Kainalu Elementary

​​About this school

Kainalu Elementary's vision focuses on the involvement of all role groups in: 1) creating an environment where everyone has a love of learning; 2) promoting high expectations; and 3) creating an atmosphere that respects individuality, fosters cooperation and provides challenges and opportunities for success.

Students are taught to be self-directed learners, collaborative workers, complex thinkers and problem solvers, quality producers and effective communicators through reading, writing, speaking and use of technology. The school principal schedules walkthroughs, monthly articulation meetings with grade levels and quarterly meetings with teachers.

The Parent Community Network Center helps engage parents and military partners from the Marine Base.

Academic Plan & Financial Plan

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Strive HI report

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PRIOR REPORTS:  2015-16 Report   2014-15 Report  |  2013-14 Report  |  2012-13 Report

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School Info

Official School Name:
Kainalu Elementary

Principal:
Sheri Sunabe
Sheri_Sunabe@hawaiidoe.org

Address:
165 Kaiholu Street
Kailua, Hawaii 96734

Phone:
808-266-7835

Fax:
808-266-7837

Website:
Kainalu Elementary

School Type:
Elementary School

Grade Levels:
kindergarten; 1st grade; 2nd grade; 3rd grade; 4th grade; 5th grade; 6th grade