Answers to Your COVID-19 in Hawai‘i Questions: DOE Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto Speaks

Hawai‘i's schools superintendent talks about graduation, summer school and help for seniors.


Every morning, Yunji de Nies and Ryan Kalei Tsuji bring your questions about COVID-19 and its effects on the city and state to local experts in the COVID-19 Care Conversation. On Wednesday, April 15, they spoke with state Department of Education Superintendent Christina Kishimoto. Among the questions in this segment, sponsored by the Hawai‘i Executive Collaborative:


  • How will public high schools celebrate graduation this year?

  • What will happen for seniors who were not on track to graduate earlier this year? Will they have opportunities to make it up?

  • Will there be summer school this year?

  • Once businesses and other state offices start reopening what will happen with schools?


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