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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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Kamehameha Schools Kapālama


1887 Makuakāne St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 842-8211

The 600-acre hillside campus, on the island of O‘ahu, provides an environment conducive to learning. The spacious campus has more than 70 buildings, an Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis courts, and a new athletic complex with a football/soccer field, track and seating for 3,000. This campus offers a boarding program, designed to help students attain high academic performance, positive self-esteem, and personal and community responsibility. The Kapālama campus is currently home to 3,192 students, grades K-12.


KS chaplains have created Hawaiian-focused devotionals for the four weeks of Advent. Although the tools were designed with students in mind, they can also be used by families or individuals to celebrate the coming of Christmas. See story »


The haumāna greeted the crew of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage in Cape Town with ‘oli, mele and hula. The students’ two-week visit includes opportunities for cultural-educational exchange and community service. See story »


In honor of Veterans Day, the KS Alumni Relations Office recently hosted over 40 alumni veterans at a breakfast held at Kawaiaha‘o Plaza. See story »


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Restricted Campus Entry Notice

Aloha KS Kapālama 'Ohana,

This is a reminder that we will begin our "Restricted Hours Entry" to campus on Friday, August 8, 2014. All vehicles should have the current 2014-15 decal (green) affixed to the lower left corner of the windshield that is visible at all times while on campus.  


Main Gate: Open 24/7 with restricted entry hours M-F, from 8:00AM to 2:00PM, except school holidays.

Puna Gate: Open M-F 5:00AM to 8:00AM and 2:00PM - 9:00PM; Saturdays 5:00AM to 9:00PM. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Makanani Gate: Open M-F 3:15:PM to 4:30PM.

If you need to come on campus during the restricted hours, please call the unit or department office that you will be visiting, and request that your name be placed at the main gate for access. 24 hour notice is required. Mahalo nui for your kokua, and best wishes for a wonderful new school year!