DOH and DOE make case for back-to-school safety

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Adrian Ardiente, a new seventh-grade teacher at Waimea Canyon Middle School, looks over items for his classroom Monday at Kumu’s Cupboard, a nonprofit, educational-resource center for Kaua‘i educators.

LIHU‘E — The fall semester for all public elementary, middle and high schools on island kicks off today with enhanced COVID-related safety measures for daily, in-person learning.