Teacher Appreciation Week takes place May 6–10, and to celebrate, several businesses are offering our teachers special discounts and freebies.
A school funding proposal, Senate Bill 1474, was approved overwhelmingly by the full Senate on Tuesday, March 5, and now crosses over into the House for review.
The proposal would provide additional funding, 80 percent to public schools and 20 percent to the University of Hawaii, through a half-percent increase in the general excise tax (GET).
Images from schools across the state were sent into HSTA and shared on our social media channels.
Lawmakers say one of their goals is to make Hawaii a more affordable place to live, and education plays a significant role.