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Parent Faculty Association

The La Pietra Parent Faculty Association (PFA) exists to help foster community at the school, to provide information to the parents, and to support our children by making La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls a safe and vibrant environment by our participation.

We welcome all parents to attend our monthly PFA meetings, which are held on various Thursdays of each month at 7:45 am in the Conference Room. Be sure to check the calendar for exact dates. We are also actively seeking parent volunteers for the following activities:
  • Hospitality Committee
  • Exam Day Breakfasts
  • Family Events
  • Lunch By Moms
  • Decorating
  • Open Houses
  • Holiday Programs

View the PFA trifold flyer to see the list of events and descriptions. To find out how you can get involved, please contact the PFA at LaPietraPFA@gmail.com.

Every school year the PFA helps with the following events:

Lunch By Moms & Dads

Lunch By Moms and Dads (LBMD) is an event held on select Fridays of each month. Parents prepare lunch for students, faculty and staff. Lunches alternate between pasta bake, baked potato, and the famous La Pietra taco salad! The cost is just $5.00 per meal.

Mother & Father Daughter Events

The annual Mother-Daughter event usually occurs in October and the Father-Daughter event occurs in November. Both events are special for parents to have fun and enjoy time with their daughters.

Hospitality Events

The PFA hosts refreshments for our New Student Orientation in August, Admissions Open House in November and February, and the Newly Accepted Student Social in April.

Special Guest Day

The Special Guest Day usually occurs in February. It is a day for La Pietra students to give back to the community. Students pair with special-needs students from various public schools and share a fun-fair day with a bounce house, face painting, petting zoo, and pony rides.

Final Exam Breakfasts

The final exam breakfasts occurs on the last two days of each Term. PFA provides a hearty breakfast to energize our girls for their exams.

In addition to putting on events, the PFA also helps with the following activities:

Annual Fund Parent Giving Campaign

The Annual Fund Parent Giving Campaign - "Plant-A-Seed For Your Daughter's Future" occurs during the Fall. Parents are asked to make a tax-deductible gift to the annual fund, which is used to help bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost of educating each student. The class with the highest percentage receives special recognition.

Hospitality Events & Socials

The PFA hosts refreshments for our New Student Orientation in August, Admissions Open House in November and February, and the Newly Accepted Student Social in April.

Sunset Jazz Concert

The annual benefit Sunset Jazz concert occurs in September. La Pietra features some of Hawaii's best entertainers, including Music Teacher, Shari Lynn. Parents are asked to help volunteer with checking in guests, ushering, serving food and drinks, and decorations.

Holiday Decorating

During the first few weeks of December, parents are invited to decorate the courtyard and gym for the holiday season.

HOOPLA

Usually held in late-February or early March more than 300 supporters, alumnae, parents and friends gather on the Great Lawn to support La Pietra's Financial Aid program. It is an evening of wonderful entertainment, music, food, decor, and silent and live auction. Parents assist with checking-in guests, ushering, setting-up auction items, and processing auction winners.

Graduation

Graduation is held at the end of May. The PFA helps with the event and hosts snacks and refreshments after the ceremony.