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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.

 

 

Middle school students explore career pathways at annual industry fairhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Middle-school-students-explore-career-pathways-at-annual-industry-fair.aspxMiddle school students explore career pathways at annual industry fairMiddle school students from across Oahu attended the third annual Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education’s Middle School Career Industry Fair at the Hawaii Convention Center. The goal of the event was to introduce students to high skill, in-demand careers so they could start planning for their future. string;#15-Feb-20182018-02-15T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hawaii School Counselor of the Year honored during ceremony with former First Lady Michelle Obamahttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-Hawaii-School-Counselor-of-the-Year.aspxHawaii School Counselor of the Year honored during ceremony with former First Lady Michelle ObamaKeolu Elementary counselor, Bianca Yanuaria, represented Hawai‘i in Washington, D.C. at the American School Counselor Association’s 2018 Counselor of the Year ceremony. Yanuaria was selected out of more than 600 public and private school counselors across the state. string;#09-Feb-20182018-02-09T10:00:00.0000000Z
School Counselors Carehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/School-Counselors-Care.aspxSchool Counselors CareIn celebration of National School Counseling Week, counselor Silvia Koch shares the joys and challenges of the profession, as well as what the community can do to support those who uplift Hawaii's children. string;#08-Feb-20182018-02-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
2018 graduation dateshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-graduation-dates.aspx2018 graduation datesApproximately 11,000 students are expected to walk in graduation ceremonies across the Islands on the dates and locations below.string;#08-Feb-20182018-02-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
Aiea High technology coordinator receives prestigious Milken Educator Awardhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-Milken-Award.aspxAiea High technology coordinator receives prestigious Milken Educator AwardKen Kang, a proud graduate of Aiea High School who returned as a teacher to give back to the students and community has become the latest recipient of the coveted Milken Educator Award. Regarded as the “Oscar Award of Teaching,” the award honors outstanding excellence in education and comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize. string;#05-Feb-20182018-02-05T10:00:00.0000000Z
February is all about the freshly baked papaya breadhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-02-Aina-Pono-local-papaya.aspxFebruary is all about the freshly baked papaya breadThis month, locally grown papayas will be incorporated into student meals across the state as part of the Hawaii State Department of Education's (HIDOE) 'Aina Pono Harvest of the Month program. Check out "Uncle Jeff's Papaya Bread" recipe.string;#01-Feb-20182018-02-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Waipahu High selected to host national career academy conferencehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Waipahu-High-selected-to-host-national-career-academy-conference.aspxWaipahu High selected to host national career academy conferenceThe National Career Academy Coalition announced that Waipahu High School has been selected to represent national best practice in Career Academy Implementation in an upcoming NCAC Conference, Insight/Onsite. The school's academies are the first in Hawaii to be awarded Model Status by the NCAC.string;#01-Feb-20182018-02-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Sponsors sought for Summer Food Service Program to provide meals for children during summer breakhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Summer-Food-Service-Program.aspxSponsors sought for Summer Food Service Program to provide meals for children during summer breakThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is seeking sponsor organizations on all islands to help provide children in low-income communities with free meals during the summer months. string;#31-Jan-20182018-01-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
Lunalilo Elementary celebrates King's birthday and 90th anniversaryhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Lunalilo-Elementary-celebrates-Kings-birthday-and-90th-anniversary.aspxLunalilo Elementary celebrates King's birthday and 90th anniversaryKing William Charles Lunalilo Elementary celebrated the school’s 90th anniversary and King Lunalilo’s 183rd birthday this morning. The Royal Hawaiian Band, area lawmakers and community members joined the school-wide assembly in honor of the ali’i.string;#31-Jan-20182018-01-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
Challenger Center Hawaii kicks off anniversary year with visit from NASA astronauthttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Challenger-Center-Hawaii-kicks-off-anniversary-year-with-visit-from-NASA-astronaut.aspxChallenger Center Hawaii kicks off anniversary year with visit from NASA astronautStudents from Ewa Elementary kicked off the 25th anniversary year of the Challenger Center Hawaii with NASA Astronaut Jack D. Fischer. His visit to the Center, located at Barbers Point Elementary, also honored the legacy of Hawaii astronaut Ellison Onizuka and the Challenger Space Shuttle crew. string;#30-Jan-20182018-01-30T10:00:00.0000000Z

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