2018-19 Kamehameha Schools College Scholarships

Scholarships galore for Class of 2018! Check out their website for details and deadlines. Kamehameha Schools Programs and Scholarships

You can also get on their mail list through this link: Kamehameha Schools’ Direct Mail List

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Opportunites in the Health Services Career Pathway

Multiple opportunities in the healthcare career pathway! We are on our way to strengthen the healthcare services for the Big Island as well as Hawai`i nei.

Check these out:

Activities for Students:
PHCC Brochure Hawaii Island -2
CANOE Flyer (2)

Speakers for the classroom:
Speakers Bureau

Community service:
Medical Reserve Corps

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop

Another Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training workshop has been scheduled for all interested West Hawai`i teachers and staff. This national certification is valid for three years.

Date: December 2, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Kealakehe High School
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Good news:

  • Through the ProjectAWARE grant funding, a full day’s stipend is available to Unit 5 teachers.
  • CAS Art Souza advised to talk to your supervisor about using this time for your 21 hours.

CAS memo

For more information:
Joy Personius, Resource Teacher for Social Emotional Learning
West Hawaii Complex Office
Office: (808)327-9570; Cell: (808)319-0902
email: Joy_Personius@notes.k12.hi.us

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2018 West Hawai`i District Science/Engineering Fair

Get ready for the 2018 District Science/Engineering Fair (WHSEF)!
Date: February 17, 2018
Venue: NELHA (Natural Energy Lab of Hawai`i Authority)
Fair information, guidelines, and forms: 2018 West Hawai`i District Science Fair Announcement
2017 Science Fair Program: 2017 West Hawai`i District Science Fair Program

For more information:

  • School/student participation: Justin Brown, West Hawai`i Fair Director, <BrownJ@khswaverider.k12.hi.us>
  • Interested in being involved (judging, partnering, volunteering, etc.) with the WHSEF? Keith Olson, <keitho@nelha.org>
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2017 Annual Career Opportunities Expo in Hilo

Save the date! November 16, 2017 (Thursday)
This Career Pathways Fair/Summer Opportunities Expo is celebrating its 15th anniversay for the Big Island.
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:00 NOON (three morning shifts: 8:30-9:45, 9:30-10:45, 10:30-11:45)
Venue: National Guard Armory on Kekuna`oa Street (road to the Hilo airport)

  • Target audience is high school juniors and seniors.
  • More than exploring career options, event will include summer opportunities (e.g., jobs, educational programs, and community volunteer internships)

Registration deadline: November 3, 2017. Important notes and form!
2017 Fall School Invitation Letter.doc
TeacherInstructions 2017
2017 Hold Harmless Form-FINAL _change 1 21Oct03_

Please refer questions/concerns to any of the following people:

  • Paula De Morales at 895-1041 (paulademorales24@gmail.com/pademora@ksbe.edu)
  • Comp Strategy Coordinator Lisa Faulkner-Inouye at 934-3310 (lmf96720@yahoo.com)
  • Charlene Masuhara at 313-5523 (Charlene_masuhara@notes.k12.hi.us)
  • Malama Chong at 313-3423 (naleoyouth@gmail.com)
  • Roxanne Costa at 959-9219 (Roxanne. E.Costa@usw.salvationarmy.org)
  • Emma Kela at 369-0956 (darcy.kela@hawaii.gov)
  • Sheila Ann Dagarag 982-4722 (sdagarag@kkp.k12.hi.us) Sheila is my counterpart for East Hawai`i

Please note this event is different from the Construction Career Day, scheduled for November 2, 2017. This event will also be in Hilo, and in the past the committee has provided buses for West Hawai`i schools.

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2017-18 Hawai`i State DOE Directory

Access to DOE departments and schools can be found in this link:
2017-18 Hawai`i State DOE directory

Please be reminded that staffing is always fluid (ever changing).

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Voyaging/Maritime Opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors

Voyaging Maritime Opportunity 2017
Hālau Holomoana is a youth maritime training program that immerses students in
Hawaiian culture, double-hull canoe sailing, and traditional wayfinding. Students will also explore college and career opportunities in the maritime industry. This program is open to high school juniors and seniors from any island who may be interested in a maritime related career.

For more information about this program, please check out their website: Hālau Holomoana

Application deadline has been extended to the end of this month, September 30th. Link to application form: 2017 Application form

For more information:
Mahealani Treaster, Project Coordinator
Email: info@kanehunamoku.org
Phone: 808.286.4176

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