• 324 Kapahulu Avenue
  • Honolulu, HI 96815


ALL VISITORS AND PARENTS must report to the office to sign in for a school visitor pass. This is to ensure safety, provide accountability, support students, and respect learning.


For the safety and health of our students, the playground is now closed before and after school. There has been an increased number of unsupervised students on the playground at these times and the faculty and staff are not available for supervision during these hours. We ask that students leave campus immediately after school unless they are participating in a school sponsored after school event. Also, as posted on signs around campus, there is to be no riding of scooters, skateboards, hoverboards or bikes while on campus. Thank you for your cooperation.

2014 Open House Information

Jefferson Elementary SY 2014-2015 Open House


Wednesday, August 13, 2014
5:30p - 7:30p

5:30 - 6:00 PM - Open House in Cafeteria
5:30 - 5:45 PM - Gallery Walk of Services/Programs/Supports available at Jefferson Elementary
5:45 - 6:00 PM - Welcome by Principal Garret Zakahi, Vice Principal George Sanqui, Counselor Jennifer Ichiyama
6:00 PM - First Rotation at Classrooms
6:30 PM - Second and Last Rotation at Classrooms
7:00 PM - Open House Ends
7:00 PM - 4th Grade Special Parent Meeting in Library (Big Island Trip).

Information About 8/4 Lockdown

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are sending this letter home to inform you about an incident that happened in our school this morning.

School was briefly interrupted at 10:28 a.m. due to a traffic accident near the campus involving a Honolulu Police Department (HPD) vehicle. The individual who was driving the car that struck the HPD vehicle started to flee. As a precautionary measure to ensure everyone’s safety, the school was placed on lockdown for a short period.

Classes resumed at 10:48 a.m. following confirmation from the police that the campus was safe.

I would like to commend our staff, teachers and students for their prompt response, cooperation and maturity during today’s incident. Jefferson Elementary is committed to educating our students and providing a safe campus for families and staff.

Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call me at 971­6922


Garret Zakahi


Jefferson Math Team Wins 2nd Place

The Jefferson Elementary Math Team won second place in the competition held at Washington Intermediate on April 26, 2014.

Annual Notification of Privacy Rights
Know your privacy rights as they apply to 1) student record information; 2) directory information; 3) surveys and other information collection; and 4) military recruitment information. For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://bit.ly/FERPAHI.

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement
In English | In Other Languages.

Community Partners

Jefferson Elementary would like to recognize the tireless efforts and contributions of the many organizations and individuals from the community.  More information about our community partners can be found here

Academic Partners

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