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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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COVID-19 Updates

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

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

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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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 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...

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ESSER

The Department has developed plans to address impacts from the pandemic.

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Moving to Hawai‘i

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

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Bus Transportation

The Department offers bus service to schools from many neighborhoods in the Islands.

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Featured Article

9th Annual Aloun Farms Culinary Competition

Seven high schools participated in the competion: Waipahu, Kapolei, Leilehua, Wai‘anae, Nānākuli, Moanalua, and Farrington.

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HIDOE recognizes 2020 and 2021 Employee and Team of the Yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-recognizes-2020-and-2021-Employee-and-Team-of-the-Year.aspxHIDOE recognizes 2020 and 2021 Employee and Team of the Year​The Department named its 2020 and 2021 Employee and Team of the Year award winners, recognizing employees for their outstanding and continued contributions to education and the students of Hawai‘i.
State Board of Education letter to families to provide inputhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/BOE-Letter-to-families-september-22-2022.aspxState Board of Education letter to families to provide inputThe State Board of Education invites parents and families to provide input on the priority areas the Board must focus to improve the state's public education system.
Hōkūlani, Kahala, Nuʻuanu Elementary schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools for high-performing academicshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hōkūlani,-Kahala,-Nuʻuanu-Elementary-schools-named-2022-National-Blue-Ribbon-Schools-for-high-performing-academics.aspxHōkūlani, Kahala, Nuʻuanu Elementary schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools for high-performing academicsHōkūlani, Kahala and Nuʻuanu Elementary schools have been named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education in recognition of the Oahu schools’ academic performance.
Department announces 2022-23 enrollment figures for public and charter schoolshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2022-23-Enrollment.aspxDepartment announces 2022-23 enrollment figures for public and charter schoolsEnrollment at Hawaiʻi's public and charter schools for the 2022-23 school year decreased to 168,634 students, compared with enrollment of 171,600 students at the start of last school year — a difference of 1.7%.
Public invited to pedestrian crossing study open house for Kūlanihākoʻi High Schoolhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kihei-open-house.aspxPublic invited to pedestrian crossing study open house for Kūlanihākoʻi High SchoolKīhei area parents and community members are invited to an open house to share the results of a pedestrian crossing study for Kūlanihāko‘i High School on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the Lokelani Intermediate School cafeteria from 4-7 p.m.
EXPRESS pilot will expand student ridership options with county bus passeshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/EXPRESS.aspxEXPRESS pilot will expand student ridership options with county bus passesHIDOE is launching a pilot program with the four counties to expand subsidized county bus passes for high schoolers in grades 9-12. The pilot program — called EXPRESS, which stands for Expanding Ridership to Educate Students in Schools — aims to help mitigate the impacts of the national school bus driver shortage.

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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.
EXPRESS pilot will expand student ridership options with county bus passeshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/EXPRESS.aspxEXPRESS pilot will expand student ridership options with county bus passesHIDOE is launching a pilot program with the four counties to expand subsidized county bus passes for high schoolers in grades 9-12. The pilot program — called EXPRESS, which stands for Expanding Ridership to Educate Students in Schools — aims to help mitigate the impacts of the national school bus driver shortage.
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.
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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