April 2019 Newsletter

Newsletter April 2019

Aloha Kaʻōhao Families,

Happy Spring to all! Please take a few minutes to read the April newsletter and don’t forget to mark a few dates on your calendar for April 2019.

Who had more fun on Monday, Roll Out Of Bed Day: Dr. Noh in pajamas or Principal For The Day, Mr. Liam Hubbard in pajamas? Open the PDF and look at the photos to find out.

Mahalo for your support and contributions to the Vintage Lanikai Auction. We would not be able to have a successful Vintage Auction without YOU!  Please also take a minute to thank our extraordinary team listed on the first page of the PDF below.

Are you interested in knowing how much monies were raised from the 2019 Vintage Auction? Turn to page two of the newsletter and find out the five figures raised in just a few hours!

Do you want to know what is happening at the parent organization level? To stay in the loop, do join the conversation at:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/kso-members to be a part of the ideas shaping the future of our school.

Huge Mahalo to our Kaōhao School ʻOhana for an amazing Staff Appreciation Week by filling our bellies full of yummy food. A special Mahalo to Hula Grill Waikiki, for donating trays of Kalua Pig Burgers, Crab and Macadamia Nut Wontons and Guava BBQ Ribs to compliment the delicious luau food for our staff last Wednesday.

Thank you to our Career Day volunteers and for sharing their talents and experiences with our students. Open the PDF below to see the fabulous folks and parents who gave up their morning to share their careers with our students.

Here are a few fun facts from Career Day about some of our parents:

One parent is an actor double for The Rock, like… THE ROCK (Dwayne Johnson).

One parent is the voice of Alexa and the husband and wife team are actors on TV.

One parent is the Veterinarian who always saves the seals and turtles who are sick.

One parent cooks healthy and delicious food.

One parent is a friend to other countries and helps keep the peace worldwide.

Open the PDF below and read all about it.

Does your child/ren have talents? The annual Kaōhaoʻs Got Talent auditions will take place April 2-4, open to Kindergarten through Sixth Grade, open the PDF below for more information.  Kaʻōhao’s Got Talent Show will be held on April 26, during school hours.

Kaʻōhao School is in search of a clothes dryer, do you have one to spare or are you ready to upgrade and donate your clothes dryer? Kaʻōhao School’s clothes dryer is on its’ last tumble! Please contact me or Uncle Jeff for pick up and let’s coordinate!

Lastly, if you love free Bobʻs Pizza, Student Artwork, and Pro Surfers, stop by Kailua Beach Adventures on Friday, March 15, 6-9 PM and check out the Malama Ka ʻAina Boardshort Art Challenge hosted by Freddy Patacchia and Quiksilver.

Have a safe Spring Break, enjoy, rest and be happy.

With Aloha,

Espie Chapman


Newsletter March 2019

Newsletter March 2019

Aloha Kaʻōhao Families and Friends,
We are looking forward to seeing you on February 23, at Mid Pacific Country Club to help support a 22nd Century Classroom for our keiki!
Mahalo to the team of dedicated volunteers who take on the responsibility to produce and provide this incredible social occasion. This is the one and only evening event during the school year when Kaʻōhao Staff are afforded no grade books, laptops, whiteboard markers or Mr., Mrs., Ms., before their names and are in attendance to relax with you.  “Vintage”, as the celebration is loving called, is when teachers and talk story with you off the clock, without your student/s in tow.  If you have never attended Vintage, now is the time to purchase tickets, you will not be disappointed. Please take this opportunity to celebrate your school, staff, children and wonderful community we call Kaʻōhao. You will enjoy this fun evening with your friends, families, and staff of Kaʻōhao School at the beautiful Mic Pacific Country Club.
Visit www.kaohaoschool.org/vintage/  to buy your tickets or donate to support your child/s school and education.
Open the PDF below and find out what is up for grabs at Vintage Lanikai Auction 2019, to benefit Kaʻōhao School.
Ask your child/ren which Teacher Experiences they would like to have for their special day. Teachers are donating their valuable time, outside of the classroom to hang out with your child/ren.
ALL students want to be the Director for A Day, and ALL Tutus and parents would appreciate FOUR  VIP seats at the much anticipated May Day 2019. Do you know where you have to be on Saturday, February 23rd to score those awesome deals?
Kaʻōhao School ʻOhana wants your opinions to be heard, do join the fabulous and fantastic females of KSO on March 6. Let your voices and choices be heard. Child care and light refreshments will be provided at the meeting, and they won’t stop you from taking seconds.
Go, support and gather on March 6!
Thank you to Ms. Sheila and Ms. Ruth for joining our crew at Kaʻōhao School front office. We appreciate you!
Have a safe, (fingers crossed) and sunny weekend.
PS- I am looking for 4-6 gently used fabric kitchen aprons for our Zero Heroes, please send them my way if you are ready to release them from your home. Mahalo.
With Aloha,
Espie Chapman

November 2018 Newsletter

Newsletter November 2018

Aloha Kaʻōhao Families,


Please take a few minutes to read about the latest news at your child/s school in the PDF attached below.

Please get your calendars out, and your pen ready, we have several important dates to share with you this month.


Please remember to take the survey from Safe Routes to School so our students can get to and from school safely. Visit the website below:

Safe Routes to School, National Center for Safe Routes to School


Student Council will be collecting canned food items and non-perishable food items to be donated to Saint Anthony’s Food Pantry.

Please have your child/ren bring your canned food items to their homeroom.

Have a wonderful November and Happy Thanksgiving to all!



Espie Chapman



Newsletter October 2018

Newsletter October 2018

Aloha Kaʻōhao Families,

This week Kaʻōhao School proved that their voices turned into action against breast cancer. Kaʻōhao Cancer Fighters raised over $5,400 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Thank you for all the donations to help find a cure and end breast cancer forever.  We hope to see you at the race on October 14, Kapiʻolani Park, Honolulu. For more information, please visit:


Kaʻōhao School was highlighted for helping the Hawaii community, please see the link below to watch the short segment on Hawaii News Now, Sunrise.


Attached is a short PDF of upcoming events.  Make sure you open the PDF with your calendar by your side.

Please join your Kaʻōhao School on October 19, during the morning for Love of Reading and your Kaʻōhao School ʻOhana at 5:30 PM8 PM for Trunk or Treat and movie. Students can enjoy the outdoor movie while parents join the KSO for a brief meeting and update. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase to support the 4th grade Kauai 2018 trip.

Take a deep breath,  enjoy the next week to recharge, refresh and spend time with your precious family and friends.


Espie Chapman

PCNC, Family Engagement

September 2018 Newsletter

Newsletter September 2018

Aloha Kaʻōhao School Families,

Please open the PDF below for September updates and have your calendars ready to save several dates ahead.

We hope you bring your friends and neighbors to the 2nd Annual Kaʻōhao Carnival on September 22, 39 PM.
Buy your presale tickets now!
Rides, games, prizes, and fun will be waiting for you and your student/s.
As a friendly reminder, turn your Federal Survey Cards and if your contact information has changed, please make sure to update your information with our front office.
With Aloha,
Espie Chapman
Parent Community Network Coordinator (PCNC)