Rory Inouye Wins Miliken Educator Award

Jade Pham of Kawānanakoa Middle School and Rory Inouye of Waiākea High School’ win the Milken Educator Award that honors teachers nationwide who demonstrate outstanding excellence in education. It comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize. Ms. Pham is the student services coordinator and TA vice principal at Kawānanakoa Middle School. Mr. Inouye teaches math at Waiākea High School. This was the first time in eight years, the Department of Education has two national Milken awardees in Hawai‘i in a single year.