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Learn How to Be Money Smart at Hawaii State Library in April

Learn How to Be Money Smart at Hawaii State Library in April

The Hawaii State Library will offer free programs in observance of Money Smart Week @ your library (April 5-12), a public awareness campaign of the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.  Programs include:

•             April 5 (Saturday), 2 p.m., First Floor Reading Room – “Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft.”  Karen Ho, a financial educator with one of Hawaii’s largest federal credit unions, will provide information about identity theft and how individuals can protect themselves.  This program is for ages 18 and older and will include a question-and-answer session.  For more information, call the Library’s Business, Science & Technology Section at 586-3481.

Kaiser Permanente Hosts Keiki Passenger Safety Check-ups in April and May

Kaiser Permanente Keiki Passenger Safety Calendar Listing

Is your child’s car seat or booster seat installed properly? Find out by getting it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). By appointment only. Pre-registration required, please call 432-2260. Note: Install your child’s car seat before your appointment and bring your car manual and car seat instructions.


Keiki Passenger Safety 2014 Check-up
COST: Free
REGISTER: Appointments must be booked in advance by calling 808-432-2260

WHEN: Sat., April 5 – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Unibodytech
789 Mapunapuna St.
Honolulu, HI 96819

WHEN: Wed., April 23 – 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Kamaaina Kids Preschool – Mililani Tech
345 Kahelu Ave.

Celebrate National Library Week @ your Library in April

Celebrate National Library Week @ your Library in April

In celebration of National Library Week 2014 (April 13-19) and in alignment with the Board of Education and Department of Education’s emphasis on student achievement, Hawaii’s public libraries will offer a variety of free educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math)-related programs throughout the month of April.  Our National Library Week programs are suitable for ages 5 and older unless noted otherwise, and all children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

National Library Week is a national observance sponsored each April by the American Library Association and libraries nationwide. It is intended to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. “Lives change @ your library” is the theme selected by ALA for National Library Week 2014.

Featured programs include:

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

The Island Insurance Foundation has recognized 12 outstanding public school principals nominated for its 10th Annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award in a presentation ceremony on Saturday, March 29th.

Island Insurance Foundation President Tyler Tokioka and Department of Education representatives presented commendations to the nominees in a ceremony at the Island Insurance Center. The Island Insurance Foundation presented each nominee with a $1,000 personal cash award and commemorative plaque.

The recipient of the annual award, named in honor of the late Masayuki Tokioka, founder of Island Insurance Company, Ltd., will be announced at the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation Dinner on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

The Island Insurance Foundation has recognized 12 outstanding public school principals nominated for its 10th Annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award in a presentation ceremony on Saturday, March 29th.

Island Insurance Foundation President Tyler Tokioka and Department of Education representatives presented commendations to the nominees in a ceremony at the Island Insurance Center. The Island Insurance Foundation presented each nominee with a $1,000 personal cash award and commemorative plaque.

The recipient of the annual award, named in honor of the late Masayuki Tokioka, founder of Island Insurance Company, Ltd., will be announced at the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation Dinner on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Family Story Time Series Kicks off at Hawaii State Library on April 5

Family Story Time Series Kicks off at Hawaii State Library on April 5

In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, a special Family Story Time series will be offered at four Oahu public libraries in April 2014.  Child and Family Services, a private nonprofit organization, is sponsoring these annual free storytimes.        

A kick-off event featuring Special Guest Readers including Jessica Cheng, Miss Chinatown Hawaii 2014, will be conducted at the Hawaii State Library on Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the Edna Allyn Room for Children.  Keiki ages 3 and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to a variety of age-appropriate stories at this event as well as at the other participating public libraries.