Here are some answers to commonly asked storm-related employment questions.
Teachers, parents, students and staff can go to the Hawaii public schools website to read storm-related information and get the latest updated lists of any schools that may be closed.
"Public schools are at the heart of our community, because they are the sites where we cultivate our hopes and dreams about the future, and we are running for office because the Legislature is a place where the common good can be furthered," said Amy Perruso, winner of the primary race to represent Wahiawa and Whitmore Village in the state House.
"I really want to thank the teachers," said Gov. David Ige, while state Sen. Josh Green said, "This campaign ended up being a lot closer than we thought. And HSTA came on with a powerful endorsement for us."
All teachers, librarians and counselors serving at least half time in a Hawaii Department of Education or Charter school are required to hold a valid license or “Emergency Hire” permit.