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Our keiki hear about fall colors at school and on TV. But, in Hawai‘i it’s can be challenging to show them the seasons. We found a fun way to track the changes from home with webcams and videos. more

Sep 22, 2017 9:00 AM Our Guide

Our roundup of camps and workshops to keep your kids busy during the fall break. more

Sep 20, 2017 7:00 PM Guides & Resources

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From Disney characters to golf, capoeira and a recording studio, we asked for tips to this big film event. more

Sep 18, 2017 4:08 PM Our Guide

Education Cheat Sheet: Preparing for College,  Beyond the SATs

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Colleges are looking for much more than a textbook-style well-rounded resume. So what are admissions officers looking for beyond the test scores and grade point averages? more

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM Blogs

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Eat andagi and watch a lion dog dance, celebrate the Hawaiian monk seal with free keiki admission to Sea Life Park, make and shoot an air cannon and see a giant T. rex before it's too late. more

Aug 31, 2017 8:59 AM Weekend Guide

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Big headlines about some new additions to Hawai‘i school campuses: A new building, head of school, course for budding entrepreneurs and a public-school after school tutoring program. more

Aug 22, 2017 9:00 AM News

Education Cheat Sheet: Licensing 101

Mid-Pacific Institute is one of 107 Hawai‘i schools licensed by a subsidiary of the Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools. Photo: Courtesy of Mid-Pacific Institute

Only about a third of the private schools in Hawai‘i are licensed. What does it matter and what does the license really mean? We break it down. more

Aug 21, 2017 4:17 PM Blogs

Education Cheat Sheet: Battling Boredom

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Sometimes it's better to leave your kids with nothing to do. Here is a look at the benefits of boredom. more

Jul 17, 2017 4:44 PM Blogs

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Our tips for seeing livestock, riding a tractor, entering a pie-eating contest, rides and more. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:10 PM Our Guide

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Ride in a canoe, stand up paddle and learn about ocean safety, make eco-friendly toys, watch eight international films, create your own shadow puppets and operate robots this weekend. more

Jul 6, 2017 11:07 AM Weekend Guide

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Would your keiki like to stand up paddle and ride in a canoe? See our 9 tips for this free, monthly event. more

Jul 6, 2017 10:27 AM We Tried It!

Education Cheat Sheet: The Importance of Play in Early Education

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Prep time is important. But new studies show it may be time to set aside more time for playing. more

Jun 19, 2017 3:04 PM Blogs

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Help your keiki save, accumulate and learn about money. Check out the differences between Hawai‘i's six biggest banks' children's accounts. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:33 AM Blogs

Thrive, don’t just survive, this summer with ways to bump up your summer fun with a little entertaining education. more

Jun 9, 2017 8:00 AM Things to Do

Education Cheat Sheet: Individualized Learning

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Individualized learning isn't about creating specifically different plans for different students. Assets School leaders say it's all about options. more

May 15, 2017 9:00 AM Blogs

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Paddle a canoe and learn about ocean safety at a free beach clinic, make an air plant garden for mom or travel to our moon in a fast-paced show on a 360-degree screen. more

May 11, 2017 9:21 AM Weekend Guide

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Watch rock turn into lava at Bishop Museum, climb into a cockpit at the Pacific Aviation Museum, learn about Hawai‘i's royalty at ‘Iolani Palace on these free admission days. more

May 2, 2017 10:00 AM Things to Do

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Learn about the ocean, science and astronomy or take advantage of Hawai‘i's melting pot of cultures by eating and dancing at ethnic festivals and parades. more

Apr 18, 2017 9:41 AM Things to Do

Education Cheat Sheet Workplace Learning

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Why high school students are being encouraged to go to work, so to speak, for their education. more

Apr 17, 2017 6:02 PM Blogs

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Is less homework a good or bad thing? The answer is not as clear cut as you may think. more

Mar 20, 2017 4:41 PM Blogs