Waiakeawaena Elementary

​​​​About this school

Waiākeawaena Elementary's commitment to academics is evident in strong professional development opportunities throughout the year that keep teachers abreast of current issues and trends in education.

​Unique programs include a science and math gifted-and-talented program, environmental education and inquiry based thinking. The school uses technology to enhance teaching.  Waiākeawaena Elementary has the only elementary school band in Hilo.

Academic Plan & Financial Plan

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PRIOR REPORTS:  2017-18 Report  |  2016-17 Report  |  2015-16 Report​  |  2014-15 Report  |  2013-14 Report  |  2012-13 Report

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School Info

Official School Name:
Waiakeawaena Elementary

Principal:
Kasie Kaleohano
Kasie.Kaleohano@k12.hi.us

Address:
2420 Kilauea Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Phone:
808-981-7200

Fax:
808-981-7205

Website:
Waiakeawaena Elementary

School Type:
Elementary School

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