Hawaii Department of Education
The Hawaii Department of Education is part of the state's executive branch of government and administers federal and statewide educational policy. The department also prepares a systemwide budget for the public school system to submit to the Hawaii State Board of Education, which submits a final proposed budget to the Legislature. The department is overseen by the education board and run by the superintendent of education.
The superintendent is the CEO of the education department and is responsible for carrying out board and federal educational policies. The superintendent's office also handles communications and oversees department operations.