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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August 19, 2014
Longtime KS Kapālama campus administrator and high school principal Julian K. Ako will retire at the end of this school year after 35 years of service. He has held his current position since 2005. See story »
August 01, 2014
The Kamehameha Schools K-12 program applications for the Kapālama, Hawai‘i and Maui campuses for the 2015-16 school year are now available online at www.ksbe.edu/admissions. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014. 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!