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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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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 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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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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ESSER

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Class of 2022 high school graduation ceremonies scheduled

Public high school graduation ceremonies have been scheduled for the Class of 2022. Ceremony guidelines are being eased to reflect less restrictive COVID-19 health and safety requirements across the state, but certain restrictions will still apply to attendees.

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Weekly Updates, May 25https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/Weekly-Updates---May-25.aspxWeekly Updates, May 25Our monthly Ho‘oha‘aheo newsletter will temporarily transition to a weekly edition. With COVID conditions continuing to improve, we have shifted away from the weekly COVID updates and will provide a wider range of HIDOE stories and announcements in this space as we adapt to the broader needs of our school communities.
Research-grade space observatory installed at Waipahu High School https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/space-observatory-installed-at-Waipahu-High-school.aspxResearch-grade space observatory installed at Waipahu High School Waipahu High School dedicated a new, research-grade space observatory to encourage the pursuit of STEM and be used by Early College astronomy students.
Hawaii BOE selects Keith Hayashi as superintendenthttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Board-hires-keith-hayashi-as-superintendent.aspxHawaii BOE selects Keith Hayashi as superintendent​The Hawaii State Board of Education voted to hire Keith Hayashi to lead Hawai‘i's public schools as superintendent.
Weekly Updates, May 18https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/Weekly-Updates---May-18.aspxWeekly Updates, May 18Our monthly Ho‘oha‘aheo newsletter will temporarily transition to a weekly edition. With COVID conditions continuing to improve, we have shifted away from the weekly COVID updates and will provide a wider range of HIDOE stories and announcements in this space as we adapt to the broader needs of our school communities.
Mililani Middle School celebrates new classroom building and upcoming switch to single-track school yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Mililani-Middle-Building-Dedication.aspxMililani Middle School celebrates new classroom building and upcoming switch to single-track school yearMililani Middle School's new three-story Building J houses 15 classrooms to serve its 1,660 students and provides the expanded capacity needed to allow the school to adopt a single-track calendar in the upcoming 2022-23 school year.
Kealakehe High student named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholarhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kealakehe-High-student-named-2022-U.S.-Presidential-Scholar.aspxKealakehe High student named 2022 U.S. Presidential ScholarKealakehe High School senior Kea E. Kahoilua-Clebsch was announced as one of two Hawaii scholars in the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars.

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Class of 2022 high school graduation ceremonies scheduledhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2022-graduations.aspxClass of 2022 high school graduation ceremonies scheduledPublic high school graduation ceremonies have been scheduled for the Class of 2022. Ceremony guidelines are being eased to reflect less restrictive COVID-19 health and safety requirements across the state, but certain restrictions will still apply to attendees.
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.
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.
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.

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