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Thursday, April 19:  8:00am MIL Boys and Girls Tennis Tournament at Lahaina Civic Center Tennis Courts.......12:17pm Graduation Emcee Audition at Hale Na'auao I-2.......12:17pm Poetry Club Meeting at Hale Puke K-14.........2:15pm After School Classes (English & Social Studies)..........2:15pm After School Detention (Please see Mr. Simms).....2:15pm After School Tutor Lab at Hale Puke K-11......2:15pm Concert Band Rehearsal at Samuel Mo'okini Band Room......4:00pm Victorino Ohana Invitational Trials at War Memorial Stadium....Good luck to all!
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David Malo Ho'olaulea: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Lahainaluna High School David Malo Day Ho'olaule'a is this Saturday, April 21, 2018 on Boarder's field. The festival starts with a Laulau supper at 5:00pm and program performed by our Boarder's Chorus and Hawaiiana Club at 6:00pm. Tickets for the supper is $18.00. The supper comes with Laulau, poi, lomi lomi salmon, haupia, pineapple, and sweet potatoes! Onolicious! Hurry and purchase tickets at the school main office from 8 am to 4 pm - available now!
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Luna Robotics Team wins another award in the Hawaii Regional of the FIRST Robotics Competition

The Luna Robotics team garnered the Excellence in Engineering Award which is given to a team that celebrates an elegant and advantageous machine feature.

According to the FIRST Robotics Competition website, to garner this award, "a team spokesperson must be able to competently describe the engineered feature(s) and can trace its conception, design, manufacturing/assembly, or deployment. The feature(s) reflect an engineering solution to a specific problem, and it is functional and practical. The feature(s) are elegant and advantageous on the field of play. It stands up to the rigors of competition."

Congratulations and next goal is Houston for the Robotics Championships. The Robotics team will gladly accept any and all donations to contribute to the cost of this added honor to compete! Donations welcome! Please make checks payable to Lahainaluna High School and write Lunas Robotic Team in the memo, mail to (980 Lahainaluna Road, Lahaina, HI 96761) or drop of the donation at Lahainaluna H.S. main office M- F 8 AM – 4 PM

I Mua Lahainaluna!
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Congratulations 2017-2018 Luna Robotic Team!

Exciting News!!! Lunas Robotics Team 3882 qualifies for FIRST® Robotics World Championship Competition!!
FIRST® CHAMPIONSHIP-HOUSTON @ George R. Brown Convention Center, APRIL 18-21, 2018

“What is FIRST® Robotics Championship?”

“FIRST® Robotics Competition combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. Teams of 10 students or more are challenged to design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills, and build and program a robot to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. It’s as close to “real world” engineering as a student can get. Professional mentors volunteer their time and talents to guide each team.”

When our Lunas Robotics Team 3882 competed in San Diego (Del Mar) @ Regional FIRST® Robotic Competition they placed 2nd (reaching the finals) out of 66 teams & received the Regional Finalists, the Wildcard and Judges' Award (given when the judging panel may decide that a team's unique efforts, performance, or dynamics merit recognition) which the team also won in 2016. The team’s performance qualified them to compete in the world championships in Texas in April, this is the FIRST TIME EVER since the team was created in 2011!

While the team had already registered to compete at the Hawaii Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, March 21st - 24th at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Stan Sheriff Arena against approximately 37 teams from Hawaii, the mainland & international. They were delighted to be asked & qualify for the FIRST® CHAMPIONSHIP-HOUSTON. The team will gladly accept any and all donations to contribute to the cost of this added honor to compete! Donations welcome! Please make checks payable to Lahainaluna High School and write Lunas Robotic Team in the memo, mail to (980 Lahainaluna Road, Lahaina, HI 96761) or drop of the donation at Lahainaluna H.S. main office M- F 8 AM – 4 PM

Mahalo to their sponsors for getting them this far!!!

Lahainaluna High School Foundation, MEDB Ke Alahele Grant, Boeing Company, Maui Electric, Aloha Self Storage, Goodfellow Brothers, Engineering Dynamics, Maui Petroleum, Maui Oil Company, Frogman Charters Lahaina, Monsanto, Gazebo Restaurant Lahaina, Nagamine Photo, UFO Parasail, Atlantis Submarine and Maui & Lahainaluna High Schools

2018 Lunas Robotic Team 3882

Students Anjanette Aveno, Jay Baptista, Eddymar Cabading, Kylee Dean-Kobatake, Jayelyn Finn-Imamoto, Veronica Lara Jacobo, Jerico Olpindo, Diolo Pascual, Seth Richards, Jenna Swangel, Cael Yasutake

Mentors Dennis Sasai, Randy Arakawa, T.C. Luckey, Colin Delos Reyes, Graham Seiki, Tracy Poouahi

Lunas website

FIRST website

I Mua Lahainaluna!!!

-Leslie Hiraga, Lahainaluna High School PCNC.

Click the link below to Wednesday March 21st article of the Maui News:
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Congratulations to Lahainaluna High School CTSO!

Congratulations to all CTSO participants!!

Here are the results. We are so proud of everyone who challenged themselves last week and participated. Kudos to all teachers and students!

DECA (Business)
Kiana Bell & Ruby O'donnell (Sports & Entertainment Marketing) - 2nd place trophy
Hailey Bogar & Ryli Cherry (Travel & Tourism) - 4th place and medallion winners
Ruby O'donnell - 2nd place in written test

FCCLA (Culinary)
Victoria Decoite-Wilsey, Noah Nakamura, & Jordan Shibao (Culinary Arts) - Bronze medalists

HOSA (Health Services)
Nikki Zamani (Physical Therapy) - 1st place
Kaitlin Hodgins (Sports Medicine) - 1st place
Grace Takemoto (Prepared Speaking) - 1st place
Shanel Mangaoang (Medical Reading) - 2nd place
Leah Werblun (Job Seeking Skills) - 2nd place
Alexis Matias, Anjanette Aveno, & Eva Olson (Health Education) - 1st place
Rowel Ansagay & Isabella Omura (Health Career Display) - 1st place
Sierra Carney (Behavioral Health) - 2nd place
Eloisa Tumpap (Transcultural Healthcare) - 2nd place
Caitlin Baclay (Human Growth and Development) - 3rd place

Hannah Valencia (Drafting) - 2nd place
Kalewa Kalanikau (Carpentry) - 3rd place

Below is the link to the story by the Lahaina News.
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Important Information to Parents

Adult Education Classes (GED)
at Lahainaluna HS.
Monday and Wednesday nights 5 pm - 7 pm for the ESL program.
Students and adults that would like to take the CASAS in order to get their Diploma with MCSA, have them come to Room J105.
Bring $5 cash, and a copy of their SS card and Photo ID.
Call 873-3082 to inform Mr. Balinbin that you are coming to test.
Report at 5 pm (test takes about 2 hours)

Kalo Program
For students and families needing guidance, strengthening their ties,
help with communication and commitment to one another!!!
Maui Police Dept. Juvenile Div.
Call to get more information and join
Lahaina Intermediate School
Tuesdays and Thursdays
May 1 - 17, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Includes dinner!
May 5, 12, and 19, 2018

Needing some direction?
Need help taking charge of your life?
High school might not be for you...but something bigger is out there!
Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy-Hilo
Will be at the Kahului Puunene Armory for a parent/student orientation meeting -
Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
Contact the recruiter for more information.

W. ‘Ilima Kela
Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy-Hilo
P.O. Box 5210
Hilo, HI 96720
Cell: (808) 430-4184
Fax: (808) 933-9902
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Hawaiiana Club performed at the 8th Annual Moanakeala Festival in Oahu

The Lahainaluna High School Hawaiiana Club is enjoying its 49th year of teaching students, through Hawaiian mele and hula, the importance of being stewards of our Lahaina community and perpetuating many meaningful Hawaiian values and customs. This month the group traveled to Laie, Oahu to perform at the 8th annual Moanikeala Festival at the Polynesian Cultural Center. They also toured the Iolani Palace, BYU Hawaii college campus and visited sacred areas such as the Kukaniloko Birthstone State Monument and Laie point - Ko'olaupoko and Ko'olauloa.

Please join us for our annual David Malo Day Ho'olaulea which will be held on the school's Kahua (boarder's field) April 21, 2018. The program will feature beautiful songs and dances about the island of Oʻahu. -Ilima Greig-Hong

Special Thanks to Luke Takayama for sharing his youtube video.
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Please Kokua!

Please Kokua! Malakai Baldwin, a 10th grader from Lahainaluna, was severely injured when a 400 pound boulder came loose and crushed his leg. A flight for life helicopter came and flew him to the hospital where a surgeon was flown in from Maui. Thankfully his life was saved!! Malakai runs track, loves to surf and is passionate about trail riding his dirt bike. His future ability to do these things, or even walk normally again is in question. We are praying and hoping for the best as he heads into future Multiple surgeries. Eric West, the father of one of Malakai's friend, has set up a Go-Fund Me Page to help Malakai's parents to pay for medical expenses and has asked us to help. Please Kokua! Here is the link:
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