News and Announcements

Scholastic Book Fair

Mark your calendars! The Scholastic Book Fair will be held during the week of October 21th -25th in the library
Click on the Scholastic Book Fair title -link to find out more about: the hours, volunteering, shopping online, ewallet, and the Book Fair App
Look forward to seeing all of you at the Scholastic Book Fair.
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Ohana Night

Ohana Night - Friday, September 27th
Featuring student entertainment, special presentations from some of our school programs, and our much anticipated Faculty and Staff Bake Sale.
Faculty Bake Sale opens at 5:30pm, Dinner served at 5:45pm.
Hope to see you there!
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Sign Up for REMIND

Stay on top of what’s going on at school. From assignments to activities to closures, Remind makes sure you get the information you need, when you need it, right on your phone. Flyers were sent home on Thursday, August 15, with instructions on how to enroll for your child's grade level REMIND account. For more information, check out the REMIND link in the Parents section of this website.
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Kahala Receives Six-Year WASC Accreditation

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has granted Kahala a Six-Year Accrediation Status through June 2025. The ACS WASC Commissioners have determined that we have met the criteria for accreditation based on all the information provided by the school, including the self-study report, and the satisfactory completion of the on-site accreditation visit that took place last April.

Mahalo to the faculty, staff, parents, and community members who participated in this process. We will continue to work diligently to adhere to the criteria for accreditation to remain in compliance and to prepare for the next cycle.
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Welcome Back!

School begins on Tuesday, August 6. Our teachers have spent many hours getting their classrooms ready to receive our students, and we hope our keiki are excited to come back, too! A new school year means new experiences, new friends, and new opportunities to grow!
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Open House

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us to learn more about our school, our staff, and our programs. Open House will be held on Thursday, August 15 at 5:30 PM. Fliers will go home soon with more information.
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Welcome WASC Visiting Committee

Kahala Elementary has been going through a self-study called as part of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation process. A four-member committee will be visiting our campus on April 8 – 11 to corroborate the findings of our written report. Copies of our report are available for review in our library.

What is accreditation?

Accreditation is a voluntary dual-purpose process that schools (1) must be worthy of the trust placed in them to provide high-quality learning opportunities and (2) clearly demonstrate continual self-improvement.

An accredited school is focused on a mission and goals for students; it is student-oriented and examines its students' performance continuously; it accepts objective evaluation from a team of outside peer professionals trained by WASC; it maintains a qualified faculty within an effectively organized school; it collaboratively assesses the quality of its educational programs on a regular basis; and it plans for the future.
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