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Hawaii's Shrinking Schools Raise Questions About Student Transfer…  Honolulu Civil Beat

DOE data shows the popularity of "geographic exceptions" that let students transfer out of their local schools is surging.

Moore signs with Fort Lewis College soccer team  Tribal Tribune

Loryn Moore has signed her letter of intent to play soccer for Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo.

Water restored, but repairs continue on Kapiolani fronting Kaimuki High  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Water *service* has been restored as repairs continue on a broken 12-inch water main fronting Kaimuki High School on Kapiolani Boulevard at Kaimuki Avenue.

Later starting time helps Kaimuki High School students and teachers  Hawaii News Now

Kaimuki High School starts its school day at 9 a.m. That's one hour later than other public schools in Hawaii.

Class of 2019: Kaimuki's Hospitality Academy prepares students for a career  KHON2

This week we stop by Kaimuki High School to hear from students who've found a career path through the Hospitality Academy.

After squatters were kicked out of an urban park, the really big problems began  Hawaii News Now

With barely enough space to squeeze by the sidewalk along Kaimuki Avenue, right next to the high school, seems more like some kind of foul obstacle course.

Pisa Tinoisamoa joins Los Angeles Rams at Farrington High School for special donation  Hawaii News Now

The Rams spent time with the Farrington High School football team this morning in Kalihi and donated football cleans worn by Rams players to its ...

Klotzbach retires after 39 years as owner of Heiji's Foreign Car Repair on Sheldon Street  Prescott Daily Courier

Heiji Klotzbach, right, and Wesley Goodwin stand outside of Heiji's Foreign Car Repair. (Doug Cook/Courier). mugshot photo. By Doug Cook | dougout_dc.

‘It’s been a special journey'  Hawaii News Now

The Kaimuki Bulldogs have one of the smallest roster sizes in the state.

A Later Start Time May Be Helping This School's Students Succeed  Honolulu Civil Beat

Students report better health and grades since Kaimuki High School switched its opening bell from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m..

Why College Now Starts In High School For So Many Hawaii Kids  Honolulu Civil Beat

As the number of college-level courses offered in high school soars, state officials hope it will lead to a better educated workforce in Hawaii.

Kaimuki High School sends students to college  Hawaii News Now

When Wenmin He's family moved to Hawaii from China, he barely spoke English. He was quiet and shy. "We were a poor family in China. My parents had to ...

Kaimuki High School students turn assignment into viral hit  KHON2

A class project turned into a viral sensation for students at Kaimuki High School.

This Honolulu Charter School Found A Unique Way To Survive  Honolulu Civil Beat

SEEQS, a startup charter school with a focus on project-based learning, is setting up shop this year on the Kaimuki High School campus.

Enrollment drops at town public schools, prompting rumors one school will close  Hawaii News Now

Public school enrollment in the urban Honolulu area has fallen in the last five years while enrollment in Ewa and Kapolei, where families have moved in search ...

Kaimuki couple curbs helping Kakaako's homeless  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Under the threat of state Health Department fines of up to $1,000 per violation, a Kaimuki couple who used to provide meals and hot showers to homeless ...

Former Kaimuki High School teacher accused of having sex with students in Texas  Hawaii News Now

Pamela Jones was arrested last week and is now in a Dallas jail where she's accused of having sex with two 16-year-old students.

Kaimuki High School takes on new ‘modular schedule’ system  KHON2

The Department of Education says it is the first public school in Hawaii to make this change.

These Big Oahu Schools Got Bigger - And Small Ones Keep Shrinking  Honolulu Civil Beat

Some of Oahu's biggest high schools struggle with overcrowding, while smaller schools are trying to lure students with innovative programs.

Warriors advance

LIHUE — The Warriors are back in the big show. Kapaa High School's varsity football team defeated Kaimuki High School of the Oahu Interscholastic ...

For Four Generations, Teaching Has Been 'The Family Business'  Honolulu Civil Beat

In 1921, Ethel Day was recruited from Illinois to teach in Honolulu. She would be the first in a line of Hawaii school teachers that spans nearly a century.

Roosevelt spoils Pearl City’s Homecoming, 49-14  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Roosevelt didn't waste any time in ruining Pearl City's Homecoming Friday night in a 49-14 rout. Led by quarterback Sky Ogata ...

Hawai'i Public High Schools Redesigned for Innovation Future  Hawaiipublicradio

The 4th annual Future Focus Conference on technologies and innovation is underway in Honolulu. The highlight was educating tomorrow's workforce.

Michael Tada  Honolulu Civil Beat

Michael Tada is a graduate of Kaimuki High School and a former employee of Lanakila Pacific and the local Goodwill. He is an active disability rights advocate ...

State Set To Spend $3.4 Billion On Big Projects  Honolulu Civil Beat

The state would be able to spend more than $3.4 billion on new projects, repairs and maintenance over the next two years under a capital improvement project ...

LIST: Here are 5 Hawaii stars who made it big on Broadway  Hawaii News Now

After starting off dazzling crowds on Hawaii stages, several recognizable names have gone on to New York to expand their careers. From Bette Midler to Ruthie ...

Kaimuki High School unveils 200-foot outdoor cultural mural  KHON2

The unifying element of the mural's design is water coupled with the traditional and geographical significance of Kaimuki.

Starting in Peoria, line of Hawaii teachers runs 4 generations  Rockford Register Star

HONOLULU, Hawaii — It was a move befitting an announcement in the local paper: Ethel Day, “one of Peoria's brilliant young women,” would be leaving the ...

Students celebrate Earth Day with environmental activities - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Hundreds of volunteers from Oahu schools put on their work gloves for an Earth Day Aloha Aina Project. Students from Kaimuki High, Jarrett Middle, Aliiolani ...

Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents their 30th Anniversary spring production of 'IN THE HEIGHTS'  Hawaii News Now

'IN THE HEIGHTS' is a Tony Award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light ...

St. Francis football coach Kip Akana resigns  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

St. Francis football coach Kip Akana resigned Friday afternoon, head of school Casey Asato announced. Asato said he is grateful for Akana's four years of ...

16 years old, 336 pounds: Sama Paama is perhaps Chris Petersen’s most interesting recruit ever  Seattle Times

Some at UW believe Sama Paama has the greatest upside of anyone in the Huskies' 2019 class. Washington was the first to offer Paama, who plans to enroll in ...

Now 6-foot-4, 355-pound lineman Sama Pa'Ama is kicking off, too  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sama Pa'Ama, a Washington commit, already starts on both the offensive and defensive line for Kaimuki. Now he's handling kickoff duties, too.

Kaimuki couple defies city by attending to Kakaako homeless people in public park  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A Kaimuki couple with a new city contract to provide mobile hot showers for Oahu's homeless are defying the city in two ways: by continuing to operate twice a ...

Catholic schools boys basketball teams win state championships  Hawaii Catholic Herald

By Anna Weaver Hawaii Catholic Herald. It's been 35 years for Maryknoll School. And it's never happened before for Damien Memorial School. In a Catholic ...

Dozens of schools and even a food truck are feeding Hawaii kids for free this summer  Hawaii News Now

Classes may be out for the summer, but that doesn't mean students can't still get nutritious meals through the school system.

33000 malasadas, 365 days of prep work, one Honolulu Marathon  KITV Honolulu

"We're doing 33000 malasadas, a 26-foot freezer truck, with 30 racks," said malasada cooker Ernest Kam. "It takes everything we got, all the fryers that we got, ...

Twin brothers battle at Aloha Stadium in a legacy of family football  KHON2

Kila Kamakawiwoole had a football journey that many Hawaii players aim to emulate.

Kaimuki High School inducts inaugural Hall of Honor class  KHON2

Kaimuki High School inducted three graduates during its first-ever Hall of Honor ceremony Tuesday. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono ('66), U.S. Attorney Florence ...

Education in Hawaii: Smart Innovations and Persistent Problems  Hawaii Business Magazine

This report on our public schools offers many reasons for optimism and just as many causes for concern about difficulties that have lingered for too long.

Best saimin: Our Top 5  Frolic Hawaii

In the pantheon of noodle dishes, saimin holds a special place in Hawaii. A lifelong companion, it can be a filling meal, a quick snack, a hangover cure.

‘Iolani Fair this weekend  KHON2

It is that time of year when 'Iolani School hosts their 'Iolani Fair 2019.

Fall Craft Fair Guide  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

SEPTEMBER. >> Nui Mono Fall Fair: Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to noon, Palolo Hongwanji, 1641 Palolo Ave., with clothing, gifts, jewelry, ceramics, baked goods, granola ...

Kaimuki High School dedicates final ‘Hairspray’ shows to recovering Broadway star  KHON2

Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center has been putting on a production of "Hairspray," and the cast and crew says they will dedicate their final shows to ...

Should Hawaii’s public schools start classes later?  KHON2

Right now only Kaimuki High School students start school at 9:00 a.m..

My Job: Car Trouble – Who You Going to Call?  Hawaii Business Magazine

The Kaimuki High School graduate got the idea to start his own towing company in 2012 when he was working as a security guard at a location where he often ...

Kapaa High School wins — twice!

Jennifer Marcil, Bank of Hawaii, Kapaa Branch Manager, left, is joined by BOH associate Angela Pohiva, center, in presenting a $10,000 award to the Kapaa ...

Kealakehe Student Recognized as Top Big Island Scholar by HLTA  Big Island Now

One senior from each of Hawai'i's 42 public high schools received a $1000 scholarship for his or her post-graduate education from HLTA.

A group of Hawaii teens re-created a 'Mulan' scene for homework. The results went viral  Hawaii News Now

It's not every day that a school assignment goes viral. But that's exactly what happened to Glenna Matauto, a senior at McKinley HIgh.

After 3 decades of producing music ‘with mana,’ Kapena is still going strong  Hawaii News Now

The De Lima family keep Kapena alive today, playing at venues across the state.

ACLU Says Hawaii Schools Are Suspending Too Many Students  Honolulu Civil Beat

Last year's release of federal school discipline data for the 2015-16 school year showed a big racial disparity among school suspensions in Hawaii, one that ...

Police investigating after bomb threats at multiple schools  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating hoax bomb threats made to multiple Oahu public and private schools Thursday afternoon.

A TIMELESS PRINCESS, An Original New Musical, Opens At The Mamiya Theatre  Broadway World

Edgewater Productions is pleased to announce its first ever production and a new original musical entitled A Timeless Princess at the Mamiya Theatre July 11 ...

On Campus: Kaimuki head coach sacrifices mainland career to save alma mater  KHON2

David Tautofi put his mainland career on hold once he realized his alma mater needed him more than he needed personal success.

Kaimuki reports bumpy transition to modular schedule  KHON2

The start of the school year at Kaimuki High School was a little different this year. With new modular schedules and no bells, some were uncertain about the ...

Kaimuki hosts Pop Warner coaches clinic  KHON2

Kaimuki High School hosted a crowd of Pop Warner football coaches who crowded to the field for a coaching clinic.

Huskies add kicker from Hawaii to 2019 recruiting class  The News Tribune

Timothy Horn, a kicker and punter from Hawaii, announced his verbal commitment to the Washington Huskies on Monday via Twitter.

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

Maui judoka place at state championships Eight judoka from Wailuku Hongwanji Judo Club and one from Makawao Hongwanji placed at the HJI State ...

Another Oahu Public School Employee Arrested  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Her job is to help keep an Oahu school clean for students and staff. But police say her private life is anything but clean. Now, another ...

24 Million Meals a Year  Hawaii Business Magazine

I have mostly fond memories of eating during my eight years in the public school system. I'm especially sentimental about the saimin and oven-roasted chicken I ...

Taiwanese group awards 15 public school scholarships - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

A local Taiwanese cultural group awarded scholarships on Tuesday night to 15 recent public high school graduates. The Taiwanese Association of ...

Swishes and sign language: This Kalani basketball player soars on the court  Hawaii News Now

This Wednesday, the Hawaii State Basketball tournament will tip off. Among the players competing for the state championship is 15-year-old Brandon Chung.

Hawaii's EK Fernandez Shows finds success with cashless midway system

Located in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu, E. K. Fernandez Shows Inc. may be the only carnival purveyor in the U. S. with a home base of a tropical ...

Nutcracker's 36th production moves time and location  Hawaii News Now

Hawaii Ballet Theater is putting on its 36th production of "The Nutcracker".

Report shows Hawaii high school students increasingly ready for college  KHON2

More Hawaii high school students are preparing for higher education, according to a new report. The College and Career Readiness Indicators Report (CCRI) ...

Hawaii actress Ruthie Ann Miles returning to the stage in London after tragedy  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UPDATE, JUNE 5: The producers of the London production of “The King and I” said no decision has been made at this time on whether actress Ruthie Ann Miles ...

Mililani High School Army JROTC Drill Team performs  Hawaii Army Weekly

Mililani JROTC News Release HONOLULU — JROTC Drill teams and Color guard teams from all over the island came together at Kaimuki High School to ...

Hawaiian Word of the Day - Kaimuki  Hawaii News Now

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kaimuki. Kaimuki is a small shield volcano, whose summit is just seaward of the Kaimuki fire station.

Kaimuki graduate Chan Kim finishes T-11th at The Open Championship  KHON2

Eleven years after etching his name into the Hawaii history books as HHSAA State Golf Champion, Kaimuki High School graduate Chan Kim signed-off on a ...

Hawai'i Ballet Theatre's magical 'The Nutcracker' returns for the holiday season  Hawaii News Now

Hundreds of young local dancers will breathe new life into Hawai'i Ballet Theatre's traditional holiday production of The Nutcracker, about a little girl's favorite toy ...

On the Scene with Dwayne Sakaguchi  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Dwayne Sakaguchi has a degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, teaches dance at Punahou School and is in his second year as ...

A TIMELESS PRINCESS Musical Releases Full-Length Album of Original Music  Broadway World

Edgewater Productions, which recently announced its first ever production of an original musical entitled A Timeless Princess, released the full-length album of ...

2017 'Iolani School fair to begin Friday  Hawaii News Now

The annual 'Iolani School fair is set to begin this Friday with a fun-filled weekend of rides, food and games.

Church rent lawsuit moves ahead  Hawaii News Now

A lawsuit accusing two churches of underpaying rent for school facilities is moving ahead. But an attorney for the churches says the suit only hurts the schools ...

Jake Shimabukuro & best friend save Kaimuki Christmas tree  Hawaii News Now

Just in time for Christmas, a community has come together to preserve a beloved Holiday tradition -- the floating Kaimuki Christmas tree, which has shined ...

Support pours in for pregnant Broadway star after young daughter killed in crash  KHON2

Two children were killed when they were hit by a car in Brooklyn Monday, and their mothers, both from Hawaii, were hospitalized.

Hawaii actress critical, friend hurt, 2 kids killed after being hit by car in New York  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The children of two women with Hawaii ties were killed in a horrific traffic incident in New York that one witness described as “something you see in a horror ...

Hawaii natives Hala'api'api, Kamana return home as Wyoming Cowboys  Casper Star-Tribune Online

For a brief moment in second grade, Tim Kamana wanted to be a Hawaii Rainbow Warrior.

MVT Presents Lisa Matsumoto's PRINCESS AND THE ISO PEANUT  Broadway World

Manoa Valley Theatre presents its season finale live on stage from July 5 - 22 at Kaimuki High School. What can happen when a traditional fairytale princess ...

Statewide list of evacuation centers  Hawaii News Now

Please review this statewide list of Public Emergency Shelters and note the two or three closest to your home.

Drill Team Hawaii’s Annual Christmas Showcase is this weekend  KHON2

The money raised will help send the team to California in February to compete in a national competition.

Bright Kids present sumptuous 'King' revival at Paliku  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Getting to know “The King & I,” now in a sumptuous revival at Paliku Theatre at Windward Community College, is getting to explore its complex and exotic ...

Red Raider girls seeded No. 4

LIHUE — The 2018 Snapple Girls Basketball Championships – Division II state tournament kicks off today. The tournament's opening round matchups begin at 5 ...

Lawsuit claims churches are stealing from public schools  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Various churches are being sued, accused of stealing from public schools. The lawsuit was filed by Mitch Kahle and Holly ...

Unborn baby of Hawaii actress Ruthie Ann Miles, who lost daughter in New York crash, dies  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kaimuki High School graduate Ruthie Ann Miles, a Broadway star who lost her daughter in a Brooklyn crash in March, has lost her unborn daughter, her attorney ...

Red Raiders settle for sixth, fall to HBA in fifth-place game

HONOLULU — Kauai High School's varsity girls basketball team finished in sixth place at the 2018 Snapple Girls Basketball Championships – Division II state ...

Faith, hope and tenacity  Hawaii Catholic Herald

In a stunning season, St. Joseph's Division II basketball team conquers the Big Island for a shot at a state title. Story and photos by Darlene J.M. Dela Cruz

City buses to provide free shuttle service to emergency shelters on Oahu  Hawaii News Now

The Department of Emergency Management advises Oahu residents that the following American Red Cross hurricane shelters will be available and open for ...

Five Maui Students Awarded Part of $52K Scholarship from Hospitality Industry  Maui Now

The Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association awarded 42 seniors from public high schools across the state $1000 in scholarships for their post-graduate ...

Original Kapena to reunite for final time in upcoming concerts  Hawaii News Now

It's been 15 years since the three original members of Kapena have been on stage together, but this year marks the members' 30th anniversary since they ...

The Best Restaurants in Oahu for Classic Cuisine, According to Local Grandmas  Thrillist

Most Hawaiian grandmas we talked to said they don't eat out often, but when they do, there are a few key restaurants they like to frequ...

School restrooms 'pathetic'  Honolulu Advertiser

There are no locks on stall doors. Light fixtures are broken. There is often no soap, paper towels or toilet paper. Many of the restrooms at Kaimuki High School, ...

Hawaii's legendary theater director Ronald E. Bright dies  Hawaii News Now

Ronald E. Bright, a legendary Castle High School theater director who nurtured show business careers for dozens of students who went on to professional ...

Summer Fun Guide 2018  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Note: Prices listed are for the general public; check with sponsor for member and other discounts. KAMAAINA KIDS. >> Weekly Day Camps: June 1-Aug.

Hospitality Industry Awards $52000 in Scholarships to Public School Seniors  Maui Now

Emily N. Mitra of Maui High School earned an additional $2500 scholarship from the Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association for being the top student from Maui.

Mrs. Hawaii International  Hawaii News Now

On Saturday, April 13, Mrs. East Oahu Keikilani Ho was crowned Mrs. Hawaii International 2013. Ho, a mother of three, received her award at the Kaimuki High ...

Jules Cambra Jr., ex-Kaimuki AD, coach  Honolulu Advertiser

Jules Cambra Jr., a former high school varsity football coach and athletic director, helped many students gain self-esteem through weight training and ...

4 Hawaii gymnasts qualify for National Trampoline Gymnastics Championships  Hawaii News Now

Four Hawaii gymnasts pulled off outstanding performances at a recent gymnastics competition in Colorado, winning gold and setting personal bests.

Should a Hawaii High School Graduate Go to a Local or Mainland College?  Hawaii Business Magazine

Eric Yeaman runs Hawaiian Telcom, Gene Awakuni leads UH-West Oahu, Karl Fujii is VP and CFO of Hawaiian Building Maintenance, John Komeiji is senior ...

Experience the uplifting tale of the King and I at Windward Community College  UH System Current News

Windward Community College and I'm A Bright Kid Foundation present, The King and I, September 8—October 1 at the Palikū Theatre. The award-winning ...

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