Makaha Elementary

News and Announcements

Kamehameha Schools KILOHANA WAI‘ANAE Summer Program

Kilohana Gr. 6-8 is an innovative five-week Hawaiian culture-based math program for students not currently enrolled full- time at a Kamehameha Schools campus. Students will deepen their connection to Hawaiian culture, engage in project- based learning, develop leadership and 21st century skills, while strengthening their connection to their community.
Applications are being accepted for Kilohana Summer program. Program site is Waianae Intermediate.
The $120 fee will be waived, with a completed application, for students that attend your school.
Please note that the application window closes March 15th.
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Makaha Elementary School Nurse

Did you know that Makaha Elementary School has added a Nurse to your school health room to work with the School Health Assistant (SHA) in supporting your child’s health and education? Makaha Elementary School is staffed with a Hawai‘i Keiki registered nurse (RN). When your child is sick at school, this nurse can treat your child and decide—if your child needs to go home or can stay at school.
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The Marist-Makaha Pipeline

Hawaii school officials have a new strategy for filling teacher vacancies: Bring principals along on mainland recruitment trips. Makaha Elementary Principal, Mr. Shigeta, talks about the recruiting efforts at Marist College and how we support new teachers.
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RAMP stands for "Recognized American School Counselor Association Model Program." Our counseling team engaged in a rigorous internal program review process to ensure we are providing a high quality, standards and needs-based counseling program. This accomplishment represents three years of dedicated and challenging work that is already paying dividends for our students. In the photo, Student Services Coordinator Mariko Thompson, School Counselor Dane Toyama, School Counselor Kelly Sceppe, and Principal Nelson Shigeta attend the ASCA recognition reception in Los Angeles, CA.
Congratulations Team!
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