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.

#StopAsianHate: HSTA continues to fight racially charged violence, hate speech, xenophobia

2021-03-24T11:23:32-10:00March 20, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are incredibly disappointed to have to speak out yet again — less than a year later — to denounce the violence, hate speech, xenophobia, and other acts of discrimination that continue to occur across our country, this time against Asian communities.

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.

Social and racial justice resources in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2021-02-05T09:43:23-10:00January 18, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

While the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our normal activities, HSTA’s Human and Civil Rights Committee compiled the following digital social and racial justice resources in his honor.

Submit a ‘tiny float’ for the 2020 virtual Honolulu Pride parade

2020-09-23T07:00:00-10:00September 23, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Honolulu Pride’s 2020 event will be celebrated virtually on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. with a live stream hosted by Candy Shell and DJ My Friend George that includes a ‘tiny float’ parade.

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.”

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