State law addresses aspects of traditional school-based health services but does not formalize a program to aid in the establishment of clinics or health centers on campus for students.
Hawaii Administrative Rules 8-60-2 Definitions.
Related services terms are defined as follows: (13) “School health services” and “school nurse services” means health services that are designed to enable a student with a disability to receive a FAPE as described in the student's IEP. School nurse services are services provided by a qualified school nurse. School health services are services that may be provided by either a qualified school nurse or other qualified person.
Hawaii Board of Education Policy 103-4 School Health Services
Policy addresses the provision of school-based health services.
Hawaii Revised Statutes 302A-851 Purpose; establishment of program.
The purpose of this [subpart] is to establish a statewide school health services program. There shall be within the department a permanent comprehensive school health services program for grades kindergarten through twelve in all the public schools of this State. It is in the general welfare of the State to protect, preserve, care for, and improve the physical and mental health of Hawaii's children by making available at the public schools first aid and emergency care, preventive health care, health appraisals and follow-ups, and health room facilities.
Hawai′i Keiki: Healthy & Ready to Learn
Presentation provides information on the partnership between UH Manoa Nursing and HIDOE for the provision of school-based health services.
Health Services in Hawaii Public Schools
Committee Action on a proposed new Student Health Services Policy combining Board Policies 103.2 Student Health Services and 103.4 School‐based Health Service Centers
Partnerships with state agencies
Site provides information on the partnership between UH Manoa Nursing and HIDOE for the provision of school-based health services.
Presentation on School Health Section and Services Provided by the Department of Education
Presentation provides information on school-based or school-linked health services.
Student Services Branch
Site provides information on services provided by Hawaii DOE's Student Services Branch, including school-based behavioral health services.