The Kukui High Alumni Marching Band has continued to do events over the past two years. Most recently, the band won “Best Band” at the Kailua Independence Day Parade, over the renowned and talented Royal Hawaiian Band and the Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii.
Some photos are below, and you can also watch highlights in a Kukui High Playlist. on YouTube, courtesy band leader Gregory Kim. It includes:
For the Lions Parade, Kim notes, the band represented the Lions Club from Lebanon-Jordan-Iraq.
The Kukui High School Alumni Marching Band participated in the annual “Family Fun Day” at the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii on Saturday, Sept. 28. Check out the photos and videos below!
Bad Romance: Some members start dancing to this Lady Gaga hit.
Fight Song: We invited volunteers from the audience to play percussion with us. Some kids and aunties (teachers at Washington Middle School) joined in. The Aunty playing the snare drum was sensational. And she said she never played snare drum before… wow!
The Kukui High School Alumni Marching Band was honored to participate in the annual “Aukake Classic,” the summer Special Olympics Hawaii event, held Aug. 17 at Waiau District Park in Pearl City. The band anchored the Opening Ceremonies, performing the national and state anthems and declaring the games officially open.
“We really loved participating in this event, and look forward to more,” said band director Gregory Kim. “I think our missions and people match up extremely well.”
The Kukui High School Alumni Marching Band proudly participated in the Kailua Independence Day Parade last week! It is only the latest in a number of performances organized for community groups. In fact, earlier this week, the band performed at Shriner’s Hospital for Children:
Band leader Greg Kim recently relaunched the KHS Alumni Marching Band, outfitting the music makers in new KHS polo shirts and raising the profile of Kukui High and it’s longstanding commitment to family, fun, and community service.