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HAWAIʻI STATE LEGISLATURE RECOGNIZES ANNUAL EDUCATION WEEK

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – The Hawaiʻi State Legislature is proud to present Education Week, a longstanding tradition at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol from March 13-17, 2023. Co-sponsored by Senate Vice President Michelle N. Kidani and House Representative Justin H. Woodson, Education Week will honor and recognize Hawaiʻi’s educators, students, counselors, principals, and staff.


“This week allows us to highlight the important work and achievements of education leaders across the State of Hawaiʻi. Their diligence and commitment are what create a brighter future for our keiki, and they deserve to be recognized for their efforts,” said House Committee on Education Chair Justin H. Woodson. (D-9, Kahului, Puʻunēnē, portion of Wailuku)


“Each spring the chairs of the Senate and House Education Committees designate a week during which we invite teachers, students and education professionals to the Capitol to be recognized through floor presentations and education-related events,” said Senate Vice President Michelle N. Kidani (Senate District 18 - Mililani Town, Waipi‘o Gentry, Crestview, Waikele, portion of Waipahu, Village Park, Royal Kunia.) “This year we are particularly excited over our program, as it is the first time in three years that we are returning to our traditional format of inviting our special honorees to our State Capitol to bestow upon them recognition, admiration, and gratitude for their achievements. We do not want their contributions to educational excellence in our schools to go unseen.”


Education Week is an annual event that takes place during the legislative session. Awardees will be recognized during Senate and House Floor sessions throughout the week, with several activities also taking place at the Capitol.



WHO:

Senate Vice President Michelle N. Kidani, Senate Committee on Education Chair

Representative Justin H. Woodson, House Committee on Education Chair

Members of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature


WHAT:

Education Week at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol


WHEN:

Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 2023

Senate Floor Session- 11:30 a.m.

House Floor Session- 12:00 p.m.

Awardees will be recognized daily on the floor respectively by Senate and House.


WHERE:

Hawaiʻi State Capitol

415 S. Beretania St.

Honolulu, HI 96813


Click the .pdf to view a list of the awardees and a calendar of events taking place 3/13 - 3/17

2023-03-10 HAWAIʻI STATE LEGISLATURE RECOGNIZES ANNUAL EDUCATION WEEK
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