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27 Apr

HAWAII SENATOR BRIAN SCHATZ HONORED BY GOODWILL® IN WASHINGTON D.C.

Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) is one out of the nine members of Congress who received the GII Policymaker Leader Award from Goodwill Industries International (GII). The award honors elected officials who support Goodwill’s public policy agenda. Awardees were announced on Thursday, April 19 at Goodwill’s Advocacy event in Washington, D.C. Nominated by Goodwill Hawaii, Senator …

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30 Mar

GOODWILL GOES GLAM! BRINGS FINEST FASHIONS AND VALUABLE FINDS TO BLAISDELL EXHIBITION HALL, JULY 19-22

Goodwill Hawaii is set to showcase its seventh annual Goodwill Goes GLAM! presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation from July 19-22, 2018 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall featuring a 20,000 square foot pop-up store. The annual four-day fundraiser benefits Goodwill Hawaii’s job training, employment and education programs for the state’s disadvantaged populations. Goodwill Goes GLAM! …

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6 Feb

New charter schools offer different strokes

Erica Lenentine tapped rhythm sticks together to mark time as her second-graders used their small bodies to bring to life the big things they are learning at Kamalani Academy. Scrambling into small groups, they acted out concepts like “plateau,” “continent” and the ever-popular “volcano.” As an “arts integration” school, the public charter school weaves drama, ...

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6 Feb

Private school enrollment shrinks in favor of public charter schools

Enrollment in Hawaii’s private schools fell 12 percent over the last decade, a notable drop in a state where private education has long been highly prized. Meanwhile, the number of students in public charter schools shot up 77 percent, as new campuses popped up across the islands, shifting Hawaii’s educational landscape. The new charters are ...

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29 Jan

GOODWILL HAWAII REOPENS WAIPIO ATTENDED DONATION CENTER

Honolulu, Hawaii – Goodwill Hawaii’s Waipio Shopping Center attended donation center (ADC) at 94-1040 Waipio Uka Street has reopened with a new easily accessible metal pod after the previous structure was damaged by arson. The local non-profit accepts donations of gently used clothing, footwear, books and media, toys, household items and electronics to support its …

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26 Jan

GOODWILL HAWAII PROVIDING FREE TAX HELP TO LOW INCOME FAMILIES

Clinics open starting January 29; New Drop-Off Services also available Honolulu, Hawaii – Goodwill Hawaii is now taking appointments to help individuals or families – who earned $54,000 or less in 2017 and DO NOT own a home or business – prepare and file their taxes for FREE. New this year, in addition to the …

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19 Dec

Helping Hand – Goodwill Hawaii

CREDIT COURTESY OF NIK LACCHIN OF LUCKYDESIGNS.ORG    Helping Hand – December 15, 2017 radio feature with Goodwill Hawaii   Helping Hand – December 15, 2017 complete interview with Goodwill Hawaii   This week Helping Hand welcomes Goodwill Hawaii, an autonomous, dues-paying member of Goodwill Industries International. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks …

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6 Dec

KHON News: Goodwill Hawaii makes it easier to find bargains online

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25 Oct

Goodwill Halloween: Costumes, decorations and more

Goodwill Halloween: Costumes, decorations and more Halloween is less than a week away, and great place to get ready for the holiday is at Goodwill Hawaii. The Goodwill stores have a dedicated Halloween section where you can find everything from wigs, masks, witch hats, angel wings, capes and make-up kits. They also have a great variety ...

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25 Oct

KITV’s Good Morning Hawaii: Affordable Halloween Costumes

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