David Negaard

David Negaard is a proud Maui public schoolteacher, an amateur actor, and an amateur radio operator.

School Funding Is An Investment In Our Future Cory Lum/Civil Beat

School Funding Is An Investment In Our Future

It is vital that Hawaii do what is right so we do not lose even more teachers.

Don’t Treat Schools Like Competitive Businesses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Don’t Treat Schools Like Competitive Businesses

Hawaii keiki deserve better than to be squared off against each other like contestants in “The Hunger Games.”

Ignore The Scare Tactics And Support Your Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ignore The Scare Tactics And Support Your Schools

The constitutional amendment allowing the state to tax certain property for public education is needed right now.

Funding Public Education Can Change Our Destiny Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Funding Public Education Can Change Our Destiny

The status quo — overcrowded classrooms, a shortage of permanent teachers, turnover and burnout — is no longer acceptable.

Rich Simplicity: A Teacher Embraces Hawaii’s Challenges Susan Kay Anderson

Rich Simplicity: A Teacher Embraces Hawaii’s Challenges

An experienced educator with a graduate degree and "highly qualified" status knows well what makes teaching here difficult. For him, Hawaii's worth it.