Education

I’m Not Crazy! I’m A Teacher!

“What are you doing in your classroom?” This was the standard question I got from my principals who passed through my school over the years. They even made sure my classroom was located at the far end of the campus ...


After-School All-Stars shine at Waianae Intermediate School

The  After-School All-Stars of Waianae Intermediate School shine, as their name suggests, after a successful season with wins in  two major  tournaments – the Special Olympics Unified Softball competition in April and ...


Waianae wrestling team whips up wins

Randy Florendo, a Waianae Intermediate School teacher, coaches wrestling at the Waianae High School and freestyle (Olympic style) wrestling in an after-school program at the intermediate school. He is determined to make wrestli...


Kapolei High School May Day Celebration

Kapolei High School will celebrate May Day with a traditional Hawaiian royal court on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at their football field, starting at 3 P.M. and ending at 8 P.M. The school will double their activities by  adding t...



May 2013 Calendar for Nanakuli High School Events

Nanakuli High School will be busy during May, the last month of the school year.  The May Day celebration tops their list as the most exciting event. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 – Awards Night from 7-8 p.m. in our cafeteria t...


Nanakuli High School Annual Songfest Celebrates Hawaiiana

Memories of my class trying to win the song contest held every year at Nanaikapono School sixty years ago make me yearn to hear the familiar sounds of Hawaiian music. Returning to Nanakuli we can experience that same old countr...


Stages Come Alive at Nanakuli, Kapolei High Schools

The Nanakuli High and Intermediate School Performing Arts Center will present the musical review  “Flashback” featuring musical numbers from past productions as well as some new ones.  “Flashback ” wil...


Kapolei High students laugh at dating in ‘Check Please!’

Kapolei High School’s International Thespian Society Troupe #6906 will perform “Check Please!,” their first annual show. This play originates from a student’s Senior Project, and because it is produced, ...



Waianae High School Tackles School Safety Issues To Prevent Violence

The recent stabbing incident on the Waianae High School campus between two students, which involved bullying and highjacking, has prodded the school to undertake positive measures to prevent future violent incidents. Waianae Hi...


Nanakuli High School Students Show Aloha Doing Service Projects

Students at Nanakuli High School are active with service projects this month in January. The Interact Club helped the Kapolei Rotary Club serve lunch to the veterans at their Kalaeloa facility on New Year’s Day. Again, wi...


Kapolei High School Spring 2013 Events Calendar

January: 1/15 – Senior Parent Meeting #2, 6:30pm @ gym 1/24 – Class Assemblies: Period 3 Sophomore/Freshmen, Period 7 Seniors/Juniors (locations to be  announced) February: 2/6 – Prom Fashion Show, period 6 @ gym 2/8 –...


Nanakuli High School & Intermediate School Events – January, February & March 2013

January 1 – Interact Club helped the Kapolei Rotary Club to serve lunch to the veterans at their Kalaeloa facility January 3 – first day of 3rd quarter, 2nd semester January 11 – I Steep testing through Englis...



Calvin Endo Strengthens School-Community Ties in Waianae

Every town wants to have someone be an effective liaison between its schools and community, and Waianae is fortunate to have Calvin Endo. Because of his relentless efforts with the local parent-teacher associations, he was reco...


Nanakuli High School Performing Arts Center Provides Holiday Entertainment

Nanakuli High School is holding their Ohana Ike Festival, a hoolaulea, at their football field on Saturday, December 8, starting at 4 P.M.  Students from their Performing Arts Center program will put on a Christmas show at 7 P...


Kapolei High School News – November 26, 2012

Annual Winter Concert to be held on December 7 at 6 P.M. in the school plaza near the cafeteria. Winter Ball to be held on December 20, 5:30 – 10:30 P.M., at the Pacific Beach Hotel.  All grade levels were invited. Kapolei C...


Waianae High School Students Give To Their Community

For the months of November and December the Waianae High School student government is conducting a food drive. They will donate all the canned goods to the needy right before Christmas. Story Night is a monthly project for the ...