Supt's Corner

Columns from the Education Update newsletter and other communications from Supt. Christina Kishimoto. Follow her on Twitter — @HIDOE808_DrK.

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Supt. Christina Kishimoto

Posted Feb. 28, 2019:

As we celebrate Read Across America Day on March 1, let's also celebrate the hard work of our educators and students who are making significant strides in literacy improvementsFull post here.


  • Feb. 13: Hawaiian ali'i in our schools
  • Feb. 6: Celebrating diversity, empowering multilingual student voice
  • Jan. 28: Student Voice at the Capitol
  • Jan. 11: Moving toward a 10-year HIDOE Action Plan

From 2018

  • Dec. 18: Happy holidays!
  • Dec. 3: Save the date: iTEaCH Conference
  • Nov. 21: Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Nov. 5: A day in the life of a principal
  • Oct. 16: Kindness, acceptance and aloha
  • Sep. 20: Financial briefing
  • Sep. 19: More aid for our students
  • Sep. 19: Bullying is not acceptable
  • Sep. 4: Addressing chronic absenteeism
  • Aug. 31: Uniting during Hurricane Lane
  • Aug. 6: Priorities in the new school year
  • Jul. 10: A new approach to employment
  • Jul.: Guest column on the Kīlauea eruption
  • Jun.: Planning for SY 2018-19
  • May 17: Financial briefing
  • May: Tracking college and career readiness
  • Apr.: Updates on budget, key initiatives
  • Mar.: Safety is the priority at our schools
  • Feb.: Innovation in public school systems
  • Jan.: New year, more transformation

From 2017

  • Dec.: Delivering improved learning opportunities
  • Nov.: Celebrating an exceptional cohort of teachers of the year
  • Oct.: Advanced Placement and student motivation
  • Sep.: Attendance matters
  • Aug.: School design, student voice, teacher collaboration

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