The Hawai'i State Department of Education (Department) is continuing to provide subsidized county bus passes for high school students grades 9-12 statewide with some additional restrictions. The EXPRESS Program will continue for school year 2024-2025 with modifications to include the transportation eligibility requirements:

  • Student attending grades 9-12; and
  • Student must attend their home school; and
  • Student must reside 1.5 miles or more from school in their public school attendance area.
Applications will be processed on line at https://iportal.k12.hi.us/express/ between July 15, 2024 to May 18, 2025. Applicants will be notified if they do not meet the eligibility requirements. Passes are valid from August 1, 2024 to May 31, 2025. Please see the parent/guardian letter in this link: HOLO EXPRESS PARENT/GUARDIAN LETTER