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Kamehameha Schools awarded more than $14.1 million in scholarships to over 2,300 college students during the 2014-15 school year. Learn more »

The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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16-716 Volcano Road
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

The 300-acre Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i campus is located in Kea'au, eight miles south of Hilo in a remote, heavily forested and beautiful area. Founded in 1996, the school currently enrolls 1,156 K-12 students. The curriculum is directed towards preparing students for success in post-high school endeavors and a rewarding and productive life.

The overall program is college preparatory with significant enhancements in career and vocational opportunities. Junior and senior students participate in a career academy program which offers skill development and career orientation in the following fields: Arts and Communication; Business and Leadership; Engineering and Design; Health and Wellness; and Science and Natural Resources.

 

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16-716 Volcano Road
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

 


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KS envisions its learners to be grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values. Nā kahu o Kamehameha created Hawaiian-focused Advent devotionals for haumāna and others to celebrate the coming of Christmas. See story »

 

KSH 2009 graduate Kanoe Ho is the inaugural recipient of the Ryan Higa Foundation award recognizing individuals who work hard to make a difference. See story »

 

The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald released a series of articles taking a closer look at the issue of concussions and what’s being done to protect student-athletes. See story »