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 3,172 students, grades K-12.
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February 26, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Sierra Hirayama has been designated a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program. She will find out between March and mid-June if she is selected to win a National Merit Scholarship award. See story »
February 26, 2015
Eleven KS educators achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified teachers at KS to 67 – more than any other private school system in the nation! See story »
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!