Health and Safety
The health and safety of students is the number one priority for us at Kawananakoa. Students, parents, and the school must work together to ensure a safe, effective learning environment for everyone. Please refer to the information and resources below for health-related guidelines and reminders for students and parents.
Protecting Our KMS ʻOhana
How can you be a community contributor? By wearing following CDC guidelines and wearing your mask correctly!
I want to respect others around me and wear my mask at all times.
I have the responsibility to protect myself, my family, and my community from COVID-19.
I know it's hard to wear a mask at all times and socially distance, but I am doing this to help our community get back to normal
Return to School/Work Criteria
Updated January 11, 2022
Daily Wellness Check
Updated January 3, 2022
Blended Learning Preparedness PSA Video
To ensure that you and your child are ready for the upcoming year, please watch this short video. It contains important information and tips to consider when returning to campus for school. Mahalo to the KSA and Mrs. Izumoto for working on this great video!
Health and Safety Precautions at Kawananakoa
Various precautions and safety measures are in place to ensure all members of the KMS community are safe. These steps ensure that the school campus is in accordance with guidelines and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Department of Health.
Face Masks Required On Campus
All students, faculty, and staff must wear a facial covering when on school premises. Those feeling sick must stay home.
Clear Barriers Installed
Clear barriers have been installed in the front office and in classrooms on teacher desks to limit spread of airborne germs.
Desks and chairs in classrooms have been moved to ensure at least 3 feet distance between students.
Limited Room Occupancy
All school rooms, including the front office, have a maximum capacity to ensure crowding does not occur.
Signage Posted Around Campus
Signs and flyers have been posted around campus reminding students to wear a mask and check for signs of sickness.
All high-touch areas on campus are disinfected and cleaned frequently throughout the day.
Sanitizing Products Available
Hand sanitizer and cleaning products are available in every room on campus.
Designated Entrances and Exits
All stairways and classrooms have designated entrances and exits to help direct the flow of people.
Social Distancing Enforced
Markers on the walls and floor indicate safe distances where people can stand 6 feet apart.
All HIDOE students and employees should follow the Return to School/Work Criteria if becoming ill or coming into contact with someone who is ill. Students and employees should also conduct a Daily Wellness Check before coming to school each morning.
Posters and Signage
The following posters and signs are posted throughout campus and in classrooms.