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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

PTCO Bulletin 12-07-10


Thurs., Dec. 9 – PTCO meeting cancelled. See you in January!
Fri., Dec. 10 – Super Citizen! 8:15am
                      LSCC Meeting at 2:30pm

Fri., Dec. 17 – NO SCHOOL, Non-Instructional Day

Mon., Dec. 20  - Winter Holiday, NO SCHOOL


Support the Ko’olauloa Sustainable Communities Plan, Support Envision La’ie
Tues., Dec. 7, Kahuku HS Café, Tailgate your dinner starting at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6:30pm.Please be there to show your support. It’s important to get as many people out as possible.  Community members need to be there to register that support so the city planners get a confirmation that they have put forward a plan that addresses the needs of the people who live and work here.  You may sign up to testify, or you can just be there in a blue or white t-shirt.
Please bring your family and friends.  Carpool if possible, as parking is limited. Free blue t-shirts are available through HRI's front office. Ask for Kela.

Also, please go to www.envisionlaie.com and have each of your family members and friends submit a positive comment by clicking on the link there.  It will go to the city and be counted as part of the community input they are collecting on the plan.  While on the website, you can also sign up to receive the newsletter that goes out regularly to keep our supporters fully updated. Mahalo!

Please help support our bone marrow drive on Friday, December 10, 2010 from 12 noon to 6pm at the entrance of La’ie Foodland. This is an effort to increase the polynesian registry at the Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry. To see if you are a match will only require 5 minutes of your time, completion of paper work and a quick oral swab sample. Volunteers must be ages 18 and older and be permanent U.S. residents or US nationals. For more information, please contact Lila Magalei at 780-9553, or via email at magaleil@byuh.edu. Mahalo!
Kahuku Library:
Tues., Dec. 7  Holiday Musical Festival, 6pm.
Wed., Dec. 8 – After School Club 1pm.
Thurs., Dec. 9 – Keiki Storytime!  10am.

The Ko’olauloa Children’s Chorus
 “Come Let Us Adore Him”
A FREE Christmas Concert
Thursday, Dec 23, 2010
BYU Hawaii McKay Auditorium
7:00 pm (Doors open @6:30pm)
Attire:  Aloha Wear
Please be seated by 6:50pm
Due to live recording, CHILDREN under 5 not allowed.

Special Note:  Those with FREE CONCERT TICKETS will sit in the reserved section. Reserved seats are available on a first come first served basis until seats are filled or until they are open to the public at 6:55pm.  Come early to get your reserved seat.  TICKETS available from KCC singers will help KCC singers as tickets with singer names on back will go into a monetary drawing for singers who will tour China in 2012. To help a singer on the way to China:
CALL Esther Macy @ 387-4522 NOW if you would like FREE TICKETS!

Family Fun Zone
UH Home Football Games
Aloha Stadium
South End Zone Parking Lot (adjacent to the Centerplate Tailgate Tent)
Opens three hours prior to kick off.
Features a variety of exciting activities for all ages including inflatable bouncers, keiki rides, and a football toss cage. For more information visit

The LEGO Store Monthly Mini Model Build!
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Ala Moana Shopping Center Store
Activity: Christmas Tree
5:00 p.m. until supplies last
One Free Per Child
One day each month you can learn how to build a cool LEGO mini model, and take it home – for free!
Quantities are limited and offer is good while supplies last only. A new model will be available every
month and will be specially themed to that month – ask a Store Associate for details! Models are not for sale and cannot be purchased. One free per child. Event is open to children aged 6 to 14 only. Come early as this increases your chances of getting supplies. Call the store at (808) 942-5346 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 11, 2011
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or 12 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Japanese Cultural Center – Manoa Grand Ballroom
Cost: $20, includes meal, photo with Santa, and a Christmas gift
This annual fundraiser for Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii features clowns, face painting, games, crafts,
costumed characters and more. For more information call 951-0200 or visit

Hawaiian Arts for the Holidays
Second Saturday at the Hawaii State Art Museum
Saturday, December 11, 2010
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A family event featuring hands-on learning activities and quick tours of the museum. Learn how to make Christmas ornaments from lauhala, quilting, leather and kapa. Create your own holiday gifts that are handmade with aloha. On hand to demonstrate will be the Lauhala Hui, the Poakalani Quilters, leathersmith Clive Ushijima, and tapa maker Dalani Tanahy. Scheduled art galleries open from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., with art activities scheduled from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 586-0900 or visit http://hawaii.gov/sfca/.

Kaiser Permanente’s
Keiki Passenger Safety (KPS) Program
Car and booster seat inspections.
Participants do not need to be Kaiser Permanente (KP) members. Call the KP Health Education Department at 432-2260 to make an appointment. Questions may be directed to 432-8938 or geila.r.fukumitsu@kp.org

Kamehameha Schools One-Stop-Shop Services
For more information call the Oahu Regional Resource Center at 808-534-3994 or 808-534-3994 or

**If you would like to advertise in this bulletin, we are happy to publicize opportunities that enrich our school community. Be aware that Laie Elementary school does not sponsor or endorse any of the listed businesses in this bulletin. Mahalo!**

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