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

Hawai'i Association of Independent Schools
200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 401
Honolulu, HI 96817
T. 808.973.1540
F. 808.973.1545

The HAIS office is located in Suite 401 (Building A) of the Aloha United Way Building. We are located at the corner of Vineyard Blvd. and Aala St., next to the Foster Botanical Garden. Please check in with the security guard, located in the lobby, and tell him you are going to the 4th Floor. 

Parking Instructions:
Guest Parking - The guest parking entrance is located on Aala St. You will see a wide ramp entrance leading up to the open-air guest parking. After entering the ramp, guest parking stalls are located on the left-hand side. You may park in any available guest parking stall for up to 2 hours. 

Metered Parking - There is plenty of metered parking, for up to 2 hours, on both sides of Aala St. Be sure to have change available. 

Free Parking - There is free street parking available along N. Vineyard Blvd., in front of the Foster Botanical Garden, between 8:30am-3:30pm. 


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
200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 401
Honolulu, HI 96817
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: