Hilo Chapter honors retirees, awardees for teaching excellence

Congratulations to the 2017 Excellence in Teaching honorees from HSTA’s Hilo Chapter. They were celebrated at a luncheon May 21 at Nani Mau Gardens on Hawaii Island.

Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science…..........................Lisa Wells

Hilo Intermediate….....................................................Cynthia Fong

Hilo Union Elementary….........................Charlotte Kaimi-Morimoto

Ka’u High and Pahala Elementary…........................Sonja Caldwell

Kapiolani Elementary…...........................................Aysha Spencer

Kaumana Elementary…................................................Iris Togashi

Kea’au Elementary…..................................................Wendy Sako

Kea’au Middle…......................................................Donald Lougee

Kea’au High…..............................................................Cynthia Kay

Laupahoehoe…..........................................................Naomi Smith

Mountain View Elementary…................................Lynda Tarantino

Na Wai Ola….................................................................Shari Frias

Na’alehu Elementary…................................................Carol Porter

Pahoa Elementary….................................................Carisa Kiyono

Pahoa High…..........................................................Lois Sanekane

Volcano Arts and Science…...................................Rebecca Hatch

Waiakea Intermediate….............................................Dane Inouye

Waiakea High .................................................................Kari Sato

Waiakeawaena Elementary….................................Kim Takahashi

 

Best wishes to Hilo Chapter’s 2017 retirees:

Hawaii District Office

Denise Scott

Hilo High

Rhona Uyetake

Hilo Union Elementary

Donna Banks

Kalanianaole Elementary

Carolyn Suga

Paula Chuck

Layanesa Parong

Kapiolani Elementary

Michelle Fragas

Jo-Ann Shiroma

Kea’au Middle

Amy Okino

Kea’au High

Monika Jacobson

Merle Okabe

Solnette Saito

Keaukaha Elementary

Steve Santos

Mountain View Elementary

Marilee Takaki

Pahoa Elementary

Ruth Kala

Arnold Busek

Pahoa High

Ellen Walker

Deborah Toyozaki-Maehira

Ward Gardner

Henri Aki

Volcano Arts and Science

Don Lawrence

Waiakea High

Derrick Kiyan

Waiakeawaena Elementary

Allen Koochi

Gail Shimabukuro