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Artist's rendering of the future Mokapu Elementary campus.

Mokapu Elementary launches campus-wide renovations fueled by federal grant

Mokapu Elementary launched a major renovation project to construct new administration, library and classroom buildings, a new cafeteria, learning courtyard and parking areas that will transform the existing campus and provide modern facilities designed to serve nearly 1,000 students.

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Daniel K. Inouye Elementary’s Esther Kwon receives $25K Milken Educator Awardhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023-Milken-Educator-Award.aspxDaniel K. Inouye Elementary’s Esther Kwon receives $25K Milken Educator AwardEsther Kwon, assistant principal at Daniel K. Inouye Elementary, has become the latest recipient of the prestigious Milken Educator Award, regarded as the "Oscar Award of Teaching."
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Jan. 25https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/January-25-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Jan. 25Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue includes the Board approval of four CAS appointments.
4 complex area superintendents appointed to oversee schools in Leeward O‘ahu, Windward O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Maui districtshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/CAS-appointments-january-2023.aspx4 complex area superintendents appointed to oversee schools in Leeward O‘ahu, Windward O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Maui districtsThe Hawai‘i State Board of Education approved the Department’s recommendation to appoint four complex area superintendents to oversee the schools in the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Kūlanihāko‘i-Maui, Castle-Kahuku, Ka‘ū-Kea‘au-Pāhoa, and Pearl City-Waipahu complex areas.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Jan. 18https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/January-18-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Jan. 18Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue includes the opening day of the 2023 legislative session and recognition of our board members in honor of School Board Recognition Month.
Opening of Kūlanihākoʻi High School campus delayedhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kulanihakoi-High-Opening-Delayed.aspxOpening of Kūlanihākoʻi High School campus delayedThe opening of the new Kūlanihāko‘i High School campus in Kīhei is being delayed and the school will continue to operate at its temporary location at Lokelani Intermediate School until further notice.
Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Jan. 11https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/January-11-2023.aspxHo‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Jan. 11Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue includes the Department's major priorities for the 2023 legislative session.

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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.
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.
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.
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.

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