Summer Adventures in Healthcare

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThis summer, students from across Maui District got the opportunity to explore careers in healthcare, the fastest growing sector of the economy in Maui County and the State of Hawaiʻi, thanks to a collaboration between Maui Economic Development Boar, STEMworks, Maui Memorial Medical Center, Pacific Cancer Institute, Hale Makua[Read more]

Haʻikū Hoʻolauleʻa & Flower Festival

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaʻikū Elementary School hosted its 26th annual Haʻikū Hoʻolauleʻa & Flower Festival, which supports Haʻikū’s keiki. Mahalo to all that volunteered, sponsored, and attended. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

More than Broadcasting

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPuʻu Kukui Elementary School students in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade are learning more than just how to broadcast school news and events. They’re learning life skills such as: leadership, resilience, responsibility, and teamwork. In addition to traditional teaching, the older students are training the younger ones how to[Read more]

Student Voice at Kīhei Elementary School

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailIn support of the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education’s strategic plan, teachers and administrators at Kīhei Elementary School are implementing strategies to inspire students to use their voices to create positive change in their school community. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

Creative Expression at Molokaʻi High School

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe ability to think creatively, bring expressive ideas to life, and communicate imaginatively are skills that help students succeed far beyond art class. For the past 22 years, art & media teacher Perry Buchalter has been empowering students at Molokaʻi High School to discover and express their voices by[Read more]

ʻAha ʻŌpio o Molokaʻi

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe Molokaʻi Complex hosted its 3rd Annual ʻAha ʻŌpio o Molokaʻi, an opportunity for keiki and kūpuna to exchange moʻolelo about Molokaʻi’s wahi pana in order to strengthen students’ sense of Hā – BREATH (Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total well-being, and Hawaiʻi), a department-wide framework to develop the skills,[Read more]

Women in Technology

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThanks to the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership and the Maui Economic Development Board, Maui students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) careers had the opportunity to network with local professionals, practice design thinking, talk to experts about personal finance, and learn how to[Read more]

Project Based Learning

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailImagine students combining skills in: Art, Math, Science, and Writing all in the creation of one project. Known as Project Based Learning, this teaching technique is being used at Kamaliʻi Elementary School. This method is being used to engage students through connections to the community and real-world applications. Teachers[Read more]

Kalama Intermediate: 50 Mile Bridge

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCommunity engagement is vital to a school’s success. Kalama Intermediate, which has a geographic boundary spanning from Ke‘anae to Kēōkea, designs its curriculum based on the needs of the diverse communities that make up its student body in order to provide educational opportunities that are relevant and strengthen students’[Read more]

Learning Through the Arts

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School teamed up with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts to develop their arts integration initiatives for kindergarteners, thanks to their partnership with Maui Arts and Cultural Center and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Learning Through the Arts Pōmaikaʻi[Read more]

Creating Success

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe leaders of the Canoe Complex have been working to provide students & teachers the freedom to try new things. This is done with state superintendent Kishimoto’s themes of school design, student voice, and teacher collaboration in mind. The idea is to empower those teachers who want to try[Read more]

Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke’s Building Program at Hāna School

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Hāna High & Elementary collaborates with non-profit Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke to teach academic subjects through real-life, hands-on application. Whether they’re building a new classroom for their peers, a new home for Hāna kūpuna, or a new cultural center at Kahanu Garden, students not only learn valuable[Read more]

Walking School Bus

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailLast week, 115 Pōmaikaʻi Elementary students participated in Blue Zones Project’s Walking School Bus initiative, which aims to make our local communities healthier and happier. Walking School Bus Last week, 115 Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School students participated in Blue Zones Project – Maui’s Walking School Bus initiative, which aims to[Read more]

Harvest Fest

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui School Garden Network collaborates with 38 schools on Maui and Lānaʻi to offer students outdoor classroom experiences and hands-on learning opportunities. Recently, students at Kahului Elementary School celebrated their hard work and dedication with a Harvest Fest. Harvest Fest Maui School Garden Network collaborates with 38 schools on[Read more]

Celebrity Fitness Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailEach year at Kalama Intermediate School, students invite local celebrities to share in a student organized physical fitness event. The day is a reward activity for Sixth grade students. Kalama Intermediate School – Celebrity Fitness Day Each year at Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate School, students invite local celebrities to[Read more]

Surf Team

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFive years ago, the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education made history by becoming the first in the nation to sanction high school surfing. So far, Maui Interscholastic League is the only league in the state that has implemented the program. Lahainaluna surf team coach and pro surfer Luke Adolfson[Read more]