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Current Board of Education Member May Not Be Renominated Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Current Board of Education Member May Not Be Renominated

Two new boards members were confirmed by the full Senate Thursday, but the renomination of Kili Namauu has been stalled by the Senate Education Committee.

Hawaii Public Schools Gear Up For Summer Programs Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Hawaii Public Schools Gear Up For Summer Programs

The Hawaii DOE expects participation in summer school to be much higher than in recent years.

DOE Is Opening Up Classrooms This Summer For Some Students Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Is Opening Up Classrooms This Summer For Some Students

The schools superintendent said in-person instruction will be reserved for students who are struggling with virtual learning.

Hawaii DOE Reminder On Refunds, Online Registration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOE Reminder On Refunds, Online Registration

The superintendent also sent a message of thanks to the school community.

Survey: People Are Taking ‘Wait And See’ Approach To Visiting Businesses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Survey: People Are Taking ‘Wait And See’ Approach To Visiting Businesses

The results are based on 402 responses to a survey done by a Honolulu market research firm.

Schools Chief: Use Federal Bailout Money To Avoid Teacher Pay Cuts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schools Chief: Use Federal Bailout Money To Avoid Teacher Pay Cuts

Superintendent Christina Kishimoto outlined some plans for federal stimulus money, including keeping salaries at current levels.

UH Is Making Students Vacate Campus Housing Next Week Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Is Making Students Vacate Campus Housing Next Week

About 750 students still live on campus at the University of Hawaii Manoa. But most are being told to move out by May 16 even as the stay-at-home order makes it hard to find housing.

Ige Says Child Care Centers Can Reopen. But Are They Ready? Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Ige Says Child Care Centers Can Reopen. But Are They Ready?

At least 100 private, licensed facilities have never closed since the pandemic, limiting care to children of essential workers.

Private Schools May Suffer As Cash-Strapped Families Can’t Afford Tuition Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Private Schools May Suffer As Cash-Strapped Families Can’t Afford Tuition

Some schools are offering more financial aid to try and help families who are feeling the economic brunt of the coronavirus pandemic.