Pu'uhale Elementary School


Phone: (808) 832-3190 || Address: 345 Puuhale Rd, Honolulu, HI 96819

News & Announcements

School Lunch Pickup Has Moved!

Aloha Pu'uhale Families,

For the safety our students and staff, there are new procedures for picking up breakfast and lunch.

Parking for PICKUP FOR BREAKFAST and LUNCH has moved to Kanaknui St. Please use this street to park and walk towards the makai walkway that is between the cafeteria and school building.

Distance Learning Survey

Pu'uhale Elementary is asking for feedback from our families in order to update our school programs and reopening plan. Please help us out by taking this short two minute survey. Should you have any questions please contact our front office at (808) 832-3190.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Aloha Pu'uhale Families,

Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place October 19th-23rd. To learn more please read our Notification Letter.

Please complete the sign-up by Wednesday September 30, 2020 at 1:30PM. We will try to provide you with one of your requested times whenever possible. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact our front office at 832-3190.

Parent Teacher Conference Notification 20-21.pdf

Parent-Teacher Conference Notification Letter

Electronic Smoking Device Flyers.pdf

Electronic Smoking Device

It is UNLAWFUL for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase, use or possess any tobacco product or electronic smoking device.

Please View the flyer here for more information.

operation search.pdf

Operation Search

Help is within reach for your child!

If your child is having trouble learning, he or she does not have to face it alone. Operation Search can help!

Please view the flyer here for more information.

Parent Letter Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program.pdf

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

HIDOE and the Hawai'i Department of Human Services (DHS) will be providing temporary food purchasing assistance to families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals due to the impact of school closures.

Please see the Parent Letter for important deadlines


Free COVID-19 testing for HIDOE Students, Staff and their Families

HIDOE is encouraging students*, staff and their families to pre-register at doineedacovid19test.com. You do not need to show symptoms and will receive a voucher once registered. Walk-ins accepted at the locations below but pre-registration is highly recommended. All locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

View the flyer and locations here

*Students under age 18 will need a parent or legal guardian present.

Notice to Parent's Right to Request Teacher Qualifications - School Year 2020-2021

Dear Parents and Guardians:

The Ever 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.

View the letter to learn more

This letter offers translations in: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Chuukese, German, Ilokano, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Marshallese, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, Vietnamese, and Visayan.

EESA HQT Letter July Aug 2020.pdf

A message from our Farrington Complex Principals

As Farrington Complex principals diligently plan for the new school year, they have a special message for their families and school communities.

Farrington Complex Principals & CAS Video Project_Final_1080_Compressed.mp4

Quick links for students


Pu'uhale Elementary strives to enrich the quality of community life for students and staff. The school provides an environment that is safe, nurturing and caring. It is committed to maintaining effective communication, goal-oriented teamwork and data-driven planning focused on student achievement. Pu'uhale Elementary provides literacy, math, science and technology supports, as well as programs to develop students’ artistic abilities. Parents, volunteers and neighboring businesses work side by side in supporting the school and students. According to the Hawai'i DOE website, the Strive HI Performance System is a school accountability and improvement system. It is designed to meet the needs of students, educators and schools, and position them for success. It uses data to measure progress and target resources.

You may also contact Sarah Medway, Equity Specialist for the Farrington-Kaiser-Kalani Complex, if you have questions or concerns relating to non-discrimination and anti-harassment at your school.

Mailing Address: Honolulu District Office

4967 Kilauea Avenue

Honolulu, Hawaii 96816

Phone Number: 808-829-7182

Email Address: smedway@crco.k12.hi.us

Know your privacy rights as they apply to:

    1. student record information;

    2. directory information;

    3. surveys and other information collection;

    4. military recruitment information.

For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://bit.ly/FERPAHI.

Parent Notification and Guide to Student Information Privacy

Pu'uhale is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and actively pursuing AA compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.