Auction News

Hawaiian Fun Facts…. (from

  • Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! (Happy New Year in Hawaiian!)
  • The beloved Macadamia nut did not originate in Hawaii, but was imported from Australia in the 1880’s and was a harvest crop beginning in the 1920’s
  • No building on the island of Kauai can be taller than a palm tree by law
  • Send us your Hawaiian themed pictures to We would love to use them in preparation for the Auction on Friday, April 5.

2nd Procurement Drop-Off – 1/16/19

Our second procurement drop-off date is Wednesday, January 16, during morning drop-off. If you see people wearing leis at drop-off, congratulate them. They donated to the Auction already! Middle school students will happily take your Auction items and procurement forms from you at morning drop-off. All procurement forms received by the Auction office by end of day on Wednesday will be entered into a drawing to receive two free tickets to the Auction Wine Underwriting BINGO event on Friday, February 22, in Egan Hall! Procurement forms can be found here.

Wine Underwriting Event: BINGO!

The Auction will be holding a fun, adults only BINGO Night on Friday, February 22, from 7-10pm in Egan Hall. More details to come!

Thank You, Sponsors

Wow, the St. John Community is amazing! Please thank the following families and businesses for their extremely generous Auction sponsorships:

Big Island Sponsor $10,000
PCVA Law – Reich Family

Maui Sponsor $5,000 (1 available)

Oahu Sponsor $2,500 (2 more available)
Salinas Construction, Inc. – Salinas Family

Kauai Sponsor $1,000
Ballard Loft/Shingletown Pub – Murphy Family
Ecco Architecture & Design
Greenwood, Ohlund, & Co. – O’Rourke Family
Riley Athletics – Riley Family
Sydnie Taylor Vance Homes, Lake & Co. Real Estate
UNITS Moving & Portable Storage – Nedialkov Sala Family

Lanai Sponsor $500
Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle – Aguila Family
Aurora Plumbing
Broderick Architects, PLLC
Farmers Insurance – Evans Family
Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family
Guidant Financial – Burckhardt Family
Mastin Labs – Mastin Family
Shameless Mom Academy – Dean Family
Smile Ballard – Curalli Family

Ni’ihau Sponsor $250
Greenwood TrueValue Hardware
Nelle Steele Research, LLC – Steele Family
Osborne Northwest Public Relations – Osborne Family
Overland Real Estate – Overland Family
Parker, Smith & Feek, Inc. – Stankovich Family
Realogics Sotheby’s, Robin Sheridan Homes – Sheridan Family
The Saki Group – Tsurusaki Family
Seatown Veterinary Care, PLLC
Tupper Mack Wells PLLC – Wells (Parish) Family

Kahoolawe Sponsor $100
NW Pediatric Dentistry
Rub-a-Dub Dog, LLC – Schenken Family

If you would like to sponsor the Auction, there is still time. Sponsoring the Auction greatly reduces our costs and allows more money raised to go directly to our school! If you would like to sponsor the Auction, please visit our sponsorship summary page and complete the sponsorship agreement form. Thank you.

Important Date Reminders!

  • Next Procurement turn-in is Wednesday, January 16, at morning drop-off
  • February 14 – 3rd and Final Procurement Drop-Off
  • BINGO Night is Friday, February 22, in Egan Hall

Karen Bombino ( (no “n” in Karen), Kristen Capka ( or Auction (