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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Education: GEAR-UP Hawaii to be Focus of Briefing
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 5087 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education



  • DATE: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
  • TIME: 9:30AM
  • PLACE: Waipahu High School Library, 94-1211 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, HI 96797


The purpose of this informational briefing is to receive an overview of the federally-funded program GEAR UP Hawaii (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) in light of National GEAR UP Week.  There are three programs in Hawaii: the Statewide GEAR UP Hawaii, GEAR UP Partnership between UH West Oahu and Nanakuli-Waianae Intermediate and High Schools, and GEAR UP Partnership between UH Manoa and Waipahu Intermediate and High Schools.

The following have been invited to present:

  • Karen Lee, Ed.D, Executive Director, Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education
  • Angela Jackson, Associate Director, Hawaii P-20 and Project Director, GEAR UP Hawaii
  • Hawaii State Department of Education
  • Holomua, GEAR UP Nanakuli-Waianae - UH West Oahu
  • Erwin Legaspi, Project Director, GEAR UP Waipahu - UH Manoa
  • Keith Hayashi, Principal, Waipahu High School

No public testimony will be accepted.

If you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk at least 24 hours prior to the briefing so that arrangements can be made.

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 587-7215.


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