Kealakehe Parent-Community Center

Located in Kailua-Kona, in the island of Hawaii, a FSSWH Program

The goals of the Center are aimed at assisting parents through strategies supported by research which show that parental involvement leads to academic success for students.

Program Description

  • To increase the knowledge of and confidence of parents in child-rearing activities;
  • To strengthen partnerships with parents and professionals in meeting the educational needs of children from birth through high school; and
  • To enhance the working relationships between home, school and community agencies.

Schools/Communities Served

The Kealakehe Parent-Community Center is located at Kealakehe High School at 74-5000 Puohulihuli Street, Kailua-Kona, and serves the West Hawai'i Complex Schools of Holualoa Elementary, Kealakehe Elementary, Kahakai Elementary, Kealakehe Intermediate and Kealakehe High.


Educational Support & Information About School Programs:

  • Hawaii Content Performance Standards
  • Help for non-English speaking families
  • College information and support
  • Training parents on web-based student information system
  • School programs available for supplemental services

Educational Support for Parents of Children with Learning Challenges:

  • Support & information about special education procedures
  • Alternative school and community support information

Family Information Center:

  • Brochures, pamphletes and books about parenting teens, health & safety issues and community activities
  • Comprehensive information and referral services to community and State resources
  • Information about local and Federal Department of Education initiatives (No Child Left Behind)
  • Provide transportation for parents to meetings/workshops
  • Technical Assistance to Department of Education and the North Kona Schools Complex (5 schools)

Technical Assistance to Department of Education, West Hawaii School Complex (5 schools)

Community Partners

Kealakehe Parent-Community Center is a collaboration between the Kealakehe School Complex, Family Support Services of West Hawaii and supported by the School Community Council (SCC) designed to support the families and community at Kealakehe.

Yearly Events

  • Family Fun Day (April) in collaboration with Neighborhood Place of Kona and West Hawaii School Complex
  • ELL/Migrant Ed Parent/Family Night
  • Incoming 9th Graders Orientation/Parent Visitation
  • New Student/Parent Orientation
  • View Kealakehe Parent-Community Center calendar


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