Fun Fair 2012

Did ya have any Fun?

Let us know what you thought about Fun Fair. Please take a few minutes to take our survey and give us critical feedback or GLORIOUS PRAISE for Fun Fair 2012 :-)

Mahalo Nui Loa to all the people that made Fun Fair happen!

Fun Fair Committee Chairs

Country Store – Melinda Nascimbeni, Risa Minato

Entertainment & MC & Chairperson – Nikki Robinson

Facilities – Charlotte Lindsey Reyes and staff

Food Booths – Kevin Kelley

Grade Level Games

Kindergarten – Sally Oyama, Paige Shimamoto,

Face Painters - Deena, Alyse & Kylie

First Grade – Tari Hale, Risa Minato and volunteers

Second Grade – Irene Kelly and many volunteers

Third Grade – Ana Okamura and many volunteers

Fourth Grade – Parent Volunteers

Fifth Grade – Jen Ishida and many volunteers

Rattlesnake Alley – Tim Robinson

Poster & T-shirt design and photos - Mark Enomoto

Security/ Parking – Tony Gonsalves

Silent Auction – Lynn Arakaki

Trash/Recycling – Mendy Landreth

Treasury/Scrip – Misty Lam

Vendors – MiChelle Chavis


Community Support

American Red Cross – First Aid Booth

Bess Press – donated books to Country Store -

Hawaii Balloon Company - for the awesome balloon rainbow!

HPD – Wally Aina – Volunteer from HPD

Sunetric Poetry and Art contest sponsor                 

Stage donation from South Shore Christian Fellowship and Lance Brug


Community Volunteers

Diamond Head/Kaimuki Rotary Club

Hilina’I Volleyball Club

La Pietra

State Farm Insurance

Kaimuki Lions Club


Country Store

Thanks to all who donated items to the country store and to the following people who helped staff the store:

Fiona Hayashi

Bryce Minato

Demond Nash

Hitomi Ogi

Cindy Perkins

Cherry Tin

Harriet Rechnitz

Lia Watanabe

Ruth Yonamine

Steven Yoshida



Thanks to all the amazing entertainers donated their services!

Ashley Simpson:

Da Push-o-Verse:

Johnny Helm:

Kachoozi the Clown -

Movement Center -

Samadhi -


Food Vendors

Thanks for the keeping the masses well-fed and very happy!

Ailana Shave Ice Waikiki* - 2250 Kalakaua Ave (808) 349-9827

Da Kind Kettle Corn -

Da Spot - (808) 941-1313

KC Waffle Dogs -

La Cosecha* - 808-622-2777

Ono Pops*

Primo Sushi



Check out the great photos from Fun Fair!

Annabel Studios* -


School Staff

Thanks to all the staff for all you do to help support an event like Fun Fair!

Mrs. Lagareta – for undying support

Cassie Choy - For making the beautiful treasure chests for the auction

Kumu Kaleihomai’s crowd pleasing hula dancers

Mrs. Bauer –for having the kids paint the flower boxes and hosting the art show

Mrs. Denise Choy – For making the beautiful recycled flower boxes for the auction

Mrs. Harunaga & Mrs. Yamada for allowing the silent auction to use the library & helping to set it up

Mr. Larsen’s 4th grade class for a great performance

Mrs. McKee’s 3rd Grade Lemonade Stand for charity

Mr. Nakamura’s 3rd Grade class for selling vermicast and making clown accessories

Mr. Matsuda’s students for playing ukulele

Mrs. Palajac

Charlotte Lindsey Reyes and staff for stage setup and facilities management


Scrip Sales

Thank you for your help in selling, distributing and keeping track of tons of scrip during a very busy day.

Sandy Muraoka & Family

Laura Okamoto

Sherry Kajimoto

Mel Sumida

Amanda Sumida


Silent Auction

Thank you to all who donated items to the Silent Auction and to the people below for organizing and staffing the auction:

Susan Hamada

Chiyo Churchill

Celia Main

Jewel Romero

Mel Sumida

Jessica Tafao

Bahiyyih Vinci

Debbie Yamada

Stacy Yuen Hernandez


*Denotes businesses that are owned or operated by members of Wai‘alae Families – Please support our community!