A Pre-K through Grade 12 Coordinate School Located in Honolulu

The 2018 May Day Celebration

Kuʻu Home Aloha ʻO Oʻahu
“Oʻahu, My Beloved Home”

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00am

Program in James C. Castle Gymnasium - Lunch to follow in Ylang Ylang Courtyard

The May Day Festival perpetuates the Hawaiian tradition in a celebration of our culture with music, hula and lei. Our May Day Program is the one and only event where the entire school performs for each other and for the ‘ohana.

Important Information

ATTIRE REQUIREMENTS

LOWER SCHOOL

THE PRIORY

Grades K to 2

On May Day, students should come to school in their aloha attire. Their hair needs to be prepared for the performance, away from their face (half up, half down.) You do not need to purchase a flower lei for your child. A white kukui nut lei will be provided for your daughter to wear. If they purchased a 2018 May Day T-shirt, they will be allowed to change into it, with appropriate free dress bottoms, after the program.

Because of the uniformity of the hula attire, students should NOT wear nail polish or jewelry to school on the performance day. Please help us by informing your daughters that all their jewelry should be left at home. Mahalo!

Grades 3 to 5

They have the option of wearing either their aloha attire OR the 2018 May Day T-shirt with appropriate free dress bottoms to school.

Students should not wear their uniforms on this day.

Their hair needs to be prepared for the performance. Grades 3 and 4 will have their hair up in a bun. Grade 5 will have their hair away from their face (half up, half down.)They will be changing into their hula attire at school and should have a pair of shorts to wear under the skirt, and a strapless bra or top to wear under the shift. Lei and accessories will be provided.

Because of the uniformity of the hula attire, students should NOT have any nail polish on, nor wear jewelry to school on the performance day. Please help us by informing your daughters that all their jewelry should be left at home. Mahalo!

After the program, students are to take their hula garments (skirt and shift) back home to have them washed and dried, and return to school by Friday, May 4th.

THE PREP

Grades K to 3

On May Day, students should come to school in their aloha shirt with navy shorts. If they purchased a 2018 May Day T-shirt, they will be allowed to change into it, with appropriate free dress bottoms, after the program.

You do not need to purchase a flower lei for your child. A lei will be provided for your son to wear.

Because of the uniformity of the hula attire, students should NOT wear any watches/accessories to school on the performance day.

Please help us by informing your sons that all accessories should be left at home. Mahalo!

UPPER SCHOOL

They have the option of wearing either their aloha attire OR the 2018 May Day T-shirt with appropriate free dress bottoms to school.

Students should not wear their uniforms on this day.

Their hair needs to be prepared for the performance. Grades 6, 9, and 11 will have their hair up in a bun. All other grades will have their hair away from their face (half up, half down.) They will be changing into their hula attire at school and should have a pair of shorts to wear under the skirt, and a strapless bra or top to wear under the shift. Lei and accessories will be provided.

Because of the uniformity of the hula attire, students should NOT have any nail polish on, nor wear jewelry to school on the performance day. Please help us by informing your daughters that all their jewelry should be left at home. Mahalo!

After the program, students are to take their hula garments (skirt and shift) back home to have them washed and dried, and return to school by Friday, May 4th.

Floral and Greenery Donations

We are asking for your kōkua in donating floral and greenery that will be used to decorate the gym for May Day. Any donation you can give will be helpful, but we are looking for ti leaves, monstera, lauaʻe, anthuriums, bird of paradise, palm fronds and kupukupu fern.

Donations will be accepted in front of Kennedy Hall the MORNING OF Thursday, April 26th.