Run, Jump, and Kick Your Way to Fitness!

Run, Jump, and Kick your way to fitness! Fall Fitness is almost here and we need your help! CUPS students, sponsored by family and friends, will participate in a 5-station circuit, including (1) Zumba (warm-up), (2) Obstacle Course, (3) Relay Games with a Water and Misting station, (4) Ball Activities, and (5) Yoga (cool-down).  

Preschool Sunday Moved to November 16

We apologize for having to reschedule our Preschool Sunday due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Ana. However, we thank everyone for their understanding and patience. The new day for Preschool Sunday is November 16 and we look forward to seeing you all there. Please save the date! It’ll be a fun-filled morning with songs and

See What’s Cooking in Miss Kat’s Kitchen!

Today we learned how to cook Cheesy Ravioli! Miss Kat began by explaining to everyone what ravioli is, but first, we had to wash our hands!  After washing our hands, we started making our cheesy filling! We each had a turn to add in our ingredients: egg, ricotta cheese, parmesan, and mozzarella! After we had

CUPS Awarded LEED Silver Certification

Central Union Church Preschool and Kindergarten has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) for completion of Phase I of construction. LEED is the industry standard recognizing high-performance, sustainable “green” buildings.  The certification recognizes our commitment to sustainability in the rebuilding of the school

All About Ethiopia

We had another great day at the Blue Cottage! Learning about another country is fun and today we had a wonderful opportunity to learn about Ethiopia. The O’Donnell family came to share their visit to Ethiopia, where they worked in a very small hospital helping children with hearing loss. They shared with us the wonderful

A May Day Celebration at Central Union

May Day is Lei Day at Central Union Church Preschool and Kindergarten! The annual May Day Celebration is a joyous event of flowers, song and dance, and colorful costumes, celebrating our unique island culture. Each room practiced hard to perform their own song and dance routine during the May Day performance, such as “Hanalei Moon,”

How Egg-citing!

  It’s usually not a good idea to “put all your eggs into one basket”, except during the Spring Easter Event! Central Union Church and Preschool celebrated Easter by holding an Easter Party for our keiki and what better way to start than with an Easter Egg Hunt! Each classroom was brought into the playground

Dazzle 2014: A Night to Remember

Dazzle 2014 was a success all thanks to YOU! We’re still energized from Central Union Church and Preschool’s 12th annual Dazzle fundraiser at the Sheraton Waikiki last week. We were once again DAZZLED by Chef DK Kodama and Master Sommelier Chuck Furuya along with samplings of various restaurants including Roy’s, Kat’s Sushi, and Karai Crab,

Amazon SchoolRewards

Amazon SchoolRewards Fundraise for Central Union Church Preschool & Kindergarten While You Shop! If you shop on Amazon, you can effortlessly earn money for Central Union Church Preschool & Kindergarten (CUPs). CUPs is part of the Amazon SchoolRewards Associates program, a simple and painless way for you to help us fundraise, simply by shopping as

Happy New Year!

Gung Hay Fat Choy! January 31, marked the Year of the Horse and the start of Chinese New Year. We celebrated this event by wearing red to bring prosperity, fortune and luck in the oncoming year. Our Keiki gathered in the auditorium to learn about the history of the Chinese Lion Dances and aspects of