Ho’okele Program

Ho'okele Program

An Early College partnership to provide all High School Students of Moloka’i equal opportunities to higher education.

Program Information:

Students from 9th – 12th grade can begin taking college-level courses.  This dual credit program allows students to earn high school credits as well as college credits saving students and their families time and money.  It is proven that students who participate in Early College Programs have a smoother transition into college after high school and greater success in their college years.  Scholarships, mentoring, and tutoring services are available for qualified students.

How to Apply:

Meet with the Ho’okele Coordinator to assess our individual needs and goals. All meetings will be conducted through Zoom, telephone, or email.  Contact Ali Kaina (Ho’okele Coordinator) email: alikaina@hawaii.edu or phone (808) 553-4490 Option #5.

EdReady Placement/Readiness:


Email: alikaina@hawaii.edu to request help with placement testing.

All completed forms need to be submitted to the Ho’okele Coordinator for processing.


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