Government, Libraries, & Schools

Local Government & Elected Officials

North Shore Neighborhood Board #27

The North Shore Neighborhood Board is part of Oahu’s island-wide neighborhood board network that expands community participation in government. The Neighborhood Board plays an important advisory role to the City & County of Honolulu.

To receive meeting agendas and minutes via email, please click here. Previous meeting minutes are available here.

15 total Neighborhood Board members are elected. Residents within each North Shore sub-district vote for a set number of board members based on their sub-district’s population.

North Shore Neighborhood Board Sub-Districts:

  1. Mokuleia (elects 2 board members)
  2. Waialua (4)
  3. Haleiwa (4)
  4. Kawailoa (1)
  5. Pupukea/Sunset Beach (4)

City & County of Honolulu

The North Shore falls within District 2 of the City & County of Honolulu, which serves the entire island of Oahu.

Current City & County elected officials representing the North Shore are:

State of Hawaii

State departments and agencies serve the entire islands, which are divided into State legislative districts. The North Shore falls within State Senate District 23 and State House Districts 45 (Mokuleia, Waialua, Schofield, Mililani) and 47 (Waialua, Haleiwa, Pupukea/Sunset Beach to Kaaawa).

Our current elected State officials are:

Federal Government

Hawaii is represented by U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono and U.S. Senator Brian Schatz.

In the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard represents the 2nd Congressional District, which includes the North Shore (rural Oahu) and all other islands.


The North Shore’s public libraries are:

Waialua Public Library
67-068 Kealohanui St.
Waialua, HI 96791
Phone: (808) 637-8286
Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm (closed Sunday and Monday)

Kahuku Public Library
56-490 Kamehameha Hwy.
Kahuku, HI 96731
Phone: (808) 293-8935
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday 12:00pm – 8:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm (closed Saturday and Sunday)


Public Schools

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is our statewide public education system. The State Board of Education is the governing body of the HIDOE, and sets statewide public education policy.

Public schools on the North Shore are located in either the Central or Windward district. Pupukea Road is the dividing line for determining a student’s high school. Residents living on the Haleiwa side of Pupukea Road attend Waialua High & Intermediate; those on the Kahuku side attend Kahuku High & Intermediate. A geographic exception must be approved to attend school outside a student’s geographic area.

Central District

Haleiwa Elementary (K – 6)
2014 – 2015 Report

Waialua Elementary (K – 6)
2014 – 2015 Report

Waialua High & Intermediate (7 – 12)
2014 – 2015 Report

Windward District

Sunset Beach Elementary (K – 6)
2014 – 2015 Report

Kahuku High & Intermediate (7 – 12)
2014 – 2015 Report

Private Schools

St. Michael’s School Preschool & K-8
67-340 Haona St.
Waialua HI, 96791
Phone: (808) 637-7772

Asia Pacific International School: Middle & High
54-230 Kamehameha Hwy.
Hauula, HI 96717
Phone:  (808) 670-1909


Preschools and early learning programs on the North Shore include:

This list does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the North Shore Chamber of Commerce. We encourage you to research and thoroughly vet preschools and early learning programs to find the best fit for your needs.