‘Last, best, final offer’ for Hawai‘i teachers

HONOLULU — The labor contract for thousands of Hawai‘i public school teachers expires Thursday, but the Hawai‘i Department of Education says it has not reached a new agreement with the teachers union.

In a statement Friday, DOE Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi said the department has “held numerous negotiation sessions with (the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association) and made considerable progress on many issues.”

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