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Masaru Uchino

2016-17 Milken Educator Award


On February 2, 2017, Momilani prepared for an assembly. The assembly wasn't for a holiday, it wasn't for a fundrasiing kickoff, this was a secret special assembly! As students came into the cafeteria, there were many new faces of adults standing all around. Some had suits on, some had leis, and some were setting up big video cameras.


It wasn't long before the assembly started and the many students and adults listened in to find out why we were assembling in the cafe. A man named Lowell Milken began to talk about leadership, excellence, and teachers. He mentioned that someone at Momilani was about to receive a Milken Educator Award! The suspense was killing everyone!


Our very own Mr. Masaru Uchino received a very prestigious award called the Milken Educator Award! He even received $25,000 for being the amazing educator that we all know him to be! Mr. Uchino becomes the 74th teacher in Hawaii to win this honor and we couldn't be happier to have him at Momilani...



Yearbook Sales

Orders due by March 6th


It's that time of the year again! Students are working diligently every Tuesday and Thursday at creating the 64 pages of awesome memories from this school year. From team pictures to special events, the yearbook covers those moments that will stay with our keiki forever!


Don't wait, order your yearbook now! All orders will be taken online again this year. If you need help ordering a yearbook, please come and see Mr. Asselstine in the lab!


Cost: $17.00

Due Date: March 6th, 2017

Order Here:


School ID: 63822




Special Theme:

Send us your best Pokemon GO AR Photos!



Do you have that one in a million photo you want to submit to the yearbook? Email the photo to:



An Individual or Group


Do you know an individual or a group that is doing something exceptional either in or out of school? Do you hear them talk about it with passion and excitement? Think they should be next month's BRIGHT SPOT?


Send an email with the name, grade, and why they would make a great Momilani Bright Spot to Mr. Asselstine.



Grade 6 Drama

Cinderella: A Modern Makeover


On Thursday, January 26th, the final performance at Momilani for this group of students, the 6th grade class performed two shows of this wonderful play. With the expert guidance of Mrs. Shannon Winpenny and teachers Maile Yasui and Todd Tashiro, the students were able to bring the play to life on our stage!


Cinderella's friends are worried -- she spends all day cleaning and talking to rodents!  A wicked family must be to blame.  But that's not it...



Momilani Fit Factory

Great Aloha / Keiki Run


Have you ever heard of the Great Aloha Run? It is 8.15 miles long.  It occurs every year on the third Monday in February (Presidents’ Day).  The course starts in downtown Honolulu on Nimitz Highway across from Aloha Tower, runs west on Nimitz Highway along Honolulu Harbor, under the Interstate H-1 viaduct near Honolulu International Airport, and along Kamehameha Highway. It finishes at the Aloha Stadium....



Valentine's Day

Restaurant Reviews


Looking for last minute ideas for a Valentine's Dinner? We did some searching and asked around to find these three options for you!


Inexpensive: Nico’s at Pier 38

Moderate: Auntie Pasto

Pricey: Ruth’s Chris Steak House



Letters from First Daughters

Returning to Life



Sasha and Malia Obama, the First Daughters of the former president Barack Obama, got  a letter in the mail about how their lives were going to be after moving out of the White House. The letter was from Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hanger...



Flu Shot Clinic

January 27


It’s the Flu Season, and some of your loved ones, maybe even you, are feeling sick.  Here at Momilani, doctors and nurses have come to help vaccinate children for many years...







January 3 – February 28, 2017.


Momilani Residents

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Peanut/Nut Free School

Please remember that at Momilani we have students with severe allergies to nuts, so we are a nut free school!


Meal Prices:

Breakfast: $1.10

Reduced Breakfast: $0.30

Lunch: $2.50

Reduced Lunch: $0.40

Milk Only: $0.60


Power of Attorney Notice

CLICK HERE to see more details.



Momilani Minecraft Projects


Minecraft is an open-ended single and multi-player game world where students can explore, design, and create while practicing problem solving and critcal thinking skills.


When we started using this program at Momilani, we began by teaching math concepts such as multiplication, conversions, decimals, graphing and probability. To date, there have been approxmately 40 math based lessons / maps created within MinecraftEdu.


Since those ealy years, the use of Minecraft has evolved and we now utilize it to incorporate real life problems with content through a project based learning environment...




Healthy Eating:

The beginning of the year is always a great time to think about making some changes. Look at our snack list below and send your kieki off with a healthy option!


Birthday Day Celebrations:

It is always tempting to bring cupcakes or other sweets for these special days, but please remember that Momilani is a Wellness recognized school and we support healthy alternatives to help us celebrate with our keiki!


Wellness Guidelines

Take a look at these wellness snack guidelines, then submit your snack idea here!

  • Calories ≤ 200
  • Total Fat ≤ 8 grams
  • Saturated Fat ≤ 2 grams
  • Trans Fat ZERO
  • Sodium ≤ 200 mg
  • Sugar ≤ 8 grams



Craft Night

Friday, March 10

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm



Magazine Drive

Pizza Night

  • Monday, February 13, 2016
  • Papa John's Pizza
  • 25% of sales will be donated to Momilani!
  • Download Flyer Here


The Momilani Elementary School Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established by parents to support the students of Momilani Elementary School.  The Foundation raises money to improve the educational experience of all students at Momilani.


The Foundation’s success relies heavily on volunteer parents to make things happen.  As such, the Foundation NEEDS YOU!  We welcome your getting involved with an organization that is dedicated to making your child’s experience at Momilani a rewarding one.



On behalf of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, we are pleased to invite you, your staff and students to view HART's Honolulu Train #1 at our upcoming Community Day.

This free event is on Saturday, February 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at our Rail Operations Center. Public parking and shuttle transportation is available next door at Leeward Community College. It is a great opportunity to learn about this transformational project, walk through the train and ask questions.



Next Hui O Momilani Meeting:

  • February 22, 2017
  • 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Momilani School Cafeteria

Click the button to learn more!


Next Foundation Meeting:

  • February, 12, 2017
  • 4:30 pm
  • In front of the office

Click the button to learn more!


Next SCC Meeting:

  • TBD
  • 7:00 am
  • Momilani School Library

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