Department announces 2014 graduation dates


The Hawaii State Department of Education is announcing its 2014 graduation dates for more than 60 schools, including public high schools and charter schools. In all, there will be approximately 11,000 students graduating from public schools this year. Graduation dates begin in late May with the ceremonies for Pahoa on Hawaii Island on Sunday, May 18.


H-1 Freeway Rehab Project

Friendly reminder: As you prepare for graduations and celebrations now and in the coming weeks, please be aware that the H1 Freeway Rehabilitation project from Middle Street to Ward Avenue is nearing its scheduled completion of July 2014. Full freeway closures in one direction will be in effect nightly from 8pm, Sunday - Thursday evenings. Partial freeway closures will be in effect in the opposite direction. Please “Be Aware: Plan and Prepare” during this upcoming graduation season. For detailed closure information and alternate route maps, visit In addition there are many other state highways projects in progress, please check the roadwork section of the Hawaii DOT website at for all closures.

AieaFri., May 306:00 PMAloha Stadium 
AnuenueSat., May 2410:30 AMSchool Campus 
BaldwinFri., May 236:00 PMWar Memorial Stadium 
CampbellWed., May 285:00 PMAloha Stadium 
CastleSat., May 245:30 PMSchool Athletic Field 
Education LaboratoryFri., May 235:30 PMAndrews Outdoor Theatre - UH at ManoaCharter
FarringtonSat., May 244:00 PMSchool Amphitheater 
Hakipuu Learning CenterTBATBATBACharter
Halau Ku ManaTBATBATBACharter
Halau LokahiTBATBATBACharter
HanaSat., May 243:30 PMSchool Field 
Hawaii Academy of Arts & ScienceFri., May 234:00 PMHAAS PavilionSchool CampusCharter
Hawaii School for the Deaf & the BlindWed., May 285:30 PMSchool Campus 
Hawaii Technology AcademyWed., May 283:00 PMFilipino Community CenterCharter
HiloFri., May 235:00 PMEdith Kanakaole Stadium 
HonokaaSat., May 2410:00 AMThe Armory/Gymnasium 
KahukuThurs., May 226:00 PMBYUH Cannon Center 
KailuaSat., May 246:00 PMSchool Football Field on Campus 
KaimukiSat., May 245:00 PMWaikiki Shell 
KaiserFri., May 236:30 PMSchool Field 
KalaheoWed., May 286:30 PMNeal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall 
KalaniTues., May 206:30 PMNeal S. Blaisdell Arena 
Kamaile AcademySat., May 244:00 PMKamaile Field/School CampusCharter
Kanu o ka 'AinaFri., May 3010:00 AMKahilu TheaterCharter
KapaaFri., May 236:30 PMKapaa New Town Ball Park 
KapoleiFri., May 236:00 PMSchool Stadium 
KauFri., May 234:30 PMSchool Gymnasium 
KauaiFri., May 235:30 PMVidinha Stadium 
Ke Ana La'ahanaTBATBATBACharter
Ke Kula o Samuel M. KamakauSat., May 3112:00 PMSchool CampusCharter
KeaauFri., May 234:00 PMSchool Stadium 
KealakeheSat., May 246:00 PMKealakehe High School Football Field 
KiheiFri., May 235:00 PMWailea Marriott Kahoolawe LawnCharter
King KekaulikeThurs., May 226:00 PMSchool Stadium 
KohalaSat., May 243:00 PMKamehameha Park - Hisaoka Gymnasium 
KonawaenaSat., May 249:00 AMJulian Yates Athletic Field 
Kula Aupuni Niihau A Kahelelani AlohaTBATBATBACharter
LahainalunaSun., May 256:30 PMBoarders' Field 
LanaiSat., May 242:00 PMSchool Gymnasium 
LeilehuaFri., May 236:00 PMSchool Stadium 
MauiSat., May 245:00 PMWar Memorial Stadium 
McKinleySun., May 255:00 PMSchool Campus 
MililaniSun., May 255:00 PMAloha Stadium 
MoanaluaThurs., May 225:30 PMSchool Athletic Field 
MolokaiFri., May 235:00 PMSchool Gymnasium 
Myron B. Thompson AcademyFri., May 235:30 PMNeal S. Blaisdell Concert HallCharter
NanakuliSat., May 245:00 PMSchool Stadium 
OlomanaTues., May 2710:30 AMSchool Campus (HYCF); Curriculum Fair 10:00 
PahoaSun., May 185:30 PMCivic Auditorium (Hilo) 
Pearl CitySat., May 245:00 PMAloha Stadium 
RadfordFri., May 236:00 PMAloha Stadium 
RooseveltSat., May 245:30 PMSchool Stadium 
WaiakeaSat., May 246:00 PMEdith Kanakaole Stadium 
WaialuaSat., May 245:30 PMSchool Athletic Field
WaianaeFri., May 236:00 PM WHS Raymond Torii Field 
WaimeaFri., May 236:30 PMSchool Front Lawn 
WaipahuTues., May 276:00 PMNeal S. Blaisdell Arena 
Waipahu Community School for AdultsSat., May 3110:00 AMLeeward Community College Theatre 
West Hawaii Explorations AcademyFri., May 235:00 PMSchool CampusCharter​

About the Hawaii State Department of Education

The Hawaii State Department of Education is the ninth-largest U.S. school district and the only statewide educational system in the country. It is comprised of 255 schools and 33 charter schools, and serves more than 185,000 students. King Kamehameha III established Hawaii’s public school system in 1840. The DOE is in the midst of a range of historic efforts to transform its public education system to ensure graduates succeed in college or careers.

Contact Information

Donalyn Dela Cruz

Phone: 808-586-3232



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