Kim Coco Iwamoto

Campaign Corner: Transformative Choices Needed At The Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: Transformative Choices Needed At The Legislature

Will Hawaii’s legislators have the courage to take us in the right direction?

This Landlord-Investor Says Vote ‘Yes’ On ConAm For Schools Courtesy of Kim Coco Iwamoto

This Landlord-Investor Says Vote ‘Yes’ On ConAm For Schools

Insufficiently funding public education exacerbates the economic disparities we see in Hawaii.

Kim Coco: Ending Support for a Reading Program That Works Achieve3000

Kim Coco: Ending Support for a Reading Program That Works

An online program with proven results over the past five years in serving Hawaii students finds itself on the chopping block, without support for its contract renewal.

Kim Coco: In Heald Closure, Echoes of Madoff, Mortgage Meltdown

Kim Coco: In Heald Closure, Echoes of Madoff, Mortgage Meltdown

Facing a $30-million fine over use of false stats to sell their campuses to students, Heald Colleges closed for good last week. Where did it all go wrong?
Kim Coco: Chances for Redemption on Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kim Coco: Chances for Redemption on Mauna Kea

Gov. Ige's moratorium on the TMT project gives the UH Board of Regents, OHA and Mayor Billy Kenoi opportunities to revisit past choices.
Kim Coco: Contradictory Efforts on School Bullying, Workplace Harassment Diego Grez via Wikimedia

Kim Coco: Contradictory Efforts on School Bullying, Workplace Harassment

As Hawaii moves forward with anti-bullying efforts to protect our children, we should not move backward on anti-harassment protections for workers. 
Kim Coco: Perpetuating Patriarchy, Not Promoting Patriotism U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram

Kim Coco: Perpetuating Patriarchy, Not Promoting Patriotism

Legislators should reject a measure to add state, county and educational penalties to federal punishment for not registering with Selective Service.
Kim Coco: Now that UH Has a Plan, Will Legislature Support It? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Kim Coco: Now that UH Has a Plan, Will Legislature Support It?

By approving a six-year strategic plan for capital improvements, the Board of Regents has done what legislators have long sought.
Kim Coco: Pesticides and Schools — Who Should State Protect? Flickr.com

Kim Coco: Pesticides and Schools — Who Should State Protect?

You'd think the state's Department of Education and Board of Education would be all for keeping students and staff safe from chemical spraying.
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