DOE says plan approved

The state Department of Education said it’s received federal approval of its plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal education law which replaces No Child Left Behind.

Sayre Foundation donates rescue boards

When Ocean Safety became a part of the Hawaii Fire Department in 2007, the equipment budget was $2,200. In the past 20 years, the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation has raised $1.6million to help Hawaii Island’s emergency responders get the equipment they need to do their job, including the Ocean Safety Division.