FMP Overview Video Gets Boost from Kalaheo Mustang Media Student Volunteers

With completion of the Statewide Facility Master Plan and presentation to the HIDOE Board of Education approaching, the FMP team produced a brief overview video to describe the purpose, process, and results of the year-long initiative in which more than 500 DOE and community stakeholders devoted over 12,000 volunteer hours in the development of the … Continue reading FMP Overview Video Gets Boost from Kalaheo Mustang Media Student Volunteers

HIDOE Statewide Allocation Summit Prepares for Facility Master Plan Launch

On February 23 and 25, 2019, the Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) convened the Statewide Allocation Summit (SAS) in downtown Honolulu. With about 50 Facility Master Plan (FMP) participants from all regions of the state, the SAS showed a diverse representation of the students, parents, teachers, community members, and HIDOE administrators who designed their respective … Continue reading HIDOE Statewide Allocation Summit Prepares for Facility Master Plan Launch

HIDOE Statewide Allocation Summit to Finalize Prioritization of Facility Master Plan for Hawaii Schools

Over the past year the Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) has engaged 24 local stakeholder committees across the state comprised of approximately 500 participants, including 100 students, to create a prioritized statewide Facility Master Plan (FMP) for Hawaii’s 260 schools. Using the FMP’s data-driven focus and overt engagement process, DOE and community stakeholders have created … Continue reading HIDOE Statewide Allocation Summit to Finalize Prioritization of Facility Master Plan for Hawaii Schools

Kauai SAC Members Express Community’s Interest in the Arts as an Integral Component in Education

Members of the Kauai Executive Planning Committee (EPC) – composed of state, complex-area, and school-level leaders – met in June to develop facility options based on data gathered on the present and future needs of the district’s schools. These options will play an important role in the development of the Statewide Facility Master Plan. During … Continue reading Kauai SAC Members Express Community’s Interest in the Arts as an Integral Component in Education

West Stakeholder Advisory Committee Supports Moving Hawaiian Immersion School into Permanent Building

Members of the Hawaii Northwest Island Stakeholders Advisory Committee (SAC) -- composed of students, parents, teachers, community, business and higher-education leaders – in collaboration with the Executive Planning Committee (EPC) met in August and September to determine the present and future needs of the district’s students. The EPC determines multiple ways to achieve the district’s … Continue reading West Stakeholder Advisory Committee Supports Moving Hawaiian Immersion School into Permanent Building

North Stakeholder Advisory Committee Identifies Hawaii NW Island Facilities Needs and Vets Grade Reconfiguration

Members of the Hawaii North Stakeholders Advisory Committee (SAC) -- composed of students, parents, teachers, community, business and higher-education leaders -- met in July, August and September to review facilities data, discuss in small groups to identify the respective needs of the district’s students, and to vet operational scenarios and facility options developed by the … Continue reading North Stakeholder Advisory Committee Identifies Hawaii NW Island Facilities Needs and Vets Grade Reconfiguration

Stakeholder Advisory Committees Weigh in on Master Plan Facility Options

Stakeholder Advisory Committees (SACs) across Hawaii are gathering to review the facility options proposed as part of the Hawaii DOE Facility Master Plan (FMP). The facility options, which the Executive Planning Committees (EPCs) proposed as a result of their two-day workshops, represent ways for Hawaii DOE to achieve its local goals in the next 10 … Continue reading Stakeholder Advisory Committees Weigh in on Master Plan Facility Options

Executive Planning Committees Develop Scenarios for Local Stakeholder Input

Advancing the HIDOE Facility Master Plan, ten regional Executive Planning Committees (EPCs) held two-day workshops to brainstorm the future of public schools in Hawaii.  At the workshops, the EPCs reviewed enrollment and facilities data and developed scenarios and facility options that will best achieve local goals for the next 10 years. District leadership, principals, and … Continue reading Executive Planning Committees Develop Scenarios for Local Stakeholder Input

Lānaʻi Students Weigh In on School Facility Needs

Current and recently-grauduated students of Lanai High and Elementary School shared their hopes and concerns for the future of the Pineapple Island's only school in the innaugural meeting of the DOE Facility Master Plan Executive Planning Committee (EPC) for Lanai Complex. Specialized facilities that enable expanded educational opportunities, faster lunch service, guest facilities for visiting peers to … Continue reading Lānaʻi Students Weigh In on School Facility Needs

Executive Planning Committees Envision the Future of DOE School Facilities

With the Facility Master Plan well underway, the Executive Planning Committees (EPCs) representing internal leadership for each Hawaiian's island are convening for interractive kickoff sessions focused on local goals and values that will serve as the foundation of facilities planning workshops to come. EPC members are working in small groups and as a whole to envision the … Continue reading Executive Planning Committees Envision the Future of DOE School Facilities