Mahalo for visiting the Lahainaluna High School Foundation website! This year marks our 14th year and we are proud of all that we have been able to accomplish...thanks to our many supporters!! Because of your generosity, we have been able to provide the school with a $9,000,000, state-of-the-art, multi-purpose stadium, have given more than $1,250,000 in grants to nearly every team, club and organization on campus, will surpass $1,000,000 in scholarship awards this year, and now provide the library with more than 150 books and other items annually. You don't need to be an alumni to support the students and staff of Lahainaluna, and if you would like to support the success of this very special place, please see the article below, or click on any of the donor buttons to access the donation portal.
We are now charting our course for the next decade and we are all looking forward to the new projects and programs we will be involved with. We hope that you all stay involved, and to keep informed, you can visit our Facebook page, subscribe to our monthly eNews, and continue to visit our website for updates.
I mua Lahainaluna!!!
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After a lengthy hiatus, the Legends of Lahainaluna Awards Ceremony returned to the Pioneer Inn on April 3rd, 2016.. This event honors individuals and businesses that have made a significant impact to Lahainaluna. We were honored to be able to recognize former LHS Principal, Mike Nakano, who served from 1995-2010. We were also fortunate to be able to recognize the TS Restaurant family on Maui, Kimo's, Hula Grill, Leilani's and Dukes, for all the support they have shown our community over the years. Our Posthumous award went to the Reverend Sheldon Dibble, who was one of the original teachers at Lahainaluna. Accepting his plaque, via video, was his great, great, great grandson, Will Fleishell.
The Lahainaluna High School Foundation presented the 3rd Annual Legends of Lahainaluna Awards, on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the historic Pioneer Inn. The awards were created to honor alumni, staff, community members and businesses who have significantly contributed to Lahainaluna, or in the case of alumni, the community in which they live. The winners will be recognized from three categories, Individual, Posthumous, & Business or Organization.
The 2013 honorees were Hellas Construction in the Business Category, Mary J. Bloder was honored posthumously, and Reverend Earl Kukahiko was the honoree in the Individual Category.
The 2012 honorees included The Makana Aloha Foundation in the Business/Organization category, Alice K.K. Banham (1896-1956) for the Posthumous category, and Andrew Kutsunai & Sue Cooley were both chosen to receive the Individual award. ESPN personality, Neil Everette was the emcee.
The inaugural 2011 event honorees included Robert Kawaguchi, Henry "Bruno" Ariyoshi and the Westin Maui Resort & Spa. ESPN personality Neil Everette was the emcee.
The 9th Annual Class Challenge Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 15th, at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club in Ewa Beach, again this year. This fantastic event raises thousands of dollars which helps the foundation fulfill its mission. We wish to thank all of the Lahainaluna alum who put this fun raiser together and special thanks to Earl Ichimura, Eric Okazaki and Mike Miyamoto.
Download the Class Challenge application here.
Lahainaluna High School Foundation Strategic Plan is available here.
The Foundation is currently working on updating the strategic plan. If you have an interest in serving on any of the committees, please contact the Executive Director, Jeff Rogers, at firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the many ways to support the Lahainaluna High School Foundation is by Gift Giving. Your time and gifts are appreciated.
20 YEAR REUNION - CLASS OF 1996
Classmates of the Lahainaluna High School Class of 1996 are seeking fellow alumni to celebrate our 20-year reunion. Reunion weekend is set for May 20-22, 2016.The festivities begin with an adults only function to include dinner on Friday night, May 20th in West Maui. We have also planned an Ohana day potluck at Launiupoko Beach on Saturday, May 21st. Families are encouraged to attend. We will end our time together as we hike up to the "L" on graduation day, Sunday, May 22nd. For more information, call Becky (Fronda) Galvin at (510) 648-0881 or email us at email@example.com. Please note a Las Vegas reunion is in the works for fall/winter 2016.
CLASS of 1973
The Class of 1973 will hold their next class reunion June 10-11, 2016 in Las Vegas, and asks for your help with locating and getting in touch with their high school classmates. For more information and to provide contact information, call/text Greg Wada 808-264-8795, or text firstname.lastname@example.org, or Louisa van der Linden Shelton (808-281-4029) Mahalo nui... I MUA Lahainaluna!
Our FAX number has changed. Our new Fax number is 808-442-9053. This new service will direct all incoming faxes to our computer, not only cutting down on paper costs, but will reduce our fax number expenditure by 80%.
Be a part of Lahainaluna's Sue D. Cooley Stadium. Construction on Phase 2 is complete, the Department of Education has granted "Beneficial Occupancy"and the school's first football game under-the-lights will be played on August 8th. Orders are still being taken but an installation date can not be determined. Pictures of the new installation will be available soon. Download the brick order form here. For bleacher sponsorships, please use the donation form and submit imprint information in comments box.