January 2018

6th Grade Parent Night Transition Night


Paniolo Club
Paniolo Club learn different aspects of the art of being a Hawaiian cowboys/cogirls. Student learn leatherwork, note tying and horsemanship.

Volunteers Needed For Aina In Schools



Ka’a’awa Elementary School is in desperate need of volunteers for their Aina IS program.  The Kokua Foundation was started by musician/surfer Jack Johnson and his wife, Kim, in order to teach sustainability and agriculture to students around our state.

The Aina Is program is a component of the foundation that works in partnership with the Department of Education on providing lessons directly to school classrooms. While this program has greatly enriched our students and has been such an inspiration for our school, we solely rely on volunteers to make this program possible.  AINA in Schools is a farm to school initiative that connects children to their local land, waters, and food to grow a healthier Hawaii.

Responsibilities could include any of the following.  (Volunteer can choose one or more)  

  • Assisting the head volunteer with teaching the Aina Is lessons in the classroom.  
  • Attend lesson trainings quarterly to learn about curriculum.  
  • Teach one grade level or more.  This could be once per month for one hour or twice per month for 2 hours.  
  • Coordinate an after school Garden Club.  
  • Assist with Garden Parties and Harvest Parties

If you have ANY questions or anyone in the community would be interested in becoming a garden, nutrition, or compost docent, please contact Denise Prow (head volunteer) for more information at deniseprow@hotmail.com or 630-945-3838.

Keiki Great Aloha Run

Registration Form PDF


The Keiki Great Aloha Run is a great way for Ka`a`awa students and their family to have fun, stay in shape, and help fundraise for our school.  Please review the information below and click here to register online.


Presented by Kaho'omiki

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Keiki Great Aloha Run is Honolulu's leading running event for kids. It's a 1.5 mile untimed fun run around the Neal Blaisdell Center & McKinley High School. Raise funds for your school! $15 from each KEIKI & ADULT registration will be donated to the school of your choice to support Nutrition Education and Physical Activity programs.  Parents, guardians and supporters are encouraged to register too.This event has been managed by Kaho'omiki since 2011.


• 6th Grade Transition Night

• Paniolo Club

• Aina In Schools Volunteers

• Keiki Great Aloha Run

Helpful Links

Important Dates

1/9   PTO Meeting 5 pm

1/11 Big Brother/Sister Event

1/15 MLK Day (no school)

1/19 Makahiki 4 grade

1/20 Makahiki Festival

1/25 Fitness Day

Please click on the links below to get more information about how you can support our school.

School Parking Reminder
All parents and visitors should park on the grass area near the basketball court.  The marked-stalls and the entire gravel area are for the faculty parking.  Mahalo!

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