February 2011

Maui Prep Hosts Estate Planning Panel of Experts

February 28, 2011

Maui Preparatory Academy is pleased to invite community members to join the school ‘ohana on Tuesday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s dining hall for a workshop on estate planning, charitable trusts and insurance strategies.  A panel of experts will discuss ways that individuals can maximize estate distribution to their heirs as well [...]

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Flip Nicklin visits our 4th and 5th grade

February 22, 2011

On Friday, February 11, Maui Prep fourth and fifth graders hosted a very special guest, Flip Nicklin.  Flip, a co-founder of Whale Trust and a world-renowned underwater photographer, has dedicated 30 years of his life specializing in the photography of marine animals.  In fact, he has written two books about his adventures, one of which [...]

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Kindergarten in Motion!

February 16, 2011

The Maui Prep Kindergarten class recently explored how things move! With the help of Douglas and Amy Piil, we brought the concepts involved with movement to life. First, the class listened to a variety of informational texts about movement, including the concepts of friction, gravity, pulling, pushing, speed and inertia. Some of these texts are [...]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2011

What a great day! Maui Prep was a sea of red and pink at school today and there was lots of love.

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The Real Meaning of ‘Ohana

February 10, 2011

Most new families moving into Hawaii quickly realize that the word ‘ohana becomes an important part of everyday life. Hawaiian families understand how aloha is the essential element in every ‘ohana as loving and caring for each other is the glue that holds families together and becomes the social fabric for our islands. Our Maui [...]

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My Makahiki Experience by Sarah Catugal

February 7, 2011

Aloha Maui Prep Ohana! I’m Sarah Catugal. I’m a seventh grader at Maui Prep. Recently the seventh grade and a few eighth graders went to Moloka’i  to participate in the Makahiki games. The Makahiki games used to take place long ago in Hawaii. The events were used to test who was the fastest, strongest, and [...]

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History Today!

February 3, 2011

History is as relevant as reading today’s newspaper or more often than not, browsing the stories on CNN.com.  As social creatures however, we have an innate need to talk about those stories going in the world, things that are happening in our country or events taking place in our communities.  One of my goals as [...]

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