Nānākuli Elementary

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Upcoming Events

Good Friday Holiday (No Students)
Date: 4/10/2020
Water Day
Date: 5/22/2020
Memorial Day Holiday (No Students)
Date: 5/25/2020
Grade 6 Promotion Ceremony
Date: 5/27/2020
Last Day for Students
Date: 5/28/2020

Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL)

Nanakuli Elementary is one of the few public schools in the state to have a public Pre-Kindergarten program located on our campus. The program is funded through the State of Hawaii's Executive Office on Early Learning. For more information please visit: EOEL website

Nānākuli Elementary School- EOEL Application


Principal's Message

Principal's Message

August 7, 2019
Aloha Nānākuli ‘Ohana,
Welcome Back Soon! Hope you had a restful and reflective summer. We bid a fond aloha to the following faculty and staff…
Dennis Tynan – Vice Principal
Lauren Kamikawa – CISL Vice Principal
Linda Solaita – SPED Teacher
Suzanne Shea – SPED Teacher
Jaylyn Batalona – Office Assistant
MaryLynn Shields – SPED Teacher
We would like to welcome to our Nānākuli Elementary family the following faculty and staff…
Sheldon Konno – Certification Institute for School Leaders (CISL) Vice Principal
Kumu Verne Kiaha – Hawaiian Language Immersion Program (HLIP)
Teacher Bryan Spare – SPED Teacher
Ashlyn Kaio-Tote – Office Assistant
Sky Ann Macadangdang – SPED Teacher
Let’s continue to embrace our vision –
‘O ke kahua ma mua, ma hope ke kūkulu, “Building Upon a Strong Foundation.”
Why? We are Nānakuli Elementary School, one ‘ohana full of Aloha, Resilience, Culture and Compassion.
We also revised our Belief Statements and would like to share them with you.
We believe collaboration and dedication provide a foundation for student success.
We believe that all learners deserve the opportunity to realize their potential.
We believe that Aloha, love, and dedication are the core of everything we do as a school ‘ohana.
We believe that everyone can work toward their potential with a safe and supportive environment of good instruction.
We believe in educating the whole child to prepare them to be global citizens.
Join me in continuing our journey of student success! Looking forward to another innovative, positive, compassionate and successful school year!
Lisa Ann L. Higa
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