Donations, recipients needed for special Maui Wildfires Leave Share Program

2024-07-16T13:20:13-10:00July 16, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

After emotional requests from our Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association Maui Chapter members and support from the Hawaiʻi Board of Education, the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education is implementing a Maui Wildfires Leave Share Program.

HSTA Communications team earns 18 national awards of excellence

2024-07-12T11:53:44-10:00July 12, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association’s Communications Department took top honors at the national level for its work in writing, video, and digital campaigns. HSTA was recognized with 18 first-place awards and best-in-show honors at the State Education Association Communicators conference in Philadelphia in June.

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.

NEA leader explains why elections matter at 2024 state convention

2024-05-17T10:29:17-10:00May 15, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In front of over 200 Hawai’i State Teachers Association member delegates at the 51st annual state convention, National Education Association (NEA) Senior Director of Advocacy Mary Kusler in her keynote speech posed a question: “Why do we do politics in the union?”

HSTA president draws inspiration from late leader at 2024 state convention

2024-05-17T10:09:55-10:00May 14, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association President Osa Tui, Jr. honored the union’s foundations while advocating for a unified future at HSTA’s 51st annual state convention on April 13.

Help your Maui colleagues affected by wildfires advocate for fire relief leave from the HIDOE

2024-05-07T10:22:50-10:00May 7, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The HSTA Maui Chapter is organizing a petition asking HSTA members to say they are willing to support their colleagues who have been affected by the fires and would be willing to donate to a shared Fire Relief Leave Bank.

Maui lawyer, volunteer photographer wins HSTA’s 2024 Friend of Youth Award

2024-04-26T07:51:39-10:00April 25, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When Glen Pascual wraps up his day as corporation counsel for the County of Maui, he packs up his bag, gets in his car, and makes the hour-long drive from Wailuku to Lahaina. Once there, he assembles his gear and jumps into action as a volunteer photographer for the Lahainaluna High School community.

Blessing marks opening of new Maui campus with classes to begin April 1

2024-03-27T10:55:37-10:00March 27, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Teachers, staff and students at Maui’s King Kamehameha III Elementary School now have a new campus to call home.

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