Hawai'i Homeschool Organizations
Support group for the Island of Oahu:
Kailua Homeschool Resource Center
Home Educators on the North Shore
Support Group for Maui Homeschoolers
Oahu Military Homeschoolers Connection
Military Home Educators' Network of Oahu (MHEN)
Wai'anae Coast Christian Homeschoolers
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Homeschoolers (OLGCH)
Christian Homeschoolers of Hawai'i
Living Water Homeschool
Department of Education
The DOE has a website for homeschooling with the Chapter 12 rules. They also maintain a list of Hawai'i support groups.
DOE Home School page:
Home School Legal Defense Association
The Home School Legal Defense Association is a non-profit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.
On-line Homeschooling Resources
There is a wealth of homeschooling and learning resources online. Here are just a few to get you started.
Gail Nagasako's essential homeschooling guide has now been published as a book: Homeschooling - How and Why is an introductory book covering the various reasons to homeschool and how to go about starting. Easy to read, factual and well researched with extensive resources for further study, and personal stories from parents and youngsters, it will appeal to both secular and Christian families. This is the book to start with. Author, Gail Nagasako, has worked with the homeschooling community for over 20 years and has taught in public and private schools.
National Home Education Network www.nhen.org
Home Eduction Magazine Online:
A very comprehensive, well structured site with many links
Discussion Groups About Education Reform and Home-Schooling by Karl Bunday. learninfreedom.org/discussiongroups.html
Catholic Homeschooling in Hawai'i
Growing Without Schooling, 2380 Massachusetts Ave Suite 104, Cambridge, MA 02140-1226, (617) 864-3100, www.holtgws.com (Founded by John Holt, unschooling)
Home Education Magazine, PO Box 1083, Tonasket, WA 98855, (509) 486-1351,