Learning Centers

The Department's Learning Centers Program provides students and their parents with greater academic choice by creating distinctive, specialized and excellent programs within public education. Learning Centers are established within our schools with each Learning Center organized around a single theme or focus area.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The following schools have Learning Center Programs. Please contact the school for additional information, or Learning Center coordinator Anna Viggiano in the state office.

* Asterisk denotes school with more than one learning center.

Theme

School

Focus

Contact

Business

Kailua

Community Quest

Stacie-Anne Ohta
808-266-7914​

McKinley*

Business

Lance Fukuhara
594-0400, x 2015​​

Waipahu

Business & Computer Tech.

Cindy Takara
808-307-9478​

STEAM:
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics

Kaiser

Media Communications

Tanya Misi
808 394-1200 x 2252

Kalaheo

Mustang Media (Media Arts)

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Lori Nishimura, Kathy Shigemura
808-305-0218​

McKinley*

Graphic Arts

Nathan Nakata
808-594-0400 x 2062

Moanalua*

Mene MAC (media/arts/communication)

Mark Ikenaga​, Kelly Calistro
808-305-1032

Maui

Science & Technology

Clint Gima, Keith Imada
808-727-4056

Radford

Media Technology

Denise Mina
808-421-4200, x 317

STEM:
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Kahuku*

Health

Amy Swiderski
808-305-7445

Kapolei

Integrated Technology

Courtney Suma​
305-8098​

Mililani*

STEM

Tyson Kikugawa,
Namthip Sitachitta,
Sundance Vaughs
808-307-4287

Roosevelt

STEM

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Howard Kam
808-307-0504

Waiakea

Technology

Derrick Kiyan
808-974-4888 x 278

Performing Arts

Baldwin

Performing Arts

Linda Carnevale
808-727-3297

Castle

Performing Arts

Karen Meyer
808-233-5626

Hilo

Performing Arts

Jackie Seaquist
808-974-4021 x 3235

Kahuku*

Music

Esther Macy
808-305-7467

Kaimuki

Entertainment Academy

MJ Matsushita
808-733-4913

Kauai

Performing Arts

Dennis McGraw
808-274-3173 x 217

Mililani

Performing Arts

Cari Taira
808-307-4356

Nanakuli

Performing Arts

Robin Kitsu
808-668-5823, x 256

Pearl City

Music

Chad Kamei
808-307-5655

Agricultural, Natural Resources & Bio Technology

Campbell

Agriculture/Business

  • ​Student article: "Students Grow a Garden on Campus" [VIEW​]

Derek Chow
808-381-7691

Lahainaluna

Agriculture/Natural Resources

Keith Ideoka
808-662-4000 x 293

Leilehua

Agriculture

Jackie Tichenco
808-305-3000

Waianae

Marine Science

Dana Hoppe, Katie Hoppe
808-697-7550

World Languages

Moanalua*

World Languages

Jaimelynn Gusman
808-305-1065

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​Meeting a legend

Students in Baldwin High's Performing Arts Learning Center learned about arts, music and the power of both to transform individuals and communities from Grammy winner Al Jarreau.

Contact Information

Anna Viggiano

Phone: 808-305-9771

Email: anna_viggiano@hawaiidoe.org

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