Turkey gets the Hawaiian style treatment at Kailua High SchoolUPDATED 12:27 AM HST Nov 28, 2013Video Transcript
meal using a traditional Hawaiian method. Hundreds of students have been preparing their IMU for 6 weeks now ... And they kicked off the Thanksgiving Holiday in style.. NATS: Roughly a thousand pounds of kiawe wood.... Burning for 5 hours. Then topped with stumps and leaves... It's full STEAM ahead.. And time to lay the turkeys on top after A LOT of preparation. TODD HENDRICKS- MASTER IMU 32:53 they started once day prep wood do this do that." They'll cook over night under a tight seal for 12 hours. Hundreds of Kailua High School student athletes pitched in for their annual fundraiser that will bring in more than $8000. JASMINE TALENI - KHS freshman : 36:37 we got it done. together. Fun? Yes.. Looking forward to that meal? OH yeah! hahahha KAHEA MAKUA - KHS Senior 37:13 "it brings everyone from different sports together. Don't talk to each other during year so focussed. But it's good since we can come together and then eat all together! VICTOR NOBREGA- OLIVERA - 07:35 "we giving back to kids hopefully move on with the tradition what hawaiians used to do to cook their foods," It's not just students, but the entire community that comes together. Former science teacher Todd Hendricks will retire as IMU master this year after starting the tradition more than 20 years ago. TODD HENDRICKS- MASTER IMU - 32:58 this week was insane. It always is. 33:41 I got alumni coaches and teachers. Hopefully it carries on," The massive Imu also brings together little kids like Royal Crowell, who's been helping his dad EVERY year for the last 6 years. ROYAL CROWELL- 6th grader 38:25 when you come here every thanksgiving.. What's the best part? When you smell the ti-leaves... You smell Hawaiian.. And it smells so good," And once the work is done... It's time to celebrate... 35:46 "FROM KAILUA HS HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!" ----Happy thanksgiving!!!! xxx adlib tag xxxxxx 20 bucks to have them cook your turkey.. Coming up... Getting the Green Light.