State law requires elementary HE curriculum.
Hawaii Revised Statutes 26-12 Department of Education.
Under policies established by the board, the superintendent shall administer programs of education and public instruction throughout the State, including education at the primary and secondary school levels, adult education, school library services, health education and instruction (not including dental health treatment transferred to the department of health), special education and Title I funded programs at the prekindergarten level, and such other programs as may be established by law; provided that the department shall not establish general education prekindergarten classrooms, including private partnership-funded classrooms and classrooms to provide general education settings for children whose individualized education programs require such placement; provided further that the department may establish Title I-funded prekindergarten classrooms.
Implementing the National Health Education Standards: Achieving Excellence in the Hawaii State Department of Education
Establishes a health education curriculum for elementary school students.