“A little learning is a dangerous thing.
Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring;
There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,
and drinking largely sobers us again.”
― Alexander Pope, An Essay On Criticism
The State of Hawaii Office of Information Practices does provide these forms on their website, but in typical Hawaii government fashion, they don't provide fillable forms for the public. So, here you can download these forms in Microsoft Word format; these files have unlined text boxes you can use to to fill out the information needed to request government records, and request assistance from the OIP if the agency does not respond.
Have you ever wanted a spreadsheet of all the Hawaii public schools that you could sort by name, or complex area, or island? Here it is! Feel free to use this for your organization. This Excel-formatted file is provided copyright free from Vanessa!
The ‘okina is a used to indicate the glottal stop consonant in the Hawai‘ian language. Because there is no key on an English QWERTY keyboard, for an ‘okina, many people use an apostrophe for convenience, but an ‘okina is not an apostrophe. You can see the difference in the picture below. Out of respect for the Hawai‘ian language, I try to use an ‘okina whenever possible, and I've devised some workarounds to automate this in Microsoft Office and Google Docs. Download the PowerPoint presentation below and learn more.
You can now find every DOE employee in the new online database here: iportal.k12.hi.us/phonedirectory
The files below were complied from the DOE online directory on 01-Mar-2021. Each set of data is provided in Microsoft Word (DOCX) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. At the beginning of the file list is a Winzip (ZIP) file containing all of the DOCX and PDF files to make it easier to download them all.
The DOCX file is more useful if you toggle the Navigation Pane to ON. This checkbox is often located in the View menu of MS Word.
The Navigation Pane was called the Document Map in older versions of Word. So, the old keyboard shortcut sequence to View the Document Map and hide it [and on/off toggle] still works. [Hold down Alt key and tap V key. Let go of Alt key, and tap D. In computer lingo, this is written: Alt+V, D]
last page update: 01 MAR 2021
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