All Pearl City graduates will be responsible citizens in the 21st century world of globalization, rapidly expanding technology and increasing cultural diversity.


The Highlands Intermediate faculty and staff will ensure that all Highlands learners will:

  1. Read and write at or above grade level
  2. Be prepared for 9th grade algebra
  3. Use technology to extend learning in all content areas
  4. Demonstrate responsible citizenship through service learning


  1. The Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  2. Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement
  3. Hawaii Department of Education
  4. Smarter Balanced Assessment Information
  5. PTSA Parent's Guide to Student Success
  6. Water Pollution Prevention

Welcome To Highlands Intermediate School


Teacher Planning and Collaboration Day Friday, February 12

Friday, February 12 is a teacher planning and collaboration day, therefore there is no school for students. Also, Monday, February 15 is President's Day, therefore the school will be closed in observance of the holiday. Thank you.

Highlands Talent Show 2016

Applications are available in the front office or SG room and are due to Mr. White by Friday, 2/26/16. Auditions will be on March 1st and 2nd.

No Left Turn

Please note the No Left Turn signs entering and exiting HIS during the morning and afternoon hours. Traffic on Hoolaulea Street is very heavy during these times and creates a hazardous situation when trying to make the left turn. Thank you!

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

Upcoming Events

Planning and Collaboration day for teachers. No school for students, Friday, February 12.

President's Day, Monday, February 15