Do you want to learn to play tennis? The United States Tennis Association’s Play to Learn program may be just right for you. Classes meet for 6 weeks and registration is $39 for youth, $45 for adults. For East Oahu, area venues include Koko Head, Diamond Head, Kahala, Aina Haina […]
The Hawaii Concert Band is a newly-formed band comprised of professional musicians, community members, military personnel, and music teachers. The first performance is Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 PM at Kaimuki High School Auditorium. Admission is free.
An often cited study warns against too much homework. “Our findings on the effects of homework challenge the traditional assumption that homework is inherently good” wrote Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and a co-author of a study published in the Journal of Experimental […]
HYOC Spring Semester Open Enrollment UH-Manoa’s Music Department, 2411 Dole St., Jan. 10 and 17, 8:30 a.m. grades 3-12, 9:30 a.m. grades K-1, 10:30 a.m. grade 2, free. Students interested in joining Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus are welcome to participate in a full rehearsal and individual assessment. Arrive 20 minutes […]
Mr. Jason Yoshimoto, current Vice Principal at Hahaione Elementary, has been promoted to Principal at Kamiloiki Elementary. He begins his new job in 2015 at the start of the second semester. Congratulations Mr. Yoshimoto. Kamiloiki will be gaining a wonderful leader with energy, vision and balance.
From Midweek: U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has announced his choice of 15 Hawaii teens for his 2015 Seniors Internship Program, based out of his Honolulu office. The list includes Kaiser High senior Sharissa Miyasato, the only public school intern from the Honolulu District, and Niu Valley resident Aina Katsikas of […]
I did a little data mining to find the educational attainment level in the State of Hawaii, in the City and County of Honolulu and in Hawaii Kai. As it turns out, 30.1 percent of Hawaii residents 25 years and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Amazingly however, 9.6 […]
By now, Oahu residents have received their real property valuations. Hawaii real property valuations are calculated based on 100% of the home’s value as of October 1. Assessments are sent out on December 15. That is, the information sent for the 2014-2015 year is based on October 1, 2014 and […]
Honolulu Ekiden Relay Race will be held May 31, 2015. The course runs through Hawaii Kai on Kalanianaole Hwy.
It’s not the kind of headline you’d expect to hear. Undoubtedly, many still cling to the notion that Hawaii’s public schools are subpar. For those looking for a national comparison, check out http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/states/ . According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Hawaii — the state that in the 1990’s lagged […]