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Band director honored by YWCA of Kauai for exemplary leadership

Band director honored by YWCA of Kauai for exemplary leadership

Sarah Tochiki named one of Na Wahine Alakai O Kauai (Women Leaders of Kauai)

Chiefess Kamahakelei Middle band director Sarah Tochiki was honored alongside former Kauai County mayor and councilwoman JoAnn Yukimura and Waipa Foundation Executive Director Stacy Sproat-Beck.

  Monday, November 18, 2019  /  Number of views (319)
See the national touring play 'Legend of Koolau' at Doris Duke Theatre for $15

See the national touring play 'Legend of Koolau' at Doris Duke Theatre for $15

Educators receive $10 off tickets purchased over the phone to Nov. 23 and 24 shows

The historical drama is set on Kauai in 1893 after the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy. It is based on the true story of a cowboy named Kaluaikoolau as he fights to protect his family and community from a powerful rebel militia.

  Friday, November 15, 2019  /  Number of views (349)
Kauai teacher discusses Hawaii's low wages, lack of affordability on PBS Hawaii

Kauai teacher discusses Hawaii's low wages, lack of affordability on PBS Hawaii

Sarah Tochiki of Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School shares the struggles of being a teacher in Hawaii's public school system

"I think our biggest export right now isn't pineapples. It's our most educated children who are moving to the mainland, and they know they can find better opportunities."

 

  Thursday, November 07, 2019  /  Number of views (620)
Teachers reunite at HSTA's 2019 summer leadership training

Teachers reunite at HSTA's 2019 summer leadership training

SLT allows members to connect and, for some, reunite

Heading into this week's summer leadership training, Kaimuki High School teacher Jade Pham says she was "super excited about being involved with HSTA and growing closer to my colleagues who are passionate about advocating for teachers and students." She didn't expect her first-grade teacher from Palolo Elementary, Suanne Kim, to be one of them!

  Thursday, July 25, 2019  /  Number of views (721)
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