News and Announcements
Letter to Parents-Notification of COVID-19 Cases from Mainland Travel
This notification is to inform you that multiple COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at schools on Oahu and Maui following recent mainland travel by student athletes and their families for non-school-sanctioned "Pylon Mecca 7v7" football tournament games in Utah and Nevada. This letter is being sent home as a precaution for families on all islands who may have participated in these events.
Covid Information 1/20/21
Translated versions of the 1st and 4th page are available at hawaiicovid19.com/resources and in our main office.
Nā Pua Noeʻau's Full Blast Summer Series
Free Enrichment Programming for the whole ʻOhana. Below are the May Moʻolelo & a Lullaby Events, but read the flyer for information on the whole summer series!
Date: May 10, 2021
Time: 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Guest Reader: Aaron Mahi
Puke: Maka the Tree Snail Discovers His Worth
Date: May 24, 2021
Time: 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Guest Reader: Sam Kaina
Puke: The Story of Hula
School-Wide Attendance Policy
New Attendance Policy Starting January 1, 2021. View the new Attendance Policy.
Daily Wellness Check
Become familiar with the components of the Hawaii Department of Education Daily Wellness Checks for Students, Staff and Visitors. This Daily Wellness Check video reviews the specific symptoms and COVID-19 exposure to check for every day. Students, Staff and Visitors are asked to stay home and contact the school if they answer "yes" to any of the checks. Please be part of the solution to keeping our schools and community safe.
Hawaii Keiki School Nurses
Nursing services are provided to students
with no out-of-pocket expense to their families, and interpreters are available if needed. A complete list of HK nurses and their contact information is available at
KMS 20-21 Easy Schedule Flow Chart
Parent's Right to Request Teacher Qualifications
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides parent(s)/guardian(s) of a HIDOE student, the right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teacher(s) and if the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so their qualifications.
Bus and Lunch Program Information
Visit the Hawaii Department of Education Website for information on Bus Rates, Routes, and Eligibility also for information on the Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program
Hawaii Administrative Rules Chapter 19
Establishes a procedure for filing and resolving complaints of discrimination, harassment, and bullying against a student in any program, activity, or service of the department by employees, volunteers, or third parties.
Soil Contamination and Fact Sheet
Kea'au Middle School tested positive for arsenic, and lead present in the soil. We are sharing the following information out of an abundance of caution and want to reassure you that exposure to these contaminants is preventable.
Speak Now Mobile Application
Speak Now is a reporting tool that provides another mechanism for students to report incidents of bullying on DOE campuses, transportation, and during DOE-sponsored activities that they have either experienced or witnessed. The Speak Now app is available for download on Android and iOS devices. Speak now news article
Annual Notification of Privacy Rights
Information regarding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Surveillance Cameras on Campus
Kea'au Middle School has completed the process of installing surveillance cameras on campus.
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