Makawao Elementary School's mission is to create a safe learning environment, which nurtures the whole child by providing a meaningful and relevant education. Students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful, contributing members of a global society.


Makawao School May Day is Friday, May 25 at 9:00am. Parking entrance is on Ukiu Rd. Gates open at 8:00am. Gates will close once the program begins and you must stay for the whole program. Water will be sold for $1 during the program and Jamba Juice will be sold for $5 after the program (while supplies last). If you are taking your child home after the program, please get a student pass first from the office and present it to your child’s teacher. Mahalo for your support. 

Lesley Alexander Castellanos - Equity Specialist for Baldwin Kekaulike Maui Complex Area may be reached at 808-600-9417 or via email at:

A huge mahalo to Global Specialty Contracters employees Brian McGary, Jared Krael, Chaz Kaaihue, Kekoa Jacob, Jacob Jackson and Jeff Francis for installing our new picnic tables. They will be enjoyed for years to come. You are all "RAMazing"!

picnic tables

Congratulations Makawao School! We were just informed that we have been granted a 6 year Accreditation Status. A warm mahalo to all the Students, Parents, Staff and Teachers who work so hard to make Makawao Elementary the "Ramazing" school that it is. Read our accreditation letter here.

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Guidelines on Use of Audio, Video, and Photographic Equipment on Campus

In order to respect and ensure the privacy of our students, families, and staff, Makawao Elementary School will enforce the following guidelines regarding the use of audio, video, and photographic equipment on our school campus and at school-related activities:

1 ) For any school-related events, please be considerate and ask the consent of others before audiotaping, videotaping, and/or taking photographs.
2) Before posting any audio, video, and/or photos to your personal social media or online sharing  (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snap Chat, Email, Cloud Services, Text, etc.) please ask for consent from all those who can be identified in your audio, video, and/or photo posting.  
3) Please do not post last names of any of the children other than your own on social media.
4) Please be respectful, mindful, and considerate of others before posting comments, audio, video, and/or photos on social media.

•Congratulations to Shatisha Kauha'ha'a and Charvette Oritz for being chosen as this year's scholarship winners. Good luck to both of you in your future endeavors.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

•Online applications are available at or via a link on the Hawaii State Department of Education's website,

Boxtops for Education

•Last year Makawao School raised $600.00 from Box Top for Education. Keep clipping!!!

•Look for the 10¢ Box Tops coupons on hundreds of your favorite products. You can find Box Tops on brands such as Cheerios®, Betty Crocker®, Pillsbury®, Nature Valley® and more!

•Mahalo to our Really Awesome Makawao School Parents…
…who try their best to bring cash when making payments at school.
…who use the Ukiu Road entrance to drop off and pick up their children from school.
…who play an active part in the well being of their child.
…who discuss their afternoon activities with their child before dropping their child off at school.
…who love their child unconditionaly.
…who try and be the best Really Awesome Makawao School Parent they can be!!!


•Turn in Box Tops to the office

•T-shirts and planners are for sale in the office

Logo SBA TESTING - Mon, Apr 30-Fri, May 11
Logo MAY DAY - Fri, May 25
Logo MEMORIAL DAY - No school -Mon, May 28
Logo CAREER DAY- Wed, May 30 School ends at 2:00
Logo LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - Thurs, May 31 School ends at 12:30
Logo BACK TO SCHOOL DAY - Wed, July 25 (Make payments and purchases)
Logo FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL - Tues, Aug 7