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Hawaii Education Q&A: How is the DOE helping poor-performing schools?

Associate editor Tiffany Hill asks Kathryn Matayoshi, Hawaii's Department of Education superintendent, about helping poor-performing schools.
2012.05.24 12:28 PM

Hawaii Education Q&A: Why don't all public schools have midterms and final exam weeks?

Some public high schools in Hawaii have midterms and final exam weeks, and some do not. Why?
2012.05.17 03:22 PM

A Tale of Two Schools in Hawaii

Nanakuli High and Intermediate School. Moanalua High School. Both of these public schools have big reputations, good and bad. We spent time on each campus to find out what they’re really like. It may surprise you.
2012.05.14 09:23 AM

Unsolicited Advice for Landlords

Landlords of Honolulu, tear out your carpets! You and your tenants will be much happier.
2012.05.09 09:14 AM

Field Guide: Driving Electric

So you want an electric car? Here’s what to expect on Oahu.
2012.05.07 06:00 AM

Editor's Page: Back to School

Taking another close look at public education.
2012.05.03 11:16 AM

Chinese Tourists in Hawaii

Dragon 'Em Around: We hopped on the bus with China’s pioneers of leisure travel to see Hawaii through their bleary eyes.
2012.05.02 09:22 AM

Afterthoughts: Chinatown Lockdown

Businesses are locking their doors in broad daylight. How did it come to this?
2012.05.01 10:58 AM

Unsolicited Advice for HPD

Unsolicited Advice: Do You Know Why We're Writing This, Officer?: It happened on King Street, downtown, during one of the Honolulu Police Department’s antijaywalking campaigns.
2012.04.17 06:00 AM

Inspirational Quotes from the Dalai Lama’s Talks in Honolulu

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama returned to Hawaii for two talks at the UH Stan Sheriff Center.
2012.04.16 05:15 PM

Is Hawaii Worth It?

Four local families talk about the price of paradise—and whether they’re willing to pay it any longer. Also, check out some eye-opening stats on the cost of living in the Islands.
2012.04.13 06:00 AM

Afterthoughts: Fence Hopping

The Haiku Stairs might be Hawaii’s busiest off-limits hike.
2012.04.11 05:00 AM