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COVID-19 health & safety guidance based on the Department of Health guidance for schools.

The health and safety of our students and staff remains a top priority. Utilizing guidance from the Hawai'i State Department of He...

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Data dashboard on confirmed COVID-19 cases in the HIDOE system updated weekly.

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School Year 2022-23

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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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HIDOE families eligible for free and reduced-price school meals encouraged to apply

For the 2022-23 school year, school meal operations will return to the normal National School Lunch Program, where only eligible c...

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Superintendent Hayashi parent letter regarding updated COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

The Department's recently updated COVID-19 health and safety guidance, which incorporates the latest recommendations from DOH and the CDC, will go into effect on July 26, 2022.

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HIDOE celebrates school supply subsidy program that benefits 8,000 students across 20 schoolshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-celebrates-school-supply-subsidy-program-that-benefits-8,000-students-across-20-schools.aspxHIDOE celebrates school supply subsidy program that benefits 8,000 students across 20 schoolsNa‘alehu Elementary is one of 20 public schools included in a newly enacted pilot program that provides families of schools composed entirely of students eligible for Title I funding with free school supplies to help ensure educational success.
HIDOE names finalists for the 2023 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the Yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-names-finalists-for-the-2023-Hawaiʻi-State-Teacher-of-the-Year.aspxHIDOE names finalists for the 2023 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the YearThe Hawaiʻi State Department of Education today named 15 complex area teachers of the year and one charter school teacher of the year as finalists for the 2023 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the Year recognition.
15 public school educators selected for Hawai‘i State Teacher Fellows programhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/15-public-school-educators-selected-for-Hawaii-State-Teacher-Fellows-program.aspx15 public school educators selected for Hawai‘i State Teacher Fellows programThe Hawai‘i State Department of Education Leadership Institute announced its 2022-24 Hawai‘i State Teacher Fellows cohort.
Hoʻohaʻaheo Newsletter, Aug. 3https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/August-3-Hoohaaheo.aspxHoʻohaʻaheo Newsletter, Aug. 3Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue features special guests from the Board of Education.
HIDOE assessing classroom airflow quality at 7 O‘ahu schoolshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-assessing-classroom-airflow-quality-at-7-Oahu-schools.aspxHIDOE assessing classroom airflow quality at 7 O‘ahu schoolsOf the 12,000 classrooms in public schools statewide, approximately 10% — 1,261 classrooms — have limited access to outside air due to central air conditioning.
HIDOE seeking community input on Kīhei pedestrian crossing studyhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kihei-Community-Input.aspxHIDOE seeking community input on Kīhei pedestrian crossing study"Talk Story" sessions are planned to gather community input on a pedestrian crossing study for the new high school in Kīhei.

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Superintendent Hayashi parent letter regarding updated COVID-19 health and safety guidelineshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Supt-Parent-Letter-July-2022-Updated-COVID-Guidance.aspxSuperintendent Hayashi parent letter regarding updated COVID-19 health and safety guidelinesThe Department's recently updated COVID-19 health and safety guidance, which incorporates the latest recommendations from DOH and the CDC, will go into effect on July 26, 2022.
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.
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.
Health and Safetyhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/School-Reopening-Framework---Health-and-Safety.aspxHealth and SafetyThe health and safety of our students and staff remains a top priority. Utilizing guidance from the Hawai'i State Department of Health, this section includes guidance on masking, social distancing and quarantine.
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 families eligible for free and reduced-price school meals encouraged to apply https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/income-eligibility-2022-23.aspxHIDOE families eligible for free and reduced-price school meals encouraged to apply For the 2022-23 school year, school meal operations will return to the normal National School Lunch Program, where only eligible children will receive meals at a free or reduced price.

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