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Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy -
Summer 2018

Thursday, June 14 - Thursday, July 12, 2018

Ēwe i ka honua, kupu i ke ao! Unleash your ‘ōiwi genius into the world this summer! ʻŌiwi STEAM learning will empower K-12 haumāna to address 21st century challenges in a culturally-grounded, resilient, adaptive way, bridging modern and traditional viewpoints and practices.

E Nānā Mai (Spotlight)

Welina mai e nā ʻohana! Welcome to Hālau Kupukupu 2018! Please take a few minutes to review our ʻOhana Orientation to help ensure that your keiki have a safe and joyful summer of learning.

Get important information on:

  • Attendance and Tardies
  • Drop-Off and Pick-Up Times
  • Huakaʻi and much more...

Ka ʻAlemanaka (Calendar)

A list of 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Innovation Academy important dates:

JUN 14

First Day: 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy

JUL 12

Last Day: 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy


Additional class specific dates will be given at the beginning of the session.

Stories and Announcements

Learn more about Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy:

June 30, 2016
KS Hawai‘i adds a fourth kula
KS Hawai‘i redesigned its campus outreach program, Hālau Kupukupu, to be a new school for the campus with expanded capacity and kuleana to better deliver upon Kūhanauna (SP2020).

June 30, 2016
Motta promoted to Hālau Kupukupu poʻokumu
Joy “Hauʻoli” Motta is the first poʻokumu (principal) for KS Hawaiʻi’s fourth kula, Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy.

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In the News

Read and listen to stories about Hālau Kupukupu that have appeared on local media channels.

July 17, 2016
Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald: STEAMing Ahead
HTH reporter Kirsten Johnson takes a closer look at the summer program's emphasis on STEAM and the engaging form lessons take on during the 4-week program.

February 2, 2016
KAPA Radio FM: Interview with Joy Motta and Marcie Saquing
Listen and learn more about the 2016 program in an interview with Jaz and Kaʻea on KAPA Radio.