Bringing Financial Literacy Into The Classroom

May 6, 2015

Waianae High sophomore Jaycee Panui opens a match savings account with Bank of Hawaii
Credit Molly Solomon
Students from Waianae High and Nanakuli High attended a recent financial literacy workshop at UH West Oahu.
Credit Molly Solomon

Hawai‘i is one of the worst states when it comes to preparing its high school students for financial literacy. A study done by The Center for Financial Literacy gave Hawai‘i an “F,” along with 10 other states. HPR’s Molly Solomon looks at some steps being taken to raise that grade.

Find more information on Hawaiian Community Assets' financial education workshops on their website.