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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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Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi performing arts students are heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to present a historical performance. See story »

 

Makalapua Naʻauao is a unique four-year pilot scholarship program that aims to increase the four-year graduation rate of Native Hawaiian students. See story »

 

Middle School Principal Scott De Sa has been tapped to serve as associate head of school for the Hawaiʻi campus. Former KSK Vice Principal Renee Martin will serve as interim poʻo kumu. See story »