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Health and Safety

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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ESSER III

The Department is developing an educational plan 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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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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Waiakea High School’s Whitney Aragaki named 2022 Hawaii State Teacher of the Yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Waiakea-High-School’s-Whitney-Aragaki-named-2022-Hawaii-State-Teacher-of-the-Year.aspxWaiakea High School’s Whitney Aragaki named 2022 Hawaii State Teacher of the YearWaiakea High teacher Whitney Aragaki was named the 2022 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the Year. Aragaki received the state's top teaching award from Gov. David Ige and Interim Superintendent Keith Hayashi during a virtual awards ceremony.
November 2021 Ho‘oha‘aheo, Teacher of the Year editionhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/November-2021-Hoohaaheo.aspxNovember 2021 Ho‘oha‘aheo, Teacher of the Year editionOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue features sixteen finalists for the 2022 Hawaii State Teacher of the Year, representing each of our complex areas and one finalist from charter schools.
Kalihi Uka Elementary hosts first HIDOE school-based vaccination clinic for elementary studentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kalihi-Uka-Elementary-hosts-first-HIDOE-school-based-vaccination-clinic-for-elementary-students.aspxKalihi Uka Elementary hosts first HIDOE school-based vaccination clinic for elementary studentsMore than 100 public schools are registered to host vaccination clinics in the coming weeks.
HIDOE uses federal funds to offset increase in after-school program feeshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-uses-federal-funds-to-offset-increase-in-after-school-program-fees.aspxHIDOE uses federal funds to offset increase in after-school program feesA+ fees will begin to transition to a new monthly rate effective Nov. 1, 2021; however, families will not be impacted during this stage in the transition.
2020-21 Strive HI performance data reflect national trends of pandemic impacts to student learninghttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2020-21-Strive-HI-performance-data-reflect-national-trends-of-pandemic-impacts-to-student-learning.aspx2020-21 Strive HI performance data reflect national trends of pandemic impacts to student learningThe data reflect downward trends in academic performance seen across the nation due to impacts from the pandemic.
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.

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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.
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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