Aloha mai kākou,

Just a reminder to save the date for our upcoming Ho’olōkahi Program on Friday, May 3rd from 9:00-10:30 a.m.   Students have been hard at work on their performances and are excited to share them with you 🙂

Please see dress attire information below.  The link to the live stream of the performance is as follows:  http://kapalama.ksbe.edu/elementary/hoolokahi/

Please note that it is a full day of school for students.

Mahalo – KES Office

 

Dress Requirements:

Grade K:  Royal Blue uniform polo, Uniform bottoms, Athletic Shoes, Matching Socks

Grade 1:  Light Blue uniform polo (white if no light blue), Uniform bottoms, Athletic Shoes, Matching Socks

Grade 2:  Shirts will be provided, Uniform bottoms, Athletic Shoes, Matching Socks

Grade 3:  Shirts will be provided, Uniform bottoms, Athletic Shoes, Matching Socks

Grade 4:  ‘Ohe kāpala t-shirt made in art class with uniform bottoms.  Lei to be worn around the neck.

Lei may include fresh flowers and/or greenery (i.e. plumeria, pua kenikeni, pakalana, maile, palapalai, etc) as well as lei made of kukui, ribbons or shells.  No candy or money lei for the hula.

Grade 5:  Play t-shirt and uniform bottoms

Grade 6:  Aloha attire as stated in the KES Handbook – pages 26-27

Information from Handbook:

Options for Boys:  Uniform bottoms (shorts or long pants); Aloha shirt; Athletic or dress shoes, socks & belt

Options for Girls:

  • One-piece dress;
  • Two piece aloha wear outfit;
  • Aloha print top with uniform bottoms;
  • Sandals or shoes are permitted, but no high-heeled or platform shoes.  Shoes must have a back strap.

(No spaghetti straps or halter tops; No form-fitting dresses; Dress length must not be shorter than fingertips while standing with hands at sides; Preference is to have no nail polish on fingers and toes during the hula.)

If spaghetti straps need to be used, a blouse should be worn underneath or as a last resort, covering spaghetti straps with a light cardigan-type of outerwear is preferred. Please keep in mind how warm it may get in Kekūhaupiʻo.

Both:  All students need a lei to be worn around the neck.  Lei may include fresh flowers and/or greenery (i.e. plumeria, pua kenikeni, pakalana, maile, palapalai, etc) as well as lei made of kukui, ribbons or shells.  No candy or money lei for the hula.  If desired, a well-fitted lei may also be worn around the head, in addition to the lei worn around the neck.  If flowers are worn on the side of the head, please pin them on the right side.  As much as possible, keep arms/hands and legs/toes bare (i.e. wear no jewelry, watches, rubberbands, etc) during the hula.