Charter School Choice
Do state statutes allow for charter schools?
Are for-profit charters allowed?
Is there a cap on the number of charter schools?
We did not find information about caps on charter schools in Hawaii statutes. However, Education Commission of the States states that Hawaii does not have caps on charters.
Are charters required to provide transportation for any students?
We did not find information about charter school transportation requirements in Hawaii statutes. However, Education Commission of the States states that Hawaii does not specify who must provide transportation to charter school students.
Can charter schools employ uncertified teachers?
Charters must hire licensed teachers to teach in their fields of licensing. However, charters may hire unlicensed teachers in "emergency situations" on a case-by-case basis.
Virtual School Choice
Do state statutes allow for full-time virtual schools?
Charter schools have "flexibility and independent authority to implement alternative frameworks with regard to ... virtual education" - The definition of a charter school includes virtual instruction as a potential alternative framework for charters.
Are virtual schools required to track attendance?
Do virtual schools have to comply with state teacher certification requirements?
Private School Choice
Do state statutes allow for voucher programs?
No voucher programs found.
Do state statutes allow for educational expense tax credits or deductions?
No educational expense tax credits or deductions found.
Can students use vouchers to attend religious schools?
Is there a cap on the number of students or private schools participating in voucher programs?
Are voucher students in private schools required to take any standardized tests?
Can private schools be removed from voucher programs based on performance?
Are private schools in voucher programs required to provide transportation?
Interdistrict School Choice
Do state statutes allow for interdistrict choice?
Not applicable as Hawaii has statewide school district.