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May Day Celebration
May Day Celebration

"E Lei Nō Au I Ko Aloha -- I Wear Your Love as a Wreath," the 2019 May Day Celebration, featuring students in kindergarten through 12th grade, was held on Wednesday, May 1, during an all-school assembly in the Lower Gym.

After the blowing of the Pū by Kumu Kū Souza to open the celebration, Hawaiian Language students sang "Ano 'Ai," which was followed by the signing of "Hawai'i Pono'i" and the May Day Court procession.

Moloka'i: Mariko Jurcsak '19 and Josh Fournier '20
Lāna'i: Olivia Kim '25 and Bryson Leong '25
O'ahu: Shelby Tadaki '19 and Frankie Felix '19
Kaho'olawe: Maya Buchanan '23 and Jadon Arakaki '21
Kaua'i: Olivia Fasi '20 and Raiden Yamasaki '20
Maui: Kapili Lopes '19 and Noah Bumanglag '19
Ni'ihau: Māhie Albinio '21 and Micah Camat '20
Hawai'i: Charla Dolor '19 and Riley Visaya '20
King Rayden Kaneshiro '19 and Queen Hi'ilei Amundson '19

Kāne danced hula kahiko to "Ke Aloha I Ka Pu'uwai" and "Kāka'ikahi Ka Manu 'Ō'ō."

Wahine performed hula 'auana to "Kāne'ohe" and "Lei Pakalana."

Chorus sang and danced to "Aia Ke Kanaka."

Faculty and staff danced to "Lei Pua Melia."

The court danced to "Ali'i 'Iolani" and the Queen Hi'ilei Amundson danced to "Ka Loke," both sung live by The Mākaha Sons.

Lower School students sang "May Day is Lei Day in Hawai'i," while the keiki kāne danced on stage.

The entire student body sang "Hawai'i Aloha" to close the celebration.

Please view all the performances in the video below.