Newsletter October 2017

Newsletter October 2017

Aloha Ka’ohao Families and Community,

Another packed PDF below for you to view and a great time to update your calendars! Open the PDF below for all the info.

Congratulations to the #1 school in the entire state of Hawaii for both DOE and Charter in academic proficiency in the areas of English/Language Arts, Math and Science! Please read about YOUR successful students and YOUR highest achieving school in Hawaii, Ka’ohao School!

Mahalo to our amazing staff and mahalo for your support at home!  Click on the link below to read the press release from DOE.


This year’s much anticipated Kaohao Carnival brings rides, trains, dunk tanks and ono grindz! Get a head start and pre order your unlimited ride wristband at the link below.


Please be aware of the road work starting in October by Kalapawai and how that might impact, drop off and pick up at school.
Read the news in the PDF and find out details of the construction ahead which might last anywhere from 3-6 months. Need a contact to get your construction questions answered?… Click the PDF below.

Interested in fresh veggies  and produce for dinner? It’s as easy as saying yes and signing up. Oahu Fresh is offering a CSA service our school, but we would need at least 15 orders to qualify for the donation program. Check out the program at

Please send an email to if you are interested, if we get 15 or more subscribers, I will set up the CSA program and donations will go towards garden efforts at Kaohao.

SEEKING….. KSO needs a few donations and you will be happy to see the kiddie closets tidy and neat… click that PDF and you will be happy you did!

REMINDER: September 28 and 29, are Parent Teacher Conference Days, please do not bring your student/s to the meeting unless your meeting is student led, please confirm with your student’s teacher.


Have a safe weekend Ka’ohao families. Continue the good work at home and we will continue to do the same at Ka’ohao Charter School.

With Aloha,

Espie Chapman

September Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter

Love of Reading Night Flyer

Aloha Kaʻōhao Families,

Please keep up the “Kindness Matters” meter at home because we see the needle moving at school! Mahalo for your support!

Please have a look at this month’s news and updates.

This Friday is Love of Reading Night and we are looking forward to seeing you and your family here. Celebrate the classics and watch book characters come to life, they might even read a book to your little one if you ask nicely.

Click on the PDF below to find out  more.

Have look at the very important dates that you must put on your calendar NOW… there is a bedtime story reading by Dr. Noh, parent conferences, photo retakes, carnivals and much more that need to go on your calendar… CLICK.

Please don’t forget to turn in your federal survey cards, it only takes about two minutes to complete and our school needs the precious funding dollars.

Kaʻōhao School is very fortunate to have a School Director like Dr. Noh. While you guys got an extra day to relax with your child last Friday, Dr. Noh allowed for the staff to work the land at Ulupo Heiau State Historic Site and learn more about Kaʻōhao for our Professional Development Day. Not only did the staff help to weed, harvest and replant native Hawaiian plants, we were also gifted with fellowship and laughter.  Mahalo to Dr. Noh and Ulupo Heiau Historic State Site.There is an opportunity for you to learn more about Ulupo Heiau and Kaʻōhao while you turn your hands to the land and help. Please contact for more info.

Just one click on the PDF below and you will get all the latest info.

Mahalo Kaʻōhao!


Espie Chapman


August Newsletter

Newsletter August 2017

Aloha Kaʻōhao School Families,

Welcome to our fabulous community of faculty, families and friends!

We are so please you have chosen our school on one of the most important journeys you family will go forward with this year.

Welcome back to our returning families and welcome to the newest members of our ʻOhana.

Here is the first newsletter of the school year, with more to come. Please take a minute or two, open the PDF below and get updated on the important dates, news and celebrations from Kaʻōhao School.

This first newsletter is packed with info you might want to jot down on your calendars. We are asking at least one parent to attend a mandatory meeting with Dr. Noh so we are on the same page.

Open the PDF below and please peek inside:

See what dates we are looking forward to seeing you. 

Find out why “Kindness Matters” at Kaʻōhao  from our Counselor.

 What’s the scoop with the blue EPA banner by the flag pole- what’s that about- what are my kids telling me to save the banana peel?

​Yeah, sorry about your dog, they can’t attend school here…

​Come, OCCUPY!!!, but first do some garden work in the morning 🙂

​Please make sure to drive safe and save yourself a $300 ticket from HPD.

Interested in BEFORE school care for your child? Peek inside the PDF for the phone number.


Page 6 of the Newsletter, Kaʻōhao School Parent Group Room Parent Meeting will be on August 23 at 8AM not 5:30PM in the cafe.

Letʻs join together (kaʻōhao) and make this school year filled with fond memories and let’s not leave anyone behind in our ʻOhana.

​Aloha Kaʻōhao, have a safe and wonderful weekend.


With Aloha,

​Espie Chapman

Parent Community Network Coordinator

Kaʻōhao Governing Board Member