Honolulu Family - February 2011

News You Can Use

  Enter and Win $25,000 Discovery Education and 3M are searching for America's Top Young Scientist. One gifted middle-school student will win the coveted title, $25,000, a trip from Discovery Student Adventures and a cool prize trophy. For more information…

Editor’s Page: Happy Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, my head is filled with the melodic tune of “My Favorite Things,” from The Sound of Music—in my own words. Sweet thoughtful notes and hand painted pictures, dogs wagging tails and warm hugs…

News You Can Use

Baby EmporiumHappy Birthday, Baby (Emporium) Baby Emporium turns 7 years old this month and it would like to sale-a-brate! Don't miss the great deals at Baby Emporium. Get 20 percent off any item. Bring in the ad on page 13…

Saving Hawaii’s State Spelling Bee

Hawaii Spelling Bee Hawaii's keiki are buzzing with excitement. Their beloved state spelling bee competition has been saved from cancellation. Many teachers, parents and students feared that the era of Hawaii's State Spelling Bee would end when the title sponsor…

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep Requirements Sleep is very important to a child's well-being. The link between a lack of sleep and a child's behavior isn't always obvious. Kids can become hyper, disagreeable and exhibit extremes in behavior. Most kids' sleep requirements fall within…

Freedom to Learn

Myron B. Thompson Academy Myron B. Thompson AcademyMyron B. Thompson AcademyMyron B. Thompson Academy Imagine your children's learning environment to be this: comfortably sitting under umbrellas at the beach, smelling the ocean, hearing the waves and feeling the warm breeze…

February Kids' Club Giveaways

Megamind: The Button of DoomMega Funny Check out the all-new action-comedy starring fan-favorite characters Megamind and Minion in Megamind: The Button of Doom. The double DVD pack and Blu-ray/DVD combo ($19.99 and $24.99, DreamWorks Animation) will be available in stores…

Choosing the Right Elementary School

Choos the Right Elementary School One of the biggest education decisions you'll ever make for your kids is deciding on which elementary schools to send them. There's no quick and easy way to decide which school is “best;” it depends…

Keiki Craft: The Beaded Worm Project

Looking for new but old ideas for making crafts with your keiki? Here's one for Valentine's Day or even an everyday project. Keiki Craft: The Beaded Worm Project Supplies: • 16 mm kokeshi doll head • Tri-beads (approximately 20-25) •…