Thursday 08th December 2016,

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Kahuku High School Graduation Goes Viral – AGAIN!

posted by Randall
Kahuku High graduation

The seniors of Kahuku High & Intermediate School continued the tradition of a graduation performance

By Ed Diokno

Kahuku High and Intermediate School on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii did it again. Their elaborate graduation performance has become a legendary tradition and the video of their graduation has gone viral, just like it did last year, and the year before that, and …

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The school was founded in 1897 to serve the children of the sugar cane workers that worked the nearby fields. Today it has about 1500 students from 7th to 12th grades. You’ll note from the video that Pacific Islanders make up of about 60 percent the school, almost double the average Hawaiian high school.

On May 19, the 2016 graduating class of Kahuku High continued the tradition of grand graduation performances; this year throwing in a tribute to Prince, the Running Man, pop songs and concluding with a powerful haka, a traditional dance and chant from Polynesia that is performed on important occasions.

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I don’t know about your high school graduation but mine was nothing like theirs. I absolutely love their school spirit and their pride in their heritage.

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

 

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