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Open House takes place on August 15 (Grades 3-5) and August 17 (Grades 1,2 & Pre-School).

Principal's Message

Open House Message
August 15, 2017
Aloha Mililani Waena Families,
Welcome back to another exciting school year! At Mililani Waena, we value family partnerships and opportunities to connect with our school community. Your presence this evening means a lot to is. We are truly glad you are here.
As the new principal of our school, I believe a vibrant, engaging, and safe school environment is key to our children's success. This year, you can be assured our staff will remain committed to building upon its strong academic foundation and meeting the needs of your child. I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the great learning that takes place here every day.
Through my years of serving as principal at Wahiawa Elementary and most recently at Wheeler Elementary, I have come to understand the importance of working together with all of our community schools. Your child's educational journey is made rich through our collaboration with our fellow Mililani complex schools.
This year, our school theme is Critical Thinkers in Action: Inspired Citizens. As we forge ahead, I invite you to partner with us as we inspire all children into citizenship that makes a positive difference in our community.
Please do not hesitate to introduce yourself to me when we pass on campus. I look forward to meeting you and will hard to ensure the safety and well-being of your child.
Troy Tamura, Principal
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Menehune News

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Open House for Grades 1 to 5

Open House occurs on two evenings. For students in grades 3 to 5, Open House takes place on Tuesday, August 15 from 6 to 7 PM. For students in grades 1 and 2, Open House will occur on Thursday, August 17 from 6 to 7 PM. Please join us in the cafeteria for a brief presentation at 6 PM.
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Kindergarten Schedule

Kindergarteners will come to school from 7:50 - 11:30 AM on Tuesday, August 15. Their full day of school is Wednesday, August 16.
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Introducing Principal Troy Tamura

We are pleased to announce Mr. Troy Tamura as our new Mililani Waena principal. Principal Tamura, a fellow Mililani resident, is a seasoned administrator with over twenty of years experience. He previously held principalships at Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School and Wahiawa Elementary School. We are excited to continue our learning journey with him and look forward to a wonderful new school year.
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A+ After-School Program Rate Increase

The A+ After-School Program rate has increased to $110 per month. The program starts immediately after the close of the school day at the Mililani Waena. After free play/snack, children participate in enrichment, physical development/coordination activities and are given time to complete homework. Register your child for A+ by picking up an registration from at the office.
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Download the Mililani Waena App!

You can now download our school app in the Apple and Android App stores. Access the latest school news and check up on class assignments and photos.
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Quarter 4 Family Bulletin

Click on the link above to check out the Family Bulletin for stories, pictures, and videos of the events and activities that took place during Quarter 4.
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Hawaii State National History Day Competition Results

On Saturday, April 15, eight students from Mililani Waena Elementary competed in the Hawaii State National History Day Fair held at Windward Community College. Mililani Waena swept the top three places in the Performance category. In first place was Quincy Coullahan and Mikayla Kuahiwinui, in second place was Sariah Banks and Angelina Park, and in third place Hayden Rice. In addition, Quincy and Mikayla received two special awards for "Excellence in use of Primary Resources." Also, competing were Camryn Kunihisa and Ashley Ross in the Website category and Kanoelani Ong in the Essay category. Special thanks for Mrs. Diegel and Mr. Iwamura for advising our students. Everyone represented Mililani Waena very well!
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Accreditation Update

All Hawaii public schools are required to be accredited from the Western Association Schools & Colleges (WASC). Mililani Waena is currently conducting a self-study to analyze the quality of its curricular experiences for students. In the Fall of 2017, we will host information sessions with parents and community members to gather more feedback on our school curriculum and programs. In the spring of 2018, a team of educators representing WASC will conduct a site visit. At the conclusion of the site visit, the WASC visiting team will make school wide recommendations which includes an accreditation status.
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Na Leo Practice

Date: 8/31/2017, 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Time: 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM