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Vision - We Inspire Success (WIS) Every Time, Everywhere, Everything

Mission - Waipahu Intermediate School provides a safe, nurturing environment that promotes lifelong learning, opportunities for success and pride in one's self and the community.

SAFETY is our number one priority!

If you are experiencing an emergency outside of office hours, please call 911.

If you are not in immediate danger, but need to speak to someone, please contact:

Suicide/CRISIS Hotlines. Crisis Text Line - Text ALOHA to 741741

Hawaii Crisis and Suicide Line - Oahu (808)832-3100

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 988

Click here to go directly to the 988 Helpline

Counselor's Corner

Ms. Sugai - House A NaKoa & Ahonui

Something about myself: I enjoy spending time with my family, eating good food, and working with animals.

Favorite Sayings: "All you have to do is try." and "Let's build each other up; not tear each other down."

Ph: (808)307-9043

Email: stacy.sugai@k12.hi.us

Mrs. Akagi - House B Maika'i & Ho'okela

Something about myself: I like plants and reading. My favorite dessert is lime jello.

Favorite Quote: "Remember it's okay to be yourself." Intermediate school is tough so it's important to learn more about yourself and rock it! That's what makes you YOU!

Ph: (808) 307-9040

Email: kirstie.akagi@k12.hi.us

Mr. Watanabe - House C Dream & Malama

Something about myself: I love spending time with my family, coaching soccer, and traveling around the world.

Favorite Quote: "Don't give up...Don't ever give up!" Jimmy V

Ph: (808)307-9083

Email: travis.watanabe@k12.hi.us

Ms. Gonzales - House D Aikea & A'ali'i

Something about myself: I love spending time with my family and friends, creating memories, playing board and family games.

Favorite quotes: "Thankful, Grateful and Blessed." "You are special, treasured and precious - You matter."

Ph: (808) 307-9020

Email: rodelyn.gonzales@k12.hi.us

Mrs. Nishimoto - House E Lokahi & Mosaic

Something about myself: I enjoy watching movies with my children, hanging out with my 2 cats and eating ice cream.

Favorite Quote: "You are the choices you make, make good choices."

Ph: (808) 307-9041

Email: allison.nishimoto@k12.hi.us

Ms. Arakaki - House U Ohana

Something about myself: I love food, the ocean, plants, my kids and music. I feel that Waipahu is a special place and our kids have so much heart!

Favorite Quote: "Sometimes itʻs the smallest decisions that can change your life" -Kerri Russell

Ph: (808)307-9042

Email: allison.arakaki@k12.hi.us