Waiakea Elementary

​​​About this school

Waiākea Elementary teaches students to become lifelong learners and contributing members of society.

The school focuses on mathematics and language arts while sustaining and improving systems for all other content areas. Special Education inclusion is practiced for grades 1–5, and instruction is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for all grades.

The Parent Teacher Organization holds fundraisers, monthly board meetings and general membership meetings, and hosts family activities. The School Community Council meets monthly with representation from administration, staff, parents, community members and students. Waiakea Elementary enjoys strong support from community and businesses.

Academic plan & financial plan

Prior financial plans: 2022-23 | 2021-22 | 2020-21 | 2019-20

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Prior reports: 2020-21 | 2019-20 | 2018-19 | 2017-18 | 2016-17 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13

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School Info

Official School Name:
Waiakea Elementary

Ken Watanabe

180 W. Puainako Street
Hilo, Hawaii  96720 



Waiakea Elementary

School Type:
Elementary School

Grade Levels:
kindergarten; 1st grade; 2nd grade; 3rd grade; 4th grade; 5th grade