The State of Education in Hawaii

Hawaii Business and its sister publication, HONOLULU Magazine, regularly report on Hawaii's education system. To see more of HONOLULU's coverage, including an annual ranking of Hawaii's public schools, please click here.

How are public schools ranked according to No Child Left Behind criteria? Find out at the state Department of Education's website.


Training the Workers of Tomorrow

You can start learning about a field in high school and decide if it's the right career for you. And what you learn next is being better coordinated at the community college and university level.

Tour a Hawaiian Fishpond on Your Phone

Loko Ia is a new iPhone app created by a team of UH researchers that offers an interactive, multimedia tour of the historic Heeia Fishpond in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu.

Building Bridges to China

Chinese companies and individuals are investing tens of billions of dollars in America. Here’s how Hawaii businesses and nonprofits are creating relationships with their Chinese counterparts and...

Will Free Online Courses Replace College Degrees?

Hawaii Business asked local professionals who work in higher education whether MOOCs mean the end of colleges and whether the logic of the argument is valid.

Local universities not ready to join the online revolution

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, may be the future of higher education, but local universities are leery of the drawbacks and complications.

Report Card: Hawaii Teachers

New contract ties compensation to effectiveness

Report Card: DOE Principals

School principals are evaluated yearly on test scores, creating a good "school culture" and other factors.

Accountable for Results

Here are three report cards on the state DOE's administrators, principals and teachers. What is being done about accountability in public education?

Report Card: School Administrators

Fixing decades of bad management at the Department of Education

Hawaii Business Guide to College Scholarships

Where to look, how to stand out from the crowd and how to speed the process

What's the ROI on Early Childhood Education

Preschool isn't just about school.

Hawaii's Public Schools Leave Best and Brightest Behind

Hawaii should create elite public schools for top students

A Computer For Every Student

Many Hawaii private schools give each of their students a laptop or tablet computer, and now Gov. Neil Abercrombie wants similar programs in the public schools

Preparing the workforce of tomorrow at Hawaii's public schools

Career and Technical Education programs in Hawaii's public high schools help prepare students for jobs when they graduate

It’s All About Kids Sparks Enthusiasm for Learning with Technology

IAAK brings new learning technology to students. The latest is a Promethean ActivBoard, which is like an 87-inch iPad.