Two Big Island teachers are Milken Education Award finalists

  • Dr. Hippolyte Assi was recognized with a Milken Educator Award for his work at Hilo High School. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

  • Annie Henbest was recognized with a Milken Educator Award nomination for her work at Pahoa High School. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Two Big Island teachers were recognized this year for showcasing their potential and growth in the Hawaii Department of Education.