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Hawaii State Teachers Association reaches agreement with BOE on reopening schools

The Hawaii State Teachers Association and the state Board of Education have reached an agreement about what it will look like to reopen Island schools for the 2020-2021 school year, HSTA officials announced in a letter to members on Sunday. The .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

HAIS explains why four private schools have closed in the last couple of years

In the last two years, four private schools, who were under the The Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, closed its doors to K-12 students across the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2019

HMSA"s Mark Mugiishi to headline Hawaii Economic Association event

Mark Mugiishi, president and CEO of Hawaii Medical Service Association, will deliver a presentation and take questions on the state’s plans to reopen the economy during the Covid-19 pandemic during a webinar on Thursday sponsored by the Hawaii Ec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Cowley credits now good toward WSU aerospace engineering degree

Wichita State University and Cowley College have added aerospace engineering as the latest continuing education pathway agreement between the two schools.  The pact will allow for 48 credit hours from Cowley to count toward an aerospace eng.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2020

Hawaii Economic Association event features Alan Oshima

Alan Oshima, Hawaii’s economic and community recovery navigator charged with leading the state’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, will give a presentation to the Hawaii Economic Association during a free virtual event Thursday. O.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

Trump "not interested" in reopening U.S.-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed renegotiating the U.S.-China "Phase 1" trade deal after a Chinese state-run newspaper reported some government advisers in Beijing were urging fresh talks and possibly invalidating the agreement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 11th, 2020

Hawaii public schools announce plans for 2020 graduations

After canceling all traditional graduation ceremonies for public Hawaii high schools in mid-April, the state Department of Education has announced plans for alternative commencement celebrations throughout the state. “Determining the appropriate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2020

Hawaii Economic Association panel to discuss impact of Covid

Hawaii economists, a state tax official and two local business consultants will discuss the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the state, the consequences to tax revenue and potential paths forward during a free virtual panel discussion p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2020

New York’s out-of-state taxpayer money is suddenly up for grabs

They’re friends, for now. Governors from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania have in recent weeks banded together as part of a regional initiative to coordinate reopening schools and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 30th, 2020

List released of who passed the winter New York bar exam

The February edition of the New York State Bar Examination saw its highest passing rate for a winter test since 2010 in one of its key categories. Among first-time test takers from American Bar Association-approved law schools in New York state, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

An Early Glimpse At Restaurant Reopening Strategies

Ahead of the state of Georgia's reopening of restaurants Monday, the National Restaurant Association released a guide on how restaurants can better offer a safe, healthy and clean environment while respecting social distancing. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 27th, 2020

Hawaii"s K-12 schools to remain closed through end of the school year

The Hawaii State Department of Education announced that all Island public school campuses will remain closed to students and non-essential employees for the remainder of the school year. When HIDOE schools first closed after extending spring break, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Officials say telehealth may be the ‘silver lining’ amid the pandemic

President Donald Trump issued guidelines for reopening the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and although Hawaii appears to be flattening the curve with only 11 new cases on Thursday, Gov. David Ige said that the state currently doesn’t meet the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Hawaii governor proposes 20% pay cuts for state workers during COVID crisis

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that he will take a pay cut and is considering imposing a 20% pay cut for some state employees, including teachers, to aid in offsetting a drop in state tax collections caused by the economic effects of COVID-19. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2020

New York City public school teachers describe being unprepared and overwhelmed as the coronavirus forces schools to shut down

Supplied Schools around the country have been closed in response to the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.  New York, the state hardest-hit by the coronavirus spread, abruptly closed.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2020

Hawaii unemployment reaches historic highs

Hawaii unemployment filings reached historic highs in March as a result of closures underway to stop the spread of coronavirus. The state Department of Labor and Industrial relations reported 160,929 claims last month, including 10,495 duplicates. Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

Hawaii restaurants seek state support

The Hawaii Restaurant Association is seeking support from the state as restaurants grapple with new challenges under the statewide stay-at-home order. HRA, which represents hundreds of restaurants throughout the state, sent a letter to Gov. David.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

PG&E reaches plea agreement on manslaughter charges, to pay maximum $4 million in fines

PG&E Corp. announced Monday that it has resolved all state charges related to the 2018 Camp Fire through a plea agreement, which includes pleading guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully starting.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 23rd, 2020

A voice for Hawaii Island health care

Lisa Rantz has served as president for the Hawaii State Rural Health Association since January 2019 and as executive director of Hilo Medical Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or six years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2020

Coach union members okay agreement with state universities

The Association of State College and University Faculties announced Thursday that the coach union members at Pennsylvania's state-owned universities voted this week to ratify a tentative four-year agreement. The APSCUF represents faculty and coac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2020

Penn Relays lands first presenting sponsor in 25 years

The Tri-State Toyota Dealers Association signed a sponsorship agreement that makes Toyota this year's exclusive presenting sponsor of The Penn Relays. The Penn Relays, which dates back to 1895, has not had a presented sponsor in more than two decad.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020