HAIS Member School Educational Events 

Below you will find a list of events at HAIS member schools that are educational or informational and open to the public: 



This conference is to support the K to 12 teachers at private, charter and public schools on the Westside of Oahu, with their exploration, development and integration of the use of iPads, laptops, and educational technology tools through the development of Professional Learning Communities. Facilitators will assist educators with learning how to use tech tools in their classroom as well as developing curriculum ideas to enhance their curriculum efforts by collaborating with teachers from other schools. - Google Sites K-12 - Presentation/Graphic Design - Effective Integration of Web based Tools all in one place - G Suite - TED-Ed - Creativity Playground - iPads in the primary classroom - Makerspace ideas activities and resources- Elementary - Free webtools you can use today. - Canva - Teaching Writing through Blogging

Event Date: January 13, 2018

Location: Island Pacific Academy

Cost: Free

Registration Information and Form 


Anne Frank - A History for Today international exhibit

This January, together with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution, Mid-Pacific will host the Anne Frank - A History for Today international exhibit that details the life of Anne Frank during the Holocaust and World War II. Based on the peer-to-peer education model, trained Mid-Pacific student docents, from Teacher Serge Avery's World Civilizations high school social studies class, will take visitors through the exhibit that will be housed on the Bakken Auditorium stage. The international exhibit is currently on a world-wide tour coordinated by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.

Event Date: January 15, 2018 - Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Time: 3 - 5pm

Location: Bakken Auditorium at Mid-Pacific Institute

Cost: Free

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Introduction to Twice-Exceptional Learners

Children who are twice-exceptional (2e) are those who have extreme strengths and ability, and who also simultaneously experience learning, executive functioning, production, and/or social challenges. These kids are often incredibly misunderstood by schools and even family and friends. We’llexplore how to better understand and support 2e kids. The presenter will be Ryan Masa (Assets School K-8 Principal). Food from 5:00-5:45pm; Presentation from 5:45-7:15pm.

Event Date: February 15, 2018

Location: Assets School, K8 Campus (One Ohana Nut Way, Honolulu 96818)

Cost: $10 for non-Assets community members / Child Care $5 per child for non-Assets community members



Science Symposium for Girls

Sacred Hearts Academy presents the 24th Science Symposium for Girls on Saturday, February 17 from 7:45 – 11:30 a.m. The Symposium, free and open to girls in grades 5 through 8, will be conducted on the Academy campus, 3253 Waialae Avenue. The Science Symposium's featured speaker is Dr. Kim Binsted, University of Hawaii Manoa Information and Computer Sciences Department. Dr. Binsted does research on artificial intelligence, human computer interfaces, and long duration of human space exploration. The Science Symposium program consists of 19 interactive workshops facilitated by local professionals. Workshop leaders include a veterinarian, ophthalmologist, a chef, a team of medical doctors, and a scientific illustrator.

Event Date: February 17, 2018

Location: Sacred Hearts Academy

Cost - Free

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Hawai'i International Health and Education Kolisko Conference: Truth, Beauty, & Goodness: The future of education, healing arts & health care

Local and international experts will explore the relevance of Truth, Beauty and Goodness in relation to early childhood, elementary and secondary education from the standpoint of current research in education and healthcare. The program will reflect these ideals through lively lectures, demonstrations, studio workshops, and performances. Educators, parents, and health care professionals are most welcome.

Event Date: February 17-20, 2018 

Location: Honolulu Waldorf School - 5257 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu HI 96821

Cost: Early Bird Registration:  $225 (Ends January 1) / Regular Registration: $275 Begins January 1)

Registration Information and Application 


Sacred Hearts Academy STEM Symposium for Girls

Sacred Hearts Academy will host an inaugural STEM Symposium for Girls, grades 9-12, with program speakers from Boeing, CARBON 3D, Facebook, Genentech, and Google. The teen-focused STEM Symposium will address why technology is important and will offer the girls an opportunity to network with employees from top tier technology companies.

Event Date: February 24, 2018

Location: Sacred Hearts Academy

Cost: Free

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Our panel discussion will focus on growth mindset, which has become a popular concept and used to explain how success in school, work, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our abilities. We will learn ways we can develop a growth mindset within us so we can promote one within our children. Presented by Sungalina Lee (Assets School Counselor) and Invited Panelists. 

Event Date: April 14, 2018

Location: Assets School, K8 Campus (One Ohana Nut Way, Honolulu 96818)

Cost: $10 for non-Assets community members / Child Care $5 per child for non-Assets community members




Interested in submitting a event? 
To submit an event for consideration by HAIS and HONOLULU Family Magazine, please complete this submission form. Events must be open to all and of an educational or informational nature (talks or presentations). We are unable to post fundraising events like fairs, carnivals, galas or other such activities.   Upon approval, events will be published on both the HAIS and HONOLULU Family Websites and communicated out via all social media outlets. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Megan Polak at mpolak@hais.us or 808.973.1543.