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

News & Announcements

Opt-In Form Semester 2.pdf

Full-Distance Learning

Opt-In Form for Semester 2

(January - May)

Completed forms can be:

Please call use with any questions!

Parent and Guardians
Completing the HIDOE Online Federal Impact Aid Survey SY 2020-2021

October 14 - December 4

For the written instructions, click here. If you prefer to watch a video, click here.

October 9, 2020

Parents and guardians, starting October 14, 2020 please follow the steps below to complete the federal impact aid requirement for your child.

1. Create an Infinite Campus account following the instructions mailed to you on light yellow paper.

2. Once your account is created, follow the steps in the guide attached to complete the federal impact aid.

Parents/Guardians, you will be able to submit the Federal Impact Aid Surveys online via Infinite Campus Parent Portal from October 14, 2020 through December 4, 2020. If you do not already have an Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account, please contact the school for access information and instructions. Access to the parent portal is also available via the Campus Parent mobile app for any Apple iOS or Android device. If you are unable to complete the online Federal Impact Aid Survey by December 4, 2020, please contact the school for a paper survey.

Mahalo for your assistance in completing the Online Federal Impact Aid Survey!
If you have any questions, please call our office at 832-3190

Federal Impact Aid (FIA) Parent Instructions SY2020-21 FINAL.pdf

Pu'uhale Elementary School Book Fair

October 19 - November 1

For more information about the school fair, click here.

To enter the Book Fair Scavenger Hunt, click here.

We also encouraged families to participate in our Book Fair Scavenger Hunt. Families or students who do our scavenger hunt are entered to win books. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

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.

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

Free Grab-and-Go meals
for Children 18 and Younger

October 1, 2020

The program will run from Monday, Oct. 12, through Friday, Dec. 18, and provide free meals to children ages 18 and younger.

Children can receive free meals regardless of whether or not they are enrolled at the distribution site, are public school students, or eligible for the free or reduced-price lunch program.


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.

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.

Department of Education State of Hawaii Logo

Acellus Parent Letter

Parent letter describing concerns regarding the program Acellus Learning Accelerator and next steps for supporting students during distance learning.

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