A Friday news recap is now a regular feature of this site. This inaugural issue contains two weeks worth, to catch us up to date. Full text of these excerpts is available through the web. Where access is granted to the public, there is a link. For full text of […]
PDF file is attached at the end of this article. Kaiser Complex schools will begin on July 30, 2015 rather than the DOE start date of July 29, 2015. The teachers have opted to take their teacher day on the 29th. Kaiser draft-only schedules will be available in the Registrar’s […]
Recently I received a number of inquiries regarding math tutors in Hawaii. I’m looking for one for my kids too, but I also remembered that the University of Hawaii provides free tutors through their Online Learning Academy (OLA). Their generous hours are from Monday through Friday: 9am to 10pm; Sunday: 5pm to 10pm […]
Once again, by accident, I happened upon a useful report from the Hawaii Department of Education. This report (attachment in PDF available at the end of the article) is for the 2013-2014 school year and provides metrics and demographics for Niu Valley Middle school. A full set of reports for […]
Hawaii Kai Youth Baseball in-person registration takes place Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Koko Head District Park. Registration continues through May 2, and is open to new and returning players 5-12 years of age. See website for details.
Hawaii Storm is offering a 1-week Basketball Camp from June 8-June 11, 2015. The price is $110 for early registration before May 8, $130 thereafter. The camp will be held at the Kaiser High School Gymnasium in Hawaii Kai, East Oahu. More information is available on their website.
The U.S. Department of Education has named six Hawaii semi-finalists for this year’s 2015 Presidential Scholar award. They are: HI ‐ Hana ‐ Jack V. Wolfgramm, Wolfgramm Home School HI ‐ Honolulu ‐ Andrew M. Chun, Roosevelt High School HI ‐ Honolulu ‐ Tianzhen Nie, Kaiser High School HI ‐ […]
Hawaii’s schools have notoriously short summer breaks. For public schools, the school year ends at the end of May and reconvenes in the later part of July. Many parents ask what options are available. I’ve begun compiling an informal listing of programs and links which can be found here. http://eastoahu96825.com/index.php/education/summer-school-oahu […]
Parents, imagine that your government gave you tax dollars to custom fit and finance your child’s K-12 education. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Arizona did just that in 2011 and Florida followed suit in 2014. The way it works is this: The government gives you 90 percent of what it would […]