Calendar Events

2020-21 School Year

The Official School Calendar applies to all schools except those on multi-track schedules and charter schools. For School Year 2020-21:
  • Teacher work year begins July 29, 2020.
  • Student instructional year begins Aug. 17, 2020.

The earliest date for commencement exercises is the first weekend preceding the last day of school for students. For the Class of 2021, commencement may be scheduled no sooner than May 21, 2021.

Future school years

​For the latest Department updates on Return to Learn, please visit: Return to Learn: School Reopening Plan

For the latest information on a school's reopening plan, please contact the school directly.


School schedules

Pursuant to 302A-251, Hawaii Revised Statutes, schools are required to implement a 180-day school year that includes 1,080 hours. All times that students are on campus, including recess and lunch, count toward the 1,080 hour requirement.

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