Sammi Goes to School!

On Tuesday, January 21st, Sammi visited San Ramon School in Novato to talk about her adventures in Hawai’i.

First through third grade students were introduced to the friends Sammi met in Kaua’i – from the beautiful hula dancers Alana and Leilani (Tropicbirds) to Keanu the Red Junglefowl, all the birds were there to show off. Even Albert Albatross, who surprised the students when they learned he spends most of his time at sea, only coming to land to mate.

After the presentation, the 4th grade music students played two songs on their ukuleles; one of the songs was “In an Octopus’s Garden” by the Beatles, which was Sammi’s favorite.

Sammi is planning to get around to other schools and other sites. Watch for her visits this year.

Our Book Launch Party

Suzanne Mirviss with Liko Puha

Liko Puha plays Hawaiian ukelele music and is a Master Chanter in Hawaiian. Aloha from Sammi was launched beautifully with his contribution and with the loving presence of family and friends.  

Photos from my book launch

Suzanne talks about teaching diversity with her books
Suzanne greets guests
Suzanne with Liko
Suzanne with Hawaiian chanter Liko Puha
Suzanne talks to a full house
Liko sets the tone with his magical music
And, of course, there’s food!