News & Notices

Department of Education Notices

December 2021 Updated Travel Guidelines - Return to School

Dec. 28, 2021

Aloha Momilani 'Ohana,

We hope you had a great Christmas and are enjoying your Winter Break. If you are traveling this month, please read the updated Travel Guidelines which explain the policies for students returning to school after traveling.

We're looking forward to a great start to the New Year with you all. If you have any questions regarding the updated travel policies, please contact the school office or check out the "Covid Corner" section of our homepage.

Mahalo for your understanding and support. Happy New Year!

Dec 2021 Travel Guidelines.pdf

Letter from Supt. Keith Hayashi - Safe Return from Winter Break

Jan. 3, 2022

Aloha Momilani 'Ohana,

We hope you are all ready to come back to school on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 to start the 3rd quarter of the school year.

Please see the attached letter from our current acting State Superintendent Keith Hayashi regarding a safe return to school this quarter.

We hope that we will be able to start the year off on a great note, and we appreciate your continual support for our school and students.

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our school's front office.

Happy New Year!

Supt letter Return to School 2022.pdf

Memo from Superintendent Hayashi - TikTok Challenges

Oct. 5, 2021

Aloha Momilani 'Ohana,

Please read the attached memo from our Interim State Superintendent, Mr. Keith Hayashi for some important information and reminders about current challenges that are being shared via the online social media platform, TikTok.

We thank you for taking these issues seriously, and for having discussions at home with your 'Ohana regarding the possible consequences for involvement in any of these online challenges.

If you have any further questions, please contact our school administration.

Mahalo for your diligence, understanding, and support for our school community and for helping us all keep our students safe.

Letter Supt. Hayashi - Reminder about TikTok Challenges.pdf

Letter from CAS Keith Hui - Visitor & Contractor Covid Requirements

Sept. 13, 2021

Aloha Momilani 'Ohana,

Please see the attached letter from our Complex Area Superintendent regarding visitors and contractors who conduct business on the Momilani Campus.

According to the letter, all business visitors and contractors conducting business on the Momilani campus beginning Monday, September 13, 2021 will be required to either show proof of a full Covid-19 vaccination, or proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours.

For more information, please contact the school office or the Superintendent's office at 808-692-8000.

Mahalo for your understanding and support during these challenging times.

Parent Letter from CAS Hui regarding = Covid Vax Testing.pdf

Notice from the CA Superintendent Office

May 3, 2021

Aloha Momilani Ohana,

Please see the following letter from the Complex Area Superintendent, Keith Hui, regarding the students and families who traveled to the mainland for the "Pylon Mecca 7v7" football tournament.

For more information, please contact the Momilani Office.

Mahalo for your support and understanding.

Letter Notice of Pylon Football Tournament.pdf

4th Quarter Message from CAS Hui

March 22, 2021

Welcome back to the 4th Quarter of the school year. We are grateful that the Complex Area Superintendent Mr. Keith Hui has allowed Momilani Elementary School to continue with our current operating plan through the 4th Quarter of the school year. Please see the attached memo from March 9th regarding our 4th quarter operating plans.

As we continue to monitor the ever changing conditions in our city and state regarding the Covid pandemic, we will adjust our operating plans as necessary to align to the Pearl City Complex Area and Hawaii State Dept of Education plans.

Please check back often for continued updates. Thank you for your diligence and support at home. If you have any questions, please contact our school office. Have a great 4th Quarter!

letter from CAS.pdf

Doe Notice - School Attendance Procedures Memo

Oct. 16, 2020

The Hawaii of Department of Education has released an updated document describing the Attendance Procedures and Policies for public schools.

During the current Distance Learning Period, teachers are expected to collect attendance information for each of their classes according to the procedures and policies established in this document.

For more information regarding the attendance policy, please read the attached document, or visit the following link:

HIDOE School Attendance Procedures

If you have any questions regarding the attendance policies, please contact the Momilani Office for more information.

Mahalo for your continued support and hard work during this Distance Learning Period.

HIDOE School Attendance Guidance.pdf

Letter from CAS Hui - Quarter 2 Plan

Sept. 29, 2020

Please see the attached letter from our Complex Area Superintendent, Keith Hui, regarding the Pearl City/Waipahu Complex Area Plan for Quarter 2 of the 2020-2021 school year.

Please contact the Momilani Office if you have any questions. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Letter from Complex Area Superintendent Keith Hui

2020.09.29 PWCA 2nd Q FDL letter.pdf
Notice of Language Assistance.pdf

Return to Learn: Daily Wellness Check at Home

Aug. 17, 2020

All HIDOE staff, contracted service providers, visitors and students must complete a wellness check each morning before going to the school/office.

These steps will help to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and will keep schools safe for all our students and staff.

  1. Take your/your child's temperature every morning

  2. Check for signs of illness

  3. Check for recent COVID-19 exposure or test

Please visit the Hawaii Dept of Health Website for more information:

Hawaii Dept of Health Wellness Check

Daily Wellness Check.pdf
Fall Health Hotline Flyer with hours Aug 2020.pdf

Now available is the Fall Health Hotline and Telehealth for DOE Students.

Please call 844-436-3888 (Toll Free)

  • Monday - Friday

  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • excluding holidays

NO COST - health advice & telehealth appointments with Hawai‘i Keiki nurses

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Ohana Help Desk Hours

The ‘Ohana Help Desk is a statewide initiative by the Hawai‘i State Department of Education (HIDOE) to provide technology support to public school students and their parents as they transition to more opportunities for online and blended learning.

Logo of the Center for Disease Control

The CDC recommends that you wear masks in public settings around people who don’t live in your household and when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others. Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others.

For more information, please visit:

The Center For Disease Control Mask and Face Covering Information Website

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HIDOE Notice tobacco 2020_09_24.pdf

Memo from Supt. Kishimoto - No Tobacco

The office of the Superintendent has issued a memo reminder for all families regarding the use of any tobacco products by students.

Please click on this link to view the document from Superintendent Kishimoto.

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement

You may also contact Shari Dela Cuadra for questions or concerns relating to non-discrimination and anti-harassment at your school:

Shari A. Dela Cuadra

Equity Specialist (Pearl City-Waipahu Complex Area)HIDOE Civil Rights Compliance Office

Contact Information:

(808) 629-9114

Email: Shari.Dela_Cuadra-larsen@k12.hi.us

Mailing Address:

Office of the Superintendent – Leeward District Office (Annex)

Attn: Shari A. Dela Cuadra-Larsen

94-521 Farrington Highway

Waipahu, HI 96797