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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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April 30, 2018

KS partners with Moloka‘i school to provide Native Hawaiian scholarships

Akaʻula School and Kamehameha Schools are partnering to provide more Moloka‘i children the opportunity to attend the independent school which serves students from grades five through 12, 70 to 80 percent of whom are Native Hawaiian.


April 27, 2018

Ho‘okahua translates statewide tsunami messages into ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i

April is Tsunami Awareness Month and the city has put out life-saving preparedness messages in more than a dozen languages. This year – thanks to the ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i experts in Kamehameha’s Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy Group – the message is now available in Hawaiian.


April 26, 2018

KS blesses East HI’s first-ever agricultural post-harvest facility to help area farmers

KS East Hawai‘i staffers and others held a blessing to cap the construction of an agricultural post-harvest processing facility on KS land just outside of Downtown Hilo. The facility will benefit farmers wanting a clean, convenient and modern space to prepare crops for sale at market.


April 26, 2018

KS commits support to clean energy future

Kamehameha Schools pledged its participation in a cross-sector collaboration seeking a clean, renewable energy future for Hawaiʻi and the economic vibrancy that will accompany the state’s clean energy transformation.


April 25, 2018

Community collaborators engage via ‘Āina Ulu ‘Aha

More than 40 program staff and educators representing 15 community partners teamed up with KS’ ‘Āina Ulu program team recently to share mana‘o and engage in Native Hawaiian cultural practices on the historically significant land in Kohala on Hawai‘i island, where Kamehameha I was born.


April 23, 2018

KS employees commit to student safety via training series

As part of its commitment to student safety, KS is providing a series of sessions on preventing sexual misconduct, which have been attended by more than 2,600 employees across the state thus far, to increase awareness by staff and faculty.


April 20, 2018

Diggin’ the ‘āina

Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo haumāna learn and apply professional archaeological practices in order to deepen their understanding of and relationship to the ʻāina.


April 16, 2018

Oceanit and KS Altino Coding team awarded Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year

Kamehameha Schools and Oceanit – a major advocate for introducing computer coding to Hawai‘i schools – were recently awarded the Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hawai‘i Venture Capital Association.


April 13, 2018

Community unites in Wai‘anae for Keiki Spring Fest

Nearly 1,000 community members, collaborators and volunteers were at today's Wai‘anae Coast Keiki Spring Fest, which connected Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers.


April 13, 2018

Keaukaha keiki have hands-on lesson on pond ecology

Culture-based learning was at the heart of a lesson on Hawaiian fish pond care at Waiāhole loko iʻa near Keaukaha on Hawai‘i island.


April 13, 2018

Nā haliʻa aloha no Daniel Kahikina Akaka KSK’42

Members of the Kamehameha ‘ohana share nā hali‘a aloha – cherished memories – of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka: one as a music kumu, another as a family member, and the other as a colleague and friend.


April 12, 2018

KS Kapālama students recognized in national art competition

Three KS Kapālama seniors earned national recognition in the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Competition.


April 11, 2018

Waiʻanae Coast Keiki Spring Fest slated for April 13

The Kamehameha Schools-sponsored event connects Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers in their community.


April 9, 2018

Kawaialoa heiau is site for multi-cultural exchange

Members of I Nui Ke Aho, a North Shore-based non-profit, recently exchanged cultural knowledge with navigators from Rapa Nui at Kahōkūwelowelo, a heiau on Kamehameha Schools ‘āina in Kawailoa.


April 4, 2018

Na pua a Pauahi to bring hula to a worldwide audience at the 2018 Merrie Monarch Festival

Kamehameha Schools alumni will share their passion for hula, Hawaiian language and culture at the festival’s hula competition held from Thursday, April 5 through Saturday, April 7.


April 4, 2018

Queen Kaʻahumanu’s significant moments shared in KSH Merrie Monarch video

KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch 2018 video “Ka Hoʻoilina o Kaʻahumanu” shares significant moments in the aliʻiʻs life, including her marriage to Kamehameha and the ending of the ʻaikapu.


March 29, 2018

KS participates in nationwide green schools program

KS is leading the way to a greener and more health-conscious future for schools across the nation as part of the Arc + Schools program run by the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, creator of the LEED green building program.


March 28, 2018

Lāhui Rising series presents award-winning documentary: ‘Out of State’

Directed and produced by KS Kapālama alumni Ciara Lacy and Beau Bassett, the film chronicles the experience of Hawaiian inmates at the Saguaro Correctional Center in Arizona which was built specifically to house men convicted of crimes in Hawai‘i.


March 25, 2018

KS staffers share devotionals for week six of Lent and Good Friday

Be inspired by KS Maui Christian Education Instructor Monica Mata and KS Kapālama Christian Education Instructor Ann Young as they share how they achieved pono pilina with Ke Akua.


March 23, 2018

Poverty simulation showcases issues facing needy families

Nearly 100 attendees from organizations encompassing the mental health, medical, education, social service and faith-based fields engaged in a KS-sponsored workshop aimed at instilling an understanding of the issues facing multiple communities.


March 20, 2018

Business leaders provide manaʻo to Kāpili ʻOihana Internship Program

Their input will help strengthen the program by giving valuable insight into industry trends that will impact education and employment for the next generation of Native Hawaiian leaders.


March 16, 2018

Seniors sweep singing awards at the 98th annual song contest

The senior class swept through the singing awards at the 98th annual Kamehameha Schools song contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.


March 16, 2018

KS partners with alumni association to reconnect SoCal alumni

In partnership with the Kamehameha Schools Alumni Relations Office, the KS Alumni Association recently hosted two events to reconnect alumni in the southern California region.


March 15, 2018

Manaola shares mana‘o with KS ‘ohana

In an interactive session with KS staff at Kawaiaha‘o Plaza appropriately dubbed “Na‘au or Never,” Native Hawaiian fashion designer Manaola Yap implored attendees to look for the answers within.


March 14, 2018

KS ‘ohana joins nationwide walkout supporting gun violence prevention

Standing in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and educational institutions across the country, KS students and staffers took part in the student-led walkouts supporting gun violence prevention.


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