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Huakailani differentiates itself from more traditional larger, branded educational institutions by providing one of a kind personalized education and services only otherwise available in a homeschool or personal tutor setting. We are for families who understand the value of exceptional early years education as a foundation for life-long success. Families who are a match for our school do not want the same cookie-cutter style school for their daughter and understand that the greatest window of opportunity for core learning is in the first decade of a child's life. Huakailani only specializes in the elementary school grades K - 6; providing the essential building blocks for academic achievement in the critical early years. We have very high expectations of our teachers because we believe only teachers who have an innate gift to work with young children and the passion and commitment to deliver the differentiated Huakailani Methodology are the best teachers for our students. It is not always easy to find this type teaching candidate but we have this high standard because we believe that is what our families expect from a private school. It is only teachers of this caliber that can deliver the stellar differentiated program we offer. As a parent researching schools, you should leave no stone unturned and we invite you to take a closer look at our program. For families who value the school's philosophy and programs, the experience is priceless.
May 18, 2016

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We wanted a school that would nurture our daughter's strengths while offering an educational environment in which she can grow as an individual. Huakailani provides that safe and creative environment to foster her love of learning as well as helping her to grow in confidence and character.



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Due to the small class sizes, the children get extra attention that is specialized for them.




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A creative school that is a safe place for girls to express themselves, learn and grow in a positive atmosphere.

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SCHOOL LEADER
Huakailani differentiates itself from more traditional larger, branded educational institutions by providing one of a kind personalized education and services only otherwise available in a homeschool or personal tutor setting. We are for families who understand the value of exceptional early years education as a foundation for life-long success. Families who are a match for our school do not want the same cookie-cutter style school for their daughter and understand that the greatest window of opportunity for core learning is in the first decade of a child's life. Huakailani only specializes in the elementary school grades K - 6; providing the essential building blocks for academic achievement in the critical early years. We have very high expectations of our teachers because we believe only teachers who have an innate gift to work with young children and the passion and commitment to deliver the differentiated Huakailani Methodology are the best teachers for our students. It is not always easy to find this type teaching candidate but we have this high standard because we believe that is what our families expect from a private school. It is only teachers of this caliber that can deliver the stellar differentiated program we offer. As a parent researching schools, you should leave no stone unturned and we invite you to take a closer look at our program. For families who value the school's philosophy and programs, the experience is priceless.
Posted May 18, 2016



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The teacher to student ratio is low, so the students get individualized education. The child advances at her own pace. Communication between the teacher and parents is great. Huakailani is a wonderful school!




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We have 2 daughters that attended Huakailani School.I currently homeschool since we are a military family on the move. I must say that their time at Huakailani proved to be an invaluable educational experience. My youngest (who started there in K) is supposed to be in 2nd gr., but she works at almost a fourth grade level in math, and she works at a 3rd grade level in all areas of language arts. My oldest (who started at the school in 3rd grade) works easily at grade level in math, and excels at language arts as well; especially writing. Both girls reminisce on the cool experiments they got to do and neat ways they learned specific concepts.My oldest learned valuable computer technology skills that i'm sure she would not have been exposed to at other schools (she especially loved working on a community service project in which she learned claymation!).Focus on the community was a big draw for us.The school strives to have students be stewards of their community.They experienced an environment in which they learned according to their strengths, and the director and staff are open to changing things that may not be working for a particular student.Great school for esteem building!



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Our daughter has attended Huakailani from K through 2nd grade. Originally we only intended to have her there for K because she was very, very shy with speech delays, and we knew she needed more attention than she would get in public schools. She made such huge strides in every aspect of her education, confidence and strength of character almost immediately, we decided it is definitely worth it to keep her at Huakailani for as long as we could afford to. The teachers are really amazing with the girls, her education is very individualized to her, she loves going to school everyday and regular online and in person updates let us know how to support Kaia's growth as well as our family needs. Huakailani constantly amazes us with very creative projects, field trips and opportunities to learn. I love the degree of parent support and the wonderful rapport that both students and parents have with the staff. The school even makes interpersonal relationships an important focus, they often help the girls to effectively resolve any disagreements in a respectful manner. I would absolutely recommend this school to anyone. It has been an amazing experience for our family.



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My daughter was begging to be home schooled. She needed a small size classroom as she was quiet and was not getting the attention she needed at her previous school. When we found Huakailani, it was just what we were looking for. Their small class room size allows each girl to get the attention she needs. When our daughter was having a problem with long division, her Huakailani teacher spent several individual sessions with her until it clicked. The all girl environment is supportive and inclusive. Our daughter went from a shy and reticent child in the classroom to an outgoing leader! This school is technologically advanced, inspiring, creative and a find! Check it out and see if it's a good fit for your daughter.




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Huakailani is an excellent school!!! The individual curriculum that they provide for each girl in invaluable. Our daughter was technically kindergarden last year, but all of her areas of studies were first grade. This allowed her to continuously be challenged at a level that was appropriate for her. Unfortunately, we moved this summer because we are a military family and we miss Huakailani very much! We would recommend this school to anyone. The tuition is high, but is still cheaper than other schools on the island especially for the small size and individual attention that each girl receives. The school uses the latest technology which keeps the girls in touch with the changing world. The curriculum is also well-rounded which gives the girls the opportunity to learn about many different subjects other than the traditional ones. We would definitely encourage parents who are looking into a private school for their daughter to take a serious look at Huakailani.

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We invite you to contact us for a tour of our school. We strive to create a learning environment where students thrive. The Journey for Learning Begins Here...
Posted September 07, 2011

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