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Welcome to our school! We believe that parent participation is key to student success; our new website is designed to provide parents with all the information they need to be active participants in their student’s education. You will find that the site works just as well on mobile devices as it does on a desktop so you can find information on the go. We look forward to starting the new school year, Lions! We are the Lions. We are the Future!
Click here to view our welcome videos from our faculty and staff. Once there, go to "Enter your guest password" and type in Lions123.

News & Announcements

Quarter 1 Update #2

Information includes school shirts are in, Principal's Coffee Hour on 9/14, Book Fair starts, and our Panda Express Fundraiser and FHS Homecoming this Friday.

Principal's Coffee Hour

Our Principal, Mr. Larkin will be hosting his first Coffee Hour of this school year on Wednesday, 9/14. Join him for important information and to 'talk story.' Check out this flier for more details! *First 30 in-person parents will receive a free, gently-used Chromebook to help their child access their education!

Quarter 1 Update #1

Information includes today's (8/10) Parent Workshop, drop-off reminders, picture taking next week Tuesday, Admission Day holiday and PC Day.

"Getting Off to a Great Start" Parent Workshop

Parent participation is key to your child's success! Please join us for our first parent workshop of this school year on Wednesday, August 10 at 8:00 am in the cafeteria. Parents who attend can participate in a make-and-take craft activity for your family. See you there!

Upcoming Events

Vision and Mission

Vision: Kalihi Waena, a place of excellence, is committed to lifelong learning, student growth and nurturing the whole child.
Mission: Everyone working together for students to meet Common Core State Standards and prepare students to be college and career ready.