E Komo Mai (Welcome)

Our Vision: A community of learners who are empowered to become contributing members of the global society.  

Our Mission: Dedicated to providing a supportive environment to develop compassionate critical thinkers.

  • Fall Break – Oct. 10-14
  • October 16 (Mon.) – First Day of Quarter 2
  • October 19 (Thurs.) – Cobra Awards Assembly, 9:30 a.m.
  • October 26 – November 3 – Parent Teacher Conferences – Students Dismissed 1 hour earlier each day
  • October 27 (Fri.) – Student Costume Parade, 8:30 a.m.
  • October 27 (Fri.) – Cobra Halloween Bash, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Sponsored by Friends of Koko Head School)
  • November 6 (Mon.) – Friends of Koko Head School Mtg., 6:00 p.m., Cafeteria

We are a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.

To learn more about IB, click here.

Koko Head School is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

We received our accreditation in the Spring of the 2016-17 school year.  We received a six year accreditation and are committed to continuous improvement, involving all our stakeholders to achieve the mission and vision of our school.

Our students who attended the 2017 Honolulu District Science & Engineering Fair played with code.org.

Stay tuned for future coding workshops at our school!

Our school is part of the Kaiser Complex of the Honolulu District in the State of Hawaii Department of Education.

All the Kaiser Complex schools are committed to providing a World Class Education for our community.

The Kaiser Complex includes:
Koko Head Elementary, Aina Haina Elementary, Hahaione Elementary, Kamiloiki Elementary, Niu Valley Middle School & Henry J. Kaiser High School

Annual Notification of Privacy Rights

Know your privacy rights as they apply to 1) student record information; 2) directory information; 3) surveys and other information collection; and 4) military recruitment information.  For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://bit.ly/FERPAHI

On May 5, 2017, our students took center stage to perform in front of their peers and families for our annual May Day Program.  Thank you to Kumu Ku`ulei, her family, our faculty and staff, and many other families and supporters who worked behind the scenes to make the program a success for our keiki.  Go Cobras!

A few spaces are still available – register now!

Koko Head Elementary School will be hosting Summer School for incoming 1st-5th grades.   Registrations may be mailed in or submitted to the office Summer School box during normal business hours.   Please see the attachments below for more info.

Summer School Registration INFORMATION form (click to download)

Summer School Registration APPLICATION form (click to download)

Summer School Letter to Parents – Chapter 19 (click to download)


A Bristle Bot making workshop led by Kalani High School’s Robotics Club will take place on Monday, May 15th from 6:00-7:00PM.  This free “Engage & Innovate” series event is open to Koko Head Elementary School students, please see the event flyer.


Congratulations to all of our students who represented our school well at this past Saturday’s Honolulu District Speech Festival held at Kaimuki High School.  Great job Cobras!

Our 4th graders returned home safely this past Friday evening from their 3 day field trip to the Big Island.  Mahalo to Mrs. Taniguchi and Ms. Auyong for coordinating the event and to our parent chaperones for supervising our students.  Thank you for supporting this memorable event for our Cobras.

Thank you for supporting our HI-5 recycle drive sort this past Thursday.  We had both bins filled to the brim, now they are ready to be filled up again!  We appreciate the support from our families and community for your donations.


Please read this attached letter from Principal Shitaoka.

Thank you for sharing your candid homework experiences with us as our faculty engages in crucial conversations surrounding this component of our school.

The survey is now closed.

Thank you for making the time to participate in the survey. Preliminary results will be shared at Friday, April 7th’s Principal Talk Story session at 8:00a.m. in our cafeteria.

KidBiz 3000

Kid Biz 3000
Our students use KizBiz 3000 as an online supplemental reading comprehension intervention to provide targeted supports.
For student login, click here.


Our students use iXL as an online supplemental intervention to reinforce basic math skills.
For student login, click here.

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