At a Glance

Traditions

List of 3 items.

  • Art Day

    The entire morning all students at Island School participate in creating art, from painting and collages to sculpture and silk screening. Some two dozen professional artists from the community work with the students. The day is a wonderful celebration of the artistic side of humans.
  • Birthday

    Each year, towards the end of Janurary, all students and staff gather for an assembly. This acknowledges the institution’s history, from its origins in Kealia to its current status. Following the assembly, a ho`okupu (gift) is presented by the students to the school.
  • May Day

    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 in Hawaii’s history.