We have seen a rapid increase in youth use of
Electronic Smoking Devices (ESDs) in Hawai`i County,
with 34.1% of our high school students and 23% of middle school.
These are the HIGHEST rates in the state!
Important information for you and your student.
Please share and discuss the dangers of vaping.
Reminder the penalty for vaping on campus is the same as smoking.
Information about Electronic Smoking Devices
Vaping and Student addiction to nicotine has become
a huge problem here on our Island.
ESD"s are not a safe as many people think they are
Marketing the devices and juice (e-flavors) are targeting our students
(ESD) It is illegal to smoke or vape in a car with someone under the age of 18
HI County smoke/vape in cars carrying under age 18 prohibited
[HCC 14-12(12), Ord #10-33]
The West Hawaii Community Health Center will be on campus for students who want to quit smoking or vaping
on Thursdays in room F-218 from 11:00am – 1:20pm. Drop by during lunch or recess to learn how to quit
your habit. -T. Nakamoto
West Hawaii Community Health Center works with students to get their parent/guardian involved in the program.
Vaping and Youth Resources for Parents flyer with interactive links
Cassie T. Baybayan, MSN-PH, BSN, RN
Public Health Nurse, South Kona District
State of Hawaii Department of Health
Hawaii District Health Office
Public Health Nursing Section, West Hawaii
79-1015 Haukapila Street
Kealakekua, HI 96750
PH: (808) 322-1503 FAX: (808) 322-1504
Students Self care
Please take a look. This is a great way to start a conversation Hint: most students do not get enough sleep
March 11 Bullying/Cyberbullying
March 11 Brain Awareness Week
March 4 Sleep Awareness
February 5 Healthy Relationships
November 7 Sleep & Stress Mgmnt
Nā Hopena A‘o (HĀ) BREATH
Nā Hopena A‘o (“HĀ”) is a framework of outcomes that reflects the Department of Education’s core values and beliefs in action throughout the public educational system of Hawaii. The Department of Education works together as a system that includes everyone in the broader community to develop the competencies that strengthen a sense of belonging, responsibility, excellence, aloha, total-wellbeing and Hawaii (“BREATH”) in ourselves, students and others.
Hawaii Public Library
Link to the Public Library website
Link to Library Card application
Link to how to get a Library Card
Your first Library Card is FREE
Every Student can get a FREE Public Library Card, with the permission of their parent or guardian. Complete the form, print and sign, then bring it to any library branch.
The Library offers a wide variety of FREE service, such as e-books and movie rental. Check out their website
American Library Association Teen book finder app