Information on Oahu's communities vary by neighborhood and each neighborhood has public and private school options available. For more information on Hawaii's private schools, download this practical Family Guide to Private Schools published by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.
The weather also varies by region with the eastern side of the island receiving the majority of rainfall while the southern and western sides of the island tend to remain drier. Overall, the climate in Hawaii is mild to warm year round, with regular rainfall, and an abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and flowers available. A good eye is kept on warning signs for hurricanes and tsunamis, as well as the rumblings of Hawaii's active volcanoes.