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BY CORRIE HECK - HONOLULU - Competing among 79 of the nation’s top high school robotics teams, Waialua High School Robotics took the top honor at the exclusive Indianapolis Robotics Invitational (IRI).  The Indianapolis off-season FIRST Robotics tournament is available to teams by invitation only. Waialua was part of a...
Hawaii State Board of Education P.O. Box 2360 Honolulu, HI 96804 Phone: (808) 586-3349 Fax: (808) 586-3433 Web: http://HawaiiBOE.net Date: 7/9/2010 HONOLULU -- The Hawaii State Board of Education today began accepting applications for the State Superintendent of Education position. The Board is also welcoming the public to complete a Superintendent Profile Survey on its new...
BY KRISTIN BONILLA – At its meeting held yesterday at UH Mānoa, the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents (BOR) approved interim procedures that will enable the university to more efficiently procure goods, services and construction, and more quickly award and issue contracts for capital improvement and repair and...
By University of Edinburgh - Secrets of the Universe are to be revealed as a new telescope equipped with the world's most powerful digital camera begins its observations of the night sky Secrets of the Universe are to be revealed as a new telescope equipped with the...
BY SHARON SHIGEMASA- More than 20 million people in the U.S., and many more worldwide, who have been exposed to asbestos are at risk of developing mesothelioma, a malignant cancer of the membranes that cover the lungs and abdomen that is resistant to current therapies. Moreover, asbestos exposure increases the risk...
BY MARGOT SCHRIRE - The world just got a little closer to understanding and treating neurodegenerative disorders thanks to the Litchman family of Honolulu.  With a gift of $150,000, Claire, Mark, Bambi and Marlene Litchman have started the Litchman Family Endowment for the Study of Neurodegenerative Disorders and Mental...
By Tracy Orillo-Donovan for the UH - Konrad Ng, an assistant professor in UH Manoa’s Academy for Creative Media (ACM) and a scholar of Asian-American cinema and digital media, is serving as acting director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program this summer. Ng was a scholar-in-residence at the Smithsonian...
Last Thursday, Paul Peterson, Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University and editor-in-chief of Education Next, treated a Heritage audience to a discussion about his new book Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning. He...
Mike Simonson of VOA News | Boscobel, Wisconsin - The Mississippi is the major river system in the United States. The Yangtze is China's longest river. Although a world apart, the two waterways share conservation concerns that provide a cultural bridge between students in the United States and...
HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle, Board of Education Chairperson Garrett Toguchi, and Department of Education Interim Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi announced today all 17 “Furlough Fridays” scheduled for the upcoming 2010-2011 school year will be eliminated from the public school calendar, returning nearly 171,000 children back to the classroom. The agreement...