin's wedding shares her experience of Saturday's missile scare, January 14, 2018. (WLUK image){ } ... Flood, and a group of St. Norbert students are in Hawaii for a school trip, "We decided the garage was the best place to be. We had all our bags around us for ...
As the recent missile-attack false alarm in Hawaii demonstrated, Americans are simultaneously worried about nuclear war and not seriously prepared for it. But the problem goes far beyond the inept handling of an emergency-alert system. Take, for example, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HANOVER PARK, IL (WGN/CNN) - An 11-year-old girl who is suffering from leukemia can now use medicinal marijuana at her elementary school. A federal judge gave the ruling Friday after the girl's parents sued their daughter's school district. Ashley Surin was diagnosed with leukemia in December of ...
An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii on Saturday, ... At Konawaena high school on the island of Hawaii, where a high school wrestling championship was taking place, school officials, more accustomed to ...
"We've put some substantial offers on the table that we think and hope will … bring closure and allow the healing to begin," said school Trustee Micah Kane on Wednesday. "We hurt and feel for the victims and what they've gone through. We recognize that while this happened 40 years ago, time doesn't ...
There is an elementary school in Hawaii which is now receiving a helping hand from ASICS and PHIT America. ... With the average budget for physical education programs throughout the U.S. at only $762 per year for an entire school, it is estimated more than 40,000 schools throughout the U.S. are in need ...
Sex education in schools should cover consent ... public schools in King County are on the right track by incorporating lessons about affirmative sexual consent into their curricula, as reported in a recent Seattle Times article. ... Addressing the topic in school not only makes sense, it is long overdue. Parents ...
Waiakea High school was recently announced as one of the top-scoring high school teams for the online portion of the annual Hawaii LifeSmarts State ... Waiakea, along with Iolani, Maryknoll and Roosevelt high schools, will have their top team invited to compete at the in-person state competition, which ...
She also knew that Hawaii had issued licenses for dispensaries, and that those dispensaries were holding some small-kine educational events, but she never seemed to hear about them. ... Then I realized one of my goals is to inspire Hawaiian residents to enter the legal cannabis business market.".
Uilani Modeling school is looking for students for its free classes at the Kalihi Community. Angela Rubonal is an instructor for the classes for kids ages 5 - 17. She believes that modeling can help kids improve their self-confidence, public speaking skills and leadership abilities. If you would like more ...
Kamehameha schools' leaders are apologizing again to past victims of sex abuse -- this time on video. The 2:30 video message, emailed late ... Kane said the trustees are angry that students were harmed by Dr. Robert Browne, a prominent psychiatrist the school trusted. He talked about meetings the ...
HMSA announced Matayoshi has been brought on board as the senior vice president of account relationship management. In the role, she'll lead the company's Account Management and Sales team. Matayoshi left the DOE in June, after her contract wasn't renewed. The governor said he wanted a "new ...
This year's outbreak is by far the largest number of cases Hawaii has seen in decades. In all of 2016, Hawaii saw just 10 total cases of mumps. To tackle the growing outbreak of mumps, the state is recommending more people get vaccinated, even if they've already been vaccinated before. While mumps ...
There could be another plus to vocational education: students who develop competency in a subject area graduate from high school at higher rates, statewide statistics show. In the 2013-14 school year, 82 percent of students in Hawaii graduated from high school. Among so-called CTE concentrators, the ...
The Hawaii Department of education established public Hawaiian immersion schools in 1987, nine years after Hawaiian was declared an official state language. Kamakau is one of six Hawaiian language immersion public charters in the state. In the 2016-17 school year, it enrolled 141 students. teachers ...
HONOLULU (AP) - A former Hawaii school official who authorities say stole more than $3 million from University of the Nations has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the Christian school's former Chief Financial Officer, Pablo Rivera, was sentenced ...
The Hawaii Department of education will distribute up to $250,000 to public schools that come up with creative new ways to address complex issues. The Hawaii Innovation Fund Grants will be awarded to traditional and charter public schools that produce original programs to be piloted over an initial ...
Lynn Vogt was a longtime teacher at Kamehameha schools; her husband was a retired dentist. And the two, those who knew them said, were a "beautiful couple." "They were kind of a couple that everyone aspires to be like," said Noelani Lee, a friend. "They just fully looked like they enjoyed each other's ...
And then, we're also advocating for a position in DOE for farm to school." The Department of education already serves fresh fruits and vegetables and chooses only brown rice and whole wheat flower from the Federal Commodity Program. But, DOE Food Service Branch Administrator, Albert Scales, says ...
She was a part-time teacher at Sunset Beach Elementary school, where she worked with English-language learners, Hawaii Department of education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said. "This loss has deeply affected our school community," Dela Cruz said. "Sunset Beach Elementary has additional ...
(CNN) -- Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang-related incidents, or deaths resulting from interpersonal conflicts. US Timeline (selected ...
Boinville was a part-time teacher at Sunset Beach Elementary school, where she worked with English-language learners, Hawaii Department of education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said. In court, neither of the suspects said anything. Both wore police-issued attire and had no shoes on. Brown ...
Juniors and seniors from Kapolei, Campbell, & Waianae high school enrolled in University of Hawaii- West Oahu's Teaching and Learning Academy ... where we have long-term substitute or teachers who are brand new and emergency hires," said Dr. Camille Hampton, the education Pathway Coordinator.
Hawaii State Federal Credit Union (Hawaii State FCU) announced today it awarded $20,000 in grants to 43 public school teachers through the 2017 ... for more sensory items and adaptive learning tools in special education and resource classrooms that serve students with individual educational needs.
The $1,000 collected from the elementary school students will be donated to the children's cancer Foundation on Oahu. "My favorite part was getting gifts for everyone," said Abigail Wood, a student at Kahului Elementary school. The leftover gifts will be given to the high school's special education ...
A private school system in Honolulu has issued an apology to the victims of a doctor who was accused of sexually abusing students for decades. Dec. ... Attorneys representing victims told Hawaii News Now that the apology is 50 years late, but it does show steps are being taken to reach accountability and ...
Over nearly three decades, from 1958 to 1985, Dr. Robert Browne sexually abused boys at Kamehameha schools, victims say, and the school has acknowledged, and he made clear to them that they had to keep quiet about the assaults. Dozens of victims have since come forward, telling similar stories, ...
Last week, we devoted quite a lot of our newscasts to our series "Hidden Betrayal," about the lawsuit over literally thousands of sexual assaults by a local psychiatrist. The stories of Kamehameha students being preyed upon were hard to hear. The men who survived this nightmare deserve our community's ...
(CNN) -- Two students were killed in a shooting Thursday at Aztec high school in Aztec, New Mexico, state police said on their verified twitter account, and the suspected shooter is also dead. There were no other injuries to other students or school faculty, officials said in a news conference Thursday ...
Kamehameha schools is the living legacy of our Princess, Bernice Pauahi Bishop. She envisioned a vibrant future for the Hawaiian people and knew that education would be critical to their success. As CEO of Kamehameha Schools and servant of the Princess, I look forward to working every day to ensure ...
Hawaii News Now reported on Monday that Circuit Judge Virginia Crandall did not publicly disclose that her husband and his firm did extensive legal work for ... Twenty-nine former Kamehameha schools students are suing the school and St. Francis over sexual molestation by psychiatrist Robert Browne ...
New Mexico State Police said the two people killed were students at the high school in Aztec, NM. (Source: KOAT/CNN) ... The department of education is allotting $120,000 for security, counselors, social workers and anything else the community needs. "Lift our families and our neighbors up," she asked ...
Reni Soon, an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii's medical school and an abortion provider on Oahu, says that being known as an abortion provider can lead to harassment, especially in communities where "everyone knows everyone," as is the case in many rural areas of the state. "Being the ...


 

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