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 Kūlanihākoʻi High School

About this school

The Department of Education is in the process of building Kūlanihākoʻi High School in Kīhei to serve South Maui families. 

"Kūlanihākoʻi High School" was approved as the official name of the new campus on Aug. 18, 2022, by the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education (BOE) in accordance with BOE policy.

The campus is being built in phases. Future phases will be dependent on the availability of funding. 

Please click here for more information on construction details and progress reports.

Recent Updates

March 23, 2023: HIDOE targeting fall opening for Kūlanihāko‘i High School campus

Jan. 13, 2023: Opening of Kūlanihākoʻi High School campus delayed

Jan. 9, 2023: HIDOE eyeing mid-January opening for Kūlanihākoʻi High campus

Dec. 2022: Kūlanihākoʻi High School Grade-Separated Pedestrian Crossing Alternatives Study (Final)

Oct. 21, 2022: Kūlanihākoʻi High announces school mascot and colors

Oct. 14, 2022: Community outreach survey results available

Sept. 26, 2022: Presentation displays from Sept. 22 community open house available

Sept. 15, 2022: Public invited to pedestrian crossing study open house for Kūlanihākoʻi High School

Sept. 2, 2022: Community input on pedestrian crossing study for Kūlanihāko‘i High School in Kīhei requested via survey

Aug. 18, 2022: Kūlanihākoʻi High School approved as new Kīhei campus name

July 29, 2022: HIDOE seeking community input on Kīhei pedestrian crossing study

July 18, 2022: Pedestrian crossing study launched for new high school in Kīhei

Academic plan & financial plan

Prior financial plans: 2022-23


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School Info

Official School Name:
Kulanihakoi High School

Halle Maxwell

901 Piilani Highway
Kihei, Hawaii 96753

(808) 727-6700

(808) 727-6722


School Type:
High School

Grade Levels:
9th grade