2019 May Day Info

Latest Reminders (as of 5/2/19):

It's one of our favorite festivals of the year!  We need everyone's kokua to make it successful.

Stage Greens / Set-up:

Please save your greens and tropical flowers and bring to school beginning on on May 2nd to the back parking lot.  Bins will be provided.

Stage Set-up: May 3rd (Friday) from 3:00-5:00 pm
3rd, 4th, and 5th grade parents are the main helpers with the stage set-up.  

Potluck:

  • If you haven't signed up to help with potluck set up and clean up, please do.  The google drive link sent out by Parent Hui last week is here: MAY DAY.  Each grade has been assigned a particular task...making it EASIER for you to decide HOW you can help.

  • Your food contribution can be dropped at the tables & coolers as you arrive.  We request that you do not bring any desserts!  Our kids are sweet enough.

  • We continue to make great efforts to be GREEN so please kokua and bring your own plates, utensils and cups.  We will have a limited supply on hand for guests or forget me nots.

  • High School:  Help to set up and take down tent in drive thru

  • Grades 1 and 2:  (5) Tables and cloths setup/clean up Please set up under tent

  • Grades 3 and 4: Utensils, Serveware, Papergoods (provided by school, donations also accepted), clean and return serveware and dishes

  • Grades 5 and 6:  Receive Food/Maintain Service, help with cleanup

  • Grades 7 and 8:  Setup and clean up of Water Jugs

Arrival Times:

  • If your teacher has requested help in the classroom beforehand, please let them know if you are able to arrive early.  The younger grades need assistance with costumes, hair and leis.

  • Call times and required attire were distributed last week.  Please contact your teacher with any questions.

General Information

Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Time: 4:00-5:00 (performance); 5:00-6:00 (potluck) Where: Niu Campus

Call Time for Students:

1st - 4th graders meet at 3:30 in their classroom
5th - 8th graders meet at 3:00 in their classroom
High School females meet at 3:00 (or earlier) in the Niu Hall. High School males meet at 3:00 in the Kukui PSK.

Seating:

Bring mats or low beach chairs for seating. Limited chair seating for kupuna.

Potluck:

Following the program, all are welcome to join the potluck. Bring your own plates and utensils to be green. We ask that you bring your food item covered or in a cooler in order to be set out at 5:00 pm. No desserts please. Water will be provided.  Please see the sign up sheet provided by your classroom parent representative for help with setup and clean up.

Costumes / Lei Information by class

1st Grade – “Pi'apa” (Hawaiian alphabet)
Lei: Handmade plumeria leis
Girls - Hair is half up-half down, costumes provided by Kumu Boys - Black/Blue Shorts
White shirts or shirtless at teacher’s discretion

2n d Grade – “Kamali’i ‘Ike ‘Ole” (Phases of the Moon Song) Costumes/Lei: Same as 1st grade

3r d Grade – “Lili’u E” Costumes/Lei: Same as 1st grade

4t h Grade - Kumulipo
Costume: Kihei made by the students. Dark shorts with same color shirt (Donna can choose).

Lei: Shredded ti-leaf lei. Senorita Jaimes will assist

5t h Grade – “Kāwika”
Costumes:
Girls - provided by Kumu
Boys - Black pants and white, long-sleeve, collared button up shirt Lei: Provided by Kumu

6t h Grade – “ʻUlupalakua”
Costumes: blue jeans with either a white, denim, or plaid, preferably long-sleeve “cowboy” shirts. Kumu will provide bandanas and cowboy hats
Girls – hair 1⁄2 up 1⁄2 down
Boys – hair brushed out of face
Lei: Flower lei of any variety

7t h/8t h Grade Boys – “Kahi Mea”
Costumes: Black pants and white, long-sleeve, collared button up shirt Lei: Kukui, provided by Kumu
Kūpeʻe: Kukui, provided by Kumu

7t h/8t h Grade Girls – “Waikīkī Hula”
Costumes: “Surfboard” dresses. Provided by Kumu. Lei: Flower lei of any variety

High School – Students have been told what is expected of them 

Middle School Students: Chair set-up
High School Students: Chair clean-up

MAHALO!