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The latest news & events at Alaka`i O Kaua`i

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Monday Message – April 15, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we approach the midpoint of... Read more

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Monday Message – April 08, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and we hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness as we move deeper into... Read more

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Monday Message – April 01, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – March 25, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope your ohana enjoyed a restful and relaxing Spring Break Week.... Read more

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Monday Message – March 18, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we commence the annual Spring... Read more

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Monday Message – March 11, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – March 04, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as... Read more

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Monday Message – February 26, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope that this message finds you all in good health and happiness as we head... Read more

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Monday Message – February 19, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – February 12, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as... Read more

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Monday Message – February 05, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the most generous people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and I hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness... Read more

Monday Message – January 29, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you well as we conclude the month... Read more

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Monday Message – January 22, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we move deeper into... Read more

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Monday Message – January 15, 2024

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this January message finds you in good health and happiness as we rolled back to campus... Read more

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Monday Message – January 8, 2024

A belated Hau’oli Makahiki Hou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope the first week of 2024 is off to a splendid start for... Read more

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Monday Message – January 1, 2024

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou (Happy New Year) to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you enjoying the fresh... Read more

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Monday Message – December 25, 2023

Mele Kalikimaka kakou e Hau’oli Makahiki Hou. We hope this festive message finds everyone in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School enjoying the start of the annual Winter Break. In... Read more

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Monday Message – December 18, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness during... Read more

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Monday Message – December 11, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope the start of December has greeted you with happiness and health in this festive... Read more

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Monday Message – December 04, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and welcome to the month of December. As we shift to a new month, we introduce the new... Read more

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Monday Message – November 27, 2023

A belated Hau’oli La Ho’omaika’i kakou to all in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving break. We look... Read more

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Monday Message – November 20, 2023

An early Hau’oli la Ho’omakika’i to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope that all preparations for a splendid Thanksgiving are... Read more

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Monday Message – November 13, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness after a... Read more

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Monday Message – November 06, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope that this first Monday Message of November finds you all in good health and... Read more

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Monday Message – October 30, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this last Monday Message of October finds you all in good... Read more

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Monday Message – October 23, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health as... Read more

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Monday Message – October 16, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you rested, relaxed, plus ready to return for the second quarter of... Read more

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Monday Message – October 09, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health as we enter our annual Fall... Read more

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Monday Message – October 02, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health... Read more

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Monday Message – September 25, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and we hope this message finds you well as we sail into the last school week of September. Mahalo... Read more

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Monday Message – September 18, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope this September message finds you all in good health and... Read more

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Monday Message – September 11, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope the new month of September is treating you with kindness and respect. Mahalo for... Read more

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Monday Message – September 04, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope that this message finds you all in good happiness and health as we conclude the... Read more

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Monday Message – August 28, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health... Read more

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Monday Message – August 21, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness during these challenging... Read more

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Monday Message – August 14, 2023

Aloha mai to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness at the conclusion of the first... Read more

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Monday Message – August 07, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness.... Read more

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Monday Message – July 30, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. We hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health as... Read more

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Monday Message – July 24, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health... Read more

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Monday Message – July 17, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health during the last few... Read more

Monday Message – July 10, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good happiness and health as... Read more

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Monday Message – July 03, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we move into the... Read more

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Monday Message – June 26, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good happiness and health as... Read more

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Monday Message – June 19, 2023

Aloha mai kākou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you all in good happiness and health during the summer break. We... Read more

Monday Message – June 12, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to everyone in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – June 05, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds the summer break for our learners off to... Read more

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Monday Message – May 29, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and welcome to the summer holidays for our creative learners and much of our dedicated staff. Mahalo nui... Read more

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Monday Message – May 22, 2023

Aloha mai kakou and hope this Monday Message finds everyone in the Alaka’I O Kaua’i Charter School in good health and happiness as we head into the last week on... Read more

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Monday Message – May 15, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope his message finds you all in good health and happiness... Read more

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Monday Message – May 08, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – May 01, 2023

Aloha mai kakou the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and we hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness as the calendar turns over to... Read more

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Monday Message – April 24, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this late April Monday Message finds you all in good health and happiness. As... Read more

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Monday Message – April 17, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you well as we head into the... Read more

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Monday Message – April 10, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness this Easter... Read more

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Monday Message – April 03, 2023

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you healthy and happy as we enter the new month... Read more

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Monday Message – March 27, 2023

Happy almost Prince Kuhio Day to everyone in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community! We hope that this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – March 20, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you enjoying the last few hours of a festive Spring Break.... Read more

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Monday Message – March 13, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and welcome to Spring Break! We hope everyone enjoys some time away from campus... Read more

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Monday Message – March 6, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

Monday Message – February 27, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we move towards the end... Read more

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Monday Message – February 20, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness during this long President’s Day weekend,... Read more

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Monday Message – February 13, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. We hope this message at the midpoint of February finds you in good health... Read more

Monday Message – February 6, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the generous people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we move... Read more

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Monday Message – January 30, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you well as we approach the conclusion of... Read more

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Monday Message – January 23, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds the month of January treating you well. Mahalo for your contributions to the... Read more

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Monday Message – January 16, 2023

Aloha mai kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – January 09, 2023

A belated Hau’oli Makahiki Hou to the good people in there Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and best wishes for a prosperous 2023. We hope everyone enjoyed a... Read more

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Monday Message – January 02, 2023

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou kakou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds your 2023 off to a splendid start!... Read more

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Monday Message – December 26, 2022

Mele Kalikimaka kakou e Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Merry Christmas everyone and Happy New Year to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. Mahalo nui to the dedicated parents... Read more

Monday Message – December 19, 2022

Aloha mai kakou to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community! I hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness as we enter the annual Winter... Read more

Monday Message – December 12, 2022

Aloha mai kakou to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness in this festive month of December.... Read more

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Monday Message – December 05, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we start the... Read more

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Monday Message – November 28, 2022

     A belated yet sincere Hau’oli La Ho’omaika’i kakou (Happy Thanksgiving to all) and hope this message finds you at the end of a wonderful four-day break from school.... Read more

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Monday Message – November 21, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we move... Read more

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Monday Message – November 14, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School! We hope that this message finds you all in good health and happiness as we... Read more

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Monday Message – November 7, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the great people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope this message finds you in good health and... Read more

Monday Message – October 31, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kauai Charter School, and we hope this last Monday Message of October finds you in good health and... Read more

Monday Message – October 24, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and we hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we transition deeper... Read more

Monday Message – October 17, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the wonderful people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope that this message finds you in happiness and... Read more

Monday Message – October 10, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the wonderful people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope this end of the first quarter of the... Read more

Monday Message – October 3, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kauai Charter School, and we hope this last Monday Message of the first quarter... Read more

Monday Message – Sept 26, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and we hope that this Monday Message finds you in good health... Read more

Monday Message – Sept 19, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i Charter School, and we hope this September message finds you in good health and happiness as we start another... Read more

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Monday Message – Sept 12, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we hope that this message finds you all in good... Read more

Monday Message – Sept 5, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we enter the... Read more

Monday Message – Aug 29, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds you well as we conclude the first month of the... Read more

Monday Message – Aug 22, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness... Read more

Monday Message – Aug 15, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness at the conclusion of... Read more

Monday Message – Aug 8, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness... Read more

Monday Message – Aug 1, 2022

Message from the Director Hau’oli Makahiki Hou kakou (Happy New Year to you all)! I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we sail into the... Read more

Monday Message – May 30, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people on the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this bittersweet message finds you all in good health... Read more

Monday Message – May 23, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. It... Read more

Monday Message – May 16, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and we hope this Monday Message finds you all in good happiness and health as... Read more

Monday Message – May 9, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, in good health and happiness as we just completed the first week... Read more

Monday Message – May 2, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message at the beginning of May finds you... Read more

Monday Message – April 25, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, with the hope this message finds you in good happiness and health as we enter the... Read more

Monday Message – April 18, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we conclude Easter festivities.... Read more

Monday Message – April 11, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and welcome to the new month of April. We now find ourselves in the... Read more

Monday Message – April 4, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness... Read more

Monday Message – March 28, 2022

Message from the Director Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this last Monday Message of March finds you in good health and happiness. The... Read more

Monday Message – March 21, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds everyone in good spirits after the Spring Break. We look forward... Read more

Monday Message – March 14, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you all safe, happy, and healthy as we see numerous restrictions... Read more

Monday Message – March 7, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this first Monday Message of March finds you all safe, happy, and healthy. Mahalo... Read more

Monday Message – February 28, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds you in good happiness and health as we move toward... Read more

Monday Message – February 21, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we sail through the... Read more

Monday Message – February 14, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we sail through the... Read more

Monday Message – February 7, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. The philosopher Kahili Gibran once... Read more

Monday Message – January 31, 2022

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we head into... Read more

Monday Message – January 24, 2022

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this Monday Message finds you and your ohana in good health and happiness. We wish to express our... Read more

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Monday Message – January 17, 2022

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you and your ohana in good happiness and health as we move deeper into the... Read more

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Monday Message – January 10, 2022

Aloha kakahiaka to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we roll into... Read more

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Monday Message – December 20, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. I hope this message finds you enjoying the start of the annual Winter Break. We... Read more

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Monday Message – December 13, 2021

Aloha kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we roll into... Read more

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Monday Message – Dec. 6, 2021

Aloha kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we roll into... Read more

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Monday Message – November 29, 2021

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you recovering from way too much turkey, way too much fun, and way too much... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Thanksgiving

Monday Message – November 22, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you healthy and safe as we head... Read more

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Monday Message – November 15, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you healthy and safe. Mahalo for your... Read more

Alakai Celebration Of Learning

Monday Message – November 8, 2021

​​Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. On behalf of our amazing school, I hope this message finds you well after an epic... Read more

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Monday Message – November 1, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and welcome to the month of November. We finished off the month of October with an astounding... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Trunk or Treat

Monday Message – October 25, 2021

Aloha kakou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness after the Fall Break.... Read more

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Monday Message – October 18, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. I hope this message finds you in good health and happiness after the annual fall break. A... Read more

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Monday Message – October 11, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and welcome to the Fall Break. Hard to imagine that we have already... Read more

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Monday Message – October 4, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. On behalf of our entire school, we hope this message finds you in good... Read more

Alakai O Kauai

Monday Message – September 27, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. We trust this message finds you in good health and happiness. We wish to share our gratitude... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Art

Monday Message – September 20, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. We are pleased... Read more

Alakai

Monday Message – September 13, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. We hope this message finds you in good happiness and health. We settled back... Read more

Alakai Collage

Monday Message – September 6, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we turn the calendar... Read more

Bulletin Board Alakai O Kauai

Monday Message – August 30, 2021

Director’s Message Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. We hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we sail... Read more

Alaka'i O Kau Kaua'i

Monday Message – August 23, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School. On behalf of our entire staff, we hope this message finds you as well as... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners chalkboard welcome

Monday Message – August 16, 2021

Aloha to the supportive people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Mahalo for your efforts in... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners

Monday Message – August 9, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds everyone in good health and happiness after an excellent start... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School campus cleanup day

Monday Message – August 2, 2021

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this messages finds your ohana enjoying the last few days of summer... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School campus landscaping

Weekly Message – July 21, 2021

Aloha to the good people on the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you enjoying a wonderful summer vacation with ohana. Time flies when... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i staff and campus

Monday Message – June 7, 2021

Happy summer holidays to all the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Although school... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i talent show Dr. B

Monday Message – May 31, 2021

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community as we conclude the 2020-2021 school year. Mahalo to you all for your courage to embrace... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners celebrate Na Kupu Lau

Monday Message – May 24, 2021

Aloha to the supportive people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we near the conclusion... Read more

Alakai O Kauai learner art tree painted wall van Gogh flowers

Monday Message – May 17, 2021

Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds all in good health and happiness. We enjoyed another good week on campus at... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners project-based learning testing

Monday Message – May 10, 2021

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. We sincerely hope that all the mothers in our... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners outside

Monday Message – May 3, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you well as we enter the last month of the 2020-2021... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Ms. Z and outdoor classroom

Monday Message – April 26, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we enter the... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners mosaic art ocean turtle

Monday Message – April 19, 2021

Aloha to the supportive people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness. We continue to evolve... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners basketball Easter

Monday Message – April 12, 2021

Aloha to all in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness. Mahalo to all who participated... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i campus learner helicopter

Monday Message – April 5, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we turn the calendar over... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School sign and road

Monday Message – March 29, 2021

Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this Monday Message finds you in good health and happiness. Last week we welcomed back our learners... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners and facilitators art turtle

Monday Message – March 22, 2021

Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope everyone enjoyed a restful Spring Break last week. We now move ourselves into the fourth quarter of... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i band

Monday Message – March 15, 2021

Aloha to the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness at the start of the annual spring break.... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners and staff celebrate reading

Monday Message – March 8, 2021

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you all in good health and happiness as we enter the month of March. We... Read more

Alakai O Kauai learners make art with ocean plastic waste

Monday Message – March 1, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we enter the... Read more

Alakai O Kauai learners play in gym and outdoor campus

Monday Message – February 22, 2021

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this Monday Message finds you in good health and happiness. Many people have become curious about our unique... Read more

Alakai O Kauai collage learners and board of directors and facilitator

Monday Message – February 15, 2021

Aloha to all the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we celebrate Valentine’s... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i outdoor campus views and learners celebrate 100 days of school

Monday Message – February 8, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness after the first week of... Read more

Monday Message Alakai O Kauai

Monday Message – February 1, 2021

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness as we turn our calendars... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School campus horse

Monday Message – January 25, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Another fabulous week on... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Monday Message

Monday Message – January 18, 2021

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds the start of 2021 treating you well. One of the challenges... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School learners and facilitator outdoor campus

Monday Message – January 11, 2021

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope the start of 2021 has treated you well. It was a... Read more

Alakai O Kauai campus fruit tree

Monday Message – January 4, 2021

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope the start of 2021 has treated you well. As we mark the... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i campus collage: spelling bee, Santa visit, flagpole

Monday Message – December 21, 2020

Early Edition – Happy Winter Break! Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you in good health... Read more

Alakai O Kauai campus outside goats

Monday Message – December 14, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. As we see the... Read more

collage of Alaka'i O Kaua'i school building and outdoor grounds with palm tree and body of water

Monday Message – December 7, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you well in this festive month of December. One of... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i learners pose together outside

Monday Message – November 30, 2020

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hopefully you have recovered from a “turkey coma” caused by a happy Thanksgiving filled with... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Distance Learning

Monday Message – November 23, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Mahalo for your efforts... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Campus

Monday Message – November 16, 2020

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health today. With the number of active COVID... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Charter School

Monday Message – November 9, 2020

Aloha to the good people of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness in the month of November. With the shift... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Halloween Parade

Monday Message – November 2, 2020

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness in the first week of... Read more

Outdoor Classroom Alakai O Kauai

Monday Message – October 26, 2020

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Congratulations, as we have now enjoyed two... Read more

Alakai O Kauai campus and learners

Monday Message – October 19, 2020

Congratulations to all of the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community. Mahalo to your patience, adaptability, and leadership, our amazing charter school was able to... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Campus

Monday Message – October 12, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope your ohana enjoyed the annual Fall Break. We look forward to welcoming all... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School

Monday Message – October 5, 2020

Aloha to the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you well at the start of the month of October. Is it really October already?... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i

Monday Message – September 28, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Last week our world... Read more

Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School bus

Monday Message – September 21, 2020

Aloha to the great people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. At Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Kids

Monday Message – September 14, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community, and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. We were extremely pleased to... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Charter School

Monday Message – September 7, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the learning community of Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School and hope this message finds you healthy and happy. In the short history of our... Read more

Alakai O Kauai School

Monday Message – August 31, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. It was GREAT to welcome... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Bus

Monday Message – August 24, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this Monday Message finds you in good health and happiness. Mahalo to all who... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Students

Monday Message – August 17, 2020

Aloha to the good people in the Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School learning community and hope this message finds you in good health and happiness. Mahalo for your incredible flexibility... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Campus

Monday Message – August 3, 2020

Many hands and many hearts made significant changes to our campus on our School Beautification Day! Mahalo!

Monday Message – April 20, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i Families, Our team has prepared a special message for you while we continue online enrichment while safe at home! Your children’s education continues to happen in... Read more

Monday Message – March 23, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i Families, We miss seeing everyone and hope you’re taking good care of yourselves and one another during this unprecedented time. In consultation with the Hawaii State... Read more

Monday Message – March 9, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i Families! The Outdoor Classroom has launched at Alaka’i O Kaua’i! Learners are already enjoying our new mud kitchen, loose-parts area, balance beam, and a freshly-mowed playground!... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Charter School

Monday Message – February 24, 2020

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i Families!  Last Friday was a very special day for parents and learners who attended a fantastic show performed by high school dancers from Tahiti. The Tahitian... Read more

Presidents Day

Monday Message – February 17, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i Families, We will be closed on Monday, February 17, in observance of  Presidents’ Day. We look forward to seeing you when classes resume Tuesday, February 18!... Read more

Monday Message – February 10, 2020

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i Families, We have some very exciting news to share with you. Please read on for a special announcement about an upcoming benefit concert for our school... Read more

Alakai O Kauai POL

Monday Message – February 3, 2020

Project-Based Learning at Its Finest! Last Friday, January 17, 2020, our 4th grade learners were able to present what they learned about a Hawaiian Cultural practice. Leading up to the... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Charter School

Monday Message – January 27, 2020

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i families, We are so grateful to our community for the support they show our Alaka`i O Kaua`i learners. On Tuesday, January 14, our learners were visited... Read more

MLK Day

Monday Message – January 20, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School Families, We find great inspiration in the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., who dedicated his life to the work of love, justice, true peace,... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Charter School

Monday Message – January 13, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i families, I hope your children had a fun-filled time back at school last week! Please check out our Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School culture article, our... Read more

Monday Message – January 6, 2020

Aloha, Alaka’i O Kaua’i families, I hope you had a rejuvenating Winter Break, resting and enjoying family fun.  We’re looking forward to welcoming learners back on Tuesday, January 7, for... Read more

Winter Production Alakai O Kauai

Monday Message – December 16, 2019

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i school community, We had our wonderful first annual Winter Production on Friday! Thank you to our learners, facilitators, and families for making the event so special.... Read more

Monday Message – December 9, 2019

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i families, All of our classes have been working diligently on project-based learning units. It is always a pleasure for me to walk into every classroom each... Read more

Monday Message – November 25, 2019

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i families, This week we will have school Monday through Wednesday, and then we’ll have a break on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for Thanksgiving... Read more

Veterans Day

Monday Message – November 11, 2019

Aloha, Alaka`i O Kaua`i families, On Monday, November 11, we will observe Veterans Day, honoring those who have served our country in the Armed Forces, including those in our Alaka`i O Kaua`i... Read more

Monday Message – October 28, 2019

Aloha, Parents and Guardians,  “Education can only fulfill its promise as the great equalizer — a force that can overcome differences in privilege and background — when we work to... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Students

Monday Message – October 14, 2019

Presentations of Learning Alaka’i O Kaua’i recently wrapped up some wonderful Presentations of Learning (POLs) on campus.  The week of Oct. 1 was an exciting time because parents and guardians... Read more

Monday Message – October 7, 2019

As we are well into our new school year, Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) meetings have started, with learners collaborating with parents, guardians and facilitators to create a plan that includes... Read more

Monday Message – September 16, 2019

Aloha, Everyone! Our second grade learners have been studying dinosaurs for the past three weeks, and we are going on Week Four of this PBL with two more weeks of... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Students

Monday Message – September 2, 2019

“Project Based Learning (PBL) is an inquiry-based process designed around important questions or problems that need to be answered or solved. Throughout the process, students are compelled to acquire core... Read more

Monday Message – August 26, 2019

Last week marked a very special week for most of our learners! Our 3rd-6th graders got to experience a combination of art, music, and Hawaiian culture activities. Next week, all... Read more

Monday Message – August 19, 2019

The dust is settling after our first two weeks of the 2019-2020 school year, and we are off to a wonderful start! It is great to see learners happy to... Read more

Alakai O Kauai

Monday Message – August 12, 2019

I hope everyone will agree that we had a great start to the first week of our 2019-2020 school year. The success in starting our second year was contingent on... Read more

Monday Message – June 24, 2019

Ms. Ari’s kindergarten Showcase of Unique Learning was a fabulous event for everyone. First, the learners served their families food that they made at school: healthy candy (made with nuts,... Read more

Alakai O Kauai Playground

Monday Message – June 17, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, I cannot express how happy I am to continue to partner with you in the education of your child. I feel very fortunate to have a... Read more

Monday Message – June 10, 2019

Project-Based Learning Bubbles Up Who would have thought that learners can enjoy blowing bubbles and learn at the same time? To walk into a classroom and see learners blowing bubbles... Read more

Monday Message – June 3, 2019

On May 22, Miss Katie and Miss Ashley’s 4th grade and Miss Amy’s 5th grade learners set out on the first overnight adventure for Alaka`i O Kaua’i learners. After three... Read more

Monday Message – May 27, 2019

Project-Based Learning with Ms. Z Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum! I smell the learning of little ones! Project-based learning gives Alaka’i the unique opportunity for learners to interact with literature in a hands-on way.... Read more

Monday Message – May 20, 2019

Morning Meeting K-12 schools have changed considerably since 2001, when No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was enacted. The whole purpose behind NCLB was to ensure that no child was left... Read more

Monday Message – May 13, 2019

One of the joys of Project-Based Learning is seeing our learners focus on topics that are meaningful, that have an impact on the 21st Century world we live in now,... Read more

Monday Message – May 6, 2019

Alaka’i O Kaua’i Charter School Project-Based Learning – Focus on Kindergarten! Unlike traditional Hawaii K-12 public schools that spend lots of time giving learners worksheets and preparing them for the... Read more

Monday Message – April 29, 2019

Social Emotional Education The foundation of Alaka`i O Kaua`i Charter School centers around Project-Based Learning, 7 Habits of Highly Effective Students, Love and Logic, and the social emotional development of... Read more

Monday Message – April 22, 2019

Two Sundays ago, I was fortunate enough to attend the Desperado Orchestra Music Ensemble Spring Music Recital. Some of our learners participated in the recital, which was held at Elele... Read more

Monday Message – April 15, 2019

As I perform my daily classroom visits, I am so proud to see the depth of learning and understanding that our learners are experiencing at Alaka`i O Kaua`i Charter School.... Read more

Monday Message – April 8, 2019

Last Thursday morning, I met with a family in my office who left our school a few months ago, but decided that they wanted their son to return to our... Read more

Monday Message – April 1, 2019

“The research is clear: if children cannot read proficiently by the end of third grade, they face daunting hurdles to success in school and beyond. Third grade marks a pivot... Read more

Monday Message – March 25, 2019

Alaka’i O Kaua’i will be hosting Learner-Led Conferences on March 28th and 29th. Thursday, March 28th will be a minimum day (Dismissal at 1:40 p.m.)  to provide our families ample... Read more

Monday Message – March 11, 2019

I moved to Hawaii (Oahu) more than 20 years ago. There was a phrase I would often hear on our local radio and television stations: “Lucky we live Hawaii.” I... Read more

Monday Message – March 4, 2019

Based on the response I received about last week’s Monday Message, I realize that our Monday Message is read by many people outside of small school community. Conversations I’ve had... Read more

Monday Message – Feb. 25, 2019

Here we are again, the beginning of a new school week. I was performing my daily routine of visiting classrooms to make sure our facilitators and learners are safe, discussing... Read more

Monday Message – Feb. 18, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, On Wednesday, Reports of Progress (ROP) will be sent home. This message serves as a guide to help you understand the ROP, as well as differentiate... Read more

Monday Message – Feb. 11, 2019

As I was walking to school last week, I happened upon one of my kindergarten facilitators. I asked her, “How is project-based learning working out with such young learners?” She... Read more

Monday Message – Jan. 28, 2019

Dear Alaka’i O Kaua’i Ohana, I have been a school leader for well over 20 years, and one very important ingredient that existed in all of my previous schools was... Read more

Monday Message – Jan. 21, 2019

Aloha Alaka’i O Kaua’i Families, We had another amazing week! One of the highlights was Miss Ari’s kindergarten walking field trip to our pond for a music class and nature... Read more

Monday Message – Jan. 14, 2019

Aloha All, As we kick off the second week of 2019, we are adding some new initiatives for learners to follow at Alaka`i O Kaua’i Charter School, and we want... Read more

Monday Message – Jan. 7, 2019

Aloha All, Happy New Year! Although this is not the start of a new school year, it is a new start for me as the Director of Alaka`i O Kaua’i... Read more

Monday Message – Dec. 17, 2018

Dear Parents, In his 1926 classic, “Winnie the Pooh,” A.A. Milne wrote, “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount... Read more

Monday Message – Dec. 10, 2018

Dear Parents, We would like to invite you and your family to join us for our first Presentation of Learning, this Friday, Dec. 14, from 12:30-1:40 p.m. Our first school-wide... Read more

Monday Message – Dec. 3, 2018

Dear Parents, Alaka’i O Kaua’i has several upcoming opportunities for parent involvement over the next few weeks. I would like to invite you to join me for our 2nd Coffee... Read more

Monday Message – Nov. 26, 2018

Dear Parents, We were thrilled to welcome new director Fred Birkett last week. The staff and learners enjoyed seeing him on campus and getting to know him. Mr. Birkett will... Read more

Monday Message – Nov. 18, 2018

Dear Parents, We held the first Alaka’i Ohana Multicultural Feast last Friday, Nov. 16, and enjoyed a day of fun, fellowship, and great food. I would like to thank all... Read more

Monday Message – Nov. 12, 2018

Dear Parents, We held the first Alaka’i Ohana Network meeting last week, and it was very well attended. We are fortunate to have parents that are not only skilled in... Read more

Monday Message – Nov. 5, 2018

Dear Parents, Magical things take place here every day at Alaka’i O Kaua’i. My favorite parts of the day are when I visit the classrooms and get to know the... Read more

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