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Visiting authors and book discussions occur live on Tuesdays at Ten.

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June 10 - 14 King Kamehameha Day - Traits of a Leader

Featured Activity

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Chris Barton is the author of fiction and nonfiction picture books that have been celebrated on more than two dozen U.S. state lists and received national honors. Chris and wife Jennifer Ziegler, author of Worser, live in Austin and co-host the children’s literature video series “This One’s Dedicated to…”

Books of the Week

Recommended for grades Pre-K - 2

Mighty Truck Surfʻs Up! Book Cover

Mighty Truck series

by Chris Barton

Recommended for grades 3 - 5

Whoosh! book cover

Recommended for Grades 6 - 8

Dazzle Ships book cover


by Chris Barton

Movies of the Week

Wonka movie cover

This fantasy musical film follows the story of Willy Wonka, the famous but eccentric chocolatier based on the character from Roald Dahl's novel. The film traces his beginnings as a young adult who started as an employee selling chocolate in a store.

Soul Surfer movie cover

In this fact-based drama, a surfer named Bethany Hamilton relies on her faith and the support of her parents as she attempts a comeback at championship surfing after losing an arm in a shark attack.

Hawaiian Word of the Week

alakaʻi - to lead; a leader

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Visit the Kamehameha statue to see it draped in lei.

Learn more about Kamehameha Day from the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission.

Play a game of follow the leader. Take turns being the leader and a follower.


Grounding in Hā: Hawaiʻi

June 3 - 7, 2024: Try Your Best!

Featured Activity

Sean Petrie author visit June 4 at 10:00 a.m.

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Sean Petrie is an award-winning poet, author, and professor.

Sean has an MFA in Writing for Kids from Vermont College, a law degree from Stanford, and a Plan II degree from the University of Texas (where he co-founded the Camp Texas program). He teaches creative writing workshops and is a writing professor at the University of Texas.

Books of the Week

Recommended for grades Pre-K - 2

a brown cartoon dog asks, "Do I Have to Help?" as a cat walking erect with a cane approaches a curb and storm drain.

by Sequoia Kids Media

Recommended for grades 3 - 5

a bmx biker leaps over lava with the words Mount Etna Lava Leap

by Sean Petrie

Recommended for Grades 6 - 8

two small people are shown on an erupting volcano surrounded by water and the word Stranded! shown in the ash cloud

by Ævar Þór Benediktsson

Movies of the Week

Super Mario Bros. Movie cover

Based on the Super Mario video games, the animated film follows Mario as he joins forces with Princess Peach and Toad in search of Mario's brother Luigi. Together, they hope to defeat the evil Bowser and save the Mushroom Kingdom from his destructive schemes.

Aloha Scooby Doo! Movie cover

Shaggy, Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang head for Hawaii and the Big Kahuna of Hanahuna Surfing Contest, but strange happenings and an island curse cast a shadow over the competition.

Hawaiian Word of the Week

meʻe - heroine, hero, or important person

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Try: Be excellent at something this week.

Can you…

-Beat your score in a game?

-Run faster, swim farther, jump higher, make more baskets?

-Dodge every water balloon?

Pick one thing you want to be more excellent at!

Daily Practice for Math and Language Arts (Grade 5)

Brain Ticklers (Grades 1 - 4)

The Spelling Bee (Grades K - 2)

Grounding in Hā: Excellence

May 20 - June 2


Watch the video to:


Then follow the directions in the video to unlock the Kick Off badge.

hint: 8:00 timestamp


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*Must be over twelve to receive emails.

First Live Event: Sean Petrie, Author

Tuesday at Ten

June 4 at 10:00 a.m. HST

First Weekly Theme with Activities: June 4

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Chris Barton photograph

Each week there will be one live event on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m., beginning June 4 and continuing through July 16.

A complete listing can be found here.

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The objectives are to:

Parents and students may sign up to participate to receive customized reminders and be eligible for rewards and recognition.


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Download the #808Reads Summer Reading Challenge Flyer PDF and include it on your school website, in your ʻohana newsletter, or in other electronic communication!