Katherine Poythress

Taken For a Ride: Major Mainland School Bus Company Considers Hawaii

Taken For a Ride: Major Mainland School Bus Company Considers Hawaii

UPDATED 12/1/11 1:15 p.m. Nation's 2nd largest school bus firm sees lack of competitive bids and runaway costs as opportunity.
Charting A New Course For Hawaii Charter Schools

Charting A New Course For Hawaii Charter Schools

Legislative task force recommends tighter accountability and performance contracts.
Superintendent: Hawaii’s Per-Pupil Spending Cuts Second-Largest Nationwide

Superintendent: Hawaii’s Per-Pupil Spending Cuts Second-Largest Nationwide

Hawaii has cut $1,175 per student since 2008, just behind California. Still ranks in top 15 states for per-pupil spending.
Taken for a Ride: Hawaii Companies Say Rising Costs = Rising Prices

Taken for a Ride: Hawaii Companies Say Rising Costs = Rising Prices

School bus contractors say lack of competition not to blame for runaway costs.

Scholarship Opportunities for Native Hawaiians

Windward Community College to host three scholarship aha events in December and January.
New School Design To Save State Thousands In Utility Bills

New School Design To Save State Thousands In Utility Bills

Ewa Makai Middle School, opened this year, receives "gold" sustainability certification.
Live Blog Archive: Hawaii Labor Board Hears Teachers Vs. State

Live Blog Archive: Hawaii Labor Board Hears Teachers Vs. State

The place to turn to learn about what's happened in labor board hearings about Hawaii teachers' complaint against the state.
Changes Ahead For Hawaii Special Ed Fotalia

Changes Ahead For Hawaii Special Ed

Review of state's special education program reveals need for more inclusion.
Twitter Helps Couple Get Married at Honolulu Airport During APEC

Twitter Helps Couple Get Married at Honolulu Airport During APEC

Detroit couple holds impromptu wedding at Honolulu International Airport.

APEC 2011 — First Lady Visits MA’O Organic Farms

Michelle Obama visited the Waianae farm during APEC 2011 CEO Summit in Honolulu.

APECation: ‘Buy An Aloha Shirt’

What the web is saying about APEC on Friday.

Judge Shoots Down HSTA Appeal Of Pay Cuts

Circuit court judge says relief from salary cuts is a matter for Hawaii Labor Relations Board to decide.