The Sophomore Class perform their song.
On March 1, 2018, NHIS held its 28th Songfest with the theme Na Mele O Na Mokupuni O Hawaii Nei or Songs of the Islands. The purpose of the Songfest is to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and language. Each grade level prepared a song based on one of the islands and was coached on singing and pronunciation of their songs since December.
Alysia KepaaThe Freshmen Class wait their turn to enter the gym.
Alysia KepaaThe Freshmen Class enters the gym.
Kylie ButlerThe Sophomore Class enters the gym and takes their place in the stands.
Alysia KepaaSongleader Award winner Senior Mia Kaaukai-Ranis conducts her class.
Alysia KepaaThe Senior Class sing their song.
Alysia KepaaSophomore Song Leader Sierra Nahulu conducts her class.
Alysia KepaaThe Sophomore Class perform their song.
Alysia KepaaJunior Nalani Schmidt-Sakaba gives her speech before her class performs.
Alysia KepaaThe Junior Class sings their song.
Alysia KepaaSong Leader Lahela Kaeo conducts the Junior class.
Alysia KepaaThe judges listen to the classes as they perform their songs.
Alysia KepaaMiddle School Song Leader Gabriella Militante-Carson conducts her class.
Alysia KepaaThe Middle School students perform their song.
Alysia KepaaThe Freshman class listen intently as their class speaker introduces their song.
Alysia KepaaFreshman Atonio Fomai Leoso conducts his class.
Alysia KepaaThe Freshmen Class perform their song.
Alysia KepaaThe Hawaiian Culture Class performs as the judges total their scores.
Alysia KepaaThe Hawaiian Culture class performs for the audience.
Alysia KepaaThe Hawaiian Culture Class entertains the audience while scores are tallied.
Kylie ButlerStudents of the Hawaiian Culture Class perform for the Songfest.
Alysia KepaaJunior Nalani Schmidt-Sakaba hugs her coaches after winning the HYAASA Class Speaker Award.
Alysia KepaaThe Junior Class celebrate as they hear their name announced for the Song Award.
Kylie ButlerThe 28th Annual Songfest ended with all classes doing a mass song.