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. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

Surf Team

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Five 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[Read more]

Teachers Coding

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTeachers on Maui recently met to learn how to code a robot. These non-technical teachers spent four days learning to code. Then another two days creating lesson plans. The goal being how to incorporate coding into various subject areas, such as: History, Math, and Language Arts. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School Arts Integration

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail The students of Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School have completed production of a music CD. Each song is an original composition written and sung by the students. Famous local singer, John Cruz has even lent his support by adding his talents. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

Mahele Farm

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Mahele Farm, Hāna High & Elementary School, and Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke collaborate to offer students hands-on learning experiences through their innovative agriculture program, which digs deep into nutrition and helps keiki stay connected with the land. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

Maui High School AVID Program

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui 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 may otherwise may not attend college. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHĀ 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. Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail

Hawaii Department of Educationʻs “HĀ” workshops on Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailRecently, upcounty 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,[Read more]

59th Annual Maui District Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail84 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[Read more]

Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke (In Working One Learns)

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs 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[Read more]

Maui District Television

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Maui District Television (MDT) produces short documentaries, live performances, and talk shows for the Hawaii State Department of Education’s television channel. Its mission is to engage, inform and inspire the community with stories from Maui County’s public elementary, middle and high schools. Some of the stories it has[Read more]