Based on the latest data at 3:57 p.m., a major tsunami is not expected to strike the state of Hawaii.
$12.8 Million for Homeless Vets — On Tuesday, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced $12.8 million in renewal funding through the Grant and Per Diem program to 20 community agencies that currently provide transitional housing with supportive services for homeless veterans under the Transition in Place model.
By now, kids are back into the swing of school, re-establishing seats in the cafeteria, slipping prohibited gum paraphernalia into their pockets and whispering in the hallways about the latest crushes.
Students at Hale Kula Elementary School started the 2015 academic year on Wednesday with a brand-new two-story, 10-classroom building featuring an open-space layout that supports modern teaching methods.
WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD — Summer is winding to an end, and Hawaii’s public schools are back in session starting July 29-30.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced Hawaii’s school accountability and improvement system, Strive HI, has received a full three years of unconditional flexibility from provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
Yet, 12 Army-connected students excelled through their unique challenges and graduated as co-valedictorians at their schools by achieving a 4.0 or higher grade point average for all four years of high school.
Leaders from the Army and the Hawaii State Department of Education met at the Nehelani, here, May 11, to reinforce the bond between the Army and its partner schools and to discuss ways the Army and the DOE could improve those schools.
Wheeler Elementary and Solomon Elementary schools have gone through their initial visit by the WASC accreditation team and will be revisited for 3-4 days, so the team can observe the school in full operation (in school year 2016-17).
At Hale Kula Elementary School, 99 percent of the students are military dependents, and staff and students celebrated by wearing purple and reflecting on what it means to be a military child.