Harvest Fest is a night hosted by the elementary school where Island School families come together for games, good food, music, and dancing. Everyone comes dressed in their cowboy and cowgirl attire and gets to know one another all while fundraising for a good cause: class funds for the school year.
Each year, towards the end of January, all students and staff gather for an assembly. This acknowledges the institution’s history, from its origins in Kealia to its current status.
In Hawaii, May Day is celebrated as the beginning of summer as well as a day to respect the indigenous people of the islands, the Hawaiians, as well as other ethnic groups that arrived at various times throughout Hawaii’s history.