Winter Concert 2017 Pictures

Good morning!

Thank you all for coming out and supporting your child and the Kaimuki Middle School Music Department last week at Kaimuki High School.  We’d also like to thank the teachers:

Mr. Derek Fujio
Mr. Robert Hayakawa
Ms. Kendal Ledesma
Mrs. Susan Ochi-Onishi

for their hard work and dedication!

We have a few pictures to share from both Winter Concerts. Thank you to Mr. Mark Tomomitsu for taking these great shots. You can view them here:

There will be one final performance for the holidays, Kaimuki Symphonic Winds (KSW) will be at Ala Moana Centerstage, 7:00PM tomorrow night (12/20). If you are in the vicinity, please stop by and watch the students perform as it will definitely put you in a light hearted mood.

Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Season!
KMS Music Boosters

Winter Concert #1 2017 Pictures

Hi all,

Thank you to those of you who attended last night’s program and for your most generous donations that support the KMS Music Program.  We were treated to a wonderful show featuring the chorus, ukulele, strings, and concert orchestra.  Tonight’s performance includes all bands (Beginning, KCB, KSW) and it will begin at 6:00PM at Kaimuki High School Auditorium.

Here are a few pictures from last night’s performance:

Thank you!

Winter Concerts

Good morning!

Just a friendly reminder that we have two Winter Concerts this week that will be held at Kaimuki High School auditorium starting at 6:00PM.  Parking is free and doors will open at 5:45PM.

Winter Concert 1 (12/13/17) will feature Chorus, Beginning/Intermediate Ukulele, Beginning/Advanced Strings, and Concert Orchestra.

Winter Concert 2 (12/14/17) will feature Beginning Band, Kaimuki Concert Band, and Kaimuki Symphonic Winds.

Student sign in and sign out will be in the Kaimuki High School cafeteria.

Thank you!

Kahala Very Merry Event and Great American Catalog Fundraiser Pickup

Good morning,

If you have ordered items from the Great American Catalog, they will be available for pickup in the KMS Orchestra Room (H102) any day afterschool (except Wednesdays) from 2:15PM – 4:00PM. If you have any difficulty in making the pickup time, please email your student’s teacher to setup a more accommodating time. Please see the PDF below (page 1) to see if you have a package that needs to be picked up.

The KMS Music Program is also selling  Kahala Mall Very Merry Event tickets which offer discounts to many mall retailers from Dec. 1 – 3. Passes are $5 each and charitable organizations keep 100% of the profits.  Any students interested should bring payments in cash to Mr. Fujio in H102.  Please see the PDF below (page 2) for participating stores and discounts.

Thank you!

Download PDF Here

KMS Music Updates – November 2017

Hi all!

Here are a few updates that may interest you:

  1.  The Music Program raised $1,841.68 through the Great American Catalog Fundraiser campaign.  Thank you to all those who sold and purchased items through the catalog!
  2.  We have also raised  $5979.29 through the Give Aloha Campaign that was held in the month of September.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!  The funds collected helps subsidize the cost of bus fare and events for students as well as pay for instrument repairs and maintenance. Thank you!
  3. Wilson Fun Fair KCB performance will be held on Sat. 11/18.  Please arrive at 9:30AM and concert will begin at 10:00AM.
  4. Feeder School Tour will be on Wed. 11/29 and Thu. 12/7.
  5. Winter Concert will be on Wed. 12/13 (Chorus, Ukulele, Strings) and Thu. 12/14 (Beg. Band, KCB, KSW) at Kaimuki High School.
  6. Ala Moana KSW Concert will be on Wed. 12/20.
  7. For items #3-6, we are always looking for chaperones. Flyers will be sent out with permission forms. If you are able to help, please fill out the form and return it to your child’s music teacher. Thank you!
  8. Reminder to our Spring Break Study Tour students:  If you don’t have a passport, apply now!  It could take up to 6 weeks to receive your passport through the mail.  Also make sure trip payments are being made on a timely basis.  If will be withdrawing from the tour, please inform your music teacher.

If you have questions, please contact us and thank you again for your support!

KMS Music Boosters


Afterschool practice schedules are available here

Hi all,

We have updated the KMS Music Department calendar with the practice schedules of Beginning Ukulele and Chorus.  The calendar currently contains the schedules for Advanced Strings (AS), Kaimuki Concert Band (KCB), and Kaimuki Symphonic Winds (KSW). You can view the afterschool practice schedule on Google Calendar here:

Alternatively, you can download the view the PDF of the Beginning Ukulele and Chorus schedules here:

Thank you!

KMS Music Boosters

Japan Study Tour Meeting Tonight and Give Aloha Reminder

Hi all,

A reminder that tonight is the Japan Study Tour Meeting in H-104 at 6:00PM. It is a mandatory meeting for parents whose child will be attending the study tour during the spring break.

Also, the last day for our Give Aloha campaign is this Saturday, September 30th.  If you are able to, please consider donating to the Kaimuki Middle Music Department!  Our code is 78810 and don’t forget your Maika’i card!  More info can be found here.

Thank you!

Great American Catalog Fundraiser & Give Aloha Reminder

Hi all!

Just a friendly reminder that this Friday, Sep. 22nd is the last day for the Great American Catalog Fundraiser. Please have your child turn in his or her order to Mr. Fujio (H-102). More information can be found here: Fall Fundraisers & Great American Catalog Flyer.

If selling merchandise from a catalog isn’t your thing, you are more than welcome to make a donation via Foodland. It’s as easy as:

1. Bringing your Maika’i card to Foodland
2. Informing the cashier that you’d like to make a donation to Kaimuki Middle Music Department (code 78810) – up to a maximum of $249 per card

100% of your donation plus a percentage from Foodland/Western Union will go straight to the KMS Music Department! The last day to donate is September 30th!

Monies raised are used to pay for transportation costs (students/instruments), musical instrument purchases/repairs, and other activities that benefit students directly.

Thank you for your support!

Japan Study Tour Meeting Flyer

For all 7th and 8th grade students who will be participating in the Japan Study Tour, attached is a flyer that requests your attendance at a mandatory meeting that will be held on Thursday, Sep. 28th at 6:00PM in H-104.  A representative from Seawind Travel will be going over international travel information to prepare your child for the upcoming study tour.  Please turn in the form by Tuesday, Sep. 12th.  Thank you!

Download Form Here