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O‘ahu (6:00 - 7:30 pm) - every Tuesdays from January to April    

Sign up for any of the following O‘ahu webinars by visiting this registration page

See the flyer in the sidebar for more information.

IT'S GREAT TO BE A TEACHER VIRTUAL EVENTq
January 29, 2022

To all who are interested in becoming a future teacher please register for this informative event:

What: 7th Annual It’s Great to be a Teacher in Hawaii Virtual Event (IGTBATHI2022)
When: Saturday, January 29, 2022
Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Where (virtual): 
teachereducationhi.vfairs.com 

Registration link: https://teachereducationhi.vfairs.com/en/registration


Organized by the Teacher Education Coordinating Committee (TECC), the It's Great to be a Teacher in Hawaii (IGTBATHI) annual event is aimed at celebrating and promoting a career in teaching, and supporting prospective students in finding the best teacher preparation program that meets their needs. 

 

The event includes inspirational speaker panels as well as breakout room presentations by state-approved teacher education programs (the only programs through which you can become licensed to teach in Hawaii). With support from the Hawaii State Department of Education, we are able to use a professional virtual event platform this year to make the experience even better than last year and still keep it free of charge. There will also be opportunities to win cool prizes! We're so excited!

Free online Zoom webinar: Chuo University is offering on February 1st (HST) as a part of the Sakura Sciencec Exchange Program sponsored by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST: https://www.jst.go.jp/EN/).
 
sExperience the science curriculum at a Japanese University. Any high school or college students who are interested in Japan and the field of science can join the event. It is a good opportunity for students to experience a Japanese university from their homes.
 
The event will be held on February 1st at 8PM-10PM Hawaii time. This is a free event but requires the students to register online in advance (https://form.jst.go.jp/enquetes/ouvregistrationno2). 
 
See the flyer in the sidebar for more information.

WE GO KĀKOU! A COLLEGE BOUND EVENTw

Free virtual event for grades 9 -12 and their ‘ohana.

Nā Pua Noʻeau will be hosting We Go Kākou. At We Go Kākou, there will be swag, games, prizes and hands-on activities related to attending college at the University of Hawaiʻi’s ten campuses. Being that this is an online event, participants will be able to learn about higher education from the convenience of their own hale!  The overall intent of We Go Kākou is to excite Hawaiʻi’s students about higher education and have them enrolled in college as an option and a link to broadened career opportunities. If you are ready to meet other haumana to learn and participate in our cool activities, then register now!  

Two sessions are available Feb. 2nd and Feb. 16th. View We Go Kākou flyer for more information and QR code to register!

2022 Springk

Information Sessions

Learn about Kapiʻolani Community College's Certificates and Degrees

Free and open to the public!

Click here or on the logo to learn more.

Ho’ohiki Pilina Programk

  • The Ho’ohiki Pilina Program (HPP) is an online class on healthy relationships and pregnancy prevention for youth on Oahu ages 14 – 18. The program starts on Monday with an orientation session for parents.
  • Each day following orientation youth will sign into an online Zoom class. HPP four-day sessions offer daily classes in the morning or afternoon, Tuesday through Friday. Each day students can expect to be in session for 2.5 to 3 hours.
  • There is also a 2 day camp available that starts at 8:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, when there is enough enrollment. Daily sessions for the camp run for six hours with breaks.
  • Each class has (15) students or less.
  • Click here or on the logo for more information.

HPU - OFFERING YOU WAYS TO GET AHEAD ON YOUR LIFE PATH.h

College classes are available for high school students at only a fraction of the regular price - an 82% discount to be exact. If you watch your bank account, this is a chance to make sure you hang onto more cash while expanding your knowledge. This program is available to current high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

 

You can take classes in the following disciplines:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice & Leadership
  • Math & Science

 

Keep in mind that the classes and grades will appear on your college transcript and are transferable to other colleges. This is a great opportunity to get a few credits out of the way or get ahead on your degree program. HPU 500 online courses are taught asynchronously.

  • COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Locations and LumiSight UH

    • Testing: Beginning Monday, August 23, unvaccinated students and employees, and those not fully vaccinated (two weeks after final dose), are required to provide weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test from a UH-recognized testing facility to be on a UH campus or property. A PCR test is required (antigen tests are not accepted) if you are not vaccinated and it must be taken within 7 days of when you need to be on campus. For the fall 2021 semester, Clinical Labs of Hawaiʻi (CLH) has been contracted to provide FREE PCR tests at 24 locations across the state. Make an appointment with CLH.
      For other state-approved testing locations go to https://hawaiicovid19.com/ and click on “testing.” Testing at sites other than the 24 CLH locations are not free.
    • Vaccinations: Use the CDC Vaccine Finder to find COVID-19 vaccines at a pharmacy or retail location in your neighborhood, or text your ZIP code to 438829. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine in Hawaiʻi visit the Department of Health (DOH) COVID-19 site.
    • LumiSight UH: Anyone who plans to be on campus physically is required to use and complete the daily UH health check-in with the LumiSight UH mobile app (Android or iOS) and/or web browser that will include a brief questionnaire on COVID-19 symptoms and possible exposure. Proof of vaccination or weekly testing must also be uploaded to Lumisight UH before a “You may report to campus” status will show.
    ptoms or exposure), and individual campuses will continue to notify their communities when positive cases are reported.