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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Enter a space station and join a 20,000-piece Lego build, design animals and watch them come to life, listen to ukulele virtuoso Taimane Gardner while trying dozens of Spam recipes or bounce and climb through Kailua town. more

Apr 27, 2017 10:00 AM Weekend Guide


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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


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

An idea from the 19th century is gaining momentum in schools in Hawaii and across the nation. Why teachers (and parents) are now leaving the role of expert, to take on the role of guide. more

Feb 21, 2017 6:00 PM Blogs


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You've heard of STEM, but what is STEAM and why is that now the buzzword circling through Hawai‘i classrooms? We turn to an expert for answers. more

Jan 30, 2017 6:00 PM Blogs

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Does education terminology intimidate you? HONOLULU Family and HAIS are launching a new column to help you decode the buzzwords and trends in your child's classroom. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:55 PM Blogs

Make a rainbow, grow edible crystals and make an egg shell disappear with these fun, hands-on science experiments you can do at home. more

Jun 10, 2016 4:32 PM Crafts

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