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Kona Brewers Festival Golf Tournament Benefit – March 11th at the Big Island Country Club

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

The fifth annual Kona Brewers Fest Golf Open will swing into action at the Big Island Country Club on Friday, March 11, with a shotgun start at 9am. The charity golf tournament benefits Hawaii Montessori Schools, a set of preschools that provides children ages 15 months to 6 years a caring, safe, child-centered learning environment. It will set the pace for the 16th annual Kona Brewers Festival, presented by Sunetric, Keauhou Veterinary Hospital, First Hawaiian Bank, and Puna Geothermal Venture to be held the following day.

Golfers of all levels are welcome to play at this four-person scramble. Mulligans will be available at check-in. Through the generosity of our Golf Sponsors — Big Island Toyota, go!Airlines, Los Habaneros, Island Wide Solar and BMW — numerous prizes will be awarded, including a $5,000 purse for a hole-in-one. Cost for 18 holes of golf is $150, which includes greens fees and cart, welcome bag, continental breakfast, box lunch and awards ceremony with pupus.

To register, visit our Golf Tournament Page or call 756-0788. Mahalo!


An Invitation to the Kamuela Campus Open House

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Our Kamuela Campus will hold a Children’s Tour Open House on Saturday, February 5th, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon for current and prospective Toddler (ages 15–36 months) and Primary (ages 3–6 years) students.

Families of current and prospective students between the ages of 15 months – 6 years old are invited to attend an Open House from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Saturday, February 5th at 64-1058 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kamuela. Families will have an opportunity to visit classrooms, meet current families, learn about the school and its programs including financial aid opportunities, and meet faculty members and administrators.

Hawaii Montessori Schools has been part of the West Hawaii community since 1980. The school provides quality education for children ages 15 months through 6 years of age using the principles and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori. The classroom environments are well prepared and allow the children to develop at their own speed, according to each child’s own capacities in a non-competitive atmosphere. Learning takes place through the child’s own discovery and experience. Observers of Montessori students have described them as having developed self-discipline, self-knowledge, self-esteem and independence, as well as enthusiasm for learning, an organized approach to problem solving, and academic skills. Hawaii Montessori Schools – Kamuela Campus has been recognized on the State and Federal levels as being an excellent provider of early childhood education.

For more information, contact Becky Watkins, Admissions Director at 885-7683 or e-mail [email protected]. To learn more about Hawaii Montessori Schools’ programs please visit our website at


Relay for Life

Monday, April 19th, 2010

This year, Hawaii Montessori Schools will be helping save lives from cancer by taking part in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life at the Old Airport in Kailua-Kona on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27, 2010.  We are hoping you will support us.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives people in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At the Relay For Life, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event.  Because cancer never sleeps, Relays are overnight events up to 24 hours in length.

In addition to helping people celebrate, remember, and fight back, Relay For Life also helps raise much-needed funds and awareness to help the American Cancer Society save lives from cancer.

Please support Hawai’i Montessori Schools in our efforts by clicking on the following link to to make a secure, tax-deductible online donation.

Donate to The Relay For Life

Every donation really does make a difference. I know that times are tighter than normal for many of us, but any amount you can give truly
can help save lives.

You see, thanks to your support, the American Cancer Society can:

  • Help people stay well by helping them take steps to prevent cancer or detect it early, when it’s most treatable
  • Help people get well by being in their corner around the clock to guide them through every step of their cancer experience.
  • Find cures by funding groundbreaking research that helps us understand cancer’s causes, determine how best to prevent it, and discover new ways to cure it
  • Fight back by working with lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and rally communities worldwide to join the fight

Each of us has our own reasons for caring about the fight against cancer; whatever your reasons, we hope you’ll choose to make a difference by making a donation online to support our efforts. Together we can save lives.

Thank you and we will keep you updated on our progress. To learn more about Relay For Life, please visit


May Day Luau Celebration

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

E Ho’oheno O Na Kamali’i — For the love of the children

A Benefit Luau for the Hawai’i Montessori School at Kamuela
Saturday, May 1, 2010 •  5:00 – 8:00 pm

The first Lei Day was held on May 1, 1928 and everyone was encouraged to wear Lei.  Festivities were held in downtown Honolulu with Hula, Music, Lei Making Demonstrations, Exhibits and Lei Making contests.

In 1929 Lei Day was made an official holiday in the territory and continues on today.

The Hawai’i Montessori School at Kamuela PTO would like to continue this tradition and bring the festivities in our own big back yard with hula, lei making demonstrations, a traditional luau of fine foods, exhibits and a Hawaiiana silent auction.  This is one of the Hawai’i Montessori School at Kamuela’s BIG fund raisers for our children to continue their experience here on campus.

The event will take place here at HMS Kamuela campus with Hula by the Keiki (children) and other members of our community, an underground imu (oven), an auction of Hawaiiana Collectibles, Hawaiian Music, Lei Making demonstrations and a whole lot more.  This wonderful event will be on Saturday, May 1, 2010 during the twilight hours in Kamuela (5:00 – 8:00 pm)

Tickets will be available for purchase in Kamuela at Hawai’i Montessori School at Kamuela, Mama’s House Thrift Store and Solimene’s and in Kona at Hawai’i Montessori School at Kona.  Tickets will also be available at the Earth Day – Rummage Sale Celebration at the HMS Kamuela Campus on  Saturday, April 10th.

If you are interested in learning more about this event or about our programs please call (808)885-7683, email: [email protected] or visit our website at

Thank you!


We have a NEW website!

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

As you all may have noticed, we have a brand-new website that encompasses both the Kona Campus and the Kamuela Campus. In the process, we also updated our logo, our colors, and our forms and had lots of new photographs taken!

What does everybody think of the BIG changes?