Mar 142013

For those of you who may have missed it, we do have a treat for you!  Goldilocks & the 3 Bears – Liholiho Style was performed last night at the March General Membership meeting by our talented teachers and staff! Thank you for giving the Kindergarteners and their parents a good chuckle last night!

Narrator & Story Writer – Mrs. Christina Small (Principal)
Papa Bear – Mr. Peter Nakashima (Computer teacher)
Mama Bear – Mr. Fred Magnenat (Gr. 5)
Baby Bear – Ms. Katie Muller (Gr. K)
Voice of Goldilocks – Ms. Lori Shimizu (ELL)
Goldilocks – Ms. Lindsay Robison (Gr. 1)

Enjoy and apologies for the poor video quality!

Goldilocks & the 3 Bears – Liholiho Style from Liholiho Laulima on Vimeo.

Liholiho's rendition of Goldilocks & the 3 Bears, written by Mrs. Christina Small!

Mar 142013

Good morning!

Thank you for attending the PTA General Membership Meeting yesterday!  Last night, our Fundraising Committee announced that we raised nearly $9,000 with our Liholiho Super Coupon books!  Thank you too all parents, aunties, uncles, etc. for your support!  There will also be a Read-a-thon which will run from March 14th – 31st, rewards will include Lunch with Mrs. Small and Classroom Incentives!  So look for that flyer in today’s Thursday folder.

The Nominations Committee also did a short presentation requesting parents to submit nominees for 5 open PTA positions.

  • Membership (VP1)
  • Fundraising (VP5)
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • May General Membership Meeting Chairperson

By joining the PTA, you will learn A LOT of what goes on “behind the scenes” and be able to have your voice heard regarding student and school issues.  We are also have a lot of fun at the once a month meetings!  If you do have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask a PTA member you may see on campus or just email us at  We’d be more than happy to answer your questions!

Below, you will find a PTA nomination form to fill out (it will also be sent home in today’s folder).  If you or anyone you know would be interested in joining the PTA, please fill it out and turn this form into your child’s teacher!  Thank you very much!



Mar 112013

Good morning!

We are looking for some energetic, enthusiastic people to join our PTA board for the next two
school years! As a board member, you will learn a lot about current school events as well as assist
in the planning and preparation of PTA sponsored events (movie night, membership meetings,
fundraising, etc.).

The PTA board meets once a month (usually the 2nd Tuesday) for about 2 hours or so. We currently
have a great group of parents on board and not only do we discuss important school issues, we do
have a bit of fun as well. So, lead your child(ren) by example and become a community contributor
in the Liholiho Laulima PTA Board.

We currently are looking for:
Elected Positions

  • Fundraising (VP5)
  • Membership (VP1)
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Appointed Positions

  • May General Membership Meeting Chairperson

If you are curious about the board positions and what we do, come and join the next PTA board meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the library!

Please don’t be shy and nominate yourself OR someone you know that would be an excellent candidate for the positions. To reach us with any questions or nominations you may have, you can contact us here: or you can send email to

Thank you!

Mar 012013


Liholiho is looking for some volunteers to assist them with the bookfair that will be held this month! If you can help, please fill out the form below and return it with your child’s teacher.

The next document contains a warning regarding the Facebook “Confessions” pages. Please read to find out more.

Have a great weekend!

March Bookfair volunteers

Facebook “Confessions” Warning

Feb 212013


The Liholiho Laulima March General Membership meeting is upon us! We’ll be taking care of PTA business and we will also be treated to wonderful performances from Mrs. Arakaki’s and Mrs. Wong’s Kindergarten classes!

Bento pre-order flyers will be posted next week. In the meantime, please fill out and return the attached form if you are able to assist us with setup and cleanup of the event! We LOVE volunteers! Thank you!


Feb 082013

We hope that everyone is ready for this upcoming weekend!  In this post you will find the latest edition of the newsletter which includes wonderful artwork from our own Liholiho students!

Thank you to our teachers for submitting the artwork and to Arlene, our newsletter editor, for adding it into our monthly newsletter!


Feb 012013


As a way for the PTA to help raise funds for the school, we will be selling the Liholiho Super Coupon Book this month.  The proceeds from the fundraiser will help Liholiho’s literacy, physical education and arts program, as well as help defray the costs from the newly installed playground equipment that the students ALL LOVE!

Here are electronic copies of the flyers that were sent home on Thursday!

Thank you very much for all of your support for our National Blue Ribbon School!

Coupon Book Instructions

Coupon Book Order Form

Coupon Book Instructions (Japanese)

Coupon Book Order Form (Japanese)

Jan 302013

With a great turnout, yummy popcorn, and a large screen, the Liholiho Movie Night was a great success!  Thank you to everyone who was able to join us in this fun-filled night that was full of laughs!  We hope that everyone who attended enjoyed the event and we look forward to more fun PTA activities!


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