Christina Kishimoto

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The state of Hawaii Department of Education has been debating how to use federal stimulus funds as it faces steeps budgets cuts. A bill at the state legislature would use the money to pay teachers to avoid furloughs and layoffs, and it has the support of the Hawaii State Teachers Association. 

DOE: Teacher Recruiting & Retention Top Priority

Jan 29, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai’i public school officials briefed members of the Legislature Friday. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Town Square: Hawaii's New School Superintendent

Aug 17, 2017
Office of Governor David Ige

  Hawaii’s new Statewide Superintendent is officially on the job. Dr. Christina Kishimoto joins us to discuss her vision for public education in Hawaii and challenges such as a shortage of bus drivers, a maintenance backlog, and early childhood education.