Reconnecting with the Love of Learning

2022-21 SY Closing Words.mp4

Aloha Princess Nāhi ʻenaʻena Elementary Students and Families,

On behalf of the faculty and staff at Princess Nāhi ʻenaʻena, mahalo for your support, flexibility, and patience this school year.

Have a wonderful summer,

Principal Kanamori

Sixth Grade Transition Night!

May 24, 2022

If you are a parent/guardian of a 5th grade student entering Lahaina Intermediate School next year, please join them for their 6th Grade Transition Night on May 24, 2022.

  • 5:15-5:45pm Light Refreshments

  • 5:45-7:00pm Breakout Sessions

Please direct all questions regarding this event to Lahaina Intermediate School. Face Masks are required indoors while attending this event!

Spirit Week

May 23-26, 2022

Virtual Summer Math Camp (Grades 1-3)

May 18, 2022


  • OCID is excited to announce a summer enrichment opportunity for our keiki. We are sponsoring a free virtual 3-day Summer Math Camp for students in the first, second, and third grade. Sessions will be held during summer break from July 13, 2022 - July 15, 2022.

  • Registration will open promptly at 12:00 pm this Wednesday, May 18, 2022 and close at 12:00 pm on May 25, 2022, unless filled sooner. Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please spread the word and share this information with your principals. Parents can register their children using the link in the flyer:

  • For more information, please access the copy of the memo, linked here.

For questions, please contact Donna Hopoi, Summer Math Camp Coordinator at (808) 485-5100 x 224 or via email at

Hardware Science STEM Activity Kit

May 9, 2022

Aloha Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena Ohana, Thanks to a generous donation from Ace Hardware, STEM mystery bags are being sent home with your child this week. To enjoy this fun STEM activity with your ohana, please . . .

  • Watch this introductory video featuring Mrs. Nye (Little sister of Bill Nye, the Science Guy)

  • Work together with your child to explore your kit and build it (Instructions included in the kit)

  • Don't forget to complete your STEM journal (Also supplied with your kit)

  • Finally, complete the supplied survey (Your feedback is important to us and will help us develop future projects like this one)

Lead Testing at Schools and Child Care Facilities

May 3, 2022

Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena Elementary is participating in stage 2 of Hawaii's water testing program, also known as the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act. The WIIN Act is a proactive program that tests for lead in drinking water at schools and child care programs. Testing results will be made available on the project website at For more information about the WIIN Act, please click here.

A Message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi

April 18, 2022

Please click here to view a message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi.

Yearbook Presale Has Begun!

April 4, 2022

Aloha parents and guardians,

Yearbook presale has begun! Your child will receive an envelope from their teacher today to preorder this year's 2021-2022 yearbook for just $14. Please fill out and submit the envelope and return back to your child's teacher with EXACTLY $14 CASH, no later than Tuesday April 12th. Order your yearbook before time runs out!

Reading Intervention Program

April 4, 2022

UH is offering free online tutoring for students with disabilities. Please click here to learn more.

Masking Guidelines

March 11, 2022

Princess Nahienaena Elementary School is committed to keeping our students, staff, and community safe. We will continue to enforce mask use when students are unable to safely socially distance in outdoor areas. We will monitor state, county, and DOE mandates and adjust accordingly to ensure we are in compliance while keeping our community safe. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

-- Principal Kanamori

HIDOE's updated guidance for masking outdoors can be found here.

Kids Heart Challenge (KHC) - We Reached Our Goal!!!

February 25, 2022

Mahalo for your support during our KHC Heart Heroes event. We set a school wide goal of raising $10,000 to protect the hearts of our keiki. Thanks to your support and the efforts of our students, we raised $10,552.87. Way to go!!!

Kids Heart Challenge (KHC) Kick-Off Video

January 27, 2022

Make a difference in the lives of others by becoming a Kids Heart Challenge Hero! View this kick-off video to learn more about how you can keep your hearts and brains healthy and feel great helping others.

School Quality Survey - Help Us Improve Our School

January 26, 2022

Your feedback about our school is important to us. We respectfully request a few moments of your time to complete the School Quality Survey (SQS). Your response is anonymous and will be used to improve our school. As a parent/guardian, this is an opportunity for your voice to be heard. Please complete your survey by March 11, 2022.

A Message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi

January 3, 2022

Please click here to view a message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi regarding our response to the uptick in COVID positive cases and the safety measures we have in place.

A Message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi

August 26, 2021

Please click here to view a message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi regarding the processes schools have implemented to address questions about the safety measures we have in place.

Return to School Guidance for Parents

August 10, 2021

Please click here to view HIDOE's return to school/work criteria for individuals with Covid-19-like symptoms, those who test positive for Covid-19, and people who are a close contact of a confirmed Covid-19 case.

A Message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi

August 03, 2021

Please click here to view a message from Interim Superintendent Hayashi.

Information for the 2021-2022 School Year

July 21, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!!!

  • The First day of school is Tuesday August 3rd.

  • The school day will begin at 7:45 am and end at 2:00 pm (M, T, Th, F) with Wednesday ending at 1:20 pm.

Thanks to you support, the PTA is able to provide school supplies for all students this year!!!

  • Supplies will include pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, erasers, glue sticks, composition books and a supply box.

  • Your child’s teacher will have these supplies to use in the classroom.

Free Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all students for school year 2021-2022.

  • Please continue to fill out the free and reduced lunch application at

  • Click here to view more information about the HI School Meal program.

Uniforms will be sold on Friday, July 30th, from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.

  • Shirts are $8.

  • ash only please.