Criminal History Background Checks at HAIS 


Make an Appointment at HAIS 

Fingerprinting is by appointment only. To make an appointment for fingerprinting, please complete the online appointment form. For questions call Kelley at 808-973-1540. 


Items to Bring to the Appointment 

Please bring the following items with you to your Criminal History Background Check Appointment:

  1. Completed Application for Criminal History Record Clearance for Private School Employees which can be obtained from the HAIS school.
  2. Completed and signed Criminal History Record Check School Payment Voucher, which can be obtained from an HAIS school or pay $80 (cash or check only).
  3. Valid picture identification card (with your legal name), e.g., driver’s license, state ID, passport or military ID.


Appointment Location Address/Directions/Parking

Ala Moana Pacific Center Building
1585 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 1212
Honolulu, HI 96814

The HAIS office is located in Suite 1212 of the Ala Moana Pacific Center, a blue glass building adjacent to the Ala Moana Shopping Center.  

If you are not parking, you may enter Ala Moana Pacific Center via Kapiolani Blvd. Take the street level elevator near Shokudo and Angelo Pietro’s restaurants to the 7th floor lobby, then take the lobby elevators (located in the middle of the building) to the 12th floor.  

Parking Instructions:
Take the Atkinson Drive ramp up to the top level of the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Parking is free at the Ala Moana Shopping Center (NOTE: we do not validate parking for the Ala Moana Pacific Center). 

Ala Moana Pacific Center building is across the parking lot from Macy’s. Once parked, enter the Ala Moana Pacific Center by taking the escalators upstairs, then take the lobby elevators to the 12th floor.


Please note that the HAIS keeps a copy of applicants criminal history record check reports for one year. 

To send a copy of your report (processed at HAIS within the past year) to another HAIS member school, please follow the steps below:

Requests can be submitted in person or mailed to: 
Hawai'i Associtation of Independent Schools
Attention: Kelley Rahn
1585 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 1212
Honolulu, HI 96814
Please contact Kelley Rahn for more information.
FBI Reports 

For detailed information regarding identification record requests/criminal background checks or for individuals who wish to challenge a criminal record, visit

Background History

In May 2000, Governor Benjamin Cayetano signed Act 146, a bill to require private schools to conduct criminal history record checks on all new employees. The new law was created in recognition of the need to better protect private school students from individuals who are unfit to work with children. Toward this end, the law provided a cost-effective way for private schools to obtain national criminal history information about potential hires. Following are the highlights of §302-C1, Hawai'i Revised Statutes: