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Federal Public Law (PL 108.265 Section 204) states that by the first day of the 2006 school year beginning after June 30, 2006, all schools must develop a local wellness policy that involves parents, students, a representative from the School Food Authority, school board, school administrators, and the public. The Local Education Authority (LEA) will establish a plan for measuring the implementation of the local wellness policy.

Mission Statement
The mission of Kamalani Academy is to promote a healthy lifestyle for students, parents, and staff which will lead to the lifelong maintenance of healthy habits. This mission will be accomplished by the development and implementation of our district wellness policy which will incorporate nutrition education and standards, physical activity, and any other school-related activities.

  • Nutrition Education Goals: Kamalani Academy will educate, encourage, and support healthy eating by all students of all ages.

  • Physical Education Goals: Kamalani Academy will provide opportunities for students to maintain physical fitness. Kamalani Academy will adopt or exceed the state standards for physical activity.

  • Nutrition Standards:  Kamalani Academy will comply with the current Hawaii Child Nutrition Guideline for the National School Lunch Program.

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  • Other School-Related Activities:  Kamalani Academy will create a total school environment that is conducive to being physically active.

  • Nutrition Education Guidelines:  Kamalani Academy will educate, encourage, and support healthy eating for all students of all ages. Guidelines:

    • Schools will promote fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat & fat free dairy, healthy food preparation, and health-enhancing nutrition practices.

    • Nutrition Education will be part of not only health education classes, but also classroom instruction in subjects such as Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, and elective subjects.

    • The school cafeteria serves as a “Learning Lab” to all students to apply critical thinking skills taught in the classroom.

    • Nutrition Education will involve sharing information with families and the broader community to positively impact students and the health of the community.

    • School will promote enjoyable, developmentally and culturally appropriate participatory activities.

    • Schools will offer nutrition education at each grade level as a part of a sequential, comprehensive, standards-based program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote and protect their health.

    • The staff responsible for nutrition education will be adequately prepared and participate regularly in professional development activities to effectively deliver an accurate nutrition education program as planned.

  • Physical Activity Guidelines: Kamalani Academy will provide opportunities for students to regularly participate in physical activity and maintain physical fitness. Guidelines:

    • Children should have several opportunities for physical activity lasting 15 minutes or more approximately every two hours, especially during the daytime hours.

    • We will implement physical activities from adopted curriculums.

    • We will encourage classroom teachers to provide short activity breaks between lessons or classes.

    • We will provide a daily recess period of 30 minutes. Kamalani Academy will adopt or exceed the state standards for physical activity. Guidelines

    • Policies ensure that state physical education classes have student/teacher ratio similar to others.

    • Time allotted consistent with research and standards, 30 minutes per day or 150 minutes per week, kindergarten through sixth grade.

    • We will provide opportunities for activity through physical education classes, recess and integration in curriculum.

  • Nutrition Standards Guidelines

    • Kamalani Academy will comply with the current Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs and National School lunch program nutrition guidelines. For details go to

    • Goal #2 Schools will comply with the current USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Texas Public School Nutrition Policy as well as adhere to the following restrictions.

    • *A SCHOOL MAY OPT TO BE MORE RESTRICTIVE Attach School Nutrition Policy plus record restrictions:

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    • Food and beverages sold at fundraisers include healthy choices and provide age appropriate selections for all school levels.

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    • Will provide nutritional options.

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    • Promotional activities to encourage physical activity, and academic achievement in compliance with local guidelines

    • Promotional activities connected to healthy lifestyles.

  • Other School-Based Activities Guidelines:  Kamalani Academy will create a total school environment that is conducive to being physically active. Guidelines:

    • After-school programs will encourage physical activity and promote healthy habits.

    • Schools will not deny a student participation in recess or other physical activity as a form of discipline or classroom make-up time.

    • Schools will schedule recess for elementary schools before lunch so that children will come to lunch less distracted and ready to eat.


Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.

“In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  • (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;    



This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

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