By Maui Now Staff
The Department of Education in Hawaii is encouraging parents with kids of eligible age, to register their children for kindergarten or junior kindergarten for the 2012-2013 school year.
Maui District registration runs throughout the month of February from the 1st to the 29th.
Kids who will be five years old on or before August 1, 2012, are eligible to enroll in regular kindergarten; while children who reach five years of age between August 2 and December 31 may enroll in junior kindergarten.
District phone numbers and dates of registration are as follows:
- Honolulu: 733-4950, February 1-17
- Central Oahu: 627-7478, February 1-17
- Leeward Oahu: 692-8000, February 1-17
- Windward Oahu: 233-5700, February 1-17
- Hawaii District, Various dates in February through April. Call school or district: (Hilo, Laupahoehoe, Waiakea), 974-6600; (Kau, Keaau, Pahoa), 982-4719; (West Hawaii), 327-4991
- Maui: 984-8001, February 1-29 (various dates/times). Call school or district.
- Kauai: 274-3502, February 1-29. Call school or district.