The Hawaii Department of Education wants elementary students back in classrooms beginning on 22 March 2021.
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|DOE wants elementary students back in classrooms daily starting March 22
With nearly 180 lost in-person days, tens of thousands of public school students could return to regular in-person classes after spring break. The goal is to have elementary students back daily and more middle and high school students attending in-person learning. Hawaii News Now.
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|COVID-19 cluster reported at UH Mānoa student housing
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Mayor Mitch Roth on Monday released the first proposed budget of his term, described by staff as a “bare bones” plan, as the county grapples with the fiscal aftermath of the pandemic. West Hawaii Today.
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|Kahului project would include housing and civic center
A state agency is looking to transform the lot across from the Maui Beach Hotel into a civic center, with affordable housing units, a community center, government offices and the potential new home of the Kahului Public Library. Maui News.
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