DOE targets Kaaawa for closure - Hawa...

DOE targets Kaaawa for closure - Hawaii News

There are 5 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Dec 18, 2008, titled DOE targets Kaaawa for closure - Hawaii News. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

The 158 students at Kaaawa Elementary School would likely transfer to Hauula or Waiahole schools under a plan to close the 104-year-old Windward facility.

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Honolulu, HI

#1 Dec 23, 2008
Kaaawa school has been here forever. "Hello" we are all on flood ground If you have not noticed we live on a ISLAND.... Is this all you could come up with get that land, and what are you going to put a HOTEL that will also be FLOOD zone. Raise money to help Kaaawa school dont take it away.


#2 Dec 23, 2008
sorry hon..the state is broke..many schools-half empty-need to be consolidated.

Kapaa, HI

#3 Dec 27, 2008
not sorry hon...the state is in great financial shape with tons of liquid cash on tap..many schools full to the brim need to be expanded.
Kaaawa Prayers

Kailua, HI

#4 Jan 3, 2009
Ka'a'awa School is the heart of our beautiful little town & its social life. Right now Ka'a'awa is already being pulled apart by many new wealthy vacation rentals in our town.

Mahalo for Praying for Ka'a'awa, that some way will be found to save our school & Community.. Koolua Ranch has indicated they might have some property they would swap to put a news school on-if need be.

To keep our Communities strong we need to invest in our schools and our children's future.
John Kamaka

Lihue, HI

#5 Jan 3, 2009
Ka'a'awa school is one of the rarely successful cases coming from the (DOE) Disfunctional Organization for the Elite. It embarrasses the DOE administration because the school is managed locally and without interference from the bureaucrats sitting in high priced rental suites, giving themselves farce job titles to collect their bloated "welfare" paychecks.

DOE is a bloated bureaucracy outnumbering the teachers 15,000 to 11,000 infested with do-nothings all sucking the public trough dry before it reaches the teachers and students who need it the most. These DOE parasites are hijacking Hawaii's future by graduating mediocre students and concentrating the budget for themselves so they can retire "high on the hog".

Your kids are just a piece of meat, to be labeled, processed, run through the DOE "conveyor belt" diploma milling machine and tossed out into the streets to fend for themselves.

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