Hawai’i P-20 Partnerships for Education

Hawaiʻi P-20 is a statewide partnership led by the Executive Office on Early Learning, the Hawai‘i State Department of Education, and the University of Hawai‘i System that works to strengthen the education pipeline from early childhood through postsecondary education and training with data-informed decision making, advocacy, policy coordination and shared action. Our work is focused on high expectations and equitable access, so all students can thrive in school, career and life.


  1. Increase 3rd Grade English Language Arts and Math Proficiency
  2. Increase Number of 9th Grade Students on Track to Graduate
  3. Increase High School Graduates Enrolling Directly into Postsecondary
  4. Align, Integrate and Sustain College and Career Pathways for All Students

Who We Are

Hawaiʻi P-20 Leadership & Partners

Stephen Schatz

Stephen Schatz

Executive Director
Hawai‘i P-20
Colleen Momohara

Colleen Momohara

Interim Director
Executive Office on Early Learning
Keith Hayashi

Keith Hayashi

Interim Superintendent
Hawai‘i State Department of Education
David Lassner

David Lassner

University of Hawai‘i System

Hawaiʻi P-20 Council Members

Hawai‘i P-20 convenes a Hawai‘i Hawai‘i P-20 Advisory Council which is a group of leaders from education, business, labor, government and community who share a common vision and mission of improving educational outcomes for the state. Through the unique knowledge and perspective of its members, the council provides support, information and guidance to the Hawai‘i P-20 leadership and staff, and advocates for statewide educational planning and policy.

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Hawaiʻi P-20 is thankful to our many supporters who help us advance our work in strengthening the educational pipeline.

Strada Education Network logo
Harold K.L. Castle Foundation
Stupski Foundation logo
Hawaii Community Foundation logo
Kamehameha Schools logo
The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation logo
Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation logo
The Learning Coalition logo

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