My Turn: Education in Hawaii, Alaska a bad comparison

...comparison.Contrary to the claim that Hawaii had the first public school system west...misidentification of King Kamehameha - that part of Hawaii's educational system was established...the more glaring distortions include: Hawaii's better performance on standardized...
Tsunami advisories ended for Hawaii, California after quake

HONOLULU - Tsunami advisories for Hawaii and California were dropped Thursday following...issued a more serious tsunami watch for Hawaii shortly after Wednesday's magnitude-8...3-foot wave was recorded at Hilo Harbor on Hawaii's Big Island shortly after 4 a.m...
Feds say first humpback whales of season spotted in Hawaii

HONOLULU - Humpback whales were spotted in the waters off Hawaii for the first time this season, leading officials to warn ships...Oct. 1, officials said. About 10,000 humpbacks winter in Hawaii each year.Officials said boats should watch for and avoid...

...go?" Kaneso asked.Homelessness in Hawaii has grown in recent years, leaving the...among the many Micronesians who moved to Hawaii in recent years as part of an agreement...worker to pay for her son's flight to Hawaii so he could get medical treatment for...
Nation and World
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...administration to work with Georgia officials to confirm the backgrounds of Syrian refugees already resettled in Georgia.HAWAII (0)Hawaii Gov. David Ige says his state would welcome refugees from Syria with aloha. Ige says safety is his first priority...
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Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...atmosphere such cooperation looks almost unimaginable."The polarization is extreme," said Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii. "Our voters want us to work together on these issues, but the political ecosystem surrounding the Congress benefits from...
Nation and World
Alaska tribal members to get back totem pole taken by actor

...decor of two golden-age Hollywood actors to the basement of a Hawaii museum was returned Thursday to Alaska tribal members.Screen...wore lei, sang somber songs, handed out gifts and thanked Hawaii for taking good care of the pole."We too also are ocean people...
Solar plane ready to leave Japan for Hawaii

...journey, set to leave central Japan for Hawaii early Wednesday if conditions permit...worries between Nanjing, China, and Hawaii - at 8,175 kilometers (5,079 miles...will really believe in this window to Hawaii when I will have crossed the point of...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...half-million-gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district...state's biggest hotels and is the engine of Hawaii's tourism-dependent economy.The...calls for more rain and high humidity for Hawaii throughout most of the week."It's...
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My Turn: Should Alaska's education go Hawaiian? the 50th state. The legislature in Hawaii does not have this struggle because they...founders chose?Keep in mind two facts: 1. Hawaii had the nation's first public school...envisioned by the state's founders.Hawaii set up a unique system. In the 50th state...


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