More students attending Big Island private schools | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Hawaii Island private schools saw modest gains in enrollment last school year. Source: More students attending Big Island private schools | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/more-students-attending-big-island-private-schools). Accessed on 16 October 2016, 15:50 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, approximately 3,634 Hawaii Island … Continue reading More students attending Big Island private schools | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

‘A safe place’: LGBTQ+ Center symbolizes diversity at UH-Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


When Donald Straney was an undergrad at Michigan State University, he said he was “absolutely convinced” he was the only gay person on campus. Source: ‘A safe place’: LGBTQ+ Center symbolizes diversity at UH-Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/safe-place-lgbtq-center-symbolizes-diversity-uh-hilo). Accessed on 12 October 2016, 20:40 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson. Please click link to read the full … Continue reading ‘A safe place’: LGBTQ+ Center symbolizes diversity at UH-Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Auto dealership moving after latest flooding | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Bayfront Motors, a pre-owned car dealership located on Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo, plans to relocate after losing about half its inventory this week because of flooding. Source: Auto dealership moving after latest flooding | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/auto-dealership-moving-after-latest-flooding). Accessed on 08 October 2016, 15:45 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson. Please click link to read the full story. … Continue reading Auto dealership moving after latest flooding | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

AP test scores improve | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Big Island public school students are making strides on Advanced Placement exams, though performance overall still trails behind national averages. Source: AP test scores improve | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ap-test-scores-improve). Accessed on 30 September 2016, 15:10 hrs, UTC. Reporter: Kirsten Johnson. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Hawaii Island students taking Advanced Placement exams … Continue reading AP test scores improve | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii ranks last in WalletHub’s ‘Best & Worst States for Teachers’ | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Nearly half of new teachers hired in 2011 to teach in Hawaii public schools left the job five years later, and proponents of higher teacher pay say results from a new WalletHub study might indicate why. Source: Hawaii ranks last in WalletHub’s ‘Best & Worst States for Teachers’ | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/hawaii-ranks-last-wallethub-s-best-worst-states-teachers). Accessed on 28 September … Continue reading Hawaii ranks last in WalletHub’s ‘Best & Worst States for Teachers’ | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Fall enrollment at UH-Hilo declines for fourth consecutive year; Hawaii Community College enrollment also sees decline | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Fall enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilo declined for the fourth consecutive year, prodding administrators to revamp recruitment materials in hopes of attracting — and retaining — more students. Source: Fall enrollment at UH-Hilo declines for fourth consecutive year; Hawaii Community College enrollment also sees decline | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/fall-enrollment-uh-hilo-declines-fourth-consecutive-year-hawaii-community-college). Accessed on 28 September … Continue reading Fall enrollment at UH-Hilo declines for fourth consecutive year; Hawaii Community College enrollment also sees decline | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

‘It was a great success’; Crowds flock to this year’s Hawaii County Fair | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


A new circus show, sunny weather and, of course, plenty of deep-fried fair food helped boost attendance at this year’s Hawaii County Fair. Source: ‘It was a great success’; Crowds flock to this year’s Hawaii County Fair | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/it-was-great-success-crowds-flock-year-s-county-fair). Accessed on 27 September 2016, 19:00 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson. Please click link to … Continue reading ‘It was a great success’; Crowds flock to this year’s Hawaii County Fair | Hawaii Tribune-Herald