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Image: 10/5/2021 message from HIDOE Interim Superintendent Hayashi regarding a trend of Tiktok Challenges.

Superintendent Hayashi Parent Letter: Harmful TikTok Trends

Please see the attached message from HIDOE Interim Superintendent Hayashi regarding a trend of Tiktok Challenges that targets schools with "challenges" involving vandalism, violence, and other inappropriate behavior while at school. While we have not seen any related incidents at DKIES, we would like to remind our students of our Eagles Pride. To take care of yourself, take care of others, and take care of our school.
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Superintendent Hayashi speaks about the severe shortage of student bus drivers on Maui, Oʻahu and Hawaiʻi Island.

Free Meals Throughout SY 2021-22

All students at Hawaiʻi’s 257 public schools will receive free breakfast and lunch meals for the entirety of the 2021-22 school year, thanks to a nationwide waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Parents are highly encouraged to continue to submit their Free and Reduced Price Lunch Meal Benefits applications online using the EZMealApp mobile app or at, where applicable, as information derived from the application directly impacts eligibility for other school programs like Title I designation, bus transportation, and Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food assistance.

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At Daniel K. Inouye Elementary, learners explore through hands-on experiences and inquiry-based learning to discover new ideas. We expect students to collaborate and communicate with each other and to rely on critical and creative thinking skills to gain new insights into their learning.