Waikoloa Elementary and Middle School Only Big Island Schools Affected by DOE Bus Cuts – 2,380 Students Affected Statewide

The Hawaii Department of Education today released the list of the bus routes that would be cut through out the state and the Big Island was left fairly intact.

Only Waikoloa Elementary and Middle Schools will be losing their School Bus Route W282.  The amount of students that will be affected by that bus route being cut is 96.  The total amount of students statewide that will need to find new ways to school is 2,380 students.

Here is the full list of all 103 School Bus Routes that were cut.

Total schools affected 51, Smallest Route affected = 1 student, Largest Route affected = 98 students, Total routes affected =103

Amount of students affected by district:

  • 129 Honolulu
  • 999 Central Oahu
  • 861 Leeward Oahu
  • 161 Windward Oahu
  • 96 Hawaii
  • 30 Maui
  • 104 Kauai
  • 2380 Total riders affected

The Civil Beat has run a very informative column on this whole bus issue that you can read here: Taken for a ride.

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