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What Happened to the Hawaii Teachers Union Preschool Ballot Campaign? Alia Wong/Civil Beat

What Happened to the Hawaii Teachers Union Preschool Ballot Campaign?

The HSTA spent more than $142,000 on its campaign against the constitutional amendment for preschools — and then yanked its communications effort.
Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

But the top Hawaii gubernatorial candidates disagree about giving public money to private preschools.
Study: Hawaii the 5th Worst State for Teachers PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Study: Hawaii the 5th Worst State for Teachers

The Aloha State ranked worst in the nation for average starting salaries and median annual salaries.
US Labor Dept Gives $10M to Hawaii Community Colleges PF Bentley/Civil Beat

US Labor Dept Gives $10M to Hawaii Community Colleges

The grants aim to support job training programs in the IT and health care industries.
New Disclosure Law No Problem For These UH Regents Applicants PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Disclosure Law No Problem For These UH Regents Applicants

Despite a new law requiring public financial disclosures for more state board members, there seems to be no shortage of people interested in serving.
Lava Flow Threatens Pahoa Schools Tim Orr/USGS

Lava Flow Threatens Pahoa Schools

The Department of Education is preparing for the potential loss of Keonepoko Elementary School.
New Education Think Tank: Let’s Overcome Hawaii’s DOE Bureaucracy PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Education Think Tank: Let’s Overcome Hawaii’s DOE Bureaucracy

The Education Institute of Hawaii is focused on school empowerment.
National Campaign to End Campus Assaults Doesn’t Involve Hawaii Students PF Bentley/Civil Beat

National Campaign to End Campus Assaults Doesn’t Involve Hawaii Students

The White House's "It's On Us" campaign enlists students from nearly 200 colleges and universities across the country to engage their peers and communities in preventing sexual assaults on campus.
UH Manoa Faculty Senate Censures President Lassner PF Bentley/Civil Beat

UH Manoa Faculty Senate Censures President Lassner

The resolution contends that David Lassner fired former UH Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple without consulting faculty, students and others.