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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

Publisher’s Page: Booked Up

Filling your time—and shelves—with books is a longtime HONOLULU habit.
2018.05.01 02:45 PM

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

Now Open: Take a Look Inside the New Down to Earth in Kaka‘ako

More local produce. More baked goods. More hot bar choices. More to love (and scarf down) at the locally owned health food giant’s new location.
2018.04.27 04:06 PM

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

Pay Tribute to the Late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka Next Month

Longtime lawmaker to be remembered at the Hawai‘i State Capitol and Kawaiaha‘o Church.
2018.04.17 08:22 PM

Video: Monk Seal Finds and Plays With a Discarded Knife

State Dept. of Land and Natural Resources reminds people trash can be dangerous to marine animals.
2018.04.17 05:19 PM

Here Are the Hawai‘i Post Offices Where You Can Drop Off Your Taxes Late

27 U.S. Postal Service locations in the Islands will accept returns until midnight
2018.04.17 11:35 AM

Nānākuli’s First Public Library is (Finally) Opening This Weekend

The long-awaited library plans programs for keiki to kūpuna.
2018.04.13 03:54 PM

This Plantation-Style Village Helps Hawai‘i’s Once-Homeless Families

The first 30 families moved in in mid-January. When all phases are complete, Kahauiki Village will include 153 modular homes and more than 600 residents.
2018.04.13 12:07 PM

Remembering Daniel Akaka, Hawai‘i’s Longtime U.S. Senator

We share some personal stories that made the first Native Hawaiian U.S. Senator stand out as someone whose life was guided by aloha.
2018.04.06 04:06 PM

Read This Personal Interview with Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka

In 2012, Sen. Daniel Akaka and Aunty Millie sit down to share their mana‘o on education, marriage, ‘ohana and of course, politics.
2018.04.06 03:14 PM