Hawaii

State-by-State Assessment with Regard to Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Education Actions

State Department of Education Link http://doe.k12.hi.us/  
Legislation and Authorization Bills considered in Legislature in 2013
H.C.R. 209
H.R. 165
Requests the Department of Education to add a mandatory course in economic and financial management literacy to the existing public high school curriculum. S.B. 396 directs the Department of Education to add a mandatory economic and financial management literacy course to the public high school curriculum. 
Links to State Bills http://www.ncsl.org/issues-research/banking/financial-literacy-2013-legislation.aspx 
Additional Links  
Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards NO
Personal Finance Standards in Career and Techical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standard Minor amount
State Has Adopted Mathematics and English Language Arts Common Core YES All grades moved to Common Core Standards 2013-14
Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required or Offered NO 
Personal Finance Course Required for Graduation  NO
Personal Finance Content required in Economics or Other Course Required for Graduation   NO Hawaii does not require personal finance or economics for graduation.
Prescribed or Recommended Personal Finance Curriculum  NO
State Requires Economic Reasoning /Thinking Skills  YES Through Common Core.
State Standard Correlated with Jump$tart Financial Literacy Standard NO
State Assessment of Personal Finance Required  NO
Financial Literacy Bills Currently Being Considered by the State Legislature 2013 Legislative Session:
H.C.R. 209 & H.R. 165, requests the Department of Education to add a mandatory course in economic and financial management literacy to the existing public high school curriculum. 2013 - S.B. 396 directs the Department of Education to add a mandatory economic and financial management literacy course to the public high school curriculum.
Financial Literacy Education Bills Signed by Governor and/or Passed by the House and Senate  NONE No bills specifically for financial literacy education for K-12 education.
State Appropriations and State Dept Education Funding for K-12 NO None for K-12 education
Established Financial Literacy Month YES H.B. 1898 Signed by Governor April 29, 2004 Established April as Financial Literacy for Youth Month in Hawaii