Rooms with a View: Conversations on identities and perspectives in Hawaiʻi’s school communities

2021-05-11T11:01:51-10:00May 10, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

This event is free and open to the public. Please join us as we work to shift views, create space, and inspire change.

HSTA recognizes ʻIliahi Elementary cafeteria manager with 2021 Friend of Youth Award

2021-04-21T16:27:02-10:00April 19, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our 2021 Friend of Youth Award winner, Guy Shimabukuro, demonstrates a passion and commitment to mentoring keiki that goes far beyond his day job as the cafeteria manager at ʻIliahi Elementary School.

Nominations open for HSTA’s 2021 Pono and Friend of Youth awards

2021-02-23T02:03:08-10:00February 1, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

The Hawaii State Teachers Association’s Human and Civil Rights Committee is seeking nominations for its 2021 Pono and Friend of Youth Awards. Nominations must be submitted by Feb. 22, 2021.

HSTA Office Hours: ʻĀina Aloha: Rooting content to our beloved Hawaiʻi during COVID-19

2021-03-01T09:55:18-10:00July 17, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ʻĀina Aloha is a framework for educators to root our content to Hawaiʻi, strengthening our HĀ, even as we face new models of hybrid learning during the coronavirus pandemic.

HSTA’s Human and Civil Rights Committee holds first HSTA CARES listening session

2020-06-27T10:27:00-10:00June 27, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

HSTA CARES represents the committee’s new initiative to integrate social justice principles into education to create schools and communities that are safe, inclusive, and equitable​ for all keiki.

HSTA Human and Civil Rights Committee chair reflects on SY 2019–20

2020-05-19T11:08:00-10:00May 19, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

“Aloha! My name is Jodi Kunimitsu, and I’m a math teacher at Maui High School. This was my first year as chair of the Human and Civil Rights Committee. It was a lot of work, but it was also a lot of fun. Throughout the year, we participated in several community events.”

HSTA’s 2020 Pono Award winner continues social justice work during COVID-19 crisis

2021-04-21T17:15:42-10:00May 18, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

“I tend to say I’m a scrappy Title I public school kid turned scrappy Title I public school teacher. We know hungry kids can’t learn. Let’s feed them. Hot kids can’t learn. Let’s get those ACs going. If kids are embarrassed to wear dirty uniforms on campus, let's get a campus laundry. It’s just the work teachers do.”

Nominations open for HSTA’s 2020 Pono and Friend of Youth awards

2019-11-08T06:28:00-10:00November 8, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaii State Teachers Association's Human and Civil Rights Committee is seeking nominations for its Pono and Friend of Youth Awards. Nominations are due Jan. 10, 2020.

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