Monarch Media Nominated for Hiki No Award

Hiki No FestivalCongratulations to Christian Cubacub, Kacie Kimoto and Huy Nguyen for their nomination in the first ever Hiki No Award Festival. Their story on Damien’s own Nick Acosta has been nominated for “Best News Writing” (High School).

A preview show was shown at Ward Theatre, with over 20 schools in attendance along with the PBS executives, staff and guests of the Hawaii film industry. The public can also watch the nominated stories from Friday, August 29 through Thursday, September 4 at Consolidated Theaters – Pearlridge for a  reduced ticket price. The winners will be announced via live stream on Wednesday, September 17 at

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Welcome Back Dance!!!

Welcome Back to School Dance - Friday August 29th 6:00pm- 10:00pm

Cost: $7.00

Students must show their current school ID

Dress code rules apply:

Shorts/skirts must meet “fingertip” rules (cannot be shorter than your fingertips)

No exposed midriffs/cleavage

No skin-tight dresses/ No “sagging” pants

Damien students are allowed to sponsor up to 3 OIA students.

If you have any questions – please see Mrs. Clare in room 222

Reminder: Photo Retake Day

A reminder that picture retakes will be held Tuesday, August 26 from 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM in the library.  Any student who was absent on August 1 should plan to take a photo.  The flyers are in the Main Office.  You must be in school uniform to take a picture.

At 9:30, on the same day, the senior class photo will be taken on the grass in front of the 300 building.  REQUIRED dress code is black pants, black tie and a white shirt (short or long sleeved) Again, if you are not in dress code, you will not be allowed in the photo.

The photo packets that were ordered on Orientation Day from House of Photography will be delivered shortly.

Lady Monarch Volleyball Team Preview

Girls volleyball is still fairly new here at Damien Memorial. This year will mark another milestone, this year embarks the first girls varsity volleyball team ever at Damien. Coach Kyle Yawata said their teams are looking forward to the challenges ahead. Come see them in action this week. The Lady Monarchs will be playing in the Longy Okamoto Invitational Tournament August 21-23 at Pearl City High School. Come on down and show your Monarch pride!!!


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