E KOMO MAI

Welcome to the Fine Arts Department where sweet music can be heard and artistic talents are brought to life. As a graduation requirement, students must take an equivalent of one year or 10 semester periods/credits of fine arts for the general academic diploma and two years or 20 semester periods/credits for the college preparatory diploma. We offer the following classes in our fine art department:  Art, Design, Yearbook, and Choir.

ART

Fine Arts (R|E)
1 year (10 semester periods) Grades 9-12

This course is designed to help students express their ideas and beliefs in the framework of art and culture. Art skills are developed, techniques explored and experience in different media help students gain an appreciation for art with a purpose. Some exposure to artistic motivations throughout history help students develop their own method of artistic expression.

Throughout this course students will be encouraged and given tools to become responsible for their decisions, actions and creativity which reflects their personal, developing, belief system and how it relates to expression through art forms and media. 1st SEMESTER is an introduction to drawing and Hawaiian design. This class is ok for beginners through advanced.

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DESIGN

Fine Arts (R|E)
1 semester (5 semester periods) Grades 9-12

This course is designed to help students express their ideas and beliefs in the framework of art/design. Throughout this course students will be encouraged and given tools to become responsible for their decisions, actions and creativity which reflects their personal, developing, belief system and how it relates to expression through art forms and media.

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CHOIR

(offered all 4 years)
Fine Arts (R|E)
2 semesters (10 semester periods) Grades 9-12

A vocal performing organization open to all students regardless of ability or experience. Credit is based on class attendance, active participation in class as well as in scheduled performances. Auditions may be necessary for vocal placement within the group.

YEARBOOK PUBLICATION

Computer Technology|Business Education (E)
2 semesters (10 semester periods) Grades 10-12

PREREQUISITE: Keyboarding and Computer Literacy; or by teacher approval, space permitting.

This is a course open to students (recommended by the editor with final selection and approval by the advisor) who show an interest in working on the yearbook and learning the basics of publishing and writing. Lecture, videos, computer programs and class work will teach the student how to produce quarterly material for the yearbook (KA LAMAKU). Adobe Pagemaker or InDesign are the computer applications that will be used within this course. Although the yearbook is completed by the end of 3rd quarter, all students will be enrolled throughout the second semester and work on desktop publishing applications with the goal of developing a portfolio of projects and completing the requirements to earn 10 units of credit. The Teacher Advisor selects the KA LAMAKU Editor.

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Faculty: Dormitory Dean & Art
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Faculty: Spanish I & II, Creative Living, Culinary Arts, Hawaiian History, & Choir
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Faculty: Anatomy & Physiology, Biology Chemistry, Marine Biology, Physics

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