The community pitches in to elevate our schools and students by giving their time, effort, skills and donations, from tutoring to facilities facelifts to gifts of equipment and supplies. We are grateful for their support!



Pride drives alumni and current students to share all things Farringtonhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Farrington-High-alum.aspxPride drives alumni and current students to share all things FarringtonFarrington High alumnus Al Torco is inspiring a new generation of Governors to be proud of their alma mater. Inspired by his love for all things Farrington, the student council has started a project called "This is My Farrington." string;#07-Feb-20172017-02-07T10:00:00.0000000Z
Grants build legacies at schools https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/KanoelaniLegacy.aspxGrants build legacies at schools Over the course of the last two months students, parents, staff, and volunteers from the Locations Foundation worked on changing the landscape of Kanoelani Elementary School. They gathered to work on the “Legacy Project,” based on a $25,000 grant from the Locations Foundation.string;#15-Dec-20152015-12-15T10:00:00.0000000Z
Honoka‘a High's heartfelt mahalo for the Thanksgiving kahiauhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Honokaa-thanks.aspxHonoka‘a High's heartfelt mahalo for the Thanksgiving kahiauThe students of the Leadership Training Program at Honoka‘a High School wrote this thank you letter to the community for helping them organize and fund a Thanksgiving outreach effort that included turkey dinners served at the school and delivered to folks in need in the community. It is one of several projects planned to practice kahiau: doing without expecting anything in return.string;#04-Dec-20152015-12-04T10:00:00.0000000Z
Rallying to cool Laie El’s hottest classroomshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/cool-laie.aspxRallying to cool Laie El’s hottest classroomsFrom students to parents to BYU engineers to energy efficiency experts, a community unites to solve the problem of trapped heat in classrooms at their local school.string;#23-Oct-20152015-10-23T10:00:00.0000000Z
Donor Profile: Sue D. Cooleyhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Sue-Cooley.aspxDonor Profile: Sue D. CooleyAfter contributing nearly 80 percent of the construction cost for the Lahainaluna High School stadium on Maui, Sue D. Cooley will have the structure named after her following the Board of Education's unanimous agreement.string;#01-Jul-20142014-07-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Volunteer Profile: Herb Lee, Jr.https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Herb-Lee.aspxVolunteer Profile: Herb Lee, Jr.Passion and perseverance describe Herb Lee, Jr., a former King Intermediate student who develops curriculum that perpetuates ancient Hawaiian culture while aligning with modern education. He's taught some 3,500 teachers and touched the lives of 75,000 students statewide during the past several years.string;#30-Jun-20142014-06-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
Volunteer Profile: John Auhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/John-Au.aspxVolunteer Profile: John AuAfter 15 years of volunteering for Kaneohe-area schools, John Au’s name sounds familiar to many. Notably, he launched and worked for many years on the annual Shoebox for the Homeless project, involving schools in producing nearly 10,000 shoeboxes filled with donated clothes, food, necessities and encouraging notes for the needy. string;#27-Jun-20142014-06-27T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kahaluu Elementary goes 'holiday green'https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Kahaluu-Elementary-goes-'holiday-green'.aspxKahaluu Elementary goes 'holiday green'Santa’s elves delivered early gifts to Kahaluu Elementary’s 304 students, who came to school and found 12 replanted sustainability gardens with taro, five stone benches, one huge lanai between the cafeteria and library, and newly laid pavers.string;#27-Nov-20132013-11-27T10:00:00.0000000Z
TLC for Ilima Intermediatehttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/TLC-for-Ilima-Intermediate.aspxTLC for Ilima IntermediateThe area around Ilima Intermediate School recently got some tender loving care, thanks to volunteers from Central Pacific Bank, Hawaii 3R’s and Takenaka Landscaping. On Saturday, Oct. 26, volunteers helped cut and plug new sod for the front section of the campus. string;#04-Nov-20132013-11-04T10:00:00.0000000Z
Pauoa Elementary's new 'Kinder Garden'https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Pauoa-Elementary's-new-'Kinder-Garden'.aspxPauoa Elementary's new 'Kinder Garden'What started out as lessons about planting and raising vegetables turned into lessons about life and resilience recently for Pauoa Elementary kindergarteners. string;#17-Oct-20132013-10-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
Community kokua makes Keoneula Elementary garden, learning center a realityhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Keoneula-Elementary-Outdoor-Learning-Center.aspxCommunity kokua makes Keoneula Elementary garden, learning center a realityKeoneula Elementary's Outdoor Learning Center sprouted to life thanks to the love, sweat and support of the school's community — with several businesses and nonprofit organizations adding helping hands and material boosts.string;#17-Sep-20132013-09-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
Repainting Farrington Highhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Repainting-Farrington-High.aspxRepainting Farrington HighMore than 50 volunteers from First Insurance Co. of Hawaii, the Hawaii Ski Club and the community helped paint part of Farrington High this weekend. string;#03-Jun-20132013-06-03T10:00:00.0000000Z
Dental outreach on Hawaii Islandhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Volunteers/Pages/Dental-outreach-on-Hawaii-Island.aspxDental outreach on Hawaii IslandMahalo to Xerox for its "Making Smiles Brighter" Dental Outreach Initiative — networking with dental associations across the country to combat childhood tooth decay. The team screened kids on Hawaii Island this week at Kealakehe Elementary and Kahakai Elementary.string;#10-Apr-20132013-04-10T10:00:00.0000000Z


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