Updated: Event Pictures and Narratives HERE…

Updated: Jim Mendoza video from Hawaii News Now HERE…

Updated Post 5/27/2019: REMINDER: Second Workday…
Wednesday May 29 is the second of two work days, that you can participate in our class Community Project at Ka’ewai Stream in Kalihi.

9:00 AM! Starting earlier so the kids can join us. Already confirmed with Nancy and Jim Mendoza. Nancy will send an email to the classmates. Just wanted to give you the heads up!  –Alan

We will be working again with the elementary school kids, tour the stream and their gardens, and for those who wish, do some work (light duties and plant Native Plants).

Imua69 Coordinator: Alan Kumalae  (808-228-3023)  kumalaea001@gmail.com
Note: To help Alan Kumalae plan…
could you text or email him how many are coming in your group?
Date: Wednesday May 29, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
End Time: 11:00 a.m. or whenever you gotta go!
Footwear – shoes or slippers
Casual Clothes – might get dirty
Sun protection – sunscreen, hat or visor
Tools, snacks and refreshments provided!
Place: Kaʻewae Elementary School1929 Kamehameha IV Rd.
Park on campus in front of school or side of the cafeteria. Meet at the tents along the stream.

You can also make a donation so we can buy native Plants (to be planted on our 2nd visit in May) that are indigenous and appropriate for this environment:
c/o Nancy Souza, 811 Ahuwale St;  Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
checks payable to: KS Class of 1969.

50th ReUnion News: Talent Rehearsal

Final REHEARSAL for our Talent Night! is now pau…
( although more rehearsals during Alumni week in the dorms! )

This post Updated May 27, 2019:
Thanks to Blossom Tong & Neal Chung for providing these videos for those that could not attend the May 25th rehearsal:

The first rehearsal on May 4 was crucial to learning our specially crafted medley of seven songs to be performed at our Fiftieth Class Reunion on Thursday, JUNE 6 for the Talent Night.  Second rehearsal was May 11.
Thanks to Blossom Tong for provided videos for those that could not attend:

Final rehearsal (?) is now pau…: Saturday, May 25.  At Uʻi’s Church at 622 JUDD Street.  Rehearsal starts promptly at 10:00AM and can go until 2:00 PM. Potluck to follow!

Click Here to see and download Songsheet/Lyrics…

SEE YOU ALL AT 10:00 THIS SATURDAY. I cant wait!!!!   Hugs…
(Your Class of 1969 Talent Show Planning Committee)
Nalei (Kanoho) Harris,
Haunani Keahi (Ornales) and
Uʻilani (Murray) Lee



Click Here to see original Mar 31 Post about our plans for talent night

50th ReUnion News: Luau Poster & Spirit T-Shirt (frm Nancy)

Attached is this year’s Luau poster/flyer, (click image to view fullsize) if you’re interested…

  • Hosted by class of 1990
  • BOOTHS:  Bar – Beer/Wine, Water/Soda, Pūpū – Moku O Keawe & Molokai Style, Mākeke Vendors, Silent Auction, Country Store – Molokai Bread, Smoked Meat, Bruddah Pops, Kamehameha Brownies, Beef Jerky Chips, Boiled Peanuts, Haulolo (layered haupia and kulolo) and more…
  • ENTERTAIMENT: Waimānalo Sunset Band, Vaihi, Na Wai Hoʻoluʻu o Ke Anuenue, Ei Nei, Manaʻo Company
  • OFFICIAL HASHTAG:  #kulokahi2019

The KS Athletics Department has a limited supply of KSK T-shirt spirit packs for sale…first come first served basis. Each Spirit Pack includes one navy and one white t-shirt (Shirts are not sold separately and must be the same size). Please contact Athletics Director, Glennie Adams, if you would like to purchase one or many packs. Glennie’s email is gladams@ksbe.edu. Payment will be collected when you pick up your shirt order. We will only be accepting cash for payment.  Shirts are available immediately, and will remain on sale until our inventory has been depleted. You can pick up your order, Monday through Friday at our office located in Building 35 (Koaiʻa) any time between 8:00AM-4:00PM or unless you make special arrangements with Glennie for after-hours pick up. If you have any questions, please contact the athletic office at 842-8842.

Paio! Paio like mau!
Fight! Unite in Battle!

Limited supply of youth and adult sizes and each set costs $15.00 (2- 100% cotton shirts-1 Blue/ 1 white). Please be reminded that shirts are NOT sold separately and must be the same size.

**Note: Nancy will pick up a few packs and have the T-Shirts available for purchase during alumni week in the dorms…

50th ReUnion News: Final Notes frm Nancy…

Ku Lokahi, Ku Ha’aheo

Aloha Classmates,
SHO DOH BI SHO BI DOH… Registration was a harrowing experience. Not quite.. sunshine, on a cloudy day. but we survived. KS Alumni Committee is still working tirelessly on behalf of reunion alumnae. All of our classmates that wait listed for boarding have been accommodated.  Yaayy clap, clap. We have been assigned Dorm Kinau Hale on upper campus…..stomp clap, clap.
Same dorm we have had in the past. 41 of us are boarding. The Dorm will be “Home Base” for 1969. There’s a large sitting room, recreation room, kitchen, laundry and big enough Verandah for our gatherings. We will setup tables and chairs, and have coolers available. Better then …goin…to the Chapel of Love…

Just a month until our 50th reunion week. We do hope you plan to join us for one or some of the activities.  Imua 69!
–Your 50tth Reunion Planning Committee

Ka’ewai Stream Class Community Project – Wednesday May 29 9:00 a.m – 12noon
Wear work clothes and bring your own gloves. They will have tools (you can bring small tools if you want). There will be a welcome and some protocol 9:00/9:30. Jim Mendoza with Sunrise News and World Renowned Kapa maker Dalani Tanahy will be joining us. Refreshments will be provided. Let me know or Alan if you think you might be coming out to help. Nancy 808-429-4609

Monday June 3 — 1969 Golf Tournament & 19th Hole
Contact is Jimmy Tanigawa 808-381-3158

Tuesday June 4 — 12 noon Boarder Check in begins. 4:00 pm Opening Chapel, Mauna’ala and Presidents Dinner (ticket needed) Kicks off Reunion Week.
Talk Story and short talent practice in the dorm, after dinner.

Wednesday June 5 — 2:00 p.m. Talent Practice and 6:30 p.m. Potluck at the Dorm.
or feel free to contribute. A grill setup, Paper Goods, Rice and Peach Cobbler Dessert provided.
*Prep work for our Taste of Kamehameha Entry – Pua’a Ku (mahalo BobbyLu Kniskern)
Lei Preorders – We will be taking Lei orders for Friday (Class Night) and Saturday (Lu’au). Info will be posted at the dorm.

Thursday June 6 — Taste of Kamehameha Please support our class booth.
Pua’a Ku Talent Night – 4:00 p.m. – Our last and very important DRESS REHEARSAL before we head down to Konia at 5:15 p.m. (Ticket required for 5:30 dinner) Let me know if you are attending, but not having dinner, so i can make sure there are enough seats reserved in the 1969 area.
ATTIRE FOR TALENT NIGHT: Black Class T-Shirt, Black pants and chartreuse scarf that you will receive with your TShirt. …So, look out now…memorize those words…cause you’re gonna be in trouble….Hey la, Day la…… (imua69.com website for words to our songs

Class T-Shirt – $15 Black w/ white lettering on Front

Made in 1951
Territory of Hawaii
All Original Hawaiian Parts
Imua ’69

Men Hanes available in sizes SM – 5XL
Women Gildan available in sizes XS – 3XL
Please send me your sizes by May 15
(Nancy 808-429-4609)

Friday June 7 Bowling at Fort Shafter 10:00 am – noon $10 per person
We will car pool to this fun activity. Upon return. we will stop at Ka’ewai Stream for a visit and presentation to Kumu Faith and Kids at 1:00 p.m.

Friday June 7 Class Party Night …and we’ll be having some fun…. at the Halekoa Hotel……
..down by the sea… 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $75 per person Buffet Dinner, Entertainment, Prizes and Roundtrip Bus Service from the Dorm. No Host Bar.
No Shorts, T-Shirts nor Rubbah Slippahs.

Saturday June 8 Kamehmeha Day Parade– ticket event. Meet 7:15 am at Konia for bus.
50th reunion LU’AU – Meet at Dorm by 2:30 or 3:00pm at Midkiff to stage for Class Photo.
Let me know if you still in need of lu’au ticket, have extra tickets to sell, or would like to purchase photo.
It’s ok if you don’t have luau ticket, Pupu and Fabulous Entertainment are free. Na Makeke always offers great shopping. ..and then it’s back to our Dorm for the last evening. : )

Sunday June 9 Boarder checkout by 8:00 a.m. Memorial Chapel 8:30 a.m.

Please remember our Class of 1969 Pauahi Scholarship Fund. We only need $3,110 to award our first scholarship. See Pua during Alumni Week or donate to 1969 Scholarship at Pauahi.org

Dorm Contacts during reunion week: Nancy 808-429-4609, Pua 808-291-8832

Click for Nancy’s Handy Communication and T-Shirt Order Form

T-Shirt Size info to Nancy by May 15.
Form and checks payable to “KS Class of 1969” by May 24!

Nancy Souza
811 Ahuwale St. Honolulu, Hi 96821

Dates to Remember:

  • By May 15 T-Shirt Sizes to Nancy (808-429-4609)
  • Saturdays: May 11 & May 25 – Talent Show Practices 10:00 am at 622 Judd St
  • Wednesday – May 29 Ka’ewai Stream work day 9:00am – noon
  • May 24 return your order form and RSVP to Nancy

Nancy Ann Souza