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King Kamehameha III Elementary School PTO and community celebrate teachers and staff

By Staff | May 23, 2019

The underwater-themed party was held to appreciate the hard work of teachers and staff throughout the school year.

LAHAINA – Teachers and staff at King Kamehameha III Elementary School were recently honored at an annual luncheon organized by the school Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) in partnership with many community businesses and parent volunteers.

PTO President Jen Mather, PTO Board Member Anastasia Colt and various volunteers coordinated the underwater-themed party to appreciate the hard work of teachers and staff throughout the school year.

Live music was performed by Merika Hunter – a wonderful new experience for the luncheon.

Massages were given by Dr. Brendan Krause, his associates and parent Eliana Perez.

Delicious food for the festivities was donated by A Beach Bunny Bakery (Betty McDonald), The Bakery, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Eating Local, Honu, Hula Grill, Leilani’s on the Beach, Maui’s Best Banana Bread + Coffee, Moku Roots, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers and many parents.

Along with PTO-sponsored individual gifts, the attendees received raffle prizes donated from amazing and appreciated community partners Ace Hardware; Ali’i Nui; The Block; Boss Frog’s; Down the Hatch; David’s Happy Nails; Hyatt Luau; Island Cream Co.; Jim Kingwell; Jucker Hawaii; Kalei’s Lunchbox; Kimo’s; Lahaina Crossfit; Lahaina Restoration Foundation; Maui Concierge; Maui Escape Rooms; Maui Jims; Maui Ocean Center; Mill House; Na Hoa Aloha; Napili Kai’s Seahouse Restaurant; Pacific Whale Foundation; Plush Beauty Salon; Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua; Dr. Ron Williams; Sally Nespor; Safeway Lahaina; Sheraton Maui; TS Restaurants; Thompson Stoneworks; Wash It Hawaii; White Lotus Photography; Williams & Associates; and the Yasutakes.

The PTO appreciates these many sponsors and volunteers for their generosity, time and help in making this event a wonderful success.