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Hawaii Homeschool Law & Support Groups

Homeschool Law

The following is provided for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.

Official Hawaii Department of Education website for homeschooling. Includes a PDF document on Home Schooling Guidelines.

Compulsory Attendance Exceptions
8-12-4 Conditions for exceptions. School age children may be excepted from compulsory school attendance in the following cases:
(5) Where the parent of a school age child has provided notification of intent to homeschool the child.

Special Education Laws and Rules

Home Schooling
Overview of access to special education services for homeschooled children.

Relevant Court Rulings and Position Papers

I have no information at this time. Please feel free to contact me if you are aware of information I should include here.

Homeschool Support Groups

Hawai'i Homeschool Association
"Hawai'i Homeschool Association, HHA, is an inclusive support group of homeschooling families for Oahu."

Homeschool Resources

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii
"The purpose of Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii (CHOH) is to share information regarding homeschooling from a Christ-centered perspective and provide support for homeschooling families."

Hawaii Homeschool
"This is a mailing list for people who home schooling or are thinking of homeschooling in Hawaii. Kids and Parents alike! Here you can exchange ideas! support each other! give links for school stuff! just talk including, scripture, God, church, parents, kids, home cleaning, lessons and curriculum, on-line courses, and web sites."

Getting Started
Tips and resources for getting started with homeschooling.

Legal Issues
Special legal issues facing parents homeschooling children with disabilities.

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