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Brief: Active PE in Hawaii

Young children playing outside during physical education class timeThrough the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners in Hawaii worked with the CHOICES team to model statewide implementation of the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) “Active PE” Wellness Guideline that requires 50% of physical education (PE) class be dedicated to moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). Statewide implementation of the Active PE guideline, using the evidence-based program SPARK, is projected to have a widespread reach and positive impact, at an investment cost that appears reasonable compared to alternative approaches for increasing physical activity among children.

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