Brad Bennett, Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area superintendent, remains on paid leave for the rest of the school year while an ongoing investigation continues.
The college enrollment rate among East Hawaii high school students increased last year, albeit still shy of the statewide average.
KEAAU — When Leya Varricatt goes to the Hilo Public Library each week, she sometimes leaves with an entire bag of books.
Growing up in Hakalau, Duane Kurisu can’t remember a single house in his neighborhood that wasn’t “swept and mopped clean and tidy,” or a yard where the grass wasn’t cut.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is scaling back its non-credit community course offerings starting this summer.
The state attorney general’s office executed a search warrant at Ka‘u Learning Academy on Tuesday morning, school leaders confirmed Tuesday.
Spend a day as a student at Malamalama Waldorf School, and you might play a diatonic flute or re-enact fables and legends duringdrama class. To learn science, you might take a walk through nature. For social studies, you might learn about ancient Hebrew or Nordic culture, andphysical education class might include circus skills.
LAUPAHOEHOE — A teen suicide prevention project kicked off Friday at Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School.
Hawaii ranks among the lowest in the country for serving after-school “supper” to low-income students, according to a new report by the Food Research and Action Center.
VOLCANO — Scientists are teaming up with students at the Volcano School of Arts and Sciences to better study ambrosia beetles, a potential vector of rapid ‘ohi‘a death.
HONOKAA — More than 40 people gathered Wednesday evening for a memorial service and community forum aimed at combating school violence in the wake of the campus shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Student loan debt, health insurance, housing payments and child care costs — Kolton Xie on Thursday was weighing how to pay those bills and still have enough left over for entertainment and hobbies.
Ronnal Dalmacio said she’s someday considering a career in nursing. So when the 15-year-old Pahoa High School freshman got a chance to attend Hilo Medical Center Foundation’s annual Teen Health Camp on Thursday, she jumped.