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DOE Strategic Plan approved, with amendments

| | Dec 8 2016 - 5:55pm | Comments

HILO — Hawaii public schools will operate starting next year under an updated Strategic Plan, a multi-year document outlining goals to help more students succeed.

  1. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    Thane Hancock desperately wants to protect pregnant women and their babies from an insidious attacker — the Zika virus.

  2. | Posted: Nov 26 2016 - 12:05am

    TBILISI, Georgia — Jobless and with graduation looming, a computer science student at the premier university in the nation of Georgia decided early this year that money could be made from America’s voracious appetite for passionately partisan political news. He set up a website, posted gushing stories about Hillary Clinton and waited for ad sales to soar.

  3. | Posted: Nov 26 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — At 5:30 Thanksgiving evening, some Big Islanders were probably sleeping off their yearly dose of tryptophan after indulging in the biggest meal of the year.

  4. | Posted: Nov 26 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Department of Education plans to release its final strategic plan update for Hawaii public schools on Nov. 30 before bringing it before the Board of Education for approval on Dec. 6.

  5. | Posted: Nov 25 2016 - 12:36pm

    PUNA — The Department of Land and Natural Resources has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa, the department said in a press release.

  6. | Posted: Nov 25 2016 - 12:25pm

    Hawaii Island police are asking for information about some unusual items stolen in a burglary outside Honokaa. The property was stolen from a vacant house in the Ahualoa area sometime between Sept. 1 and Nov. 13.

  7. | Posted: Nov 25 2016 - 10:20am

    KAILUA-KONA - Ten years later, Mokuaikaua Church on Alii Drive still shows signs of the earthquake that shook the Big Island in October 2006.

  8. Posted: Nov 25 2016 - 8:21am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  9. | Posted: Nov 25 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Dozens of turkeys, 32 pans of stuffing, hundreds of pounds of potatoes.

  10. Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 7:31pm

    Chief Harry S. Kubojiri has promoted Mitchell Kanehailua to the rank of assistant chief.

  11. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 7:31pm

    WAIPIO VALLEY — A community sailing canoe, built with the help of a crowdfunding campaign, was set on fire earlier this month, said one of the builders, who believes the damage was intentional.

  12. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 7:31pm

    HILO — The state Department of Transportation is preparing a “transportation corridor study” for the Hamakua Coast that could impact 50 miles of highway between Hilo and Waimea.

  13. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 7:31pm

    HILO — KTA Super Stores dives deeper into the digital age this week with the introduction of “virtual clinics of the future.”

  14. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 9:28am

    No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-7.2 earthquake recorded Thursday morning off the coast of Central America.

  15. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — A U.S. citizen was being held Wednesday in Honolulu for extradition to Tonga, where he’s accused of beating his wife to death, escaping police and sailing some 300 miles to American Samoa.