The City Council on June 5 recognized two longtime volunteers with the Hanauma Bay Education Program: Jean Carr and Larry Winnik. • More awards and recognitions
For Friday, May 31, 2013
The Historic Hawaii Foundation will honor architecture professor Spencer Leineweber today with the Frank Haines Award for achievement in preserving significant historic and cultural places of Hawaii.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named three federal agencies in Hawaii as winners of its Federal Green Challenge program.
For Saturday, May 25, 2013
Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama junior Reid Akana won a second-place Grand Award at the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix on May 17. The competition featured more than 1,500 students from more than 70 countries.
For the second year in a row, Mililani High School and Highlands Intermediate School took top honors in their respective statewide divisions at the STEM Week Awards.
A new University of Hawaii program is receiving a grant worth nearly half a million dollars to help Native Hawaiians participate in decision-making about environmental and social issues.
Mauka Lani Elementary School teacher Bryan Rankie was named Milken Educators of Hawaii's "Teacher of Promise."
Benchmarks cover food and drinks served and health and physical education goals
The state has launched the Excellence in Wellness Awards for Hawaii schools that have reached high levels of achievement in meeting Department of Education wellness guidelines.
Kamehameha Schools' senior class won or shared all six awards, including the Charles Edward King Trophy for best combined class performance, at the 93rd annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest on March 22 at the Blaisdell Arena.
Konawaena High School on Hawaii island was awarded first place in the Keep American Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Competition in Hawaii.
The late Douglas Wayne "Butch" Akina and his wife, Sandra Akina, of Akina Aloha Tours were honored last month with the lifetime achievement award at the 2013 Mayor's Small Business Awards on Maui.
For Friday, March 8, 2013
A team of Maui High School students will represent Hawaii at two national youth science competitions next month.
For Saturday, March 2, 2013
The University of Hawaii at Hilo recognized four people Feb. 22 at its 13th annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Banquet at the UH-Hilo Campus Center.
For Saturday, February 2, 2013
The Cooke Foundation named three recipients of its 2013 Cooke Beautification Award for Public Schools.
For Sunday, January 13, 2013
Hawaii Meth Project on Thursday announced the winners of its "Take a Stand Against Meth" art contest, a statewide initiative designed to leverage the creativity and passion of Hawaii's young people to communicate the risks associated with methamphetamine use.
For Monday, December 31, 2012
A state program that aims to help children and adolescents with both mental health issues and developmental disabilities has received a federal grant of $3.6 million over four years.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Michaels Development Co. of New Jersey $300,000 to promote grass-roots efforts to revitalize Kuhio Park Terrace.
For Sunday, December 23, 2012
Matson Navigation Foundation recently gave Damien Memorial School $50,000 for its capital campaign to build a new athletic building, band building, library, student services building, a resurfaced football practice field and track and additional parking spaces.
For Saturday, December 22, 2012
The recipients of the 13th annual Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards were announced in October. • Kenneth Kahunahana Jr. was among 132 students who received a President's scholarship • and more
For Friday, December 21, 2012
Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone • Diane Terada • Kenneth K.M. Lee • Bill Gilmartin
For Saturday, November 24, 2012
Allison A. Jerome, associate dean for the day undergraduate program at Chaminade University, was one of 26 midlevel administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute to participate in a yearlong Senior Leadership Academy.
For Saturday, November 17, 2012
» Kapolei and Waianae high schools were among top winners of this year's fifth annual Internet Safety Awards.
For Friday, November 9, 2012
The Burger King Scholars Program awarded 30 students in Hawaii with $1,000 scholarships •
Jackson Button, 14, of Waialua, who founded Dream of a Better World, is one of 11 students across the country named a 2012 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes winner.
For Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The Honolulu Chapter of Executive Women International announced the recipients of the 2012 scholarship program awards.
For Saturday, August 18, 2012
Punahou English teacher M. Thomas Gammarino received the 2012 Space Foundation Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship.
Matthew Shimura, who recently completed his freshman year at Punahou School, earned top honors in C-SPAN's national video contest that challenged middle and high school students to make a video documentary that brings the U.S. Constitution to life.
The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation Inc. has awarded $97,000 in scholarships to 61 Hawaii high school seniors who were nominated by their respective schools. Winners were chosen based on academic achievement, community service and financial need.
For Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Seagull Schools praised in capital •
Pearl City girl to be kids' peace envoy
For Thursday, May 3, 2012
The only Hawaii student to earn a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam this school year is a junior from Kaiser High.
For Monday, February 13, 2012
A Hawaii teenager who spearheaded a project to help earthquake victims in Japan and another who helped found a nonprofit organization
to help children have been named Prudential Spirit of Community Award winners.