Hawaii’s Teacher of the Year is a finalist for national award

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Waiakea High School science teacher Whitney Aragaki is Hawaii’s Teacher of the Year and has been nominated for the National Teacher of the Year award.

    Waiakea High School science teacher Whitney Aragaki is Hawaii’s Teacher of the Year and has been nominated for the National Teacher of the Year award. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Big Island teacher Whitney Aragaki has a chance to be the National Teacher of the Year after dedicating her career to teaching science at Waiakea High School.