Hanalani Happenings Week of January 1, 2023

Week of January 1

Students Return to School
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Wear Your Purple 70th Anniversary Shirt
Friday, January 6
Every first Friday of the month, wear your 70th Anniversary shirt with uniform bottoms as we continue to celebrate 70 Years of Heaven’s work!
Upper School Let’s Get Re-Acquainted Day (LGRAD)
Friday, January 6
Royal Merit Scholarship SY 2023-24 Applications
Open to current 6th – 11th Grade Students
Applicants must participate in Hanalani-sponsored, co-curricular activities, leadership, and/or arts teams. Application and supporting documents must be submitted to the Upper School office by January 6, 2023. Awards range from $400- $2,000 per year. CLICK HERE for more information and to download the application forms. Questions? Email RMS@hanalani.org.

Coming Up

Free Parent Education Seminar
"How to Build a Strong Positive Emotional Connection with Your Child/Teen"
Thursday, January 19 (Register by Monday, January 9)
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Join the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) for this free seminar! Michele Okimura, Executive Director of Kingdom Families, will be the guest seminar speaker presenting from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. She was a public-school elementary teacher for 17 years, children's ministry pastor for 20 years, and youth pastor for 9 years. Her passion is to strengthen families, to equip adults, and to raise up the next generation as passionate lovers of Jesus.
Prior to the presentation, we encourage you to network with fellow Hanalani parents, PAC members, and staff between 5:30 – 6:30 PM. This seminar is for Hanalani Parents only; we kindly ask that you do not bring your children.
CLICK HERE to register. Questions? Contact Renee Hi’ilei Nicolas at 808-625-0737 x178 or rnicolas@hanalani.org.
  • Operational Departments Virtual Session
A link will be sent prior to the divisional in-person sessions.
  • In-person Lower School (K3 & K4, K5 – 6th Grade) Session
Monday, January 23
6:30 PM
  • In-person Upper School (7th – 12th Grade) Session
Monday, January 30
6:30 PM


Tuesday, January 3
  • PAC-5 Girls Varsity Soccer vs Kamehameha
            At Kapiolani Park, 4:15 PM
  • Girls Varsity Basketball vs Iolani
            At Iolani School, 5:00 PM
  • Boys Varsity Basketball vs UH Lab
            At Hanalani SAC, 6:00 PM
Wednesday, January 4
  • PAC-5 Boys Varsity Soccer vs Mid Pacific
            At Mid Pacific Institute, 4:15 PM
  • Boys Varsity Basketball vs Hawaii Baptist
            At Hanalani SAC, 6:00 PM
Friday, January 6
  • PAC-5 Girls Varsity Soccer vs Iolani
            At Iolani School, 4:15 PM
  • PAC-5 Boys Wrestling
            At Kamehameha, 4:30 PM
  • Girls Varsity Basketball vs Punahou
            At Hanalani SAC, 5:00 PM
  • Boys Varsity Basketball vs Damien
            At Hanalani SAC, 6:30 PM
Saturday, January 7
  • Intermediate Wrestling Championship
            At Kamehameha, 8:00 AM
  • Girls Varsity Basketball vs Mid Pacific
            At Mid Pacific, 3:00 PM