Calendar Events

2019-20 School Year

The Official School Calendar applies to all schools except those on multi-track schedules and charter schools. For School Year 2019-20:
  • Teacher work year: July 30, 2019 through May 29, 2020.
  • Student instructional year: Aug. 5, 2019 through May 28, 2020.

The earliest date for commencement exercises is the first weekend preceding the last day of school for students. For the Class of 2020, commencement may be scheduled no sooner than May 22, 2020.

Future school years

  • 2020-21 Official School Calendar [VIEW] and Multitrack Calendar [VIEW]


School schedules

Pursuant to 302A-251, Hawaii Revised Statutes, schools are required to implement a 180-day school year that includes 1,080 hours. All times that students are on campus, including recess and lunch, count toward the 1,080 hour requirement.

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