Stories About Hawaii Educators
Watch and read stories about the life-changing impact of local teachers and professors.
Former student of Mrs. Lori Fujimoto
Kapalama Elementary School
Former Student of Shareen Murayama
Kaiser High School
Former student of Ms. Alexandra (Armstrong) Taylor
Kailua Intermediate School
Kurt Dela Cruz
Former student of Carolyn Irvine
Ka‘ū High School
Former student of Dr. Noreen Mokuau
UH Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work
7th Grade Teacher
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
We are honored to share these memories from our community about the impact of Hawaii educators on their students’ lives.
"I have never lost my interest in the natural world and scientific inquiry. That is possibly the most important lesson that my biology teacher Mrs. Watanabe taught us – never lose your interest in the world."
Scott W. Starratt, Ph.D., research geologist
In honor of Amy Watanabe
Kailua High School