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Hawaii Public High School Students Must Be Vaccinated To Participate In Sports Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Hawaii Public High School Students Must Be Vaccinated To Participate In Sports

UPDATED. The announcement comes as Hawaii logged 346 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 43,962.

Hawaii Officials Reject Calls To Delay The Return To Classroom Learning Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Officials Reject Calls To Delay The Return To Classroom Learning

The state’s top health official acknowledged concerns about a new COVID-19 surge but said the benefits of in-person learning exceed the risk.

Hawaii Kids Are Heading Back To School Despite COVID Surge Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Kids Are Heading Back To School Despite COVID Surge

The new academic year begins Tuesday amid a concerted effort to vaccinate more students and their families via school-based clinics.

Incoming Interim Schools Chief Previews Broad Vision For Hawaii Screenshot

Incoming Interim Schools Chief Previews Broad Vision For Hawaii

Priority areas include in-person attendance, social and emotional well-being as well as staff well-being and the safe return to campuses.

Hawaii Education Department Releases Statewide Distance Learning Plan Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Education Department Releases Statewide Distance Learning Plan

The options are limited to 180 elementary schoolers, 90 middle schoolers and 120 high schoolers, for a total of 390 seats.

Hawaii Relaxes Outdoor Mask Rules, Urges Vaccines For Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Relaxes Outdoor Mask Rules, Urges Vaccines For Schools

Updated guidance calls vaccinations ‘the most important core essential strategy’ as schools prepare to reopen next week.

Hawaii Schools Will Offer Distance Learning Options But With Limited Resources Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Schools Will Offer Distance Learning Options But With Limited Resources

The state education department said it would also partner with complex areas that don’t have the resources to offer virtual programs at this time.

How Hawaii Schools Are Helping Kids Who Struggled During The Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How Hawaii Schools Are Helping Kids Who Struggled During The Pandemic

Schools are implementing programs to foster “social and emotional well-being” in students as well as academic progress.

Hawaii School Board Says Families Should Have Distance Learning Option In The Fall Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii School Board Says Families Should Have Distance Learning Option In The Fall

Some parents are hesitant to send their kids back to the classroom without a vaccine available for younger students.