I’ve told this story so many times, it seems it’s finally time for me to put it to paper. Hawaii hoarders aren’t really crazy, they’re just shell-shocked. By now, most of us are too young to remember the 1971 West Coast Dock Strike. I barely remember it. In the haze […]
Twice this week I’ve been affected by new IATA battery shipping restrictions. First, I was unable to buy a camera on Amazon; then I was unable to buy replacement batteries for another camera. Beginning April 1, 2016 lithium batteries have been mostly prohibited from air shipment, except as accessories to […]
Niu Valley students wear uniforms, t-shirts purchased from The Custom Company Harbor Center: 98-027 Hekaha Street, Building #3 Unit #12, located in Aiea. Phone number is 845-8811. Shirts will also be available on Payment Fee Day, July 18, 2016. April 29, 2016: Transition to Middle School Parent Night 5:30pm – […]
I read about NOAA’s proposed changes to the The Hawaiian Islands National Marine Sanctuary three months ago. I knew about the informational meeting held on April 28 in Niu Valley. In fact, I posted it to the event calendar, as I always do when there is an event relevant to the East […]
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 […]
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.
Sometimes I think transparency in Hawaii is literal: you can’t see it. These data come from the Hawaii Department of Education website out of a link that I only seem to be able to access by using special filters in the Google search engine to unearth. It does not seem […]