Funding for public education will be a key issue again for legislators next year. But first, the debate should focus on how the public school system can do a better job with the money they currently receive.
Precinct voting in Hawai’i is scheduled to end at 6 this evening or until the last eligible person in line casts his or her ballot. HPR visited a few polling sites in East Honolulu this morning to see how the races for Governor and the Honolulu City Council District 4 race between Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters were shaping up.
State leaders, educators and community supporters came out today to call for additional funding for public education. This, in light of the Supreme Court ruling Friday to invalidate a constitutional amendment for that purpose.