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Remove Principal Nathan Aiwohi

350 Signatures Goal: 500

We, the undersigned current and former students, teachers, parents, and friends of Kapa`a Middle School petition the Kaua`i District Superintendent Bill Arakaki, State Department of Education Superintendent Katharine Matayoshi, and Hawai`i State Board of Education to remove Mr. Nathan Aiwohi from his position as principal of Kapa`a Middle School, effective immediately. Since being principal of Kapa`a Middle School, there has been a steady decrease in school enrollment, while the resident population has grown. A once vibrant Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is no longer in existence. There has been a steady exit of experienced teachers each year. It is a fact that there are more complaints and grievances being investigated and pursued at Kapaa Middle School than all other public schools on Kaua`i combined this school year. Many students have low regard for the principal and his dictatorial, authoritarian leadership style. Even with heavily funded Edison Learning as school consultants for the past five years, math scores are below No Child Left Behind (NCLB) targets. Under NCLB, the school has been in “restructuring” for the past five years. Despite numerous attempts by parents and community members to work in collaboration and to support corrective improvement action with the Principal and Superintendent, the same problems continue to exist. We, the undersigned, as taxpayers and citizens, demand that action be taken immediately.

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Oct 10, 2015
    Oct 10, 2015
    We lost a very special person, who put up with so much. Very sad without her, she was an amazing very inspiring teacher with very positive influence. The principal of the school she worked for gave her the worst most unhappiest stressful days of her life. If it wasn't for his negative impact, she would still be here teaching what she was best at, her laugh her love for us and other hundreds of students. We miss her so much and I know how miserable it had been for her with this principal.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    May 07, 2015
    May 07, 2015
    I don't know anybody except for Mrs. Andrade who actually likes Mr Aiwohi, I feel he should be removed from Kapaa middle School due to his Stupid ideas to "ATTEMPT" to create a better school. If he is removed I think the students will enjoy school and will be happy to come to school.
  • David Sifuentes
    David Sifuentes United States
    Aug 12, 2014
    Aug 12, 2014
    Mr. AIWOHI's ill treatment of my son and blatant disregard for his well-being have earned his removal in and of themselves. Id be happy to talk with anyone about this in more detail, anytime. 808-631-9215.
  • Keira
    Keira United States, Lihue
    Mar 02, 2014
    Mar 02, 2014
    YOU'RE A HORRIBLE PERSON
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