He'e Coalition

Important News

  1. HE`E Planning Meeting June 11, 2019 9:00-11:00am

    July 7, 2019

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 9:00-11:00am,  Parents and Children Together, 1485 Linapuni Street, Suite 105, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
    Please join us for our June Planning Meeting on Tuesday, June 11, at the office at HE`E Member Parents and Children Together (PACT), 1485 Linapuni Street, Suite 105, Honolulu, HI  96819.  Map to PACT at this link here. Parking is available. Mahalo to PACT for hosting our meeting!


    On May 14th, HE`E members were able to meet with HIDOE’s State Superintendent, Dr. Christina Kishimoto and her team, discussing the Department’s next 10-year Strategic Plan. We want to thank the Superintendent and her team for allowing us the opportunity to provide feedback on the plan. We will recap the May 14 meeting the HE`E Planning Meeting. Please RSVP to cheri@heecoalition.org if you can make it.

  2. HE`E Planning Meeting, May 14, 2019 10:00am-12:00pm

    HE`E News

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:00am-12:00pm, 

    Halau `Inana Collaborative Learning Space,

     2438 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96826 

    We have confirmed a meeting with HIDOE’s Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto

    to hear her presentation of the development of Equity, Excellence & Innovation: a 10-Year HIDOE Action Plan. Thank you for those who registered; registration is now closed as we are at capacity.

     


  3. HE`E Planning Meeting April 9, 2019 9:00-11:00am

    April 23, 2019

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition, 
    841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.) 
    We will continue our update of the legislative session. 

  4. HE`E Planning Meeting, March 12, 2019, 9-11am

    March 8, 2019

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition, 
    841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.) 
    Please join us for an update on education legislation for the 2019 session. Please RSVP to cheri@heecoalition.org if you can make it. 

  5. Join the Conversation with Geoffrey Canada, 3/11/2019 5:00-6:30pm, Neal S. Blaisdell Center

    The Harold K.L Castle Foundation, Hawai`i Community Foundation, Daniel K. Inouye Institute, Hawai`i Pacific Health and Kamehameha Schools is sponsoring “Leveling the Playing Field, Helping Poor Children to Succeed: A Conversation with Geoffrey Canada,” founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone. Mr. Canada’s Bio is here.
    The event will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center – Pikake Room, 777 Ward Avenue,  Honolulu, Hawai`i(View Map).  Validated parking will be provided and refreshments will follow the event.
    Please join this exciting conversation by clicking on the registration link below.  Please also feel free to forward to your respective networks.
    RSVP by March 8, 2019.

  6. HE`E Planning Meeting 2/12/2019

    February 16, 2019

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition, 
    841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.) 
    Please join us for a discussion on education legislation for the 2019 session. This year the legislature has changed its format by allowing the committees to have a more of a hands on roll on their subject matter budgets. 

  7. HE`E Planning Meeting 1/8/2019

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition, 
    841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.) 

    Please join us for a presentation by Teach For America (TFA) – Hawai’i. TFA is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequity through teaching and work with unwavering commitment from every sector of society to create a nation free from this injustice. Jill Baldemor, executive director and Josh Heimowitz, managing director of external affairs will join us to share updates on the TFA work, impacts, challenges and current priorities here in Hawai’i.


  8. HE`E Planning Meeting, 12/11/18, 9:00-11:00am

    December 21, 2018

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition, 
    841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.)  

    We are pleased to welcome staff from the DOE to present an update on their School-Based Medicaid Program. HE`E has also been participating in SCR81, a Senate Concurrent Resolution that requests the establishment of a working group to examine how the DOE can maximize Medicaid reimbursement for support services offered to eligible students during school hours. Please see the link to the DOE School-Based Medicaid presentation here. Please join us for this informative discussion! From 9:00-10:00am, we will have member announcements and an update on HE`E business. From 10:00-11:00am we will have the presentation from the DOE.


  9. HE`E Planning Meeting, 10/9/2018, 9:00-11:00am

    December 20, 2018

    HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition,
    841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.)  

    The September 16, 2018 Star Advertiser Insights column provided two views on the Education Funding Constitutional Amendment Ballot; a “Yes” commentary by HSTA’s President Corey Rosenlee, and a “No”commentary by Ray L’Heureux, former Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Education, and Randall Roth, Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. In order to provide a balanced view on the measure, we would like to present both views at the next HE`E Meeting on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

    Along with HSTA’s Government Relations Specialist Mitzie Higa to speak in support, we have also invited former Assistant Superintendent Ray L’Heureux to speak in opposition of the measure. The structure of the meeting will be as follows:

    9:00-9:30 Ray L’Heureux
    9:30-9:40 Break
    9:45-10:15 Mitzie Higa
    10:15-10:25 Break
    10:30-11:00 HE`E Group Discussion


  10. HE`E Planning Meeting 9/11/2018 9:00-11:00am

    August 27, 2018

    HEʻE Planning Meeting, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 9:00-11:00am, The Learning Coalition, 841 Bishop Street, Suite 301. (Validated Parking at Harbor Court Parking Garage, 66 Queen Street. See map here.
    We plan to have a presentation from the Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL) on an update of the Public Pre-Kindergarten Program and the status on the work of the EOEL Office. Please save the date!