Adult Education Program
The Department's program includes a variety of courses for adult learners, with integrated programs and services in the areas of basic education, hawaii adult community school diploma, family literacy, citizenship, workforce education and life enhancement.
The two primary Community School campuses are at McKinley and Waipahu high schools, with eight satellite sites.
McKinley Community School (MCSA)||634 Pensacola Street|
Honolulu, HI 96814
|(808) 594-0540 ||(808) 594-0544 |
MCSA-Farrington Campus||1101 Kalihi Street|
Honolulu, HI 96819
|(808) 832-3595 ||(808) 832-3598 |
MCSA-Kauai Campus||3607A Lala Road, P-12|
Lihue, HI 96766
|(808) 274-3390 ||(808) 274-3393 |
MCSA-Maui Campus||179 Kaahumanu Avenue|
Kahului, HI 96732
|(808) 873-3082 ||(808) 873-3046 |
MCSA-Moanalua Campus||2825-A Ala Ilima Street|
Honolulu, HI 96818
|(808) 837-8466 ||(808) 831-7926 |
Waipahu Community School (WCSA)||94-1211 Farrington Highway|
Waipahu, HI 96797
|(808) 528-9577 ||(808) 675-0259 |
WCSA-Hilo Campus||155 W. Kawili St. P27|
Hilo, HI 96720
|(808) 974-4100 ||(808) 974-6170 |
WCSA-Kona Campus||74-5062 Onipaa Street|
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
|(808) 313-3032||(808) 327-4693 |
WCSA-Wahiawa Campus||1515 California Avenue|
Wahiawa, HI 96786
|(808) 305-3200 ||(808) 621-7765 |
WCSA-Windward Campus||730 Iliaina Street|
Kailua, HI 96734
|(808) 254-7955 ||(808) 254-7958 |
GED (General Educational Development) Program in Hawaii: The GED test provides a valid means of measuring the educational achievement of adults who have not graduated high school and of comparing their academic competence with that of high school graduates. Individuals who successfully complete the test battery will receive an official GED transcript and may qualify for the Hawaii Adult Community School Diploma. The diploma may provide graduates the opportunity to enter the military service, gain college admission, increase income, increase job qualifications or assist in obtaining work advancement.
Competency-Based Community School Diploma Program: Enables adult learners to become (1) functionally literate adults; (2) productive and contributing citizens/ community members; (3) effective family members; and (4) productive workers. The curriculum is aligned to the adult learner standards, Equipped for the Future, and the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System Life and Work competencies. Please review our
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Hawaii Adult Community School Diploma.
Kupono Diplloma Program: The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) Kupono Diploma Program grants honorary high school diplomas to World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans, and individuals whose schooling was interrupted due to internment in relocation camps during World War II.
GED Verification Requests made by verification vendors can be sent via email (email@example.com) or fax (808-733-4730). To ensure a prompt response, include a return email or fax number. If the individual making the request knows which campus they obtained their GED credentials from, please call the Community School directly using the directory above. For Saint Louis School inquiries, please call their registrar directly at 808-739-4729.