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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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Job Opportunities

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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 Services

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

Ho‘oha‘aheo Newsletter, Nov. 23

Our monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This week's issue cheers on our student-athletes in the upcoming football state championships and includes a special Thanksgiving message.

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HIDOE awarded $5M in DoDEA grants to support military-connected studentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/DoDEA-grants.aspxHIDOE awarded $5M in DoDEA grants to support military-connected studentsHIDOE has received three grants from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) partnership that will focus on enhancing college and career skills in the Campbell, Kapolei and Radford complexes and world language learning opportunities in the Kalāheo complex for military-dependent students at select schools over the next five years.
HIDOE awarded nearly $5 million to begin electrifying school bus fleethttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/electric-school-buses.aspxHIDOE awarded nearly $5 million to begin electrifying school bus fleetHIDOE has received a $4.99 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin electrifying school bus fleets across the islands, replacing traditional diesel-powered models over the next two years.
2022 ‘Nation’s Report Card’: Hawai‘i fourth-graders outperform peers in reading and math amid national pandemic learning declineshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2022-Nation's-Report-Card.aspx2022 ‘Nation’s Report Card’: Hawai‘i fourth-graders outperform peers in reading and math amid national pandemic learning declinesKnown as "The Nation’s Report Card," the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is an assessment program of the National Center for Education Statistics that provides comparable results across states on select subjects.
Kūlanihākoʻi High announces school mascot and colorshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kūlanihākoʻi-High-mascot-colors.aspxKūlanihākoʻi High announces school mascot and colorsKūlanihāko‘i High School has selected its mascot — the manta ray — and school colors of silver and black. Its student body and extracurricular teams will be the Kūlanihāko‘i Rays.
Kalani High’s Michael Ida named 2023 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the Yearhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2023-HSTOY.aspxKalani High’s Michael Ida named 2023 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the YearVeteran Kalani High School math and computer science teacher Michael Ida was named the 2023 Hawaiʻi State Teacher of the Year in recognition of his dedication to improving student learning and uplifting the teaching profession through advocacy and collaboration.
2021-22 Strive HI performance data reflect positive progress in HIDOE student academic recovery and accelerationhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2021-22-Strive-HI-performance-data-reflect-positive-progress-in-HIDOE-student-academic-recovery-and-acceleration.aspx2021-22 Strive HI performance data reflect positive progress in HIDOE student academic recovery and accelerationThe data — reflecting the first full school year of in-person learning following the pandemic — show gains in academic performance across core subject areas and improvements in student success indicators.

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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.
About the Panorama Student Surveyhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/EducatorEffectiveness/EducatorEffectivenessSystem/Pages/Panorama.aspxAbout the Panorama Student SurveyOne part of the Educator Effectiveness Survey (EES) related to the evaluation of teacher practice is the student survey, also known as the Panorama Student Survey. All students in grades 3-12 are eligible to participate in the Panorama Student Survey.
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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