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Schools Are Harnessing Solar Power In Record Numbers Courtesy: Hawaii DOE/2014

Schools Are Harnessing Solar Power In Record Numbers

Hawaii was among the top places nationally to adopt solar along with California, Connecticut and Washington, D.C.

Hawaii Has A Shortage Of School Psychologists. National Research Says That’s A Problem Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Has A Shortage Of School Psychologists. National Research Says That’s A Problem

Students in Hawaii were struggling with mental health challenges long before the pandemic, but the state has few school psychologists to help address their needs.

A ‘School Within A School’ Is Building Community And Food Security In Hana Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

A ‘School Within A School’ Is Building Community And Food Security In Hana

A local nonprofit is helping train the next generation of agricultural leaders.

Early Starts And Late-Night Screens: Why Teens Struggle To Get Enough Sleep Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Early Starts And Late-Night Screens: Why Teens Struggle To Get Enough Sleep

There are good reasons it’s hard to roust a teenager from bed for school, but they can be addressed.

Outmigration In Hawaii Is Expected To Drive Major Declines In Public School Enrollment Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Outmigration In Hawaii Is Expected To Drive Major Declines In Public School Enrollment

About half of students leaving public school in Hawaii are moving to the mainland.

Hawaii High School Students To Get Free Rides On Public Transportation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii High School Students To Get Free Rides On Public Transportation

The state-funded pilot program is aimed at helping families amid a school bus driver shortage that has dragged on for more than a year.

Eric Stinton: How A High School In California Could Be A Model For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: How A High School In California Could Be A Model For Hawaii

The Career Technical Education Charter High School offers an alternative education focused on the construction and manufacturing industries.

County Officials Fear Kids Won’t Have A Safe Way To Get To New Kihei High School Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

County Officials Fear Kids Won’t Have A Safe Way To Get To New Kihei High School

Representatives from the Department of Education, which is overseeing the construction of the new school, didn’t show up to a county meeting discussing the project.

Hawaii’s Board Of Education Appoints Heidi Armstrong As Deputy Superintendent Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Board Of Education Appoints Heidi Armstrong As Deputy Superintendent

Armstrong, who has served in the role on an interim basis since July, joins two other deputy superintendents who were appointed last month.

Fewer Native Hawaiian Men Are Going To College. The Repercussions May Last Generations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Fewer Native Hawaiian Men Are Going To College. The Repercussions May Last Generations

The benefits of a college degree go far beyond increased wages. But a growing number of men are missing out on those benefits in Hawaii.