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Both Dole Middle School and Castle High School were recently named as a "School of Distinction" by College for Every Student, which helps underserved students get to and through college and ready to enter the workforce.
For Saturday, August 16, 2014
Four Hawaii nonprofit leaders have received Ho‘okele Awards recognizing exceptional work within Hawaii's nonprofit industry. The awards are given annually by the Hawaii Community Foundation in partnership with the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation.
A delegation of 194 student members, advisers and family members representing 25 chapters statewide attended the HOSA-Future Health Professionals Conference June 25-28 in Orlando, Fla.
For Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Twenty-five isle Girl Scouts earned Gold Awards and were recognized in April, putting them in the top 5 percent of Girl Scouts across the nation.
For Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced this year's National Merit $2,500 scholarship winners for high-achieving high school seniors.
For Saturday, May 17, 2014
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced this year's National Merit $2,500 scholarship winners. Several Hawaii students are among the recipients.
Jon Brito of Kualapuu, Molokai, was selected as one of the White House's Championsof Change. Brito was one of two youth leaders recognized March 18 in an awards ceremony at the White House.
For Monday, April 7, 2014
Teams from Maui, Mililani, Waipahu head to national finals • Hawaii Regional Science Bowl • We the People • LifeSmarts Consumer Education
The White House has nominated Nani Coloretti, a 1987 'Iolani School graduate, to be deputy secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Two Oahu elementary school math teachers are recent recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival recently presented checks to 10 nonprofits totaling $228,500. The net proceeds raised during the third annual festival held in September on Oahu and Maui went to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific ($80,000), Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation ($70,000), Maui County Farm Bureau ($20,000), Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program ($20,000), Paepae o He‘eia ($10,000), Papahana Kuaola ($10,000), Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation ($7,500), Maui Culinary Academy ($5,000), and Hawaii Seafood Council ($5,000).
For Saturday, December 28, 2013
An Army ROTC cadet at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is ranked third out of more than 5,000 graduating cadets nationwide. The university says that each fall, cadets across the United States are ranked on a National Order of Merit list.
For Wednesday, December 25, 2013
A pair of violinists with Roosevelt High School’s symphony orchestra will represent Hawaii at Carnegie Hall’s prestigious 2014 Honors Performance Series in New York.
La Pietra School senior Angela Assante earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test, the school announced. On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT test earn the top score, the school said in a press release.
For Saturday, November 2, 2013
The Partners in Development Foundation in Hono­lulu has received the Intergenerational Innovation Award from Generations United.
For Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Island Insurance Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Teach For America-Hawaii, in support of the nonprofit's work in high-need communities.
The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine was awarded $18.4 million over five years to foster biomedical careers among students at the University of Hawaii-Hilo College of Pharmacy, Cha­mi­nade University, Hawaii Pacific University and UH community colleges.
For Saturday, August 31, 2013
Mark Atta, a teacher at Mayor Joseph Fern Elementary in Honolulu, is starting the 2013-14 school year with a $2,000 ING Unsung Heroes grant to help fund his aquaponics system, which combines the principles of hydroponics (growing plants in water) with aquaculture (fish farming) in a recirculating system.
Chase Mitsuda, an eighth-grade English teacher at Puna­hou School, was selected by the National Association of Independent Schools as one of 25 educators nationwide — and the only one from Hawaii — to participate in its annual Teachers of the Future program.
A high school senior earned a perfect score on a national college admissions exam to become the only student in Hawaii to ace the test this year.
Four Hawaii public school students were honored for outstanding work at this year's National History Day competition held last month at the University of Maryland at College Park.
The Sea Grant College Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa was recently awarded the 2013 Dr. Arthur Chiu Award for Excellence in Hurricane Preparedness.
Honolulu Lodge 616 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has contributed $118,600 raised by its members to programs that treat children with disabilities. Arthur "Bud" Lush, president of Lodge 616, presented the donation in May at the annual Elks Convention in Anaheim, Calif.
Trisha Kehaulani Watson of Hono­lulu, a volunteer for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, was one of the 14 volunteers honored at the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's 11th annual Leadership Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., last week. • More: Other awards
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.

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