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Lahaina Field Trip

Kids on PlaygroundSt. Joseph E.L.C. students took a Field trip to the other side of the island to Lahaina to see Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band in concert at Sacred Hearts Grade school. Uncle Wayne Watkins is a well known island wide children's song writer and performer. He preformed many of his hits such as "All around Maui" and "There's a Mouse in my House".

The free concert was sponsored by HAEYC, Hawaii Public Library System, Ho'oikaika Partnership, Maul Friends of the Library and University of Hawaii at Manoa Children's Center. This event celebrates and promotes -April as "The Month of The Young Child" and "Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month". 

After the concert the students enjoyed some play time and a picnic lunch at the Lahaina ball field and park. Pictured here are some students hanging loose on the tier swing enjoying the day. May we all rejoice in the blessings of our keiki.

The Surfing Goat Dairy No Billy Goat Gruff here...

Students at Surfing Goat Dairy The St. Joseph E.L.C. students got to feed the goats, sample goat cheese and see the milking of the does on the tour of Surfing Goat Dairy. It was a beautiful day for the field trip to the dairy and farm.

Pictured in the photo are some of the students getting a close up look at the animals and feedingdried alfalfa to the goats.

We thank all the chaperones and staff at the Surfing Goat Dairy and wish everyone a Happy Easter.Sister Fay Pele

Sr. Fay Pele We were touched by an angel... Sr. Fay Pele FSP form the Daughters of St. Paul in connection with Pauline Books and Media visited our parish for a renewal weekend. She blessed our parish and school with a spirit of humility and sharing.

On Friday, Feb. 20th she joined the Early Learning Center Ohana in a successful Book Fair bringing families, students and staff books, , CDs, DVDs, Bibles and religious articles. On Saturday, Feb.21st  she presented the "Theology of the Body" Lenten Retreat, as seen in photo, from 9a.m. to 12 noon.It was well attened and a reflective way to prepare for the lenten journey this year.

On Sunday, Feb. 22nd she presented reading material, and media for purchase after each of the masses. Thank you Sr. Fay Pele and all who made you visit possible, as it brought enlightenment to our community.



E.L.C. students & Malasada Crew St. Joseph E.L.C students not only got use their five senses but they got a memory that they will never forget. They got to experience the making, cooking, boxing and tasting of the delicious malassadas on Fat Tuesday Feb. 17th. The St. Joseph Malassada Crew dose a wonderful job every year raising money for the parish and Early Learning Center.

As a thank you the student treated them to a sarinade of the song "You are My Sunshine" and "You are Special" as well as a hand made thank you card to display in the cafeteria. We appreciate all the work, time, tradition that they give to our school and church. Wishing all a blessed Lenten Season.

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