Pu'uhale Elementary School


Pu'uhale is where we dream of a bright future, believe in ourselves and in each other, and achieve our highest goals.

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


To call-in dial: ‪+1 276-738-2682‬

PIN#: ‪701 437 174#‬

News & Announcements

Special Parent Questionnaire

We are in the process of planning the 2021-2022 school year, and we need your response for an accurate, up-to-date enrollment. Please take the time to complete the questionnaire below. Please complete the form for each child that you have as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, May 7, 2021. Thank you for your cooperation.

To access the questionnaire, please click here.

Summer Start Transition Program

Interested in sending your child to Kinder Transition Program?

Please click here to read more.

Summer Start Transition Program FLYER.docx

July Summer Learning Hub

Please click here to read about our July Summer School Session.

parent newsletter 06.16.2021.docx

June Summer Learning Hub

Please click here to read about our June Summer School Session.

parent newsletter 06.03.2021.docx

May 28, 2021 Announcement

Please click here to read our End of School Year Newsletter.

Parent Newsletter 5.28.2021.pdf

May 21, 2021

"For the school year 2021-2022... all HIDOE schools will be fully open for daily, in-person learning."

To read more, please click here to view the document.

May 21 Newsletter.pdf

March 12, 2021

4th Quarter Announcement.

To read more, please click here to view the document.


March 8, 2021

All grade 4 and 5 will return to school on March 22, 2021.

To read more, please click here to view the document.

parent letter 03.08.2021 grades 4 and 5.pdf

January 28, 2021

Testing drinking water sources for lead at 106 schools starting May 2021.

To read more, please click here to view the document.

October 2020 BOE Policy 101-14 Family and Community Engagement-Partnership.pdf

October 2020 BOE Policy 101-14 Family and Community Engagement-Partnership

POLICY 101-14

To read more, please click here.

In setting expectations and creating a climate conducive to effective engagement/partnership implementation, the Board acknowledges the importance of administrative leadership at all levels, including its own. Therefore, the Board directs the Department to establish an organizational culture characterized by practices and programs that build and sustain positive and engaged relationships with families and communities.

School Lunch Pickup has Moved!

October 1, 2020

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.

To read the letter, click here.

To view the map, click here.

parent letter 01.15.2021.docx

Panorama Student Survey

In November, your child will be asked to complete the 2020-2021 Panorama Student Survey. Your child’s perspective is highly valued. Their responses to the survey represent her/his voice in enhancing teacher practice and the whole school climate. We are listening!

To request that your child be exempted from the survey, please complete the Panorama Student Survey Declination Form below by October 23rd. Completed forms can be emailed to contact.us@puuhale.k12.hi.us or brought to our front office.

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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.

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.

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