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April 26, 2017

Waʻa Wednesday: Reunited in Tahiti

As Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia both arrive in Tahiti to celebrations, a youth delegation of 15 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna travel to represent Hawaiʻi.


April 25, 2017

KS connections abound at Merrie Monarch Festival

From kumu hula and haumāna, to TV personalities and pā‘ū riders, KS was well-represented at last week's Merrie Monarch Festival! See the key roles KS ‘ohana played in the annual Hilo event.


April 21, 2017

Hawaiian Opera coming to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center

A one-time-only performance of KS Hawaiʻi’s “Hāʻupu” will take place in Castle Theater on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.


April 21, 2017

Farm Fresh Produce available in Punalu‘u

KS partners with local farmers to launch “Farm Fresh Produce,” a community-supported agriculture program at Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms. The CSA launches on April 22.


April 19, 2017

KS alumni perpetuate the art of hula at Merrie Monarch Festival

KS alumni kumu hula and their hālau will share their passion for Hawaiian language, tradition and culture through ancient and modern hula at this week’s Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition.


April 18, 2017

A new viewing experience for KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch video

The annual student-driven production decides to tackle the challenge of creating a 360-degree video for the hula festival’s website.


April 17, 2017

Ka ‘Iu O Hoku brings the stories of Leleiōhoku and Ka‘iulani to the stage

KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hōʻike features two plays by Clarence Waipa, sharing stories of two nineteenth century aliʻi bound by a common fate.


April 17, 2017

Watershed on KS ‘āina at forefront of partnership

A public-private partnership will replenish and protect O‘ahu’s Waiawa watershed including 1,000 acres of KS ‘Ewa Region lands, helping to supply the majority of the island’s drinking water.


April 13, 2017

Aloha lives in me

Former KS Kapālama Christian Education kumu Kordell Kekoa shares how God inspired him to accept his current post as campus chaplain and how Christ lives in and through him every day.


April 12, 2017

Waʻa Wednesday: Papa Hoʻokele takes KSM haumāna on voyage to Makahiki

Nine KS Maui haumāna participated in the Papa Hoʻokele program, learning wayfinding and voyaging, culminating with a voyage to Molokaʻi for Kā Makahiki Molokaʻi.


April 11, 2017

Exhibitors needed for Mālama Honua Summit

Teachers or students interested in hosting an educational exhibit are invited to participate in a summit hosted as part of the Hōkūleʻa homecoming celebration.


April 7, 2017

Faith in God during dark times helped these KS staffers thrive

KS Cultural Specialist Hau‘oli Akaka and Kealapono Kumu Chloe Keane share how their faith in God helped them triumph over cancer and a crumbling marriage, in their Lent and Good Friday devotionals.


April 6, 2017

Truesdell earns national award for Hawaiian culture-based approach

KS Hawaiʻi chemistry teacher Joel Truesdell was recognized with the National Science Teacher Association Shell Science Teaching award.


March 30, 2017

HITC conference provides a space for educators to explore a passion for tech

KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hawaiʻi Island TechEd Collaboration conference will take place on Mar. 31.


March 29, 2017

New FAD name – Keaholoa – reflects the division’s long-term perspective

The KS Financial Assets Division (FAD) recently teamed up with the Hoʻokahua Cultural Vibrancy Group to select “Keaholoa” – the long fishing line – as its new division name.


March 29, 2017

Waʻa Wednesday:  Learning the “language” of nature

In her crew blog, KS Executive Strategy Consultant Dr. Shawn Kanaʻiaupuni talks about the educational impact of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.


March 26, 2017

KS staffers share Lent devotionals for weeks four and five

KS Senior Counsel Nāhoa Lucas and VP of Strategy and Innovation Lauren Nahme reflect on how the light of God's love can help us be loving and compassionate toward others, despite their actions or beliefs.


March 23, 2017

KS releases FY 2016 Annual Report

During fiscal year 2016, KS focused on deepening cultural vibrancy, building better community relationships, and forging stronger educational partnerships for Native Hawaiian learning.


March 22, 2017

KS-Castle Foundation partnership expands early college credit program

KS has partnered with the Castle Foundation to grant $2.1 million to Windward Community College to expand its successful Early College High School program which helps Windward Oʻahu students earn college credits while attending high school.


March 17, 2017

Freshmen class earns awards at the 97th annual song contest

The freshmen class of 2020 became the first 9th grade class since 2006 to win both the combined class competition and the outstanding musical performance at the 97th Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.


March 15, 2017

Waʻa Wednesday: Students experience Rapa Nui and Tahiti

Nāhiku, a group of students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and Samuel M. Kamakau Public Charter School come together to represent Hawaiʻi as Hōkūleʻa arrives in Rapa Nui.


March 13, 2017

Song Contest connects haumāna to culture through mele

For 97 years, the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest has brought the Kapālama campus together in a night to celebrate mele and connect its haumāna to a shared Hawaiian heritage and culture. Watch it live on Friday, March 17!


March 10, 2017

KS Hawai‘i staffers share heartfelt mana‘o in Lent devotionals

Lent can offer you a chance to overcome anxiety or heal a broken heart. Learn how in these Lent devotionals shared by KS Hawai‘i Elementary School Principal Dr. Kathleen Werner and Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard.


March 8, 2017

Kamehameha Scholars program earns national acclaim

In a first-of-its-kind national honor for a community education program, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has selected Kamehameha Scholars as a Recognized ASCA Model Program.


March 3, 2017

KS alumnus Douglas Chang is building a legacy of Hawaiian values in the visitor industry

The general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach leads his team with authenticity and aloha, encouraging them to embrace Hawaiian culture and values.


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