March 27, 2023, 7:52 AM HST
* Updated April 25, 9:10 AM
Graduation season is nearly here with ceremonies scheduled in May.
This will be the first time since 2020 that there will be no health restrictions in place due to COVID-19. However, officials with the Hawai‘i Department of Education advise people to stay home if the feel sick or have tested positive for the virus within the past five days prior to graduation ceremonies. Schools will be sharing logistical details with parents and guardians.
The graduation schedule for Hawai’i Island public and private high schools:
- Hilo High: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, 7 p.m.
- Keaʻau High: school stadium, 4 p.m.
- Hawaiʻi Academy of Arts & Science (HAAS): Pāhoa Recreation Center, 4 p.m.
- Laupāhoehoe Community Public Charter School (LCPCS): school gymnasium, 4 p.m.
- Kaʻū High: Kaʻū District Gymnasium, 5 p.m.
- West Hawaiʻi Explorations Academy (WHEA): school campus, 5:30 p.m.
- Waiākea High: Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, 6 p.m.
- Konawaena High: school football field, 9 a.m.
- Honokaʻa High: school campus, 10 a.m.
- Kohala High: Hisaoka Gymnasium at Kamehameha Park, 2 p.m.
- Pāhoa High: school gymnasium, 1 p.m.
- St. Joseph High: baccalaureate followed by ceremony at St. Joseph Church in Hilo, 4 p.m.
- Hawai’i Preparatory Academy: school gymnasium, 10 a.m.
- Kealakehe High: football field, 6 p.m.