MORE ABOUT HAWAII BOARDING SCHOOLSHawaii is the only state in the United States that has designated a native language, Hawaiian, as one of its two official state languages. In 1987, in light of the Hawaii State Constitution mandate to promote the study of Hawaiian culture, language and history, the Department of Education established the Hawaiian Studies Program and the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program, Ka Papahana Kaiapuni Hawaii.
In 2019, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) provided a framework for three-dimensional science teaching and learning in grades K-12 and set expectations for what students should be able to know and do in science. The NGSS were adopted by the Board of Education in February 2016 and will be fully implemented in schools.
Hawaii's public charter and boarding schools are operated and managed by independent governing boards. They operate under a performance contract with the State Public Charter School Commission. Charter and boarding schools can select their students, while the regular public schools must take all students in their district. The Kamehameha Schools are the only schools in the United States that openly grant admission to students based on ancestry, and the wealthiest schools in the United States, if not the world, having over nine billion US dollars in estate assets. In 2005, Kamehameha enrolled 5,398 students, 8.4% of the Native Hawaiian children in the state.
Academic and performance requirements to obtain a diploma from Hawaii's public high schools and boarding schools, from the basics to honors recognition, with information about the Personal Transition Plan that is required of all students.
Due to their proximity to the Pacific Ocean, Hawaiian boarding schools provide students with unique set of experiences that cannot be found at any other boarding school. Hawaiian boarding schools feature a diverse student body which give students the opportunity to thrive and grow.
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