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.

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 teachers meet with president, first lady during Lahaina visit

2023-08-23T16:07:44-10:00August 23, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The White House invited at least 15 public school teachers to Monday’s Lahaina Civic Center gathering to meet and speak with President Biden and the first lady in the aftermath of Maui's wildfires.

HSTA calls for keeping Lahaina students together, crisis counseling, better communications from HIDOE

2023-08-23T10:53:09-10:00August 23, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Education must do a better job of communicating with parents and educators, providing crisis counseling, establishing safe campuses, and keeping displaced Lahaina students and staff together, said HSTA President Osa Tui, Jr.

Maui teachers shelter colleagues who lost homes in wildfires

2023-08-11T12:48:20-10:00August 10, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Teachers from Lahainaluna High compared notes Wednesday afternoon and reached a grim assessment as Maui wildfires continued burning on the island: At least 15 of their coworkers at their school alone had homes destroyed by the flames.

Bill to finance teacher housing feasibility study moves forward

2023-02-01T15:11:53-10:00February 1, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaiʻi State House Committee on Housing advanced Wednesday a bill that would require the School Facilities Authority to conduct a feasibility study for the development of teacher and workforce housing at the Queen Liliʻuokalani Elementary School property in Kaimukī, Oʻahu.

What School Could Be Hawaiʻi Group offers free workshops, panels, more

2022-09-05T09:42:05-10:00September 2, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

The What School Could Be Hawaiʻi Group began in August and plans to develop a community that focuses on student-driven learning, real-world challenges, assessments for deeper learning, along with caring and connected communities.

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