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King Kamehameha III School to host May Day celebration

By Staff | May 7, 2009

LAHAINA — King Kamehameha III School will present its annual May Day Multicultural Program on Friday, May 15, at 8:30 a.m. in the K-2 Playground.

This year’s theme is “Hiki No Kakou” (Yes, We Can!). A broader understanding of this Hawaiian theme is “We have the ability to achieve all our goals.”

The public is invited to see the fifth grade presentation of the Royal Court and the program of song and dance that reflects the students’ multicultural heritage.

Anis Bel and Maleka Kuahuia will reign as king and queen of the court. Each island will be represented by a prince and princess.

This year’s princes are Kainoa Reponte, Jarret Pascual, Austin Arakawa, Jakob Opunui, Jake Miyaki, Laka Rosenthal, Dylan Barzabal and Aaron Cruz.

Princesses are Kylie Salvador, Tikki Bisbee, Natali Galarita, Kaylee Harmon, Kaila Ompoy-King, Lalelei Mata‘afa, Suniva Thangaraj and Jessica Miske.

The Ladies-in-Waiting are Brittany Morgan, Chantal Charbonnier, Malia Flores and Bridgette Cuaresma. Kahili Bearers are Fritz Ruiz, John Mulholland, Augustine Lara and Antonio Galindo. Spearsmen are Tristan Villa and Chris Sulunga-Kahaiali‘i. The Puluolu‘u Bearer is Alani Mahoni; the Conch Bearer is Alipate Mano-Koka. The Emcees are Dyllan Van Hemert and Maria Mussa.

King Kamehameha III School is located at 611 Front St. Please come and enjoy, but remember that there is no open parking on campus.