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Education in Hawai‘i

Do the New Teacher Evaluations Help Improve Hawai‘i’s Public Schools?

The state rolled out its a new-and-improved version of its teacher evaluations in 2015.
2015.05.08 05:50 PM

How Did Hawai‘i’s Public Schools Rank in 2014?

Strive HI digs into the performances of Hawai‘i’s schools, and ranks them.
2015.04.01 09:00 AM

How Did Hawaii’s Public Schools Rank in 2014?

This years chart offers a whole new way of ranking Hawaii’s schools.
2014.06.17 04:31 PM

Hawaii High School Robotics Competition Kicks Off

Hawaii’s high school students prepare for worldwide robotics competition.
2014.01.06 06:00 AM

Is the Hawaiian Language Dead or Alive?

The Hawaiian language makes a comeback. More people are learning the native language of the Aloha State.
2013.11.14 12:45 PM

Grading the Public Schools

We create a comprehensive report card on Hawaii’s public schools, ranking them using data from the state Department of Education.
2013.05.28 04:48 PM

Are Hawaii Schools Safe?

Every year HONOLULU Magazine looks at official state Department of Education data to rank our Island schools on parent, teacher and student satisfaction, as well as academic performance. This year, we also take a look at something that worries every parent: school safety. Here’s how Hawaii’s schools stack up.
2013.05.06 06:00 AM

What Special Education looks like now in Hawaii's Public Schools

It’s been 20 years since a class-action lawsuit forced the state to dramatically overhaul the way it provided special-education services to the students who needed them. Two decades after the Felix consent decree, here is what special education looks like in Hawai‘i’s schools today.
2013.05.01 06:32 AM

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

Na Puka Kula: Hawaiian Immersion Graduates

Some of the first graduates of the Hawaiian immersion schools have been out on their own in the adult world for a few years now. We caught up with four of them for their reflections on the schools, the language and their futures.
2012.03.12 09:28 AM

High School: An Inside Story

Honolulu Magazine associate editor Ronna Bolante goes to Moanalua High School for a week, to go to classes, to meet the teachers and espcially the students.
2010.03.15 05:52 PM

Meeting of the Minds

East-West Philosophers’ Conference convenes in Honolulu to discuss “Educations and Their Purposes"
2010.03.12 06:25 PM