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Outgoing Hawaii DOE Superintendent To Launch Equity-Focused Company Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Outgoing Hawaii DOE Superintendent To Launch Equity-Focused Company

A soft launch is to come in the next few weeks as Christina Kishimoto transitions out of her school leadership role.

A Local Hawaiian Studies Program Went Online And Its Popularity Soared On The Mainland Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

A Local Hawaiian Studies Program Went Online And Its Popularity Soared On The Mainland

The Windward Community College program’s success was largely due to Native Hawaiians eager for more connection with their homeland.

Hawaii Schools Not Lifting Mask Mandate Yet Despite New CDC Guidance Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Not Lifting Mask Mandate Yet Despite New CDC Guidance

The new federal guidance urges schools to fully reopen by fall and suggests only unvaccinated students need to wear masks indoors.

Ke Kūkulu ʻAna I Moʻohaʻawina I Kahi Papa A I Kahi Papa April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Ke Kūkulu ʻAna I Moʻohaʻawina I Kahi Papa A I Kahi Papa

I ke kaulana ʻana aʻe o nā polokalamu kaiapuni ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, e mau ana naʻe ka pilikia o ka nele ʻana i moʻohaʻawina kūlike ʻole.

Hawaii’s Board Of Education Is In Limbo As Ige Stays Mum On Vacancies Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Hawaii’s Board Of Education Is In Limbo As Ige Stays Mum On Vacancies

The governor could appoint interim members to the board until they’re confirmed by the state Senate.

How Hawaii Schools Are Weaving Connections With Pacific Islander Students Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How Hawaii Schools Are Weaving Connections With Pacific Islander Students

A new arts pilot program at two Honolulu-area middle schools demonstrates how cultural programming can foster better ties.

Outgoing DOE Superintendent Plans To Stay In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Outgoing DOE Superintendent Plans To Stay In Hawaii

Christina Kishimoto suggested she’s leaning toward fields focused on policy and equity.

How Hawaii’s Remote Worker Initiative Connects Students To Industry Pros Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How Hawaii’s Remote Worker Initiative Connects Students To Industry Pros

A volunteer project connected to the Movers & Shakas program led to paid internship opportunities for some public high school students.

Frustration Grows Among Hawaii Parents Who Aren’t Ready To Send Their Kids Back To Class Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Frustration Grows Among Hawaii Parents Who Aren’t Ready To Send Their Kids Back To Class

The DOE has mandated that all schools be fully open in the fall, but many families want their kids to still attend classes remotely.