Letter from Principal Galera Regarding Continuation of Learning During School Closure

Please read Mrs. Galera's letter for the latest information during our school's closure.

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Distance Learning Page Now Available

Due to school closures, students and teachers will work remotely. For learning and enrichment activities for your child and other resources, click on the Distance Learning button on our webpage.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Extended School Closure

School closure is extended through April 30 to align with the statewide emergency orders to remain at home and work from home. Please read the letter from Superintendent Kishimoto for the details. Click on "Distance Learning button for more information.
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Grab-n-Go Keiki Meals

Safely drive through and pick up a meal at Makalapa Elementary School. Breakfast is available 7:30 - 8:00 am. Lunch is available 11:30 - noon. Child 18 years old or younger must be present.


All HIDOE public schools will close its offices starting 3/19/20. The Office is expected to reopen on 4/3/20. Students are anticipated to return to school on 4/7/20. Please check the school and HIDOE website for the latest updates. For urgent matters, please leave a message on the school’s mainline at 305-1200. We will check messages remotely. Thank you.
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Spring Break Extended!

Governor Ige announced that due to the COVID-19 concerns, STUDENTS will be on extended spring break, TENTATIVELY returning to school on April 7, 2020. The date is subject to change based on the course of the spread of COVID-19.
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April Breakfast & Lunch Menu

Be smart! Eat smart! Nourish your body and mind with healthy food. All meals prepared in the school cafeteria include a carton of milk.
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Philanthropizza from CPK Helps Our School!

Please support Moanalua Elementary School & eat at California Pizza Kitchen from now to August 31, 2020. Present your Philanthropizza card every time you dine-in, takeout, or place an order online, and CPK will donate 20% of all food and beverage sales to our school. Don't lose your card & see you at CPK!!

DOE Policy for Out-of-State and International Travel

The Hawaii Department of Education is canceling all school and Department-related travel to the US mainland and international destinations until the end of the 2019-2020 school year, effective March 12. The attached letter provides more information on the Department's decision as it handles the evolving COVID-19 situation.

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Moanalua Elementary School is a model community of 21st-century learners, contributing to the global society with compassion, integrity, and aloha in the pursuit of one’s purpose, passion, and dreams.
Moanalua Elementary School empowers students to engage in a rigorous and relevant curriculum while exploring their passions and dreams in a safe, supportive, nurturing environment.
Our Core Values 
High expectations for all
Success at high levels for all learners
A rigorous and relevant education
The development of the whole child
 Continuous growth/improvement to maximize potential
Diversity and equity

Nurturing innovation to prepare for the future
Critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication (the 4Cs)

Positive, caring relationships
Safe, supportive, nurturing environment for the MES Ohana
Compassion, integrity, aloha, trust
Collaboration, teamwork