The Department's Budget

There are two main parts of the Department’s budget, Operating and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The $2.1 billion operating budget is made up primarily of state tax revenue funds (82 percent) is used for the day-to-day operations of schools and offices. The budget component for the development and upgrade of school and office facilities are from a separate Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget sourced almost entirely from state bonds.

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Quick Facts
Enrollment (2023-24):167,649 students
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Number of employees:22,100 salaried employees, including 12,600 teachers
Number of schools:295 (258 public, 37 charter)
Total General Fund Appropriations (2022-23):$2.27 billion
Section 1: Budget Cycle and Process
Section 2: Operating Budget
  • Funding Spectrum
  • Funding Sources
  • Direct-to-School Funding
  • Support funding at School, District and State Level
  • Non-facility general fund per-pupil funding request for Charter School students
Section 3: Timeline
Section 4: Budget and Financial Reports
Section 5: Capital Improvement Projects

Timeline of Major Events for the Operating Budget Appropriations

​Budget Year
​FY 2025
​Department of Education
FY 2025 Budget Worksheets and Guide for DOE Programs (EDN100, 150, 200, 300, 400 and 500) HB1800 CD1.
FY 2025
​​Department of Education

​Preliminary list of FY25 Non-Recurring General Fund Appropriations provided in Act 164, SLH 2023, HB1800 CD1 Relating to the State Budget, and HB2074 CD1 Relating to Kaiapuni Education

​FY 2025
​Department of Education
FY25 Supplemental Operating Budget Comparison for Board of Education, Governor, House of Representatives, Senate, and fincal conference committee decisions.
​FY 2025
​Budget Bill, HB1800 HD1 SD1 Hearing Notice
​FY 2025
​Department of Education

FY25 Supplemental Operating Budget Comparison for Board of Education, Governor, House of Representatives, and Senate approved requests.

​FY 2025


Legislature posts HB1800 HD1 SD1 budget worksheets.

DOE programs (EDN100, 150, 200, 300, 400, and 500) start on page 241

​Budget Bill, HB1800 HD1 SD1 passes third reading by Senate.

​FY 2025

​Budget Bill, HB1800 HD1 Budget Worksheets posted on Legislature’s website.

​FY 2025

​House Floor Session on Budget Bill HB1800 and highlights at 12 p.m.

House Finance releases Committee Report and bill format of budget bill HB1800 HD1. 
Budget Worksheets are expected to be released later.

​FY 2025

Senate Committee on Ways and Means Budget Briefing for FY25 State Budget Decision Making


​FY 2025


Senate Committee on Education Budget Briefing for Department of Education’s operational expenses at 3 p.m.

FY 2025​Legislature​​​Senate Committees on Ways and Means and Education budget briefing for the Department of Education at 1 p.m.​​​​​​
FY 2025​​Legislature
House Committee on Education briefing on budget and other education updates at 2 p.m.
​FY 2025
​House Committee on Finance budget briefing for the Department of Education at 1:30 p.m.
​FY 2025
House Committee on Finance economic outlook and state Executive Branch financial plan
​FY 2025
Senate Committee on Ways and Means economic outlook and state Executive Branch financial plan

For an archive of links, click below by fiscal year:

Contact Information

Budget Branch

Phone: 808-784-6020



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