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Learning Comes Alive Through Music for Pomaikai Students

Through combining Music and Science, the students of Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School have just completed production of a music CD. Each song is an original composition written from their lessons in the classroom and school garden. The songs are sung by the pupils and famous local singer, John Cruz lent his support by singing with the students. This CD is being …

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King Kekaulike Unveils New Performing Arts Auditorium

King Kekaulike High School has an immaculate new performing arts center. After years of planning and construction, this new facility will benefit students in Band, Drama, Hawaiian Immersion, and more. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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AVID Provides Maui High Students A College Bridge

Maui High School has seen an increase in the number of students who go on to attend college. A big part of this success is due to the AVID program, which guides students who otherwise may not attend college. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Maui Students Shine in 808 Storytellers Competition

Maui District schools are proud to announce the winners of their annual Digital 808 Storytellers video competition. Each year, students compete in four categories: Animation, News, Public Service Announcements, and Short Films. This year the winners are: Maui Waena Intermediate School, H.P. Baldwin High School, King Kekaulike High School, and Maui High. Congratulations to all! To view the entries, visit …

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Public School HĀ Initiative Explored at Pa’ia Elementary

HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary is an opportunity for the community to experience and celebrate the integration of Hawaiian language and culture in Hawaiʻi’s public schools. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Upcountry Teachers Participate in HĀ-BREATH Workshop

Recently, upcountry Maui public school teachers attended a workshop at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. It was based around the state department of education’s “HA” initiative. Particular focus was put on Arts integration, but done with attention to the core components of “HA”, which are: Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total Well-Being, and Hawaii. This feature is brought to you …

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Students Get Hands on at Maui Science and Engineering Fair

84 students participated in the 59th Annual Maui County Regional Science & Engineering Fair, where they showcased their work to industry professionals on topics ranging from ocean acidification and stream quality to exoplanets and solar power. Finalists will represent Maui County in the 61st Hawaiʻi State Science & Engineering Fair in March. This feature is brought to you by a …

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Ku`i Program Provides Hana Students with Cultural Connection

As leaders of the non-profit organization Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke (In Working One Learns), Hāna High & Elementary alumni return to their alma mater to inspire the next generation to learn more about their culture and strengthen their sense of Hā – BREATH, an acronym within the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education for Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total Well-being, …

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King Kekaulike HS student explores henna art as senior project

High school seniors throughout Maui County are working hard on their Senior Projects, which is an opportunity to explore individual talents and passions and demonstrate personal responsibility and life skills. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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