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The $8 million project incorporates efficiency, day-lighting, shading, superior ventilation, and renewable energy systems.

Rep. Angus McKelvey of West Maui said the new cafeteria should serve as a role model for incorporating sustainability concepts in all school designs.


A state-of-the-art sports and events stadium being built at Lahainaluna High in West Maui will benamed in honor of its primary benefactor, Sue D. Cooley.Some of its features include: seating for 3,000 people; a new synthetic 4-lane track; an artificial turf athletic field; lights; and scoreboard.


Mission Statement: 

Lahainaluna will strive to provide all students with the knowledge and principles necessary to make them responsible citizens, appreciative of the arts, and aware of the diversity of our global environment.

As a school community, we pledge to challenge and to support all students and preserve the heritage that is Lahainaluna.

Colors: Red & White

Nickname: Lunas

Established: September 5, 1831

Vision Statement:
Gather At This Place of Lahainaluna
Grasp the Flaming Torch of Excellence
And Together, Let us Move Forward


 Lahainaluna High School is located approximately 500' in elevation above the town    of Lahaina, on the island of Maui. Currently, the school has the following programs:

- Established career pathway learning communities on campus. These pathways      include Arts & Communication; Business Management & Technology (Academy of    Hospitality and Tourism); Health & Medical services; Industry, Engineering &  Technology; Ninth grade teams; and Natural Resources.
- Integrated "Po'okela", a mentor program.
- Designed senior project curricula
- Implemented, in school year 2007-08, a Transitions class to allow students to meet  the Board of Education's graduation credit requirement for a personal transition  plan.
- Implemented, in school year 2009-10, AVID class. 
Philosophy of Lahainaluna High School:
Lahainaluna is a part of a society that is experiencing rapid change. Our school must provide students with the tools to cope that change. Our educational programs strive to be flexible and innovative, while retaining those programs which have proven effective in meeting our students' needs.
We recognize the importance of each student. All students can learn, and we must give them the opportunity to maximize their potential. We encourage students to think independently, to have a sense of responsibility for themselves and for society, and to experience the satisfactions and rewards that come from creativity.
The ultimate goal of our school is to instill a sense of dignity and self-worth in each student. We strive to develop in each student knowledge and appreciation of democratic principles. Everyone deserves equal opportunity, and we seek to protect students' rights.
We believe in excellence and equity in education.
We believe students can learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
We believe that the commitment to continuous improvement is imperative, to enable students to become confident, self directed lifelong learners. 
We believe standards with clear goals and high expectations for student achievement should guide curriculum strategies.
We believe education is a system made up of all components of our community interacting as one.

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