Family Fun Night is on May 10, 2024!

Contest ends 10/31!

We Need Chairs and Co-Chairs!

For a successful (and fabulous) Family Fun Night, we need YOU! Grab a friend and co-chair a committee! If you're interested, please contact Available committees:

- Silent Auction (needs Chair and Co-Chair)
- Logistics (needs Co-Chair)
- Volunteer Committee (needs Chair and Co-Chair)
- Food Committee (needs Co-Chair)
- Musubi Making (needs Chair and Co-Chair)

Next Family Fun Night Planning Meeting

When: Monday, Nov. 13 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Where: Nu‘uanu Elementary Cafeteria

Calling all families and friends! We need help leading and participating in committees for this year’s Family Fun Night. This is our school’s most beloved annual event and the only way it can happen is with the help and support of our Nu‘uanu families.

Come learn more about Family Fun Night and how you can help at our next meeting on Monday, Nov. 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. This is also a great chance to meet and get to know other families.

Don't forget to submit your THEME IDEAS!

Link to Google form to submit your theme ideas:

What’s a theme?
A theme is a clever message or movie reference created by students from Nu‘uanu Elementary School for Family Fun Night. The theme is used for games, decorations and Family Fun Night t-shirt designs. Some past themes include last year’s “Happiest Place on Earth”, “Nu‘uanu Candyland,” “The Wizarding World of Nu‘uanu” (adapted from Harry Potter), and “Nu‘uanu Go! Catch Some Fun!” (adapted from Pokemon Go!).

You can participate by submitting your ideas online with the link above. One entry form per student.

The winner of the Theme Contest will receive $10 in Family Fun Night scrips and a youth Family Fun Night t-shirt!

Family Fun Night FAQs

Aloha! We’re excited to announce that planning for Nu‘uanu Elementary School’s family fun night
is underway! This page will be updated throughout the year as details are finalized. If you have any questions about Family Fun Night, email

Q: What is Family Fun Night?

A: Family Fun Night is the cornerstone event at Nu‘uanu Elementary School. The event is hosted by Aikane O Nu‘uanu (Nu‘uanu Elementary schools’ parent-teacher organization) to bring the Nu‘uanu Elementary school community together and as a fundraiser to purchase items needed for the school. The night includes games, food, a silent auction, country store, talent show, and lots of fun activities for the entire family. 


Q: When is the 2023 Family Fun Night?

A: Family fun night will be held on Friday, May 12, 2023, from 2:15 (immediately following the end of the school day) to 8:00 p.m. 


Q: What is this year’s Family Fun Night theme?

A: This year's theme is Nu‘uanu: The Happiest Place on Earth.


Q: Who can attend the 2023 Family Fun Night?

A: This year, everyone is invited!


Q: Where can I park?

A: Parking is available at Daijingu Temple (61 Puiwa Rd), International Church (20 Dowsett Ave), and Nu‘uanu Valley Park, as well as street parking. Please be respectful of driveways and property lines. 

Q: What safety protocols will be in place?

A: With COVID-19 still a concern and to protect all attendees, the following safety protocols will be put into place:

Q: What will the money raised be used for?

A: The money raised will be used to purchase an electronic marquee board on campus. 

Q: What donations are needed for Family Fun Night?

A: We need donation support to make family fun night a success. You can support by:


Q: How do I volunteer for Family Fun Night?

A: Family Fun Night is only made possible by the volunteers of current and past Nuuanu families and our community members who come together and help to set up and manage the booths. Sign up to volunteer with this link:

Q: How do I purchase scripts for Family Fun Night?

A: Pre-Orders due by Friday, May 5
Send checks payable to Aikane O Nu‘uanu with order form:
OR via Venmo to @NuuanuElementary-Finance (include student's name and room number in comment section of payment. No need to submit form.

This year, the Games & Activities range from 3-4 scrips each. Small tattoos are 2 scrips. Face painting and airbrush tattoos are 8 scrips. Bounce house is 8 scrips. Scrip can also be purchased at Family Fun Night for 50 cents per scrip.

Questions? Contact Lezlie Lam at (808) 779-8993.

Q: How do I purchase items from the silent auction?

A: This year, Silent Auction opens on May 1. Check back for more information and how to purchase items.

Q: What food will be available for purchase?

A: There will be 4 food trucks at this year's event, selling everything from poke, plate lunch, pizza and shave ice! Note: food trucks are cash only. Nu‘uanu Elementary will also be selling chili plate, spam musubi and drinks with scrip only.

Q: My child attends after-school care, where do I pick them up on Family Fun Night?

A: If your child attends the YMCA after school care program, parents may pick up their child at the kindergarten/first grade playground area.