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A Greeting From Our New Executive Director

We are delighted to announce that Phil Centers has joined our Kona Pacific ‘ohana as the school’s new executive director. Along with our pedagogical director Greg Learned, Mr. Centers will provide daily leadership of Kona Pacific operations and academic programs. … Continue reading

Governing Board Seeks New Members

The school’s Governing Board is still accepting application for new members. Currently, there are open seats in these membership categories: Parents/guardians of students attending KPPCS (employees are not eligible for these seats). Members from the community at large (community members … Continue reading

For Young Children, Nature is the Best Classroom!

Kona Pacific Public Charter School’s Forest Kindergarten is the first of its kind in Hawai‘i Every day, rain or shine, the children in the Forest Kindergarten at Kona Pacific Public Charter School in Kealakekua make their way up the hill … Continue reading

Announcing our New Pedagogical Director for SY 2019–20!

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Governing Board Updates

Mahalo to the community members, staff and parents who applied for membership in Kona Pacific’s reconstituted governing board. The Hawaii Public Charter School Commission, at their 5-23-19 meeting, appointed seven new governing board members. Please visit the “Board” page for more information. … Continue reading

Notice of Prospect of Revocation

At its general meeting on March 14, the Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission voted to issue a “Notice of Prospect of Revocation” of the charter contract with Kona Pacific Public Charter School. On March 18, a letter was mailed … Continue reading

Cultivating A Future

From West Hawaii Today: article by Cameron Miculka, photo by Laura Ruminski. KEALAKEKUA — Standing behind a low heap of earth near the boundary of North and South Kona, Michael Kramer, Usha Kilpatrick Kotner and Gretchen Ana Currie Ramirez each … Continue reading

Why Routines Matter

Nov 5 2018 Children who have nourishing routines at home show better executive function than those with an unpredictable home life. Routines require impulse control and focus, so the very practice of executing routines strengthens our capacity for learning. While predictable structure … Continue reading

After-School Nature Enrichment Program

The Nature Enrichment Program (which was formerly called the After Care Program) is our signature, nature-based, after-school program at Kona Pacific. The program is focused on connecting children to nature through the use of ancient techniques, such as Coyote Mentoring, the … Continue reading

Fruit Tree Planting – Thursday 9-18

KPPCS has received an award from the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) for 10 citrus trees to be planted near the school garden. The foundation’s staff will be at our school on Thursday, September 18, to deliver the trees and assist … Continue reading