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. Hawaii Department of Education
  3. Smarter Balanced Assessment Information
  4. PTSA Parent's Guide to Student Success
  5. Water Pollution Prevention

Welcome To Highlands Intermediate School


Pearl City Family Fun Day

Check out the Eat the Street event at Pearl City High School, this Satruday, May 23 from 2-7 pm. There will be over 40 Food Trucks and games for the family.

Highlands Intermediate Talent Show Winners on TV this Week

Check out Leo Malosi, The Karate Kids, and Undefined this week on Brown Bags to Stardom television show on Channel 12! Thursday, May 21 6:30 pm, Friday, May 22, 12:30 a.m., Saturday, May 23 at 6 p.m.

Teen Summer Reading Program

Summer is right around the corner. What are your plans for the long breaK? Keep your mind sharp and prepared for the next school year by getting involved with the Teen Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Hawaii State Public Library System.

Highlands Summer School News

Highlands Intermediate Summer School 2015

The following courses are now closed: Mission Possible, Aquaponics, Summer Bridge Algebra Readiness period 1, and Summer Bridge 7th Grade.

Student Schedules WILL NOT be posted outside the office on June 4 as mentioned in the registration packet. Students will pick up their schedules on the first day of summer school, Monday, June 8, at the Highlands cafeteria.

Hit the Snooze, by Asia Guting

Fast and Furious 7, by Aifua Moe

Intramural Soccer, by Alisha Gleason

Upcoming Events

HIS Band Banquet, Pearl Country Club, Saturday, May 23, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. No School.

7th Grade Class Day, 8th Grade Banquet, Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Last Day of School for Students, Wednesday, June 3, 2015