- School Year: 177-180 days of instruction; 187-190
teacher work days. More than half of all schools have adopted single-track year-round or modified calendars. Multi-track
year-round scheduling is applied at some schools to relieve overcrowding.
- School begins: Students at traditional calendar
schools generally begin the third week in August (the 7th working day from the end of the month). Students at
year-round schools generally begin four, three, or two weeks earlier.
- School Ends: Prior to June 11, Kamehameha
Day (applies to most year-round schools, too)
- Recesses: Winter - two weeks including Christmas
and New Year's Day; Spring -- last full week in March and including Kuhio Day. Year-round schools typically have
Fall Recess, and might have longer Winter and Spring Recesses.
- Student Holidays (in addition to holidays that fall
within recesses): Admission Day (August); Labor Day; Teacher Institute Day (October); General Election Day
(even years); Veterans' Day; Thanksgiving Day and following day; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Last day of
1st semester; Presidents' Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; and Independence Day (if in session).
Calendars for the schools may be found in the mySchool
section of our web site. Click on mySchool at the top of the page and locate your school. Look for a calendar
link on the school page.
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