Principal's Welcome Back to School Message

Aloha Lions Ohana,

Welcome back to another awesome year here at Kalihi Waena, home of the mighty Lions!  We are all so happy to have our keiki returning soon.  Today I want to make sure you all have the latest information on our starting off the year's events.  

  • July 28th @ 1:00- Meet and greet in the cafeteria (aka, Open House) - At this event all grades PreK, 1-5 parents can come in to meet the teachers, purchase shirts, sign up for A+ after-school care, and drop off school supplies.
    • Cafeteria and school shirt sales in the workroom will open at 12:00pm
    • Cafeteria - Open House: 1:00pm
    • Classroom Visits: 1:40pm-2:25pm
      • Classroom Visit #1: 1:40pm-2:00pm
      • Transition: 2:00pm-2:05pm
      • Classroom Visit #2: 2:05pm-2:25pm
  • August 2nd @ 7:55- Students grades PreK, 1-5 first day of school.
  • August 3rd @ 7:55- Kindergarten group A first day of school.
  • August 4th @ 7:55- Kindergarten group B first day of school. 
  • August 9th @ 8:00- Kindergarten Open House
  • August 10th @ 8:00- Parent Workshop

All of these dates are on our school calendar located on our website  Please check there for the most up-to-date information.  We look forward to meeting you all on the 28th!  It is going to be a great year this year!  Have a great week and remember, We are the Lions. We are the Future!


Mr. Larkin



Daniel Larkin, US Navy (Retired)


Kalihi Waena Elementary

Home of the MIGHTY LIONS!

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School address: 1240 Gulick Ave. Honolulu, HI 96819