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Researching Your School Community: Additional Resources

This guide explains how to find census data, periodical articles, and other resources related to school/community research.

Hawaiʻi DOE

The State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education provides statistics on topics such as school enrollment, academic achievement, crimes in schools, and participation in the National School Lunch Program.


Screenshot of National School Lunch Program data for all school authorities



The Hawaiʻi State Public Library System has many documents related to the DOE and public schools. The State Library also has a collection of school yearbooks.

Liliha Public Library


UH Center on the Family

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa's Center on the Family produces data on many aspects of families, including homelessness, and community profiles for school complexes.

Environmental Impact Statements/Assessments

The Hawaiʻi Office of Environmental Quality Control maintains an online library of EAs and EISs for projects in Hawaiʻi. Be aware that the library does not include all EAs or EISs produced in the state.

Na Pua Makani Wind Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement cover

Find books

For all subjects including Lingustics

Use OneSearch with the search scope limited to Books+ to search the library catalog and selected ebooks.