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Connections Public Charter School announces that it will be providing free school lunches during its Summer Programs, June 7 - July 15, from 11 am to 12:30 at the Kress Building, 174 Kamehameha Ave. Lunch will be served Monday through Thursday. The meals will be available to anyone 18 years of age and younger. For students who may need special accommodations, please call 935-3504. The Seamless Summer Option is a Federal program that supports children with food service when the school system is out for the regular school year. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Click this link to find locations in Hawaii where breakfast and lunch are being served under the Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option. 


As a part of our COVID adjustments, CDC guidance discourages the use of water fountains. Water will be available from large water jugs. We encourage everyone to bring a water bottle labeled with your name to use at school. 

Annual Notification of Privacy Rights
Know your privacy rights as they apply to:

1) student record information;
2) directory information;
3) surveys and other information collection; and
4) military recruitment information.

For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://bit.ly/FERPAHI.


To make a Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) request, please email cpcs@connectionspcs.org.

The Request (requirements)

  1. Must be in writing
  2. Have sufficient contact information for the agency to correspond with you
  3. Provide a reasonable description of the requested record
  4. State how you would like to receive the record (e.g. pick up copy, mail, e-mail, etc.)


You may use the State of Hawai`i Office of Information Practices’ form to submit your request: Request to access a government record

The Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified), chapter 92F, Hawaii Revised Statutes (“UIPA”), is Hawaii’s public records law. The Office of Information Practices (“OIP”) was created by the Legislature in 1988 to administer the UIPA.

This notice is to inform you that Community Based Education Support Services (CBESS) is applying for the 21 st Century Community Learning Center (21stCCLC) grant. If approved, the 21CCLC program will help students and their families particularly students who attend schools in need of improvement with academic enrichment opportunities and support services to help meet state and local standards in core content areas. Our proposed academic activities will include:

 -Reading and math tutoring
- Help with homework
- Class-related projects
- Credit recovery
- Reading interventions
- Math interventions
- Computer-aided-design
- Laser cutting
- 3D printing
- Agriculture & Hydroponics 

Our personal enrichment activities include:
- Culturally responsive activities
- Nutritional awareness
- Service learning
- Internships
- Community events
- Career exploration
- Peer mentoring
- Fine arts
- Performing arts
- Team building 

We will also offer opportunities for intramural athletics to families of students served. If you have suggestions about this project, please contact Heather McDaniel at 174 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.  

Contact information:
Email: cpcs@connectionspcs.org
Call: (808) 961-3664
Address: 174 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI 96720






New email address: cpcs@connectionspcs.org