The Cole Academy
Downtown (Merchant Street): (808) 531-4500
West Oahu (Kunia): (808) 677-4488
East Oahu (Kaimuki): (808) 732-4200
Windward (Kailua-Kaneohe): (808) 254-4500
The academy’s focus is on whole-child development, getting ready for success in a high-expectations kindergarten environment.
Instruction and nurturing are provided by exceptional teachers. The
The curriculum is built around cognitive, social, emotional, language & literacy, motor-skill and artistic milestones. Curriculum is overseen across all campuses by Dr. Janelle Akuna, a specialist in curriculum and instruction. Quality-assurance and consistency between locations is overseen by Executive Director Emily Awaya Leong.
On-site enhancement activities include such features as foreign language, sign language, music, creative movement and cultural pro-grams. Field trips for the older students provide additional perspectives on the monthly academic focus.
Extra attention is paid to health and sanitation, such as infrared automatic faucets. Safety and security is a top priority, including biometric fingerprint scanning at the entrance, and surround digital video monitoring of each premises.