Educational Highlights Diploma from SLIS

1971-1978 — Kuhio Elementary School (Honolulu, Hawaiʻi)
1978-1981 — Washington Intermediate School (Honolulu)
I know you usually don't see this particular detail listed on a curriculum vitae. I included it because every so often, I get to wondering about the friends of my youth who I'll probably never get to see again. This is particularly true of the friends I made in intermediate school, because that school's district straddled two high school districts, and many of my friends went on to McKinley High School while I went on to Kaimuki. So if we knew each other back then, drop me a note and tell me how you're doing.
ca. 1980 — Summer course in basic electronics at the Electronics Institute (Honolulu)
I attended the Institute because of an interest in electronics, which developed after I received a Radio Shack 150-in-1 electronic project kit for Christmas when I was in the 6th grade. This is where I learned about basic electronic theory and refined the soldering techniques I first learned at my dad's side.
1984 — Graduated from Kaimuki High School (Honolulu)
Yes, you can go to public school and get a good education.

I did get kicked out of the school's Electronics Club.

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1990 — BA in Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Yes, that's a Bachelor of Arts. That means I never took advanced calculus and can't speak German. But I can ruminate pretty well about evolution and speciation, can explain what recessive genes are, know the difference between mitosis and meiosis, got most of the jokes in The Far Side, and once won a T-shirt in a radio contest for knowing what thymine, adenine, guanine, and cytosine are.
1992 — MLIS, University of Hawaiʻi - School of Library and Information Studies
Now known as the Library and Information Science Program. A fine, fine program that deserves to be more renown than it is. I'd recommend it to anyone interested in entering the field.