PPS-HI is a 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 work collaboratively in order to improve the quality of public education in Hawai’i.

We work 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.



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About PPS-HI

Parents for Public Schools Hawaii (“PPS-HI”) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of parents, educators, community leaders, policy makers, and other stakeholders in Hawai`i public education.

PPS-HI is a member of the national organization, Parents for Public Schools Inc., which has established 17 chapters in 12 states.

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

Wondering what to expect in Middle School?

Attend one of our yearly presentations hosted by PPSHI about “Your Child’s Transition to Middle School.”


Envision the Future for Our Hawai‘i Public Schools!

Join Us Online to View and Discuss the Hawai‘i Department of Education Five Promises 2030 Plan Thursday, July 25th, at 7pm!


Upcoming Events


Latest News

2018 Education Funding Ballot Measure

The lack of reliable and adequate funding to best serve our keiki and to attract and retain great teachers is hurting our children and their opportunities for the future. Finally, after a three-year effort, HSTA’s initiative SD 2922 to support permanent funding for...

March Newsletter-

Dear Parents for Public Schools of Hawaii Members, In the wake of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students across the nation have launched a movement for school safety. Local groups are speaking out to control assault/military...

SB 2922

February 27, 2018   Senate Committee on Judiciary                                                                                                                          Sen. Brian Taniguchi, Chair                                          Sen. Karl Rhoads, Vice...

HB 2117

February 11, 2018 House Committee on Education Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair Re: HB 2117 - Relating to Standardized Testing Hearing: Monday, February 12, 2018, 2:10 pm, Room 309 Dear Chair Woodson, Vice Chair Kong and Committee...

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