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Hawaii Board Of Education To Get New Leader For The Third Time In 2 Years

Gov. Josh Green has named veteran state lawmaker Roy Takumi to the helm of the Board of Education following the abrupt resignation of Warren Haruki, who held the position for less than a year.

Haruki submitted his resignation to the board on March 11, citing the need to focus on his health and other personal pursuits. He was appointed as chair last June.

Read more at Honolulu Civil Beat –  https://www.civilbeat.org/2024/03/hawaii-board-of-education-to-get-new-leader-for-the-third-time-in-2-years

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2024 Public Schools Week - Josh Green

Governor Josh Green celebrates #PublicSchoolsWeek by sharing why it’s important to support Hawai‘i public schools and invest in our students.


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2024 Hawai‘i State Legislative Session

Please keep this page bookmarked as we will post the bills that we are following this legislative session.  We will keep you up to date on hearings and the status of the bills.

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Middle School Worries? Join Our 'Untangling Adolescence’ FREE Online Workshop

Saturday, January 20, 2024
1pm – 2pm

Many Hawai’i families worry about the changes their elementary children face in transitioning to middle/intermediate school. Over the past years, thousands of parents have told us our “Untangling Adolescence” workshop made a big difference for them.

An educational psychology professor (who is also a parent) provides an enjoyable and enlightening presentation on how adolescents think and change.

Parents, come and learn how you can help your child.

Educators, come and see if this is a program you’d like us to present to parents at your school.

Register for this FREE online event http://tinyurl.com/UntanglingAdolescence

Email us at info@ppshi.org if you have any questions.

Ways To Help Maui

Superintendent Report to HI BOE on Maui Wildfire Status

Click on the following presentation for Superintendent Hayashi’s summary of the current information on the conditions in West Maui.


Ways To Help Maui

More Ways to Help Maui and other resources

Please visit out Maui Wildfire Resources page for more ways to help and other resources for those affected by the fire. We will continually update the page as we find more resources.


Support our Maui school communities

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Education has partnered with the Public Schools of Hawaiʻi Foundation to accept monetary donations in support of our Maui school communities impacted by the devastating wildfires. Donations can be made at pshf.org/donations-page. All gifts made through Oct. 1, 2023 will be dedicated solely to help our Maui students, staff and schools.

For other general Maui disaster relief support information, please see the list on the HIDOE website: https://bit.ly/HelpMauiSchools.

Board of Education chair replaced in shake-up by Gov. Green

KIDS COUNT 2023 Hawaiʻi Profile

Hawai‘i KIDS COUNT – June 14, 2023

Hawai‘i’s ranking in children’s economic well-being is 44th, or the seventh lowest in the nation, according to the 2023 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzing how children and families are faring. The Data Book also reports that Hawai‘i parents face some of the highest child care costs in the nation.

Read at https://www.hawaii-can.org/kids_count_2023_hawaii_profile



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