Due to a traffic accident on Hwy 19, in Maulua Gulch, the highway is closed. We are looking at how best to get your keiki home safely and will send a School Messenger message shortly.
Update: All Papa'ikou to Waimea (PM) Riders have reached their destinations.
-One Bus will transport Waimea and Honoka'a Riders via Saddle Road.
-One Bus will transport Papaikou thru Pa'auilo Riders via Hwy 19. Bus will go as far as Laupahoehoe Pool. Pa'auilo parents are advised to pick up their students in Laupahoehoe.
-We are combining Girls and Boys PKP Riders onto one bus.
Due to a traffic accident on Hwy 19, in Laupahoehoe, the R1-E/M and R1-H Waimea Buses have been rerouted thru Saddle Road. The R2 Honoka'a Bus will remain at the Laupahoehoe Pool until all riders are picked up by parents.
Waimea Evening Bus Route
Depending on whether Hwy 19 is open or not, the Waimea Evening Bus will either use:
- Saddle Road (for Waimea and Honoka'a Riders) and Hamakua Coast (for Papaikou thru Pa'auilo)
- Or Hamakua Coast (Papaikou thru Waimea)
Robert's Hawaii will provide an additional bus if necessary.
The 2018 Summer Bus Service Application for New Invitees and MS Holomua Students in now available for Grades 6 and 9 effective today.
The 2018-2019 Bus Service Application is now available.
Returning Students: The application period will be open from April 9, 2018 to April 30, 2018.
- You may still apply after April 30th via this website; however, your child may be wait listed based on seating availability and assessed a late fee.
- Grades 6 and 9: the application period will be open on April 14, 2018, New Student Orientation.
- Grades K and 4: the application period will be open on May 12, 2018, New Student Orientation.
- New Invitees are encouraged to submit their bus application on the day of the orientation as bus seats are limited. Applications received prior to the New Student Orientation will not be accepted.
On the Tabs, click on: PARENTS > 2018-2019 > Bus Service Application.
Tomorrow morning, Prince Kuhio Plaza will close the road fronting the Zippy’s Food Court area from 7am to 8:30 am. The road closure will ONLY affect the 2nd Wave of Middle and High School buses departing between 7:00 and 7:10 am. Bus Riders catching 2nd Wave Buses are advised that we will use the IHOP Entrance.
We will resume use of the Food Court area on Wednesday afternoon.
Due to the Merrie Monarch Festival this week, we are making adjustments to our Elementary Wong Stadium drop off. The Elementary Bus will drop off bus riders along the sidewalk fronting the Wong Stadium Ballfield. This arrangement will be in effect on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons. As always, please be present at the door of the bus to ensure the safety of your keiki.
Middle and High School Buses will drop off along the sidewalk as normal.
Returning Students: The application period will be open from April 9, 2018 to April 30, 2018. You may still apply via this website; however, your child may be waitlisted based on seating availability and assessed a late fee.
New Invitee's (Grades 6 and 9)
- The application period will be open on April 14, 2018, New Invitee Orientation
New Invitee's Grades K and 4)
- The application period will be open on May 12, 2018, New Invitee Orientation
New Invitee's are encouraged to submit their bus application on the day of the orientation as bus seats are limited.
The application link will be posted under:
Parents > 2018 - 2019 > Bus Service Application.
Middle School students participating in after-school activities today and riding one of our Evening Buses, please note that buses will be arriving at their destinations 20-30 minutes ahead of schedule.
On Wednesday, March 14th, High School will be dismissed at 3:00pm and will be following the Regular Bus Schedule, with the exception of our R2 Honoka'a and R3 Ka'u Buses, HS Bus Riders (not part of the ho'ike as a principle actor) on the Honoka'a and Ka'u routes will be released from Ho'ike practice at 2:00pm.
On Friday, March 16th, High School will be dismissed at 11:30am and will be following the HS Early Release Bus Schedule. Riders going home to Laupahoehoe, Pa'auilo and Honoka'a will ride the Waimea Bus. The Ka'u Bus will go as far as Na'alehu, then return to campus to transport K-8 Riders. (click link below):
Today, a traffic accident on Hwy 11 (Hilo bound) caused traffic delays for our ES, MS and HS PKP Buses. Buses arrived at Prince Kuhio Plaza around 7:18am and arrived on-campus between 7:26am and 7:38am.