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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Founder’s Day inspires us to emulate the foresight and generosity of Princess Pauahi

Founder's Day Falls on Tuesday, December 19. This year, let us be inspired by Pauahi's selfless leadership – deeply rooted in her Hawaiian and Christian values – and try to instill those values in ourselves, our families and our communities.

Na haumāna of KSK Elementary School were selected by the National Park Service to create ornaments to adorn a Hawai‘i Christmas tree in D.C.! See story »

Kuhiawaho is a kīpuka located on KS ‘āina near Pu ‘uloa (also known as Pearl Harbor) in lower Waipahu in the Waiawa ahupua‘a in the ‘Ewa region and is fed by an underground spring. See story »

The season of Advent marks the coming of Jesus, Ke Aliʻi o Nā Aliʻi. The birth of the Christ-child, Emmanuel, means God is with us. Yet do we live as if God is with us? What road blocks do we put up to keep Ke Akua from being in our midst? See story »

The Waiʻanae Coast community will welcome Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a to Pōkaʻī Bay during an arrival ceremony slated for noon on Saturday, Dec. 9. See story »

The KSK Warrior wāhine were honored on Dec. 6 after claiming the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I title earlier in the fall. See story »

KS envisions its learners to be grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values. To celebrate the coming of Christmas, nā kahu o Kamehameha have created Hawaiian-focused Advent devotionals for haumāna and others to follow and share. See story »

Lā Kū‘oko‘a celebrated on November 28, was one of the first holidays to be observed annually in Hawai‘i. On this day in 1843, Hawai‘i was formally recognized as an independent nation by Britain and France. See story »

Probate Court Judge R. Mark Browning recently reappointed American Savings Bank Chief Financial Officer Robert Nobriga to serve a second term on the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. See story »

This Saturday, November 11 – 100 years after her passing – we reflect on the life and legacy of Lydia Lili‘u Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamaka‘eha, beloved queen and last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom. See story »

On November 9 at 8 p.m., KS Executive Vice President of Education Dr. Holoua Stender will join other local education leaders in a high-level table discussion on education transformation, on "Insights on PBS Hawai‘i." See story »

Ke Kanakolu is an innovative arts-education program created in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Ke Kula Kaiapuni Hawai‘i, the DOE’s Hawaiian Language Immersion Program. See story »

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