Parent Update #1


Welcome to a new school year at Pauoa Elementary School! In our continuing effort to encourage communication between our
families and school, we have created the Pauoa Update which is an
email that will be sent directly to you every Monday afternoon with
important alerts, handy reminders and updates to keep you informed
and connected to our school.



  • Aug. 14, 5:30-7:00 Open House
  • Aug. 17 Statehood Holiday
  • Aug. 24 PC Day – No School for  students
  • Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday
  • Sept. 7, 5:30-8:00 Mele on the Lawn


OPEN HOUSE – Tuesday Aug. 14, 5:30-7:00. Please join us for a brief informational meeting in the cafeteria before visiting your child’s classroom. We are eager to meet you and tell you about our outstanding curriculum and programs.


MELE ON THE LAWN – Celebrate the start of a new school year under the stars at Pauoa School. This exciting event will be held at the school’s outdoor stage on Friday, Sept. 7 from 5:30-8:00 pm .  Bring your lawn chairs and mats to enjoy the music of Pauoa Community’s entertainers. There will be lots of ono food as well.  Proceeds from food sales will directly benefit Pauoa’s students.


PAUOA FUN FACTOID – Pauoa Elementary School, founded in 1847, is the third oldest school in Hawaii.  Did you know all lessons at Pauoa School were taught in Hawaiian until 1892?  Some of our famous alumni include: the late Rev Abraham Akaka and U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka as well as entertainer Kaipo Hale who wrote Pauoa Elementary School’s alma mater.


OHANA100 BOOK EVENT APPRECIATION –  Mahalo to the Ohana100 Foundation for their generous gift of a new book to kindergarten students throughout the state.  Their kick off assembly was held at our school last Friday with Pauoa Elementary kindergarteners and preschoolers being the first in the state to receive their books. We are proud to be a part of this project that promotes literacy. Did you see us on Friday’s Ch. 2 news? Thank you to all the parents who donated lei and tropical plants to decorate the cafeteria.


STUDENT SAFETY – Students may be dropped off at school from 7:15 am.  For their safety, all students must wait for their teacher at their designated area on the school sidewalks. Breakfast is served in the cafeteria from 7:15-7:45 daily.



The more that you read,

The more things you will know.

The more that you learn,

The more places you’ll go.

  • Seuss

Please let us know if you prefer not to receive our weekly PAUOA UPDATE.
If you would like the PAUOA UPDATE to be sent to an additional or
alternate email address, please advise us.
Believe to Achieve! Stand Up! Be Heard! Let’s excel now!
Candace Aimoto
Vice Principal

Pauoa Elementary School

2301 Pauoa Road

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

(808) 587-4500

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