The Department has hired a contractor to conduct bi-weekly wipe sampling in Lāhainā classrooms to test for any particles settling on surfaces. The last wipe test on Dec. 4 found no lead or arsenic, similar to the previous samplings. Stay tuned for results from the next round of samples.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers update
USACE has been tracking the progress of the on-going construction of the temporary school in Lāhainā.
Fulfill a wish for a staff member
Help us spread holiday cheer to staff members affected by the Maui wildfires by meeting a need on our Purposity list! Examples of items being requested include new bedsheets, a camping tent, clothing, massages and more. View their wish lists and help out a HIDOE ‘ohana member here.
Orders and shipment will be fulfilled through Purposity. Purposity is a crowd-source platform dedicated to connecting communities to real-time giving opportunities. Donations will be collected through the end of December.
King Kamehameha III Elementary Enrollment Survey
To help us get a better idea of enrollment at the new temporary campus in Pulelehua, we’d like to know what your plans are for your child(ren) after spring break. Please fill out one survey per child who is currently attending or formerly attended the school this year: go.hidoe.us/KKIII-Enrollment-Survey. The deadline to complete the survey is Dec. 29.