Farrington teacher wins national award
of Farrington High School is one of 27 winners of the annual Time Warner Cable National Teacher Awards, which honor teachers and principals who use cable television's technology and programming in their classrooms. The winners received a $2,000 cash award and a $3,000 technology grant for their school.
A team from Brigham Young University-Hawaii won the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) regional competition. The team of 40 students organized 17 projects and donated more than 9,000 total service hours.
SIFE, an international nonprofit organization active in 48 countries, creates economic opportunities in communities by organizing projects in market economics, entrepreneurship, personal financial success skills and business ethics.
Kristen Uyeoka of Aiea is a one of six in the nation recognized by the American Humane Association during Be Kind to Animals Week for their dedication to and compassion for animals.
Pam Funai is the new regional director of the Hawaii-based board of directors of the Go for Broke National Education Center. The center's goal is to teach about the World War II Japanese-American veteran experience in Hawaii's classrooms.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin