Maui teachers call on Board of Education for more support 9 months after Lahaina wildfire

2024-05-23T20:29:49-10:00May 23, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaiʻi Board of Education promised action Thursday after more than a dozen Maui teachers flew to Oʻahu to ask for more support following devastating wildfires last August.

HSTA, Kamehameha Schools distribute 1,000+ backpacks to Lahaina students

2023-10-12T21:57:14-10:00October 12, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hundreds of Lahaina families picked up free backpacks filled with school supplies Thursday as their keiki prepare to return to West Maui campuses next week.

Lahaina community calls for stronger evacuation plans, mental health services post-wildfires

2023-09-29T10:44:36-10:00September 29, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Families in Lahaina voiced their concerns Thursday over inadequate evacuation plans and inaccessible mental health services as three of four Hawaiʻi State Department of Education schools in West Maui prepare to reopen to students next month in the wake of devastating wildfires.

Three Lahaina schools to reopen to students starting Oct. 16

2023-09-26T13:49:33-10:00September 26, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Education (HIDOE) Tuesday announced reopening details for three Lahaina public schools, and said the federal government will build a new temporary school site after deadly wildfires in August shuttered the schools for nearly two months.

Maui parents to HIDOE: Communicate better, keep our kids in Lāhainā

2023-09-01T06:25:55-10:00August 31, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Frustrated Maui families told Hawaiʻi State Department of Education leaders in public meetings Wednesday that they’re frustrated by a lack of communication from the department, and they’re overwhelmingly opposed to busing their students to Central or South Maui daily to other campuses following fatal wildfires earlier this month.  

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