The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii supports education reform that is sensitive to the varying needs of children, and with full respect for the right of parents to direct the education of their children . This includes the promotion of the many forms of school and educational choice such as c harter s chools, academies (e.g., Performing Arts, Native Hawaiian Immersion, & STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math), h omeschooling, distance learning, various educational voucher options, public-private options, etc.

Why Bob Haber left Hawaii

“We moved to Hawaii in 1966 when I had finished sixth-grade. I lived there until my second year of college, then went to the mainland for school. After I graduated, I realized the cost of living is lower on mainland and the pay scale is higher. “When I retired in...

Why Jen Snow left Hawaii

“I wasn’t born or raised in Hawaii, but when I visited for my best friend’s wedding and felt the aloha spirit, I knew it was where I belonged. I packed and sold my belongings, quit my high-powered career, said my goodbyes to Texas and was on my way to paradise within...