On a white disc 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in diameter, edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border, the representation of a Hawaiian "Menehune" in blue with white detail lines defining a traditional costume and spear held vertically and pointed downward, the shaft penetrating a ring of 9/32 inch (.71 cm) blue letters following the curve of the circle reading "WAIMEA HIGH SCHOOL". Overall, across the base, a horizontal white tab 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) wide inscribed "MENEHUNES" in blue letters and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) blue border. The overall dimensions are 3 inches (7.62 cm) wide at the widest point of the circle and 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in height to include the tab.
Blue and white are the school colors. The Menehune warrior is the school's mascot chosen for its fighting spirit and industrious abilities, indicative of the cadets' commitment to school and community.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 11 October 2001.