HAR Chapter 19

The safety and well-being of our haumāna is a priority for the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education (HIDOE).


The HIDOE is committed to foster safe, respectful, and inclusive learning environments.  In the parent letter below, you will find information on Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 19 Student Misconduct, Discipline, School Searches and Seizures, Reporting Offenses, Police Interviews and Arrests, Restitution for Vandalism, Complaint Procedure and Investigation of Discrimination, Harassment (Including Sexual Harassment), Bullying and/or Retaliation.


The HAR Chapter 19 rule includes definitions, behavioral offenses, and procedures for filing complaints of discrimination, bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment), and retaliation.  It is important that you discuss this rule with your child(ren) to ensure his or her understanding.


A copy of this rule can be found here.


Thank you for keeping our haumāna and school safe.