• Parent Engagement Workshop

    and Hawaii School Empowerment Conference


    Join Us!                                                            Learn more Here


    The Workshop is on January 19th and the Conference on the 20th

  •         Barnes & Noble Fundraiser!

    We are hosting a fundraiser on December 16th!

                          Located at the Ala Moana Center                   Barnes & Noble Event
                        Visit BN.COM/bookfairs to support us online from

                         December 16th to the 21st

                          by entering Bookfair ID 12271128 at checkout.


            We surveyed all 76 legislators

    on their experience with public schools:

                          45 are Public School Grads                   Legislator Public School Survey
                          21 are Private School Grads
                          10 did not respond

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    Become a PPSHI member today!


    Sign up Online

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    PPSHI Transition Nights Feature an Exploration of Adolescent Brain and Behavior Changes

    Wondering what to expect in Middle School?
    Attend one of our yearly presentations hosted by PPSHI about

    “Your Child’s Transition to Middle School”

    Learn More


Parents for Public Schools Hawaii (“PPS-HI”) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) coalition of parents, community members, and educators who are committed to ensuring all children in Hawai`i have access to a quality public education. We strive to increase family and community engagement through programs, events, and other activities. We also work with key decision makers to advocate for policies that increase educational opportunities for parents, families, and children. Learn about our events, stay up to date on education issues, express your concerns, and join us! Email us at info@ppshi.org for more information.

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Upcoming Events

PPS Hawaii Barnes & Noble Fundraiser

Upcoming PPS Hawaii fundraiser located at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana Center. Happening this December


Winter break

December 22nd – January 4th is Winter Break! and January 5th is a teacher work


Have a great holiday!

New Year’s Day!

Happy New Year!

PPSHI Board Meeting

  All members are welcome to attend our monthly meetings held at the University of

8:30am - 10:30am
University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Latest News

Education Funding Bills failing to pass in 2017
June 21, 2017 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues

The bills, SB683 and SB686, to create an additional source of revenue for Hawaii Public Schools failed to pass this

Capital Improvement Projects Approved
June 21, 2017 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues

New construction funds for public schools were approved for the Department of Education to build a new East Kapolei Middle

School Lunch Program
June 21, 2017 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues

SB423 passed. Schools will not be able to deny a student a meal for failure to pay while the student’s

Public Preschool
June 21, 2017 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues

The approved state budget includes funding for five new preschool classrooms in the 2018-2019 school year and 60 permanent positions

Hawaiian Education Valued
June 21, 2017 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues

Funds included in the State Budget for Office of Hawaiian Education.

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