Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Stopping bullies in schools

Can you spot a bully? Bullies are everywhere. They appear in schools, workplaces, on the Internet, with social media connections, in sports and social groups, and even in the home. Bullying comes naturally to human beings. How ...


The insect world visits children for Kapolei Library summer program

Kapolei Public Library invites children and parents to hear Dr. Ryan Caesar, University of Hawaii entomologist, talk about Hawaiian insects and preservation. Dr. Ryan will also speak about the University of Hawaii’s Insec...


Kapolei School receives international recognition

Island Pacific Academy (IPA), an independent JK-12 co-educational school in Kapolei has recently achieved the distinction of becoming an International Baccalaureate Continuum School, and is now fully authorized to offer all thr...


More spring activities for Nanakuli High and Intermediate

Spring student news from Nanakuli High and Intermediate School. Jean Nishi, Student Activities Coordinator, reports the latest happenings at Nanakuli High and Intermediate School: April 9 National Honor Society Induction Ceremo...



Nanakuli High and Intermediate news for November-December 2013

Jean Nishi, student activities coordinator for Nanakuli and Intermediate School, reports, “Here’s what’s been happening in November and December.” Nanakuli Interact Club members volunteered at the Patr...


Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board schedules meetings for November-December, 2013

The Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board will hold two meetings on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The regular meeting of the board will be held at Nanaikapono Elementary School Cafeteria, 89-153 Mano Avenue, Waianae, at 7:00-9:30 P.M...


Nanakuli High School September activities fire up student morale

Nanakuli High & Intermediate School update as told by Jean Nishi, advisor and coordinator for student activities: Hi, here’s what is going on at Nanakuli High & Intermediate School (NHIS)…. NHIS held its Wel...



Waianae school problems get Neighborhood Board attention

During its 2013 spring and summer meetings the Waianae Neighborhood Board considered problems in the Waianae district schools. With increased student enrollment, especially at the elementary school level, public parking is inad...


Special Ewa September 2, 2013, Labor Day Ewa History Train Ride

Aloha, On Sept. 2 a special Labor Day Holiday Train Ride will begin at 9:30 AM at the Ewa railway train yard located off of Renton Rd and Roosevelt Avenue near historic Ewa Plantation Villages. This is an annual Ewa event ...


I’m Not Crazy! I’m A Teacher!

“What are you doing in your classroom?” This was the standard question I got from my principals who passed through my school over the years. They even made sure my classroom was located at the far end of the campus ...


After-School All-Stars shine at Waianae Intermediate School

The  After-School All-Stars of Waianae Intermediate School shine, as their name suggests, after a successful season with wins in  two major  tournaments – the Special Olympics Unified Softball competition in April and ...



May 2013 Calendar for Nanakuli High School Events

Nanakuli High School will be busy during May, the last month of the school year.  The May Day celebration tops their list as the most exciting event. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 – Awards Night from 7-8 p.m. in our cafeteria t...


Moving House

All my life was spent “moving house” or moving to a new home. Mom was so unlucky with her personal life that we had to find a different home whenever she left a husband or married a new one, and she was married three times....


Ark of Safety offers Waianae Easter egg hunt extravaganza

Every Easter season the Ark of Safety Christian Fellowship, led by Pastor Jay Amina, sponsors an egg hunt for its members and invites everyone in the Waianae community to participate. This holiday celebration will happen on Fri...


Nanakuli High School Annual Songfest Celebrates Hawaiiana

Memories of my class trying to win the song contest held every year at Nanaikapono School sixty years ago make me yearn to hear the familiar sounds of Hawaiian music. Returning to Nanakuli we can experience that same old countr...