About Us 


Momilani is a three time National Blue Ribbon Award winner!

Built in 1972, Momilani Elementary School (Kindergarten-Grade 6, 400 students) is located at the top of Pearl City in a peaceful setting with a panoramic view stretching from Honolulu, across Pearl Harbor, to Makakilo.  Our school population is comprised of students from a predominantly middle socioeconomic background.

Working together to make Momilani a caring and responsive community has led to student and school success. As a result, we have been nationally recognized, receiving awards for National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1997, 2004, 2010) and National School Safety, Discipline and Drug Prevention (1997).

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Students posing for a picture with Kupuna Pang in front of the Momilani sign
Three  National Blue Ribbon Awards for 1997, 2004, 2010

For six consecutive editions, Momilani was listed as Number 1 in Honolulu Magazine’s ranking of 255 public schools (2008-2013). We also received the Hawaii Blue Ribbon School Award (1996, 2002, 2010), Hawaii Distinguished School Award each year from 2004-2007, and honored 15 times with the DOE’s Annual Achievement Award (2008-2013). 

Picture of Principal Doreen Higa and Vice Principal Garrett Arakawa with Momiani sign

Principal Mr. Arakawa with Retired Principal Mrs. Higa (Retired 2020)


"Quality education in a safe, caring environment.

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Blue and White

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