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Chemical Odor Sends 50 Honokaa Students, Staff to Hospital

Chemical Odor Sends 50 Honokaa Students, Staff to Hospital

Today's outbreak is the fifth such incident to affect Hawaii public schools over the past year.
The Children Left Behind: Kindergarten Age Cutoff Has Families Scrambling PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Children Left Behind: Kindergarten Age Cutoff Has Families Scrambling

The change was intended to usher in a more robust early learning program, but what's happening to the keiki now that the cutoff is in effect even though the program isn't?
Record Number of Hawaii Public School Students Get AP Honors Fotolia

Record Number of Hawaii Public School Students Get AP Honors

The College Board gives "Scholar Awards" to students who earn exceptionally high scores on their Advanced Placement exams.
Candidates for Vacant UH Board of Regents Seats Announced PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Candidates for Vacant UH Board of Regents Seats Announced

Four former regents vacated the seats in response to a new law requiring members on the university's governing board to submit public financial disclosure statements.
Classes Off to a Hot Start in Schools Without Air Conditioning PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Classes Off to a Hot Start in Schools Without Air Conditioning

Lessons are taught in sweaty, smelly conditions where sweltering students have a hard time concentrating. Will the Legislature do anything about it?
Should Public Money Be Used for Private Preschools? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Should Public Money Be Used for Private Preschools?

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment call it critical to expanding early education, but opponents worry about the cost and the precedent.
USDOE Grants $20M for Native Hawaiian Education PF Bentley/Civil Beat

USDOE Grants $20M for Native Hawaiian Education

The grants support education programs and institutions that serve Native Hawaiian communities in areas ranging from kindergarten readiness to career training.
Hawaii Colleges Get So-So Scores in Newest U.S. News Rankings PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Colleges Get So-So Scores in Newest U.S. News Rankings

Hawaii institutions got top marks for ethnic diversity but hardly made it onto lists evaluating overall academic excellence.
UH Launching Center to Help Commercialize Research UH

UH Launching Center to Help Commercialize Research

The XLR8UH Proof of Concept Center promises to enhance the commercial viability of innovative research happening at the university.