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How Hawaiian Immersion Programs Are Inspiring Public School Students

Learning centers and Hawaiian language immersion are among the programs that show that Hawai‘i public schools reach far beyond test scores and letter grades.
2019.05.23 08:18 PM

The Bottom Line: How the Hawai‘i DOE Gets and Spends its Money

The state Department of Education manages a $1.99 billion operating budget. But how is that budget funded?
2019.05.21 04:12 PM

Meatballs, Dorms and Line Dancing—What the Hell’s Up With Aloha Tower?

Hawai‘i Pacific University’s move to Aloha Tower Marketplace and Waterfront and Pioneer plazas is a real cliffhanger. What’s next?
2019.05.20 04:00 PM

MY HONOLULU: Demanding, Blunt and Still My Favorite Teacher

A shout-out to Richard Kiyonaga in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.
2019.05.07 03:35 PM

Why Do We Rate Public Schools?

I have this conversation every year on the streets of O‘ahu. Here is my answer.
2019.04.09 03:28 PM

High School Students Can Earn College Credits at UH Mānoa This Summer

(Sponsored) High school students in 10th and 11th grade can apply for Outreach College’s Summer Scholar Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
2019.01.28 11:09 AM

2019 Hawai‘i College Guide

(Sponsored) Your guide to navigating the admissions process, financial aid applications, preparing for college, avoiding the Freshman 15, building a network and more. Plus, get an insider perspective on studying abroad.
2018.10.29 05:50 PM

2019 Hawai‘i Private School Guide Listing of Private Schools

With the large number and variety of private schools in Hawai‘i, you may find yourself asking, Just where do I start? Look no further than the following list. The 107 schools in our chart are organized alphabetically by island, along with each school’s contact information and other important data.
2018.08.27 04:09 PM

Here’s How Hawai‘i Schools Are Encouraging Students to Follow Their Passions

Molding kids into well-rounded students no longer means just checking a list of activities. Educators are encouraging students to follow their passions for nature, volunteering, music and more, resulting in more meaningful and creative learning.
2018.08.17 10:33 AM

How Did Hawai‘i’s Public Schools Rank in 2016–2017?

We’ve ranked Hawai‘i’s public schools from the best-performing to the worst, using official state Department of Education data. How does your school measure up?
2018.05.02 08:55 AM

How Hawai‘i’s Schools Are Tackling Chronic Absenteeism

A prime predictor of future economic and emotional instability, and even prison time, chronic absenteeism affects large numbers of Hawai‘i public school students. Last school year, nearly 27,000 students got in trouble for missing too much school. Helping them show up consistently will take a community effort.
2018.04.30 08:55 AM

Can Hawai‘i’s Latest Schools Superintendent Reform Our Public Schools?

After heading two very different school systems that each faced controversy, New York native Christina Kishimoto sees reason to believe Hawai‘i’s much-maligned public schools can adopt innovative school reform that helps students succeed.
2018.04.23 08:55 AM