Hanahauoli teacher to head to Japan
, a Hanahauoli School art teacher, was selected to participate in the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program in October. She will be among 200 primary and secondary school teachers from the United States to spend three weeks in Japan to promote greater intercultural understanding between the two nations.
Eight Oahu students were selected as apprentices for the Hawaii Theatre. They are Amy Fisk of Maryknoll; Burch Godwin of Iolani; Lisa Kinoshita of Kalaheo; Schyler McDougle of Moanalua; Joyce Park of McKinley; Justin Schneider of Kapolei; Kaitlin Souza of Myron B. Thompson Academy; and Nicolette Trevenen of Kahuku.
The Pacific Technology Foundation will recognize the following for their service and dedication to Hawaii's high-tech industry at its annual Technology Industry Awards Sept. 30: Technology Company of the Year, Energy Industries; Community Service Award, The Audio Visual Company; Clearwire; Oceanit; Woman of the Year, Debra Pyrek, vice president of Corporate Information Systems, Title Guaranty of Hawaii, Inc.; Educator of the Year, Robert McIntosh, associate technology director, Mid Pacific Institute; Dolly Samson, professor and program chairwoman, computer science/computer information systems, Hawaii Pacific University; Lynne Sueoka, teacher, Moanalua High School.
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