High school juniors and seniors are learning about the teaching profession with the hope they’ll stay close to home.
“Nobody seems to care,” says a man who lives near where schoolkids regularly congregate to watch two or more students duke it out.
Residents worry that transferring the park to the Department of Enterprise Services will change its culture and introduce commercialization.
The measures would ask voters to approve taxes that would be dedicated to paying for school operations, including teacher salaries.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is proposing a surcharge on residential investment property and visitor accommodations.
The teachers union and a Maui state representative will push proposals to better fund remote neighbor island schools.
The governor’s office won’t confirm it, but the union says the offer is 1 percent lump sum payments in each of the next two years.