‘Ohana and ‘Āina: Connecting Family, Farming, and Freedom
Join 16-year-old high school student Jade Onaka in this animated video as she explores her family’s history to learn about the farming practices and Indigenous food systems that sustained Hawaiians for generations.
Love Story: Summer (Institute) Lovin’, Happened So Fast
It was a crush turned epic love story between two alums, but an ocean and two years apart in two different regions – New Mexico and Hawaiʻi – tested their love. Through time and distance, their flame remained lit. Now they have their happily ever after.
Creating A Path Toward Healing in the Classroom
How schools have adapted their social-emotional supports to help students cope with the emotional toll of the pandemic.
Seniors of 2020 Get Their Moment
The last months of high school are packed with culminating moments, celebrations and heartfelt goodbyes, usually. Thirteen seniors recreate the moments they were most looking forward to before the world changed.
Making Social-Emotional Learning Work for Everyone
As school districts expand social-emotional learning in the classroom, experts are working to create the right assessments to support systemwide growth.
What Makes a State Teacher of the Year?
Mathieu Williams, the 2019 Hawai’i State Teacher of the Year, discusses his year as State Teacher of the Year and how he uses this role to amplify the voices of his students, his school, and his community.
Special Education Allyship In Action
Four corps members serving as special education teachers share how they promote advocacy, agency, and positive disability identity building in their classrooms.
Seeking to Change the Realities of ‘Paradise’
Teaching in her home state of Hawai'i, a new teacher finds the educational system has failed her students and asks: How can this change?