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New leader for Hawaii independent schools group

HONOLULU (AP) - The Hawaii Association of Independent Schools has a new executive director.

The association's board of directors announced Monday they named Robert Landau to replace Robert Witt, who is retiring.

The organization has more than 100 private and independent schools across Hawaii. It employs 5,000 educators and serves more than 40,000 students.

Landau was most recently deputy superintendent of the Singapore American School. The association says he was selected after an extensive search.

Board President Mark Sugimoto says the association is excited to have someone with his experience in schools management.

Witt is retiring as 24 years of service to the association.

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