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What makes Waiakeawaena Special? "First and foremost, the people (the children and adults). Each individual gives life to the campus! Each personality adds the character to what makes Waiakeawaena. We are one 'OHANA. We are family!"

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Distance Learning

Distance learning begins (online and hard copy) on Monday, March 31st. Please watch the video and read the letter for more information.
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Google Classroom Parent Guide

We put together a few resources to help you and your child access the resources that teachers will be sharing on Google Classroom. If you are in need of technical support, please email the tech team at techteam@waiakeawaena.k12.hi.us.
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School Closure Update

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) announced today the continuation of enrichment and distance learning through May 28, the last day of the 2019-20 school year. The decision was made based on the latest guidance and information from health officials and elected leaders.
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Meal to You

School Food Services Branch along with USDA and Baylor University are partnering to bring your students an innovative program called Meal-to-You.  This program is available in our complex to students at Waiakeawaena Elementary, Hilo Intermediate, and Kapi`olani School only. Families must sign up by May 19, 2020 to be enrolled.
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Important Update

Important letter from Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto. Based on the latest guidance and information from health officials and our elected leaders, the Hawai‘i
State Department of Education (HIDOE) will be aligning with the emergency orders directing residents statewide to remain at home and work from home through April 30. This means school facilities will be closed to students until at least April 30 and traditional in-school instruction is on hold until schools reopen.
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Friendly Reminder

Friendly reminder that while utilizing the Grab and Go Meal Program, all children must be present in the car. Mahalo.
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'Ohana Technology Night Cancelled

Thank you for taking an interest in 'Ohana Tech Night 2020. Due to the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on limiting public events and group gatherings, we will be canceling the event.
Mahalo for your understanding.
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