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DOE Chief: Distance Learning Will Still Fill A Need Once Classrooms Reopen Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Chief: Distance Learning Will Still Fill A Need Once Classrooms Reopen

The Hawaii schools superintendent outlined some plans for a post-pandemic school system in a letter to Hawaii’s congressional delegation Monday.

What Should Hawaii’s Schools Look Like After The Pandemic? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Should Hawaii’s Schools Look Like After The Pandemic?

Educators see the coronavirus as an opportunity to rewrite the education playbook.

Bank of Hawaii, IHS To Host Donation Drive Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bank of Hawaii, IHS To Host Donation Drive

The “Bag of Hopes” drive is supplemented by $20,000 from Bank of Hawaii Foundation.

Hawaii Foodbank Gets $2 Million Boost Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Foodbank Gets $2 Million Boost

The City and County of Honolulu is matching a $1 million donation from Hawaii Community Foundation.

Kamehameha Schools Providing Meals To Community Courtesy Kamehameha Schools

Kamehameha Schools Providing Meals To Community

Meals are being distributed to various remote sites around Oahu for now.

Coronavirus Shakes Up Dreams Of College For Many Hawaii Seniors Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Shakes Up Dreams Of College For Many Hawaii Seniors

Many in the 2020 graduating class had big plans to go away to college on the mainland. But the prospect of online-only classes and living far from home is changing their minds.

Lawsuit: Closed-Door Board Of Ed Meeting Violated Sunshine Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: Closed-Door Board Of Ed Meeting Violated Sunshine Law

The new Kahuku wind turbine project is at the heart of a dispute over Hawaii’s open meetings law.

Teaching Your Kid At Home Is Not As Easy As It Looks BRYAN BERKOWITZ

Teaching Your Kid At Home Is Not As Easy As It Looks

With schools closed, parents are navigating a new reality in which they’re tasked with steering their children’s education.

Hawaii Schools Closed For Rest of School Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Closed For Rest of School Year

The superintendent, in a memo to principals this week, also outlined the projected budget adjustments DOE will be forced to make.