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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!

News & Announcements

Fliers for Palama Settlement fall courses

FREE animation, coding & LEGO robotics classes at Palama Settlement this fall!

Palama Settlement has four fun and exciting classes starting August 23rd. Check out the fliers found on our Parents/Community page. Go to the Parent/Community drop-down, and then click on the Community engagement button. Classes are either in-person or on Zoom. For more information or to register, please email agustafson@palamasettlement.org.
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Summer Learning Hub -Art Showcase

Our rising third grade (exiting 2nd) #Kalihilions had a wonderful art showcase to end the summer program. Students shared their beautiful artwork captured in this video. Way to go lions!
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Getting Your Child Ready For Kindergarten - Videorecording

Click here for the recording of the workshop we had on Friday, June 18th for our entering kindergarteners. Also, a video recording of the free book we gave out called Animals Sing Aloha is found on this link: https://bit.ly/3zN2OH0

Upcoming Events


Time: 4 PM – 5 PM

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.