Press Releases

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.

 

 

Parents and guardians of special needs students asked to help facilitate Medicaid reimbursements to HIDOEhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Medicaid.aspxParents and guardians of special needs students asked to help facilitate Medicaid reimbursements to HIDOEHIDOE is pursuing Medicaid reimbursement opportunities for support services offered to eligible students during school hours. If a child is Medicaid-eligible and all other requirements are met, Medicaid may provide a partial reimbursement for medically and educationally necessary, health-related services when required for a student through his or her Individualized Education Plan.string;#08-Jan-20192019-01-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
To the Rescue: Facilities Maintenance Branch creates 300 sandbags and delivers nearly 900http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/FMB-to-the-rescue.aspxTo the Rescue: Facilities Maintenance Branch creates 300 sandbags and delivers nearly 900The Facilities Maintenance Branch (FMB) at the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) helps Hawaii's public schools with a variety of services, including minor repairs and maintenance on school campuses. FMB also played a significant role in helping schools prepare during Hawaii's annual hurricane season, which officially ended last month.string;#21-Dec-20182018-12-21T10:00:00.0000000Z
Stevenson Middle STEM students donate 3D-printed games and toys to children’s hospitalhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Stevenson-Shriners-Gifts.aspxStevenson Middle STEM students donate 3D-printed games and toys to children’s hospitalStudents bring holiday cheer to Shriners Children Hospitals with the delivery of interactive toys designed and 3D-printed in their STEM classes.string;#13-Dec-20182018-12-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Niu Valley Middle music teacher Zachary Morita awarded $100,000 grant from Farmers Insurancehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Niu-Valley-Farmers.aspxNiu Valley Middle music teacher Zachary Morita awarded $100,000 grant from Farmers InsuranceMusic teacher's winning proposal will establish Niu Valley Music Olympic Invitational for students to compete in classical music setting.string;#11-Dec-20182018-12-11T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE receives $1 million grant for STEM education at eight West Oahu schoolshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-DODEA-Grant.aspxHIDOE receives $1 million grant for STEM education at eight West Oahu schoolsHIDOE has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Partnership for STEM education for K-8 students at eight military-impacted schools in the Campbell-Kapolei Complex Area over five years.string;#30-Nov-20182018-11-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
Department seeks to increase breakfast participation with No Kid Hungry granthttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Central-Middle-School-Breakfast-Expansion.aspxDepartment seeks to increase breakfast participation with No Kid Hungry grantThis morning, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) celebrated a new pilot program at Central Middle School designed to increase student access and incorporate breakfast into the school day. string;#30-Nov-20182018-11-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
Manoa Elementary School dedicates 'Kahalaopuna' mural with message of peacehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Manoa-El-Mural.aspxManoa Elementary School dedicates 'Kahalaopuna' mural with message of peaceThe project aligned with a peace and mindfulness curriculum teachers incorporate in their classrooms.string;#21-Nov-20182018-11-21T10:00:00.0000000Z
Future Schools Now: Superintendent Kishimoto launches modernized facilities maintenance programhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Future-Schools-Now.aspxFuture Schools Now: Superintendent Kishimoto launches modernized facilities maintenance programThe initiative involves streamlining how HIDOE contracts repair services to fast-track priority projects, increasing the community’s access to project details with an online database under development, and implementing a data-driven analysis to plan for future school needs.string;#19-Nov-20182018-11-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hawai‘i public schools celebrate Thanksgiving with local Okinawan Sweet Potato Piehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-11-Aina-Pono-HOTM-Sweet-Potato.aspxHawai‘i public schools celebrate Thanksgiving with local Okinawan Sweet Potato PieHawai'i public schools will celebrate the upcoming holiday season with an Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie as part of November's 'Aina Pono: Harvest of the Month program. The pie will be served on a day selected by participating schools, which includes more than 200 cafeterias statewide. Bake this delicious dessert at home for your family and friends.string;#09-Nov-20182018-11-09T10:00:00.0000000Z
Students report fewer incidents of bullying, cyberbullyinghttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Students-report-fewer-incidents-of-bullying-cyberbullying.aspxStudents report fewer incidents of bullying, cyberbullyingMore than 16,300 public middle and high school students participated in the Hawaii School Health Survey, a joint project of the Hawaii State Department of Education, Hawaii Department of Health and the University of Hawaii. The results show fewer Hawaii public middle school students say they have been bullied at school over the last two years.string;#01-Nov-20182018-11-01T10:00:00.0000000Z

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