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Seal of Biliteracy Information

Are you a class of 2023 graduating senior? Are you fluent in
Hawaiian or English AND a second language? You may be
eligible for the HIDOE Seal of Biliteracy! The eligibility criteria

• Students must demonstrate fluency in English (or Hawaiian),
and a second language. In addition to a minimum of 3.0
cumulative GPA in English Language Arts or Hawaiian
Language Arts courses required for the high school graduation
diploma, there are other options for candidates to demonstrate
proficiency in English or Hawaiian.

• Students graduating NEXT YEAR (class of 2024) will be
required to demonstrate an Intermediate Mid or higher
proficiency level on ALL parts of a language exam where

If you wish to demonstrate fluency in a second language
through AP testing, you must submit your application for the
Seal of Biliteracy no later than 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November
1, 2022, and YOU are responsible for arranging AP testing.
Lahainaluna does not offer language AP tests. Otherwise, you
must apply by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2022 which
is the first application deadline. If you miss that first deadline,
you may apply between 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4,
2023, and 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. This is the
final deadline.
Please contact Ms. OIson at [email protected] if you
have questions, and for a link to the application. Language
exams other than AP tests will be held in March.