Hawaii Seal of Biliteracy

Seal of Biliteracy Status
Approved State Seal
Adoption Date
2015-06-16
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Hawaii State Info:

The Board of Education hereby establishes a Seal of Biliteracy to be awarded upon graduation to students who demonstrate a high proficiency in either of the State’s two official languages and at least one additional language, including American Sign Language; provided that a student who demonstrates a high proficiency in both of the State’s two official languages shall be awarded a Seal of Biliteracy.

Student can quality for the Seal of Biliteracy in Hawaii if they are:

  • Fluent in English and Hawaiian (the State’s two official languages)
  • Fluent in English and an additional language other than Hawaiian
  • Fluent in Hawaiian and an additional language other than English