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The latest news from the Department about its students, staff and schools. Contact the Communications Branch at (808) 784-6200 or via email at doeinfo@k12.hi.us for press queries.

 

 

15 HIDOE principals honored as 2023 Tokioka 'Excellence in School Leadership' nomineeshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023TokiokaExcellenceinLeadership.aspx15 HIDOE principals honored as 2023 Tokioka 'Excellence in School Leadership' nomineesPrincipal nominees for this year's prestigious Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award announced.string;#04-Mar-20232023-03-04T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE supports expansion of student vision program that provides no-cost eye care and glasses https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-supports-expansion-of-student-vision-program-that-provides-no-cost-eye-care-and-glasses-.aspxHIDOE supports expansion of student vision program that provides no-cost eye care and glasses More than three dozen students at Ka‘ū High & Pāhala Elementary School received new eyeglasses under an expanded effort by Project Vision Hawai‘i and Vision to Learn to serve more public school students in high-need communities.string;#24-Feb-20232023-02-24T10:00:00.0000000Z
National 'Busload of Books' tour stops at Kipapa Elementary to deliver over 600 bookshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Busload-of-Books-at-Kipapa-Elementary.aspxNational 'Busload of Books' tour stops at Kipapa Elementary to deliver over 600 booksKipapa Elementary students received a donation of over 600 books from authors Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr, a husband and wife author/illustrator duo, who are promoting literacy across the country in their "Busload of Books" project. string;#10-Feb-20232023-02-10T10:00:00.0000000Z
Helemano Elementary School counselor honored nationally as 2023 Hawai‘i School Counselor of the Yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Helemano-Elementary-School-counselor-honored-nationally-as-2023-Hawai‘i-School-Counselor-of-the-Year.aspxHelemano Elementary School counselor honored nationally as 2023 Hawai‘i School Counselor of the YearHelemano Elementary School’s Brittnie Caraulia was recently recognized as the 2023 American School Counselor Association’s (ASCA) Hawai‘i School Counselor of the Year.string;#07-Feb-20232023-02-07T10:00:00.0000000Z
Sponsors sought for Summer Food Service Program to provide meals for children during summer breakhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023-Summer-Food.aspxSponsors sought for Summer Food Service Program to provide meals for children during summer breakThe USDA'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;#06-Feb-20232023-02-06T10:00:00.0000000Z
Board of Education approves first phase of 6-year strategic planhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Board-Approves-First-Phase-of-6-Year-Strategic-Plan.aspxBoard of Education approves first phase of 6-year strategic planPhase II of the plan will consist of the implementation plan, which includes the strategies and metrics that the Department and Board will use to reach the goals. string;#02-Feb-20232023-02-02T10:00:00.0000000Z
87 Hawai‘i public school educators earn, renew NBCT certificationhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/83-HIDOE-educators-earn,-renew-NBCT-certification.aspx87 Hawai‘i public school educators earn, renew NBCT certificationThe Department celebrated 87 of its public school teachers statewide who have earned or renewed their National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification.string;#01-Feb-20232023-02-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Daniel K. Inouye Elementary’s Esther Kwon receives prestigious Milken Educator Award and $25,000 prizehttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023-Milken-Educator-Award.aspxDaniel K. Inouye Elementary’s Esther Kwon receives prestigious Milken Educator Award and $25,000 prizeEsther Kwon, assistant principal at Daniel K. Inouye Elementary, has become the latest recipient of the prestigious Milken Educator Award, regarded as the "Oscar Award of Teaching."string;#31-Jan-20232023-01-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
4 complex area superintendents appointed to oversee schools in Leeward O‘ahu, Windward O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Maui districtshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/CAS-appointments-january-2023.aspx4 complex area superintendents appointed to oversee schools in Leeward O‘ahu, Windward O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Maui districtsThe Hawai‘i State Board of Education approved the Department’s recommendation to appoint four complex area superintendents to oversee the schools in the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Kūlanihāko‘i-Maui, Castle-Kahuku, Ka‘ū-Kea‘au-Pāhoa, and Pearl City-Waipahu complex areas.string;#19-Jan-20232023-01-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
Opening of Kūlanihākoʻi High School campus delayedhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kulanihakoi-High-Opening-Delayed.aspxOpening of Kūlanihākoʻi High School campus delayedThe opening of the new Kūlanihāko‘i High School campus in Kīhei is being delayed and the school will continue to operate at its temporary location at Lokelani Intermediate School until further notice.string;#13-Jan-20232023-01-13T10:00:00.0000000Z

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