Volcano School of Arts & Sciences


Grades Served: PreK-10
School Code: #560
Type of Charter: Start-up
Enrollment Count: 190

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


The mission of the Volcano School of Arts & Sciences is to:
• Focus on the unique ecosystems and geology of the Volcano area
• Cultivate responsibility for nature and the environment
• Involve the community in ongoing partnership
• Provide a solid academic foundation for students
• Encourage creative problem-solving and critical thinking
• Provide avenues for creative expressions
• Teach practical life skills
• Offer a rich multicultural program
• Nurture respect and understanding of Hawaiian culture
• Foster social responsibility and respect for others
• Impart a lifelong love of learning
• Serve the Volcano community
• Celebrate learning success of all children
All in a safe and supportive “learning village” environment.



Learning through Volcano’s unique natural and cultural resources today to become creative global citizens tomorrow.

Reopening Plan SY 2020-21

Contact Information

Educational Director: Kalima Kinney

Governing Board Chair: Joan McDonald

Volcano School of Arts & Sciences (5-8)

19-4024 Haunani Road

Volcano, HI 96785


Volcano School of Arts & Sciences (K-4)

99-128 Old Volcano Road

Volcano, HI 96785




Mailing Address:

Volcano School of Arts & Sciences

P.O. BOX 845

Volcano, HI 96785




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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