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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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Health & Safety

COVID-19 Updates

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

This resource page provides updates to the public on confirmed COVID-19 cases in the HIDOE system....

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School Year 2021-22

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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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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Breakfast and Lunch

Free School Meals

All students at Hawaiʻi’s 257 public schools will receive free meals in SY 2021-22.

All students at Hawaiʻi’s 257 public schools will receive free breakfast and lunch meals for the entirety of the 2021-22 school ye...

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Bus Updates

Student transportation updates and mileage reimbursement resources.

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Moving to Hawai‘i

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

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Distance learning

A list of schools offering distance learning programs.

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Featured Article

Interim Superintendent Hayashi parent letter addressing safety concerns in schools

This letter is to inform you of the processes our schools have implemented to address questions about the safety measures we have in place.

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October 2021 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/October-2021-Hoohaaheo.aspxOctober 2021 Ho‘oha‘aheoOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue features keeping schools open and safe for learning and the commitment to help prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Core Essential Strategies: Q & A with Bill Patterson, MPA, RNhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/October-2021-Bill-Patterson-Stay-Home-if-unwell.aspxCore Essential Strategies: Q & A with Bill Patterson, MPA, RNBill Patterson, MPA, RN, is a state school nurse consultant for the Hawai‘i State Department of Education and a proud graduate of Moanalua High School. We asked Bill Patterson to speak to the importance of staying home when sick as a core essential strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Below is a Q&A.
Teacher Voice: Kristi Okurahttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/October-2021-Teacher-Voice-Kristi-Okura.aspxTeacher Voice: Kristi OkuraI was given this video to watch: How soap kills the coronavirus and was asked how I could implement a lesson to teach my Kindergarteners about germs and the importance of handwashing during this COVID pandemic. Here’s the lesson I put together and how it went...
National Principals Month | Safely Reopening Schoolshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/October-2021-core-essential-strategies-in-our-schools.aspxNational Principals Month | Safely Reopening SchoolsWe reached out to our 2021 nationally recognized HIDOE leaders to share some of the ways that they have ensured a safe return to learning. This National Principals Month and beyond, we thank our outstanding leaders for all that they have done for our schools and students!
Interim Superintendent Hayashi parent letter regarding Tik Tok challengeshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/10-5-21-superintendent-parent-letter-tiktok-challenges.aspxInterim Superintendent Hayashi parent letter regarding Tik Tok challengesThe Hawaii State Department of Education is aware of the planned Tik Tok challenges that are circulating online, and we are asking families to help us shut these down quickly.
Stakeholder Survey for the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages Adoptionhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Stakeholder-Survey-for-the-World-Readiness-Standards-for-Learning-Languages-Adoption.aspxStakeholder Survey for the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages AdoptionThe Department is advancing to align the World Languages standards to the WRSLL and will be seeking the Hawai'i State Board of Education's approval in the school year 2021-22.

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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.
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 (HIDOE) overall compliance with Federal, State, HIDOE Administrative Rules, and Policies, which strictly prohibit any form of discrimination.
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.
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.
Substitute teacher reporting systemhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/Employment/JobOpportunities/Pages/substitute-notifications.aspxSubstitute teacher reporting systemThe Department uses a digital accounting system — The Teacher-Substitute Employee Automated System (TSEAS) — for schools to report, update and/or cancel teacher absences, which send automatic notifications to registered substitutes to alert them of work opportunities.
Memos & Announcementshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-COVID-19-Memos-Guidance.aspxMemos & AnnouncementsHIDOE memos, guidance and announcements available to staff.

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