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The latest news from the Department about its students, staff and schools. Contact the Communications and Community Affairs Office at 808-586-3232 for press queries.

 

 

Leilehua High JROTC Team to Compete in National Leadership Bowl Championshiphttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Leilehua-High-JROTC-Team-to-Compete-in-National-Leadership-Bowl-Championship.aspxLeilehua High JROTC Team to Compete in National Leadership Bowl Championship​After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Leilehua High School Mighty Mules JROTC Leadership Team will compete at the championship event in Washington, D.C. The team is composed of Cadet Kassandra Black, Cadet Darlene Pozas, Cadet Jacob Huerta and Cadet Carlos Loeza.string;#07-Jun-20182018-06-07T10:00:00.0000000Z
Public schools offering summer meals to all children 18 and youngerhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-SSO.aspxPublic schools offering summer meals to all children 18 and youngerBeginning in early June, the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) program will be available at 69 public schools around the state free of charge to all children 18 years and under. Breakfast and lunch meals will be served at select locations Monday through Friday, except June 11 (King Kamehameha Day) and July 4 (Independence Day). string;#21-May-20182018-05-21T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kaneʻohe Elementary hosts mural unveiling in honor of Senator Daniel K. Akakahttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kaneohe-Elementary-hosts-mural-unveiling-in-honor-of-Senator-Akaka.aspxKaneʻohe Elementary hosts mural unveiling in honor of Senator Daniel K. AkakaIn commemoration and celebration of the late Senator Daniel K. Akaka and his legacy, the Akaka family, Playground Art Crew, Pena People and Kaneʻohe Elementary hosted a mural unveiling.The ceremony included an opportunity for the Akaka family and Kaneʻohe Elementary students to “leave their mark” by adding their handprint to the mural.string;#20-May-20182018-05-20T10:00:00.0000000Z
Palolo Elementary dedicates new Center for Creative HeARTS, Learning Garden and beautiful muralhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Palolo-Elementary-dedicates-new-Center-for-Creative-HeARTS.aspxPalolo Elementary dedicates new Center for Creative HeARTS, Learning Garden and beautiful muralPalolo Elementary students, parents, staff and community members celebrated the dedication of the school’s new Center for Creative HeARTS. Funded by a $90,000 School Design Innovation Grant, the center repurposes an existing section of the campus to energize students with new tools and innovative resources. string;#18-May-20182018-05-18T10:00:00.0000000Z
Honowai Elementary selected as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schoolhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Honowai-El-ED-GRS-awardee.aspxHonowai Elementary selected as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon SchoolHonowai Elementary School, located in the heart of Waipahu, is among the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) that was selected for its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.string;#16-May-20182018-05-16T10:00:00.0000000Z
E Ola Pono winners cultivate positive school culturehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/E-Ola-Pono-2018.aspxE Ola Pono winners cultivate positive school cultureThe 11th annual E Ola Pono campaign honors student- and teacher-led support programs that foster and promote belonging, care for each other and the environment, and positive school culture. Eight schools earned recognition and monetary awards.string;#16-May-20182018-05-16T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kapolei High student selected for 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholarshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-US-Presidential-Scholar.aspxKapolei High student selected for 54th class of U.S. Presidential ScholarsKapolei High student Mylia Briggs has been selected for the 54th class of US Presidential Scholars. She is one of 161 high school seniors nationwide being recognized for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.string;#11-May-20182018-05-11T10:00:00.0000000Z
East Kapolei Middle School breaks ground for its first phasehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/East-Kapolei-Middle-School-breaks-ground.aspxEast Kapolei Middle School breaks ground for its first phaseThe Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) broke ground on May 10 for the first phase of its new East Kapolei Middle School located on Maunakapu Street across from The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii. The $59 million first phase for West Oahu’s new middle school includes an administration building, library, cafeteria, classrooms, covered and open play courts, and a music building. string;#10-May-20182018-05-10T10:00:00.0000000Z
Four Hawai‘i public school students selected as National Merit Scholarship winnershttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-National-Merit-Scholarship.aspxFour Hawai‘i public school students selected as National Merit Scholarship winnersThe National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the awardees for this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners. Students from four Hawai'i public schools were selected for this honor out of 15,000 national finalists.string;#09-May-20182018-05-09T10:00:00.0000000Z
Students on Oahu rally around Hanalei Elementary and raise funds for the schoolhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Students-on-Oahu-rally-around-Hanalei-Elementary-and-raise-funds-for-the-school.aspxStudents on Oahu rally around Hanalei Elementary and raise funds for the schoolStudents from Pearl City High and Lanakila Elementary raised funds for Hanalei Elementary, which was impacted by heavy rains and landslides on Kauai in April. The fundraisers generated $2,000 in donations — about $1,500 from Pearl City and a projected $500 from Lanakila Elementary.string;#09-May-20182018-05-09T10:00:00.0000000Z

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