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 to recognize the academic achievements of our students in grades 7-12 in various subject areas
  • Friday, May 3, 2013 –  11th Annual May Day Ho’olaulea from 5-9 p.m. in our school’s football stadium; open to the public; lots of onolicious food including:   laulau, kalua pig, na’au, squid luau, pastele stew, luau stew, pickled onions, pickled mango, malasadas, teriburgers, deep-fried Oreos, assorted cheesecakes, assorted baked goods,  fried noodles, poi mochi, pancit, lumpia, smoked meat, shoyu chicken, cotton candy, shaved ice, Jamba Juice, and more; great entertainment including:   The Royal Hawaiian Band, kupuna from Alu Like, B.E.T. and more; crafts, games and inflatable bouncers for the keiki.  Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening under the stars with your friends and family!
  • Saturday, May 4, 2013 – Ohana Swap Meet from 6 a.m. to 12 noon in the school’s parking lot; interested buyers and sellers can call Charlita Mahoe at 668-5823 for more information
  • Monday, May 6-Friday, May 10, 2013 – Teacher Appreciation Week; faculty and staff are shown appreciation every day of this week by the students of NHIS
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2013 – Military Appreciation luncheon in our school’s cafeteria; 20 soldiers from Schofield will be our guests at a luncheon which includes entertainment by our students
  • Friday, May 10, 2013 – Aloha Assembly – last assembly of the school year honoring our graduating seniors
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – Athletic Banquet from 5:00-8:30 p.m. in our school’s cafeteria to recognize all of our student athletes
  • Thursday, May 16, 2013 – Scholarship and Awards Night at 7 p.m. in our school’s library to recognize all of our graduating seniors who are receiving scholarships and awards
  • Saturday, May 18, 2013 – 42nd Commencement at 5 p.m. in our football stadium
  • Friday, May 24, 2013 – last day of school for students
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