Kauaʻi community leader receives national human and civil rights award

2024-07-05T08:44:45-10:00July 5, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fred “Peleke” Flores, field operations and cultural resources manager with Mālama Hulē‘ia, received the Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Award from the National Education Association in Philadelphia Wednesday.

HSTA honors Kumu’s Cupboard president with 2023 Friend of Youth Award

2023-05-18T18:58:41-10:00May 18, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Once a month, K–12 educators who work directly with students at any Kauaʻi public, charter, or private school can sign in, receive an inventory list that tells them how much of each item they can take, browse the store for items they need, and check out at the register.

Unsolved Mysteries releases ‘Hawaiian Homicide’ podcast

2023-03-15T11:08:25-10:00March 15, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Unsolved Mysteries has released a podcast on the cold case murder of a Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association employee. “Hawaiian Homicide” explores the death of Amber Jackson, who worked as a secretary in the union’s Kauaʻi office.

HSTA welcomes new UniServ Director for Kauai, Waipahu Complex

2022-02-08T13:27:30-10:00February 7, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaii State Teachers Association welcomes Judy Ryan, a former Kauai public school teacher who stepped into the role of HSTA UniServ Director for Kauai/Waipahu Complex on Jan. 5.

Kauai educators concerned about uneven pandemic policies raise new concerns

2021-09-29T12:11:53-10:00September 29, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 150 teachers from schools on Kauai took part in informational sign-waving before and after classes Tuesday, raising health concerns about a lack of consistent COVID-19 protocols, pressure to not report positive cases, and persistent staffing shortages that have forced the highest-ranking public school official on the Garden Island to fill in as a substitute

HSTA UniServ Director (UD) changes coming March 1

2021-02-26T17:45:04-10:00February 26, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaii State Teachers Association welcomes two new UniServ Directors to serve our teacher members next month, replacing two long-time advocates who retired after decades of service. In addition, several other UDs are transferring to different geographic areas.

Band director honored by YWCA of Kauai for exemplary leadership

2019-11-19T05:17:00-10:00November 19, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

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

2019-11-16T07:42:00-10:00November 16, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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.

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

2019-11-08T17:00:00-10:00November 8, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"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."


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