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HPA’s Twigg-Smith wins Hawaii NCWIT Aspirations in Computing award

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

Hannah Twigg-Smith, a senior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, has received the 2014 Hawaii NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The award, sponsored by the National Center for Women &...

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Gail and Tom Gimbel, above left, pose for a photo with WMS Principal Matt Horne, Community Liaison Patti Cook and Waimea Middle School students, from left, Lilly Lindsey, Kahealani Etherton, Dillon DuPont and Gavin Hannum, to enable the school to become more financially sustainable. The Gimbels recently presented their Neilen Foundation check for $266,500 to Waimea Middle School. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WMS FOR NHN)

WMS receives $266,500 grant for sustainable school improvements and 5 faculty-staff $1,000 ‘excellence’ awards

Apr 03, 2014 9:03am

Waimea Middle School recently received a $266,500 school improvement grant from Tom and Gail Gimbel’s Neilen Foundation to help the public conversion charter school become financially sustainable...

Fifth grader Aiden Richardson catches some air at Parker School’s Jump Rope for Heart event. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKER SCHOOL)

Parker students raise almost $9,000 for Jump Rope for Heart

Apr 03, 2014 9:03am

Parker Lower School students raised almost $9,000 in donations for their annual Jump Rope for Heart event on March 7, surpassing their $5,000 goal.

With Parker 11th graders on hand to help...

Hawaii Montessori School to hold Pauahi Keiki Scholars program meeting

Mar 27, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii Montessori School will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, at the Kamuela campus regarding Kamehameha Schools’ Pauahi Keiki Scholars program.

Lehua Kaulukukui of Kamehameha...

Parker School raises more than $215,000 for financial aid through gala

Mar 27, 2014 1:00am

Parker School raised more than $215,000 at its 9th annual Kahiau, a dinner/auction gala for financial aid, on March 8 at the Fairmont Orchid on the Kohala Coast. More than 230 people attended....

HPA Community Book Club meeting is April 17

Mar 27, 2014 1:00am

The Hawaii Preparatory Academy Community Book Club will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, in the Dyer Memorial Library, upper campus. The meetings are free and open to the...

Honokaa High School culinary students give a silver medal performance in the Inaugural CTE Culinary Performance-Based Assessment

Mar 20, 2014 1:00am

The Honokaa High and Intermediate School Culinary Teams of Mia Nakachi, Shereena Bird and Samantha Shea Miguel and Ashlynn Kaiamakini, Elijah Fernandez and Ethan McArdle, gave a Silver Medal...

Waimea Middle School to welcome WASC Accreditation Committee

Mar 20, 2014 1:00am

Waimea Middle School, which was designated a “Candidate for Accreditation” about 18 months ago by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, will welcome WASC’s five-member visiting...

Mala’ai School Garden’s ‘Art & Sol’ Benefit Auction is April 13

Mar 20, 2014 1:00am

During a recent trip to Waimea Middle School’s Mala’ai Culinary Garden with the James Beard’s Foundation’s celebrity chefs, famous mixologist Manny Hinojosa had a chance to spend time working with...

Sixth graders Jolak Ragshac and Bryce Motomatsu compete in the pie-eating contest on Pi Day at Waikoloa School, Friday, March 14. Pies were donated by Waikoloa Village Market. (PHOTO BY CATHERINE TARLETON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Waikoloa Middle School celebrates pi

Mar 20, 2014 1:00am

Sixth graders Jolak Ragshac and Bryce Motomatsu compete in the pie-eating contest on Pi Day at Waikoloa School, Friday, March 14. Pies were donated by Waikoloa Village Market. (PHOTO BY CATHERINE...

Unveiling the code of life

Mar 20, 2014 1:00am

Students in Stephanie McDowell’s biotechnology class recently completed their portion of an international project to map the DNA of the planet’s creatures large and small—research that was...

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