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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.

Home Campus education KS Kapālama
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.


At the start of the 2014-15 school year, Erin Regua was promoted to vice principal for the class of 2018 at the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama High School. See story »


Dr. Scott Parker recently joined KS Kapālama High School as vice principal for the class of 2015. The school now has one vice principal assigned to each high school class. See story »


After finishing second last season, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama junior Kaeo Kruse won the 2014 boy’s individual title, while leading the Warriors to the team title, at the Honolulu Marathon/HHSAA Cross Country State Championships at Patsy T. Mink/Central O‘ahu Regional Park on Saturday. 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!