COVID-19 UPDATES

*Please continue to check the HIDOE's wesite for the latest updates --->

 as well as additional information regarding the COVID-19 situation.

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GRAB 'N' GO SPECIAL MEAL REQUESTS

MAY 12, 2020

For children who obtain meals from HIDOE's Grab-N-Go Program and who have special dietary needs (i.e. food allergies) you may make a request to address those needs by sending an email message to specialdiets@k12.hi.us. HIDOE's Food Services will respond and assist with your request. 

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage.

HAWAII KEIKI HEALTH HOTLINE

MAY 10, 2020

Please click the image to watch the informational video. This service provides DOE families with a hotline to ask to health related questions, discuss concerns and get additional information. In some cases, a tele-health referral to a Nurse Practitioner may also be available.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage.

STUDENT PICK-UP & RETURN OF ITEMS

MAY 8, 2020

Please read this important notice from our principal regarding. Lihikai will have student pick-up and drop-off days for students' to retrieve their personal items and to return any school property. Please click on the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage and Principal's Corner page.

HEALTH HOTLINE & TELEHEALTH SERVICES

MAY 4, 2020

HIDOE students and families will have access to a new health hotline and telehealth services provided by the Hawai‘i Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program to deliver equitable access to health resources and care for HIDOE students using mobile devices and interactive technology. The health hotline can be reached at (844) 436-3888 (toll free) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays. Please click on the image to view.

Toll free: (844) 436-3888

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage.

HIDOE SPECIAL UPDATE: Graduation 2020

April 16, 2020

A special update from the HI Dept. of Education addressing the alternative graduation honors planned instead of traditional commencement ceremonies. Link to this update on HIDOE's site. Please click on the image to view. 

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage.

HIDOE OFFICE OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES FLYER

April 15, 2020

A message from the HIDOE's Office of Student Support Services containing information about how school closures impact a student with disabilities. The second page includes learning and parenting resources. Please click on the image to view. *This document is 2 pages.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage.

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PRINCIPAL'S LETTER: Enrichment Learning Packets + Distance Ed

April 14, 2020

The latest letter from our Principal, Mrs. Barbara Oura Tavares regarding our enrichment learning packets (mailed to students 4/14), and distance education. Please click on the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog and on our Principal's Corner.

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MAUI FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Announcement from Mayor's Office

April 9, 2020

Mayor Michael Victorino announced two food distributions taking place Thursday, April 9, to provide bags of produce to individuals impacted by COVID-19 in Wailuku, Kahului and South Maui. Please click the image to view all the details.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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GRAB-AND-GO MEALS: More Locations

April 6, 2020

Maui has added two additional school locations for the DOE's Grab-and-Go meal service. Please click the image to view the full flyer. The two new locations on Maui are:

 - Lokelani Intermediate (started April 1st)

 - Iao Intermediate (starts April 8th)

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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FINANCIAL HELP: H.E.L.P.

April 2, 2020

Financial assistance for Maui County residents to pay for essential needs due to a layoff, reduction in hours or loss of income related to COVID-19. Please click the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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FINANCIAL HELP: Hawai'i Resilience Fund

April 2, 2020

This program provides one-time emergency financial assistance (up to $1000) to Hawaiʻi residents that have been laid off or have seen a reduction in their pay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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COVID-19 TIPS FOR PARENTING FLYER #3

April 1, 2020

The third flyer from Parenting for Lifelong Health and the World Health Organization containing parenting tips for this unique and difficult time. Tips talk about creating a helpful structure at home by creating some new routines. Please click the flyer on to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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COVID-19 TIPS FOR PARENTING FLYER #2

March 31, 2020

The second flyer from Parenting for Lifelong Health and the World Health Organization containing parenting tips for this unique and difficult time. Tips talk about how to keep things positive. Please click on the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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PRINCIPAL'S LETTER: Learning from Home

March 29, 2020

The latest letter from our Principal, Mrs. Barbara Oura Tavares regarding our school closure work packets (sent home 3/13), and distance education. Please click on the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog and on our Principal's Corner.

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COVID-19 TIPS FOR PARENTING FLYER

March 29, 2020

A flyer from Parenting for Lifelong Health and the World Health Organization containing parenting tips for this unique and difficult time. Tips range from baby/toddlers to teenagers. Please click on the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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SUPERINTENDENT'S LETTER: School Closure Extended till April 30th

March 24, 2020

The latest letter from Dr. Kishimoto, Hawaii Superintendent of Schools, regarding the extension of school closures till at least April 30, 2020, following the recent government stay-at-home orders. Please click the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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SCHOOL CLOSURES EXTENDED till APRIL 7th

March 23, 2020

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) announced on March 19th that it will keep all public schools closed for a total of three weeks to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Students are expected to return on April 7th barring any further closures. Please continue to check out site and the HIDOE COVID-19 updates webpage for the latest updates.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

GRAB-AND-GO MEALS for STUDENTS

March 23, 2020

During this school closure time, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) announced that it will be providing grab-and-go meals free of charge for children 18 years and younger at certain school locations. Maui's locations are as follows: Hana High & Elementary, Kahului Elementary, Kalama Intermediate, Lahaina Intermediate, Lanai High, and Molokai High. Please click the image to view the full flyer and read all the details.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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PRINCIPAL'S LETTER: Spring Break Extended a Week

March 15, 2020

Please read this letter from our Principal, Mrs. Barbara Oura Tavares regarding the HIDOE's decision to extend spring break for an additional week (3/23 thru 3/27) with students returning on 3/30. This decision was made in an effort to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to protect our students, families and staff. The letter also discusses the work packet sent home on 3/13, as well as other pertinent updates. Please click on the image to view.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog and on our Principal's Corner​.

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PRINCIPAL'S LETTER: Work Packets for Students

March 13, 2020

Please read this letter from our Principal, Mrs. Barbara Oura Tavares regarding the work packets that were sent home with all students today. These packets are being sent home so students will have learning materials in the event that COVID-19 precautions prevent students from returning to school after the break (3/23/20). Please click on the image to view. A copy of this letter was sent home with your child today.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog and on our Principal's Corner​.

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SUPERINTENDENT'S LETTER: Cancellation of School Travel

March 11, 2020

Please read this letter from Dr. Kishimoto, Hawaii Superintendent of Schools, regarding the cancellation of all school and Department-related travel to the the U.S. mainland and international destinations until the end of the 2019-2020 school year, effective March 12, 2020. Please click the image to view. A copy of this letter was also sent home with your child today.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT'S LETTER: COVID-19 Precautions

March 11, 2020

Please read this letter (dated March 3, 2020) from Ms. Unebasami, Hawaii Deputy Superintendent of Schools, regarding the precautions and guidelines the HIDOE are following in response to the COVID-19 situation. Please click the image to view. A copy of this letter was previously sent home with your child.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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SUPERINTENDENT'S LETTER: COVID-19 Guidance, China Travel Ban

March 11, 2020

Please read this letter (dated February 7, 2020) from Dr. Kishimoto, Hawaii Superintendent of Schools, regarding the guidance from the Department of Health to the HIDOE in response to the COVID-19 situation, as well as the cancellation of travel to China. Please click the image on to view. A copy of this letter was previously sent home with your child.

*Note: This is also posted on our homepage blog.

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