Kailua High School

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Coordinates: 21°23.101′N 157°45.111′W / 21.385017°N 157.751850°W / 21.385017; -157.751850

Kailua High School
451 Ulumanu Drive
Kailua, Hawaii, 96734
United States
Type Public, Co-educational
Motto "Ho'omakamaka a Ho'okumu"
Established 1955
School district Windward District
Principal Ms. Francine W. Honda
Faculty 51 (approx.)
Grades 9-12
Number of students 827 (approx.)
Campus Rural
Color(s) Blue and White ‹See Tfm›     ‹See Tfm›    
Athletics Oahu Interscholastic Association
Mascot Surfriders
Rival Castle High School
Yearbook He'e Nalu
Military United States Air Force JROTC

Kailua High School is a four-year public high school located in the Kailua CDP,[1] City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States on the island of O‘ahu. The school serves students grades 9 through 12.


In 1955 Kailua opened on the current site of Kailua Intermediate School in the middle of Kailua Town.[2] In 1962 Kailua moved to its present location two miles away in the Pohakupu neighborhood.[3]

Kailua High is one of four public high schools on the windward side of Oahu and serves the neighborhoods of Kailua, Waimanalo and Maunawili, approximately 50,000 residents.[4]

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  1. ^ "Kailua CDP, Hawaii." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.
  2. ^ "Kailua CDP, Honolulu County, Hawaii." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.
  3. ^ "About." Kailua High School. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.
  4. ^ Kailua High School :: Information

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