Students who demonstrate proficiency in the Hawaii Content and Performance Standards and General Learner Outcomes in the required courses shall receive a high school diploma.
In addition, the Board of Education Policy 4540 requires that all students beginning with the graduation class of 2012, will complete a Personal Transition Plan.
Students who meet additional requirements, which includes a senior project, shall receive a Board of Education Recognition Diploma.
Proficiency shall be determined in accordance with established Department of Education procedures.
Read all about it at the Hawaii DOE High School Graduation Website.