Join us for a Moʻolelo (Hawaiian storytelling) Night!
The Kaʻu-Keaʻau-Pahoa Literacy Grant team will be hosting a community storytelling session virtually. We will hear from Uncle Clarence “Aku” Hauanio, who will be sharing his experiences of growing up in Puna, working in conservation, and traditional Hawaiian fishing techniques, titled "Mālama ʻāina a me ke kau lāʻau". This event will be held virtually on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 5pm-6pm.
Please see our flyer for this event LINKED HERE . You can sign up using the link in the flyer or use THIS GOOGLE FORM. You will receive a confirmation email with the google meet link for the event after you have signed up.
News and Announcements
Covid Information 1/20/21
Translated versions of the 1st and 4th page are available at hawaiicovid19.com/resources and in our main office.
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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