Applications are open for the 2019 Teacher Education Program starting in April. An expression of interest Form is available under 'admissions' and 'how to apply'. For more information contact Ikaika Jenks-Pua'a at


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How to Apply

Mahalo for your interest in the Kaho'iwai Teacher Certification Program
Before you apply, please ensure that you meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree (issued from an institution that is accredited by a federally recognized agency) 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in your field of study  (can be reviewed)
  • Employment (or a desire to work) in Hawaiian Focused Charter School.
How to Apply:
Applications for the 2019 cohort are now OPEN. Please complete the expression of interest and then be prepared for the following:
Applications require:
  • A writing activity,
  • Interview,
  • official transcripts,
  • other documents as requested (salary advice or pay slip)
If you submit an expression of interest at this time, your information will be added to our system, and you will receive a follow-up email with instructions for completing the application process.
Fill out and submit an expression of interest (Teacher Education) Click Here
Master's in Educational Leadership.   This program is not a teacher certification program but is for educators wishing to seek advancement in school administrative positions.
Applications accepted until March 16, 2019.  Program to begins October 2019!
If you need support or have questions, please contact Ikaika: or Noe: