Department announces new leadership appointments

Superintendent announces appointees for top department positions.


The initiatives and programs of the Department, a statewide school district comprised of 15 complex areas and 256 schools, are coordinated by a series of state-level teams and leaders who are focused on hitting the Strategic Plan’s goals. Each of the 15 complex areas is comprised of two to four school complexes, consisting of a high school and the elementary and middle/intermediate schools that feed into it.



The Department's Budget Department's BudgetLearn about the Operating and Capital Improvement Projects budgets for our schools.
Leadership Profiles and Staff Profiles and StaffMeet the team charged with readying Hawaii public school students for college and careers.
Standards of Practice of PracticeOfficial guidance for the administration and operational management of the school system.
Mission we are, what our goals are for the students with whom we are entrusted.
School Facilities FacilitiesFollow our progress in upgrading public schools to models of design and energy efficiency.
Offices and Branches and BranchesFrom curriculum branches to human resources to school programs and services, find it here.
Our Schools SchoolsConnect with our Complex Areas and get an overview of our programs and services.
Board of Education of EducationThe Board formulates policy that promotes excellence and equity in Hawaii public schools.

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