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March 14, 2017

Superintendent Search Resumes After Delay, Galera Withdraws

Concerns were resolved after former Board member Galera made a public statement yesterday withdrawing his intent to apply for the Superintendent position.
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October 27, 2016

Education Board Considers Initiating Superintendent Search

This proposed action is being initiated in anticipation of the ending of the contract term of current Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi.
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April 22, 2016

Kelly King to Run for South Maui Council Seat

King is perhaps best known for her role as Vice President of Pacific Biodiesel, a locally owned renewable fuel company that pioneered the biodiesel industry with its first processing plant built on Maui in 1996.
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February 09, 2011

First Hawaiian Bank President Nominated to Board of Education

Governor Neil Abercrombie this morning made his first appointment to the Board of Education (BOE) announcing that Don Horner will fill the vacant O‘ahu-at-Large seat.
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February 01, 2011

Governor Abercrombie Accepting Applications for BOE Vacancy

This will be the governors first BOE appointment since voters approved of an amendment in November, giving him the authority to appoint members.
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August 31, 2010

VIDEO: Barry Wurst, BOE Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Barry Wurst, 2010 candidate for the Board of Education-Maui Residency seat, Transcript: Introduction: Aloha, I’m Barry Wurst.  I am a teacher, and I’m running for the Board of Education, District 2.  While we do have many great things happening in our school system, we also have problems that need to be addressed.  I believe our main problem... Read more »
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August 23, 2010

VIDEO: Leona Rocha-Wilson BOE Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Leona Rocha-Wilson, 2010 candidate for the Board of Education-Maui Residency seat, Transcript: Introduction: I’m Leona Rocha-Wilson.  I was born in H-Poko, went to Maui High and Baldwin High.  After graduating from Baldwin High, I joined the service.  My mother felt that she wanted me to do something other than work in the fields, so we sat down... Read more »
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August 10, 2010

VIDEO: Ray Hart BOE Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Ray Hart, 2010 candidate for the Board of Education-Maui Residency seat, Transcript: Introduction:  Please introduce yourself, give your name, the race you are running for and briefly name the key issues you plan to address in your campaign. Answer:  Hi, my name is Ray Hart.  I’m running for the Board of Education.  The major issues that... Read more »
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July 06, 2010

Lambda Legal and ACLU ready lawsuit following veto of HB 444

Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai`i (ACLU) today expressed disappointment in Governor Linda Lingle’s decision today to veto House Bill 444 that would have given same sex couples similar legal responsibilities as legally married heterosexual couples.  The two groups readied a lawsuit after the House tabled the Civil Unions bill in... Read more »
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April 27, 2010

Op-ed: Governor’s Efforts to Resolve Teacher Furloughs

Op-ed Submitted by: Linda Smith Senior Advisor to Governor April 27, 2010 The opportunity to eliminate Furlough Fridays in the next school year has been made possible through the Legislature’s willingness to make available $67 million from the Hurricane Relief Fund for this purpose.  These funds however do not address the elimination of the three... Read more »
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February 17, 2010

Familiar Maui Faces Resurface on 2010 Campaign Trail

By Wendy Osher Some familiar names have surfaced on the campaign trail as election season gets underway on Maui.  While as many as 20 people had pulled papers, only two had filed for candidacy so far, according to the last candidate report issued Thursday, February 11, 2010 by the State Office of Elections. Board of... Read more »
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September 24, 2009

Governor Lingle Responds to HSTA Furlough Vote

Governor Linda Lingle praised Hawaii’s teachers for ratifying a new contract that will result in 17 unpaid furlough days off, equating to an approximately 8 percent pay cut. Lingle said she realizes it is not what teachers, students, and families had hoped or planned for, “but it reflects the state’s economic and fiscal realities.” “They... Read more »
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