|Leeward high schoolers use the summer to earn college credits||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Students/Pages/Early-College-Summer-Scholars.aspx||Leeward high schoolers use the summer to earn college credits||A group of 62 rising 11th graders from Wai'anae High and Nānākuli High & Intermediate took classes at the University of Hawai'i-West O'ahu as part of a new, intensive six-week program — the Early College Summer Scholars Program — earning college and high school credits along the way.
|July 2017 Inspire||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Inspire/Pages/0717.aspx||July 2017 Inspire||Inspirational stories from public schools. In this edition: Energy efficient strategies to cool schools advance, Solomon El breaks ground on major facilities renovations, IT initiative to address growing tech needs at schools, transition centers initiative named for the late Rep. Mark Takai, national innovation award celebrated, Roosevelt High's Gregg Abe inducted into Bandworld Legion of Honor.|
|Roosevelt High Director of Music inducted into Legion of Honor||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Legion-of-Honor.aspx||Roosevelt High Director of Music inducted into Legion of Honor||Roosevelt High School's Director of Music Gregg Abe has been inducted into the prestigious Bandworld Legion of Honor along with six other band directors from across the U.S. this year. He is the eighth band director from Hawaii to receive the award since its inception in 1989.|
|Solomon Elementary breaks ground for campus-wide renovations fueled by federal grant||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Solomon-Elementary-renovations.aspx||Solomon Elementary breaks ground for campus-wide renovations fueled by federal grant||1SG Samuel K. Solomon Elementary broke ground today on a major renovation project to construct four new classroom buildings, a new playfield and new parking areas that will transform the existing campus and provide modern facilities designed to serve 1,100 students.|
|July 2017 Education Update||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/EducationUpdate/Pages/0717.aspx||July 2017 Education Update||Monthly newsletter distributed to schools and the Board of Education. In this edition: Hawai‘i's ESSA Plan is approved by the Board of Education, interim leadership named, heat abatement and air conditioning update, high-quality transition centers initiative launched and named for the late Mark Takai, design unveiled for Hawai‘i DOE's first vertical school, update from interim superintendent Keith Hayashi.|
|Banyan trees infected by gall wasp infestation to be removed at McKinley High campus||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/McKinley-Banyans.aspx||Banyan trees infected by gall wasp infestation to be removed at McKinley High campus||McKinley High School will begin work on Friday, July 7, 2017, to remove six Banyan trees on its front lawn that have been significantly damaged by an island-wide infestation of gall wasps. All removed Banyan trees will be replaced with Golden Trumpet trees.|