Today, July 31st, commemorates the holiday known as Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea. In 1840, a British consul residing in Hawaiʻi named Richard Charlton got into a land dispute with Kamehameha III (Kauikeaouli) and was unhappy with Kauikeaouli's decision against him. In 1842, Charlton meets with Lord George Paulet, a captain in the British Navy. He tells Paulet that British nationals are being mistreated in Hawaiʻi and pushes for annexation. In that same year, Kauikeaouli sends a diplomatic envoy (Timoteo Haʻalilio, William Richards, and Sir George Simpson) to secure international recognition of Hawaiʻi's independence. In February of 1843, Paulet sails to Hawaiʻi and threatens to fire on the people of Hawaiʻi, so Kauikeaouli temporarily cedes power. Paulet orders every hae Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian flag) taken down and destroyed. For five months, the British occupy Hawaiʻi. In the meantime, Kauikeaouli secretly sends a letter to Admiral Thomas of the British Navy, informing him of Paulet's current occupation and requesting help. He arrives in Hawaiʻi and acknowledges the illegality of Paulet's actions. On July 31st, he officially restores Hawaiʻi's independence at the site now known as Thomas Square. The British flag is lowered and the Hawaiian flag is raised. On the steps of Kawaihaʻo Church, Kauikeaouli speaks the words, "Ua mau ke ea o ka ʻāina i ka pono." The SOVEREIGNTY of the HAWAIIAN NATION is restored by righteousness. A two-week long celebration is held, and the first Hawaiian national holiday is celebrated yearly. On November 28th, due to the efforts of Haʻalilio, Richards, and Simpson, the British and the French sign the Anglo-Franco proclamation, officially recognizing the independence of the kingdom of Hawaiʻi. This day, Lā Kūʻokoʻa (Hawaiian Independence Day), becomes the next national holiday.
Didnʻt order uniforms yet? Online ordering open TODAY through Aug 9. www.uniformsbytcc.com
JULY 25, Saturday. Waimānalo Back to School outreach at Waimānalo District Park. FREE School Supplies.
Mālama Honua PCS Kumu share accomplishments and bright spots from our distance learning journey. See their videos and other kumu from across the paeʻaina on the Kaneaokana page http://kanaeokana.net/talks?utm_source=Kanaeokana&utm_campaign=4c31d16e6d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_07_23_09_49&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0c71a3d25d-4c31d16e6d-712801
Aloha 'Ohana.. Just a friendly reminder! Today (6-6-2020) is the last day to order uniforms to ensure on-time delivery....Gr K, Gr. 6 and any new keiki entering MHPCS are highly encouraged to place your orders. Be safe as we continue social distancing and have a great weekend. Mahalo https://www.uniformsbytcc.com/collections/malama-honua-charter-school
Vice President at Mid Pacific, educator, and mom, Leigh Fitzgerald provides helpful hints and insight into managing screen time during the Coronavirus. http://honolulufamily.com/blogs/education-cheat-sheet-managing-screen-time-during-the-coronavirus-Hawaii-Honolulu/
He waʻa he moku, he moku he waʻa (A canoe is an island, an island is a canoe) Mālama Honua believes that the skills we need to survive on the wa’a are the same skills that can make us successful in all aspects of our lives. As our school environment has quickly changed over the last few weeks, we have asked our haumana to think about how this ʻŌlelo noʻeau can be applied to their lives today. Our K-2 haumana were given an additional challenge to build a wa’a at home! Kumu were so impressed by the creativity and collaboration shown by so many of our haumana.
Are you an essential worker and need child care? Contact the YMCA for support.
Mahalo nui to all of the organizations working to ensure that our community does not go hungry!
This picture popped up as a memory from 5 years ago. These boys were part of our first kindergarten class and are now in 5th grade. It is a reminder to us, during these uncertain times, of all the things we are grateful for. Like the fact that we are in our 6th year as a school. As we navigate these uncharted waters, we must remember that when the strongest wind blows, be like the ʻaʻaliʻi on the highest cliffs, bending but not breaking, patiently withstanding nature’s forces until this passes and we stand upright again. He ‘a’aliʻi kū makani mai au. ʻAʻohe makani nana e kūkaʻi e.
Support local restaurants by participating in the Keep Hawaii Cooking initiative powered by Central Pacific Bank Foundation. Visit https://www.keephawaiicooking.com/ for more information!
Mahalo nui to our legislators for this great list of on-line resources for our keiki.
HIDOE is providing Breakfast 730-8a and Lunch 1130-12 daily for ALL under 18yrs old. Our closest pick up is Waimānalo Elem/Int.
Spectrum is offering free internet access for 60 days to homes with students! Visit their website for more information. https://www.spectrum.com
Please share widely. All applications due March 31. Apply TODAY! Join the Mālama Honua PCS ʻohana. We are accepting applications for grades K-8. We are also looking for passionate educators to apply for our middle school teaching positions. Visit our website for more information.
Starting 3/23, HIDOE will provide student meals, including providing grab-and-go breakfast and lunch at select schools to ALL children 18 years and under at the following days and times: Mon- Fri from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. for breakfast. Mon - Fri from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for lunch. **Meals will not be served on Thurs 3/26 in observance of Prince Kuhio Day. One of the pick up sites is Waimānalo Elem/Int.
Apply TODAY! Join the Mālama Honua PCS ʻohana. We are accepting applications for grades K-8. We are also looking for passionate educators to apply for our middle school teaching positions. Visit our website for more information. All applications due March 31st.
Effective March 19, MHPCS office will be CLOSED until March 30. We welcome applications via email or hard copy may be left in the mail located on Ehukai St. If you have any questions please feel free to leave a message at 259-5522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply TODAY! Join the Mālama Honua PCS ʻohana. We are accepting applications for grades K-8. We are also looking for passionate educators to apply for our middle school teaching positions. Visit our website for more information.
Prior to spring break, MHPCS and Blanche Pope Aloha ʻĀina advocates shared learning and a meal at Pope for Papa Makaniʻs (Grades 3/4) trimester hōʻike. Love collaborating with our friends at Pope! Mahalo for hosting us, canʻt wait to return the favor.