Hanahau`oli is dedicated to educational excellence by making learning exciting, challenging and enjoyable. It validates childhood and the way children learn as a foundation for life- long learning.
Hanahau`oli is committed to learning by doing. It integrates the essential skills and concepts of the basic disciplines. It promotes critical and creative thinking and emphasizes the important role of the arts as an expression of self and culture.
The learning environment also integrates school life with the home and world, and encourages partnerships within the community.
The Hanahau`oli child develops as a unique individual, with a deep sense of groundedness, demonstrated by a respect and responsibility to self and others, within a diverse and global society.
Multi-age Organization: K/1, 2/3, 4/5
Stand-alone Classes: Junior Kindergarten and 6th Grade
Facilties: 2.5 acre campus in Honolulu, at the corner of Makiki and Nehoa Streets, including single classrooms for JK and 6th Grade and multiage classrooms with home group learning spaces for K/1, 2/3, 4/5. Clasrooms for each of 6 specialty areas and a library containing 15, 000 volumes. Gym, Communications Center, Conference Room, Professional Development Center, Archives, Center Courtyard for school-wide gatherings and programs, Pavilion for weekly assemblies and lunch, playing field with Kompan play structures and outdoor hard court surface area.
Student:Teacher Ratio: JK: 9:1, K/1 14:1, 2/3 and 4/5 18:1, and 6th Grade 14:1
Class Size: 26-27 per grade
Teachers: 16 classroom teachers plus 9 specialists- Library, Physical Education, Mandarin, Music, Art, Physical World Lab/Shop, Hawaiian Studies, Coordinator of Learning Resources, and 1 part-time Instrumental Teacher-Band and Orchestra
Staff: 16 full time equivalent
Auxiliary Programs: After School Care, Enrichment Courses, Summer School