Nānākuli-Wai’anae Complex Area

"All the children of Nānākuli & Waiʻanae belong to us" "Na kākou nā keiki a pau o Nānākuli me Waiʻanae."

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Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement

Lance Larsen
Equity Specialist*
(808) 600-9481
*The Complex Area Equity Specialist addresses complaints relating to conduct based on a student's race, color, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, gender identity and expression, socio-economic status, physical appearance and characteristic or sexual orientation.  The Complex Area Equity Specialist also acts as the coordinator for Title IX (gender equity), Language Access, Reasonable Accommodations and as the primary resource for issues relating to Title VII (employment discrimination).

NEW Learning WEBSITE!!!!

Introducing Nānākuli-Waiʻanae Distance Learning Website!! 
This new website provides multiple resources for students, parents, teachers and community members to support our Keiki. COMING SOON!!!

Superintendent's Message

Aloha Mai Kakou,
There are many issues and challenges that the State of Hawaii is facing due to the current COVID 19 health situation.  The Hawaii Department of Education has been actively working in partnership with the Governor and the Department of Health/Center for Disease Control to issue updates on information and guidelines for our schools to follow in planning for the levels of emergency that we may face in the event of increasing cases in Hawaii.  
The Nanakuli-Waianae Complex Area Leadership and School Principals are in weekly conversations to ensure consistency in our decision making and clarity on directions for operations as we move forward in the next few months.  There are school plans being developed to address the issues of student and employee extended absences, continued educational support for students, communication plans to parents, students, and employees via school websites and social media with links to the Hawaii DOE sites for resource information.  For up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, visit the Nanakuli-Waianae Complex Area (nwcomplex.org) or your school and Hawaii DOE websites (Hawaiipublicschools.org). 
Please reach out to your school principals and vice principals should you have any questions about the current situation.  We will need to work together as a Nanakuli-Waianae Community in addressing this concern for our schools and all those who support the education of our haumana.  
Mahalo Piha,
Ann A. Mahi, Nanakuli-Waianae Complex Area Superintendent
Sione Thompson, Nanakuli-Waianae Deputy Complex Area Superintendent 
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News and Announcements


The purpose of the Hoʻāla Assistance Program is to provide one-time emergency financial assistance (up to $1000 per household) to Hawaiʻi residents facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. HRF is made possible through a partnership between the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, and Pierre & Pam Omidyar. The program aims to provide stability to families during this emergency situation. Click HOʻĀLA ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDED BY THE HAWAII RESILIENCE FUND in RED above for more information.

School Closure Breakfast and Lunch Program for DOE and Public Charter Schools

Aloha Nanakuli/Waianae families of our Public and Charter Schools,
We hope this message finds you and your families well during this Covid-19 emergency in Hawaii. We realize that the necessary closure of our schools will cause a disruption to our services so to help alleviate the current situation, our school cafeterias at Waianae High, Waianae Intermediate, Maili Elementary, Nanakuli High and Intermediate and Nanaikapono Elementary will provide prepared breakfasts and lunches for our children starting from Wednesday March 25th.
During the school closure period, our cafeterias will be providing breakfast and lunch for any student on the coast, 18 years and under, using a “drive-thru” pick up system. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:00 am. Lunch will be served from 11:30-12:00 pm. One meal per child will be distributed and the child/children must be present in the car to be served a meal based on federal guidelines.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your school during the regular office hours.
We will continue to put the well being of our children and families as a priority in all decisions made during this time.
Please stay safe and well as we go through these times together.
With Sincerest Regards,
Ann Mahi, Complex Area Superintendent
Sione Thompson, Deputy Complex Area Superintendent

Remote Learning Resources

Aloha Families! Please click "Remote Learning Resources" in red above to links of the resources you can use at home. We hope you will use these educational websites to keep your child active with their learning. Refer to the Spectrum announcement on the bottom for FREE Internet access.

Welcome Mr. Sione Thompson, NW Deputy CAS

Mr. Sione Thompson was confirmed unanimously by the BOE on Thursday, February 20, 2020 and officially started on Friday, February 21, 2020. Mr Thompson was the former Executive Director of the Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission and brings with him vast leadership experience, a disposition of aloha and a true sense of laulima-- that it takes a community to support and guide our haumana to success. He will have this opportunity as Deputy CAS to immerse himself into getting to know our schools, complex area operations and initiatives before he steps into the NW CAS role on July 1, 2020.

Congratulations and Welcome to Leeward District!

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