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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

O‘ahuThe 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.

 

On December 19, the Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana honors its beloved founder Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. Hear from the mouths of her keiki what the gift of education has meant to them, in a video entitled, “Forever Indebted to Her.” [VIDEO] See story »

 

Kamehameha Schools has created a set of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for the four weeks of Advent. Share them with family and friends! See story »

 

Kamehameha Schools has created a set of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for the four weeks of Advent. Share them with family and friends! 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.  

GATE HOURS

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!