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...


Reopening Updates

West Maui Schools

Progress reports for reopening Lāhainā schools.

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


School Year 2023-24

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...


Job Opportunities

We're hiring!

Looking for qualified teachers and other professionals for schools, offices.

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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School Food Services

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

The Hawai‘i Department of Education's ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​School Food Services Branch is the School Food Authority proudly s...


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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Federal funds supporting schools to safely reopen and mitigate learning loss.

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Maui school updates

See the latest information on reopening plans for Lāhainā schools including safety guidance, bus info and more. View resources for students, families and staff affected by the wildfires in Maui: bit.ly/HIDOE-West-Maui-Resources.




Hawai‘i public schools shine at NCAC conferencehttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hawai‘i-public-schools-shine-at-NCAC-conference.aspxHawai‘i public schools shine at NCAC conferenceHawai‘i public schools had a proud showing at this years’ National Career Academy Coalition conference held earlier this month in Tucson, Arizona.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 29https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/November-29-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 29Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue includes recognition of the quality of our college and career academies in our public schools by the National Career Academy Coalition.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 22https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/November-22-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 22Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue includes warm wishes to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
Career and Technical Education Draft Standardshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/CTE-draft-standards-feedback.aspxCareer and Technical Education Draft StandardsHIDOE's Office of Curriculum and Instructional Design is seeking feedback on the draft industry standards within all Career and Technical Education programs of study, most notably from industry members and teachers.
November 2023https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/SuperintendentReport/Pages/November-2023.aspxNovember 2023In the November 2023 report to the Board of Education (BOE), Deputy Superintendent Tammi Oyadomari-Chun shared updates regarding the reopening of Lāhainā schools, and HIDOE schools and employees who have been recognized with statewide and national awards.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 15https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/november-15-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 15Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue includes ag-tech in South Korea and increasing local menu offerings to students.

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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.
Current Salary Scheduleshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/Employment/WorkingInHawaii/Pages/Current-Salary-Schedules.aspxCurrent Salary SchedulesCurrent salary schedules for the Department.
Nearly 60 Hawai‘i public schools offer local ‘uala for National Farm to School Monthhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Nearly-60-Hawai‘i-public-schools-offer-local-‘uala-for-National-Farm-to-School-Month.aspxNearly 60 Hawai‘i public schools offer local ‘uala for National Farm to School MonthThe Department purchased approximately 2,500 lbs. of ‘uala from several local farmers, including Jian Jun Zhang and Kendall Van located in Hāmākua on Hawai‘i island, and Robert Mata’s Oby's Farm in Waikapū, Maui.
About the Panorama Student Surveyhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/EducatorEffectiveness/EducatorEffectivenessSystem/Pages/Panorama.aspxAbout the Panorama Student SurveyOne part of the Educator Effectiveness Survey (EES) related to the evaluation of teacher practice is the student survey, also known as the Panorama Student Survey. All students in grades 3-12 are eligible to participate in the Panorama Student Survey.
Nā Hopena A‘o (HĀ) https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/StudentLearning/HawaiianEducation/Pages/HA.aspxNā Hopena A‘o (HĀ) A Department-wide framework to develop the skills, behaviors and dispositions that are reminiscent of Hawaiʻi’s unique context, and to honor the qualities and values of the indigenous language and culture of Hawaiʻi.

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