Mālama Honua Public Charter School


Grades Served: K-6

School Code: #550

Type of Charter: Start-up

Enrollment Count: 103

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: Oahu

Mission: To provide an education that cultivates the caring, compassionate, and astute "mind of the navigator" in students and teachers alike by the appropriate application of indigenous Hawaiian values, inclusive of 21st century skills.


Vision: One day, students will possess the skills, values, capacities and empowerment to fulfill their potential and positively impact society’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

Return to school plan 2020

Contact Information

School Director: Denise Espania
Governing Board Chair: Herb Lee

Phone: 808-259-5522


41-054 Ehukai Street

Waimanalo, HI 96795




Current State Public Charter School Contract


Past State Public Charter School Contract


1st Amendment

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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