2023-29 Strategic Plan

Implementation Plan

A foundation of expectations & supports to ensure high quality learning for all students.

In February 2023, the Board of Education approved the first phase of its 2023-2029 strategic plan. The second phase, the Departmen...

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Reopening Updates

West Maui Schools

Progress reports for reopening Lahaina schools.

Progress reports for reopening three Lahaina schools: Lahainaluna High, Lahaina Intermediate and Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena. Updates wi...

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School Year 2024-25

How to Enroll

The process and documentation, including the Student Health Record, needed for enrollment.

Students enrolling in our public schools must have documentation proving they are residents of the state and if necessary, documen...

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Welcome to the Hawai‘i State Department of Education (HIDOE). Year-round, we hire an array of teachers, educational specialists an...

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About 11 percent of our students are military connected. Get resources here.

The Department works with the Interstate Compact to smooth the experience for military families who enroll their children in Hawai...

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Special Education

The Department offers support and services to students with disabilities.

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School Transportation

Transportation services are offered to students enrolled in Hawaii's public schools.

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School Food Services

School Food Authority proudly serving 100,000+ nutritionally balanced, affordable meals.

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Summer Learning 2024

A comprehensive menu of engaging summer learning opportunities for students in the upcoming summer months.

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HIDOE releases summary report from community feedback sessions on the rebuild plan for Lahaina’s King Kamehameha III Elementary https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/King-Kamehameha-III-Elementary-community-feedback.aspxHIDOE releases summary report from community feedback sessions on the rebuild plan for Lahaina’s King Kamehameha III Elementary Cultural and historical concerns, HIDOE’s decision-making process, and planning for future growth were key themes amongst community feedback.
73 public schools to offer summer meals to children ages 18 and youngerhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2024-Seamless-Summer-Option.aspx73 public schools to offer summer meals to children ages 18 and younger73 public schools will serve meals free of charge over the summer to children ages 18 and younger – regardless of public school enrollment status – through its summer food service program.
Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena students, artist Noble Richardson unveil new campus mural honoring namesakehttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Princess-Nahienaena-students-Noble-Richardson-unveil-new-campus-mural-honoring-namesake.aspxPrincess Nāhiʻenaʻena students, artist Noble Richardson unveil new campus mural honoring namesakePrincess Nāhiʻenaʻena Elementary unveiled a vibrant mural that students worked on with local artist Noble Richardson.
Graduation night marks end of emotional four-year journey for Lahainaluna’s Class of 2024https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/lahainaluna-high-school-class-of-2024-graduation.aspxGraduation night marks end of emotional four-year journey for Lahainaluna’s Class of 2024Lahainaluna High School’s Class of 2024 celebrated the end of an emotional four-year journey, with 216 seniors receiving their diplomas Sunday night at the Sue D. Cooley Stadium.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter Archive, SY 2023-24https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/Hoohaaheo-Newsletter-Archive,-SY-2023-24.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter Archive, SY 2023-24As the Department's primary publication, we aim to live up to the meaning of ha‘aheo – to cherish with pride – by bolstering and sustaining pride in public education and touting the successes happening across our system.
May 2024https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/SuperintendentReport/Pages/May-2024.aspxMay 2024In the May 2024 report to the Board of Education (BOE), Superintendent Keith Hayashi shared updates on the Department’s supplemental operating and CIP budget; the Department’s legislative proposals; and highlights of recent awards and recognitions for our students, employees and schools.

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73 public schools to offer summer meals to children ages 18 and youngerhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2024-Seamless-Summer-Option.aspx73 public schools to offer summer meals to children ages 18 and younger73 public schools will serve meals free of charge over the summer to children ages 18 and younger – regardless of public school enrollment status – through its summer food service program.
Class of 2024 high school graduation ceremonies scheduledhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2024-Graduations.aspxClass of 2024 high school graduation ceremonies scheduledPublic high school graduation ceremonies have been scheduled for the Class of 2024.
Current Salary Scheduleshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/Employment/WorkingInHawaii/Pages/Current-Salary-Schedules.aspxCurrent Salary SchedulesCurrent salary schedules for the Department.
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.
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.
Home-schoolinghttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ParentsAndStudents/EnrollingInSchool/Choosingaschool/Pages/Homeschooling-FAQs.aspxHome-schoolingThe Department has a legitimate interest in and responsibility for the appropriate education of all school age children in the State of Hawaii and recognizes home-schooling as an alternative to compulsory school attendance. Home-schooling is a parent-initiated educational alternative.

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