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Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, March 22https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/March-22-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, March 22Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week features an update on Kūlanihāko‘i High School.
HIDOE targeting fall opening for Kūlanihāko‘i High School campushttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kulanihakoi-High-Mar-2023-Update.aspxHIDOE targeting fall opening for Kūlanihāko‘i High School campusHIDOE is working diligently to be able to physically open the new Kūlanihāko‘i High School campus to South Maui students in August 2023 for the upcoming school year.
A Day in the Life of Dr. Michael Ida, 2023 Hawai‘i State Teacher of the Yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/A-Day-in-the-Life-of-Dr.-Michael-Ida,-2023-Hawaii-State-Teacher-of-the-Year.aspxA Day in the Life of Dr. Michael Ida, 2023 Hawai‘i State Teacher of the YearGet a glimpse into a day in the life of our 2023 Hawai‘i State Teacher of the Year.
HIDOE Traffic Safety Fair to train young drivershttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023-Traffic-Safety-Fair.aspxHIDOE Traffic Safety Fair to train young driversHIDOE's driver and traffic safety education program, in collaboration with DTRIC Insurance and Par Hawaii, will be holding the HIDOE Traffic Safety Fair at the Aloha Stadium lower parking lot on Saturday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
Notice of Public Comment: Annual State Application under Part B of the IDEAhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/IDEA-Part-b-public-comment-march-2023.aspxNotice of Public Comment: Annual State Application under Part B of the IDEAThe Department is seeking public comments on its application for Federal Fiscal Year 2023 funds under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. Public comments will be accepted until May 4, 2023, at 4 p.m.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, March 8https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/March-8-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, March 8Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week features new partnerships with wa‘a organizations and nominees for the Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award.

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Civil Rights Compliance Branch (CRCB)https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/Organization/Offices/Pages/CRCO.aspxCivil Rights Compliance Branch (CRCB)The CRCB, in the Office of Talent Management, is committed to the Hawaii State Department of Education's overall compliance with Federal, State, departmental Administrative Rules, and Policies, which strictly prohibit any form of discrimination.
HIDOE COVID-19 Information and Updateshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/COVID-19-Information-Updates.aspxHIDOE COVID-19 Information and UpdatesThis resource page provides updates to the public on confirmed COVID-19 cases in the HIDOE system.
Subject matter standardshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/StudentLearning/Pages/standards.aspxSubject matter standardsBelow is a list of the standards that the Hawaii DOE use to ensure students are being exposed to rigorous and age-appropriate benchmarks of learning. Standards are not curriculum, but expectations of what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. Visit our Learning Design site to learn more about curriculum design aligned to standards.
15 HIDOE principals honored as 2023 Tokioka 'Excellence in School Leadership' nomineeshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023TokiokaExcellenceinLeadership.aspx15 HIDOE principals honored as 2023 Tokioka 'Excellence in School Leadership' nomineesPrincipal nominees for this year's prestigious Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award announced.
Oahu Maphttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ParentsAndStudents/EnrollingInSchool/SchoolFinder/Pages/Oahu-Map.aspxOahu MapOahu is comprised of four districts — Honolulu, Windward, Central and Leeward — with nine Complex Areas, each with two or three Complexes. A complex is a high school plus the regional elementary and middle schools that feed into it.
Homeschoolinghttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ParentsAndStudents/EnrollingInSchool/Choosingaschool/Pages/Homeschooling-FAQs.aspxHomeschoolingThe Department has a legitimate interest in and responsibility for the appropriate education of all school age children in the State of Hawaii and recognizes homeschooling as an alternative to compulsory school attendance. Homeschooling is a parent-initiated educational alternative.

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