Founded in 1943, Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School enrolls more than 650 students in pre-kindergarten through grade six. It offers classes in reading, writing and music. The school also provides transportation and food services. Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School operates a school community council and parent-teacher organization. Its academic curriculum includes physical and technology education, math, science and social studies. In addition, the school offers special education programs for gifted and talented students. Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School maintains the Kids Care Club. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The school also provides family support solutions. Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School is governed by the Hawaii State Department of Education.