Support our Band!

The Castle Band needs your help! The Castle Band Aid Association will be hosting a new type of fundraiser, selling mattresses. YES you read it right ­čĄö! This fundraiser has been very successful at other schools, raising thousands of dollars for the band programs who have done it.  

This Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the cafeteria.

Winter Craft Fair

Castle’s Project Grad will be hosting a Winter Craft Fair, this Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.┬á The fair will be on lower campus within the main walkway all the way down to the admin office.

They need 12 people to help with vendors, setup, and directing cars on where to park; there are four shifts:
6:00 am to 8:00 am
8:00 am to 10:00 am
10:00 am to 12:00 noon
12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

If you are able to help, please call Cory at (808)351-1481 no later than Thursday, November 29.


Castle Thanksgiving Imu

Make this Thanksgiving a breeze. Castle High School’s Agriculture program will make your turkey or chicken for you, imu style. Here are the details:

Castle High School FFA Thanksgiving imu

  • Turkey or Chicken only – 25 lbs max each
  • Cost: $20 – money goes toward agriculture program and FFA club
  • Purchase tickets directly from the school office starting Thursday October 25 (call 305-0700)
  • Full instructions & information will be given upon ticket purchase
  • Drop off Wednesday Nov 21 between 3:00 and 5:00 pm
  • Pick up Thursday Nov 22 between 9:00 and 11:00 am

Volunteers needed in preparation of the imu

  • CUTTING AND PREPPING WOOD – Volunteers needed any time! Please call Carlos Kaukahi Severson to arrange. We have chainsaws and wood splitters but you may bring your own too!
  • TUE 20th: 12:00 – 5:00 PM to help prepare banana stumps
  • WED 21st: 5-9 PM to load turkeys and close imu
  • THUR 22nd: 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM to unload turkeys, distribute and close up imu

Windward Ho`olaule`a Volunteers needed!

Aloha all!

As a supporting partner of the Windward Ho`olaule`a we are seeking volunteers to assist with the craft booths on the day of the Ho`olaule`a, Saturday, September 29, 2018. Unloading help for the crafters is needed between 7:00 to 9:30 am at Windward Community College.

If you are able to assist as a volunteer, please contact Karen Kimura, one of our board members directly. or call Karen at (808) 392-2147

Award winning entertainment at Windward Ho╩╗olaule╩╗a

Catch Merrie Monarch award-winner Chinky Mahoe and multiple N─ü H┼Źk┼ź Hanohano winners Keauhou, Maunalua, Hi╩╗ikua and Pomaika╩╗i Keawe Lyman at the 18th Annual Windward Ho╩╗olaule╩╗a on the Great Lawn at Windward Community College on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Also in the entertainment line-up are Beat-Lele, an ╩╗ukulele tribute to the Beatles and the Kahalu╩╗u Elementary School ╩╗Ukulele Band and more local area talent.


Windward Ho`olaule`a

Castle Alumni/Community Association is a supporting partner of the Windward Ho`olaule`a.

Join us! It’s FREE! It’s fun! Lots of entertainment, food booths, rides, a car show, and exhibits.

The Ho`olaule`a needs volunteers now. If you can kokua, please complete the form below and check the box for Windward Ho`olaule`a.


General Membership Report

Aloha all!

Our annual General Membership Meeting was held on June 27, 2018 at the Castle Little Theatre.

It was a great meeting with several guest speakers, Windward Ho`olaule`a’s chair Bonnie Beatson, Carlos Severson from Castle’s Agriculture Program and farm, and Big Brother Big Sisters’ Margaret Cadiz. They shared information about their programs and how we as members can support it.

President Paul Luersen presented a report on the past year’s activities which is outlined in his report below. Click on the report to download a pdf version.

BIG Mahalo to Paul and Karen Ho`okano (class of ’72) who made a $100 donation to help Castle’s softball team with their batting cage.

Carlos Severson, Castle’s farm manager, is seeking volunteers to assist with a community work day on the farm. Did you know the school has seven acres of farm land? Here is an aerial view:

Carlos is passionate about the farm and has established a list of tasks that he wants completed, but needs volunteer help. The farm has been neglected for many years and rehabilitation will take some work. Here is his list.If you’re able to help in any way, please complete the volunteer form below and select Farm and we will put you in touch with Carlos.

The annual General Membership meeting is important for the association because it is when we elect our leaders. The attending membership unanimously elected the executive board members as listed below:

If you are interested in volunteering to assist Castle High School, please let us know by completing the form below:

More information will be posted later about our partnerships as they become available. In the meanwhile here are some links that may interest you about our partners.

Some partnership links for you to check out:

For more information about mentoring for Big Brothers and Big Sisters, follow this link.

We are a supporting partner with Windward Hoolaulea.
Save the date! Saturday, September 29, 2018. To volunteer for the Ho`olaule`a, please complete the volunteer form and select Windward Ho`olaule`a.

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