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2011 Big Island Graduation Dates

Get ready to start picking those flowers and making those lei as commencement exercises for students are coming up soon. A round-up of graduation dates for Big Island high schools, community schools and colleges. Graduation season runs from May 13 through July 9, 2011.

Graduates should check with their schools as to what time they need to show-up on graduation day. The list below contains start times for commencement exercises.

Friday (May 13)
7 p.m. Hawaii Community College, Manono Campus at Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium

Saturday (May 14)
9 a.m. University of Hawaii at Hilo, Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium
Speaker: Dr. Hank C.K. Wuh, founder and CEO, Cellular Bioengineering, Inc.
Student Speaker: Valerie Dionne
Candidates: 607…
* UH Hilo marks a historical milestone when the College of Pharmacy awards its first doctor of pharmacy degree during the spring 2011 commencement ceremony.

4 p.m. UH Center – West Hawaii at Keauhou Convention Center, Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa

Friday (May 20)
10 a.m. Hawaii Preparatory Academy at HPA School Gym – Ninety-eight graduating seniors will take part in the program. Headmaster Lindsay Barnes will preside. Lupe Diaz, Upper School math teacher, will deliver commencement address.

Noon Ke Kula o Ehunuikaimalino at Konawaena Gym
4 p.m. Hawaii Academy of Arts & Science at School Campus
4 p.m. Keaau High School at School Stadium
5 p.m. Ka‘u High School at School Gym
5 p.m. West Hawaii Explorations Academy at NELHA Gateway Building
6 p.m. Laupahoehoe High School at School Gym
7 p.m. Hilo High School at Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium

Saturday (May 21)
9 a.m. Konawaena High School at School Athletic Field
10 a.m. Honokaa High School at School Campus
4 p.m. Kohala High School at Kamehameha Park
6 p.m. Kealakehe High School at School Stadium
6 p.m. Waiakea High School at Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium

Sunday (May 22)
5:30 p.m. Pahoa High School at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium

Thursday (May 26)
9 a.m. Kua O Ka La at School Campus

Friday (May 27)
5 p.m. Parker School at Kahilu Theatre
6 p.m. Hualalai Academy High School at Bridge building on campus

Saturday (May 28)
5 p.m. Ke Ana Laahana PCS at Kawananakoa Hall
1:15 p.m. Christian Liberty Academy at New Hope Church (840 Kupulau Rd.)
3 p.m. Kamehameha School Hawaii Campus
5 p.m. Makua Lani Christian School at University of the Nations – Ohana Court

Sunday (May 29)
4 p.m. St. Joseph High School at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium

Friday (June 3)
10 a.m. Kanu o ka Aina NCPCS at Kahilu Theatre

Saturday (June 4)
10 a.m. Hilo Community School for Adults at Hilo HS Auditorium
6 p.m. Connections PCS at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium

Saturday (July 9)
6 p.m. Kona Community Schools for Adults at Kealakehe HS Cafeteria

For public high school graduations across Hawaii see the State of Hawaii DOE website….

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