At press time, Governor Ige had signed more than 120 bills into law from the 2016 Legislature, with a final approval or veto deadline of July 12. The bills ranged from providing help for Maui residents who have lost their jobs in recent months (HB 2722, HB 2605) to requiring hospitals to explain medical tasks ...
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In 2015, Governor Ige signed into law what has been called the nation’s most aggressive clean energy goal: to generate 100 percent of electricity sales from renewable resources by 2045. This new law marks a turning point for the islands in moving from the most oil-dependent state in the country to one of the greenest. ...
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HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers that nine bills are on the Intent to Veto list. The Hawai‘i State Constitution requires the governor to give notice to the Legislature by today’s deadline. On July 12, any measure that has not been signed or vetoed by Gov. Ige will become law ...
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State-Navy MOU

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 in Main

American Eagle Day

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Posted on Jun 14, 2016 in Main

MINUTES June 11, 2016 minutes MATERIALS It Pays to Improve School Quality-US Report by Eric Hanushek April 2016  Hawaii-Economic Future With Education Reform by Eric Hanushek in Educ Next Summer 2016  ESSA Paves Way for Deeper Access to Wealth of K-12 Data – Education Week May 11 2016 Financial Analysis of Hawaii Public Schools by ...

April 28, ESSA minutes and materials

Posted on Jun 3, 2016 in Main

MINUTES April 28, 2016 minutes ESSA Team Response to the Governor’s Vision Minutes April 28 Ken Robinson’s TED Talks Minutes April 28 Q&A Minutes April 28 MATERIALS Welcome Message to ESSA Team April 28 2016 ESSA Accelerating Education Innovation in Hawaii by Stephen Parker March 16 2016 ESSA Handout prepared for ESSA TEAM April 28 ...
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May 14, ESSA minutes and materials

Posted on Jun 3, 2016 in Main

MINUTES May 14, 2016 minutes MATERIALS Making the Most of ESSA- May 2016 Education First Nuts and Bolts of ESSA – What Principals Need to Know to Support Early Childhood 4-21-2016 Review and Extension of DOE Strategic Plan May 14 2016 2015 Special Education Advisory Council Annual Report Answer Sheet – At this rate, it ...
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May 28, ESSA Minutes and Materials

Posted on Jun 2, 2016 in Main

MINUTES May 28, 2016 minutes MATERIALS 2016 Quality Counts- Education Week DOE Strategic Plan Targets and Results DOE Project Keauhou December 1991 Multilingual (EL) presentation ABC’s of a school revolution  Hawaii Race to the Top: Impact on Students and Schools May 2016 Public Education in Hawai’i: Past, Present & Future Summary of Selected School Reform ...
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