Kanu o ka ‘Āina New Century Public Charter School


Grades Served: K-12
School Code: #397
Type of Charter: Start-up
Enrollment Count: 559

These figures represent each school’s August official enrollment count, which include all grades served from kindergarten through grade 12, but do not include preschool. Note: These counts are different from the October 15 enrollment counts, which are used to determine charter schools’ per-pupil allocations.
Enrollment Available: Hawaii


Kanu’s mission is to kūlia i ka nu’u, or strive for the highest. A philosophy of excellence guides KANU as we collectively design, implement and continuously evaluate a quality, culturally-driven, intergenerational Hawaiian model of education with Aloha.



As a community-based learning ‘ohana, KANU is steadfast in cultivating compassionate, empowered, highly competent learners of all ages, grounded in Native Hawaiian culture and language.

Reopening Plan SY 2020-21

Contact Information

Director: K-5 Interm Poʻo Kumu Kēomailani Case and 6-12 Interim Poʻo Kumu Kanoa Castro

Governing Board Chair: Kanani Kapuniai


64-1043 Hi'iaka Street

Kamuela, HI 96743





Mailing Address:

Kanu o ka ‘Āina New Century Public Charter School

P.O. Box 6511

Kamuela, HI 96743




Current State Public Charter School Contract 


Past State Public Charter School Contract 


Academic Performance

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​State Public Charter School Commission


1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1100

Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel: 808-586-3775

Fax: 808-586-3776

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* The Commission gratefully acknowledges  former Commissioner, Dr. Peter Hanohano, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for the translation of the Commission’s name.

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