Palolo Elementary School focuses on the whole child and provides Social Emotional Learning using the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Enrichment Program. This program provides children with the knowledge, attitude, and skills they need to choose love in any situation. The program focuses on four important character values; COURAGE, GRATITUDE, FORGIVENESS, and COMPASSION IN ACTION. The school wide focus on Social Emotional Learning using Choose Love provides a culture of caring and respect for each other and ourselves.
Palolo Elementary students have access to the Center for Creative HeARTS. This center provides opportunities for ALL students to engage in fine arts, performing arts, and music classes taught by industry professionals. Palolo partners with the Honolulu Museum of Arts, Hawaii Opera Theater, Honolulu Theater for Youth, and Artists in the School to provide music, performance, ceramics, and other arts programs as part of a well balanced curriculum that focuses on the whole child.
All students at Palolo have access to one to one technology devices in their classrooms. All students are assigned their individual chromebook computers to access various learning tools such as iReady, KidBiz, and Mystery Science. In addition, all teachers are provided Professional Development on technology to engage all students to become 21st Century Learners.