The School Liaison Officer (SLO) serves as the primary liaison between Hawaii’s community schools, commanders, and military parents pertaining to K-12 education. The SLO also implements the K-12 education aspect of the Commander Navy Region Hawaii Strategic Engagement Plan.
The School Liaison Officer provides information to families, organizations, and commands regarding youth educational and transitional issues. Most military children move up to nine times in their PreK-12th grade years. Retention of educational goals is a major focus for families when planning to PCS. The School Liaison Officers can offer information on area schools and help facilitate communication between the military family on matters relating to public and private schools as well as home schooling.