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

Event calendar: April to October 2017

Hāʻupu at the MACC

Hāʻupu is coming to Maui!

Students from Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i campus will showcase their talents in fine art, Hawaiian language, chant, solo and choral singing, dance and drama with a presentation of the Hawaiian language opera, “Hā‘upu,” in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Tickets: $25, $35 (plus applicable fees) and can be purchased at http://mauiarts.org/haupu

“Hā‘upu” is based on the legend of Hina and her son Kana. Hina, an ali‘i from Hilo, is kidnapped by Kapepeʻekauila, a rogue ali‘i from the island of Moloka‘i.

In retaliation for this outrageous kidnapping, Hina’s sons Kana an Nīheu mount an attack on Kapepeʻekauila’s fortress on the north shore of Moloka‘i on the cliffs of Hā‘upu.

While the daring rescue is being conceived and carried out, Hina unexpectedly begins to fall in love with her captor Kapepeʻekauila. In the end, Hina is saved by her sons and Kapepeʻekauila vanquished although the true fate of Hinaʻs love for the Molokaʻi aliʻi is unknown.

Read more about this production and the story of bringing the show to Scotland in I Mua Magazine.

Hāʻupu is coming to Maui!

Students from Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i campus will showcase their talents in fine art, Hawaiian language, chant, solo and choral singing, dance and drama with a presentation of the Hawaiian language opera, “Hā‘upu,” in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Tickets: $25, $35 (plus applicable fees) and can be purchased at http://mauiarts.org/haupu

“Hā‘upu” is based on the legend of Hina and her son Kana. Hina, an ali‘i from Hilo, is kidnapped by Kapepeʻekauila, a rogue ali‘i from the island of Moloka‘i.

In retaliation for this outrageous kidnapping, Hina’s sons Kana an Nīheu mount an attack on Kapepeʻekauila’s fortress on the north shore of Moloka‘i on the cliffs of Hā‘upu.

While the daring rescue is being conceived and carried out, Hina unexpectedly begins to fall in love with her captor Kapepeʻekauila. In the end, Hina is saved by her sons and Kapepeʻekauila vanquished although the true fate of Hinaʻs love for the Molokaʻi aliʻi is unknown.

Read more about this production and the story of bringing the show to Scotland in I Mua Magazine.

This event starts: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 07:30pm

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 07:30pm - Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:00pm


West Hawaiʻi Parent Meeting: E Ola! Nā Kula Education Plan

Parents - you're invited to join us for an evening to learn more about how Kamehameha Schools will boldly transform over the next four years.

Learn why this vital new plan will shape the educational experience of your haumāna as they take their place among the best in the world - and how you can help them be successful!

Please RSVP by May 5 if you are able to attend (for dinner and material counts). All grade levels invited. Dinner will be provided and if keiki join, there will be a designated study hall area for them.

Find more information on the campus education plan at www.ksbe.edu/campuseducationplan. Email ksinfo@ksbe.edu if you have any questions.

RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/lxemw3j

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Parents - you're invited to join us for an evening to learn more about how Kamehameha Schools will boldly transform over the next four years.

Learn why this vital new plan will shape the educational experience of your haumāna as they take their place among the best in the world - and how you can help them be successful!

Please RSVP by May 5 if you are able to attend (for dinner and material counts). All grade levels invited. Dinner will be provided and if keiki join, there will be a designated study hall area for them.

Find more information on the campus education plan at www.ksbe.edu/campuseducationplan. Email ksinfo@ksbe.edu if you have any questions.

RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/lxemw3j

This event starts: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 06:30pm

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 06:30pm - Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 08:30pm


Nā Mele Lei: A Kanikapila Sing-Along!

Celebrating the spirit of Lei Day throughout the month of May, bring your instruments and come join us for

Nā Mele Lei: A Kanikapila Sing-Along!

We’ll share the background of favorite Hawaiian and Hapa Haole songs with lyrics and chords projected on screen.

Bring your ‘ohana and your voices for an enjoyable evening of music-making -- and of course, don't forget to wear a lei!

Join us on Monday, May 15, 2017, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Ululani Hale, Kaʻiwakīloumoku, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

Refreshments to Follow

This event is part of the Kamehameha Schools Kaʻiwakīloumoku Cultural Events Series. For more information, please contact Kaʻiwakīloumoku Manager, Jamie Fong at jafong@ksbe.edu, 842-8655.

Celebrating the spirit of Lei Day throughout the month of May, bring your instruments and come join us for

Nā Mele Lei: A Kanikapila Sing-Along!

We’ll share the background of favorite Hawaiian and Hapa Haole songs with lyrics and chords projected on screen.

Bring your ‘ohana and your voices for an enjoyable evening of music-making -- and of course, don't forget to wear a lei!

Join us on Monday, May 15, 2017, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Ululani Hale, Kaʻiwakīloumoku, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

Refreshments to Follow

This event is part of the Kamehameha Schools Kaʻiwakīloumoku Cultural Events Series. For more information, please contact Kaʻiwakīloumoku Manager, Jamie Fong at jafong@ksbe.edu, 842-8655.

This event starts: Monday, May 15, 2017 at 07:00pm

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 07:00pm - Monday, May 15, 2017 at 08:30pm


Tri-Campus Senior Gathering

Seniors from Maui, Kapālama and Hawaiʻi campuses come together on this special day to pay tribute to Ke Aliʻi Pauahi and celebrate the bond they all share as they prepare to take the next step in their journey.

700 seniors share and exchange mele and hula with one another and come together for a tri-campus worship service at Kawaiahaʻo Church.

Seniors from Maui, Kapālama and Hawaiʻi campuses come together on this special day to pay tribute to Ke Aliʻi Pauahi and celebrate the bond they all share as they prepare to take the next step in their journey.

700 seniors share and exchange mele and hula with one another and come together for a tri-campus worship service at Kawaiahaʻo Church.

This event starts: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - All day

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:00am - Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:00pm


KS Hawaiʻi Graduation - Class of 2017

Kauluwena, Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Class of 2017, celebrates their commencement and graduation from their roles as students at KS, ready to advance into the world on their journey of becoming good and industrious men and women. I Mua Kamehameha!

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Kauluwena, Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Class of 2017, celebrates their commencement and graduation from their roles as students at KS, ready to advance into the world on their journey of becoming good and industrious men and women. I Mua Kamehameha!

This event starts: Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 04:00pm

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 04:00pm - Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 06:00pm


Kūkulu Kaiaulu 2017: KS EdTech Conference

The 9th Annual Kamehameha Education Technology Conference is scheduled to take place June 5-7, 2017 at the Neil Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, with an Un-Conference taking place on June 5. Kūkulu Kaiaulu 2017: Building Global Communities is a chance for educators to come together and learn from presenters and each other about technology in the classroom, organized around a central theme.

This year's theme is "Explore the Impossible". Additionally there are five strands of focus:

  • Culture-Based Education & Technology
  • Innovation
  • STEAM
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Virtual Learning

More infromation and how to register is available at http://blogs.ksbe.edu/edtechconference/

The 9th Annual Kamehameha Education Technology Conference is scheduled to take place June 5-7, 2017 at the Neil Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, with an Un-Conference taking place on June 5. Kūkulu Kaiaulu 2017: Building Global Communities is a chance for educators to come together and learn from presenters and each other about technology in the classroom, organized around a central theme.

This year's theme is "Explore the Impossible". Additionally there are five strands of focus:

  • Culture-Based Education & Technology
  • Innovation
  • STEAM
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Virtual Learning

More infromation and how to register is available at http://blogs.ksbe.edu/edtechconference/

This event starts: Monday, June 5, 2017 - All day

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Monday, June 5, 2017 at 12:00am - Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 12:00pm


World Youth Congress

Hundreds of young leaders from around the globe will gather at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for the World Youth Congress June 17–June 25, 2017. The delegates will address many of the issues discussed at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress. The 2017 congress is being hosted by the Student Sustainability Coalition of Hawaiʻi, a UH student organization, and Peace Child International Hawaiʻi.

Kamehameha Schools was a part of the MOU signing with Peace Child International Hawaiʻi and is actively involved in the planning for this event. Read more about the event here: http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2016/09/09/world-youth-congress-to-be-held-at-the-university-of-hawaii-in-2017/

The WYC will bring together 350 local and international youth leaders (ages 15 – 25) to discuss and identify actions to support the achievements of the Worldwide Voyage and the United Nations Sustainability Goals. Participants will grapple with the Congress theme, Reconnecting to Our Ancestral Roots to Build Sustainable Communities. The week will be filled with inspiring youth-led workshops, world-renowned keynote speeches, statewide action projects embedded in our local communities, and an array of innovative cultural events including a closing international cultural festival in Waikīkī. Throughout these activities, participants will focus on developing an action toolkit that will accompany the United Nations Proclamation to support efforts of young people around the world.

For students interested in serving as Hawaiʻi youth ambassadors, fill out this application.

For more details on the event visit http://www.peacechildhawaii.org/.

Hundreds of young leaders from around the globe will gather at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for the World Youth Congress June 17–June 25, 2017. The delegates will address many of the issues discussed at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress. The 2017 congress is being hosted by the Student Sustainability Coalition of Hawaiʻi, a UH student organization, and Peace Child International Hawaiʻi.

Kamehameha Schools was a part of the MOU signing with Peace Child International Hawaiʻi and is actively involved in the planning for this event. Read more about the event here: http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2016/09/09/world-youth-congress-to-be-held-at-the-university-of-hawaii-in-2017/

The WYC will bring together 350 local and international youth leaders (ages 15 – 25) to discuss and identify actions to support the achievements of the Worldwide Voyage and the United Nations Sustainability Goals. Participants will grapple with the Congress theme, Reconnecting to Our Ancestral Roots to Build Sustainable Communities. The week will be filled with inspiring youth-led workshops, world-renowned keynote speeches, statewide action projects embedded in our local communities, and an array of innovative cultural events including a closing international cultural festival in Waikīkī. Throughout these activities, participants will focus on developing an action toolkit that will accompany the United Nations Proclamation to support efforts of young people around the world.

For students interested in serving as Hawaiʻi youth ambassadors, fill out this application.

For more details on the event visit http://www.peacechildhawaii.org/.

This event starts: Saturday, June 17, 2017 - All day

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 12:00am - Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:00pm


Hōkūleʻa Arrival Ceremony & Celebration

On Saturday, June 17, Polynesian Voyaging Society and its crewmembers will conclude the three-year sail around the globe and make an historic arrival at O‘ahu’s Magic Island after sailing nearly 40,000 nautical miles since departing Hawaiian waters on May 30, 2014. The homecoming celebration is themed Lei Kaʻapuni Honua, meaning “A Lei Around The World.”

Schedule of events:

8:30 a.m. Arrival
10:00 a.m. Arrival Ceremony & Program
1-5:00 p.m. Hoʻolauleʻa

A number of events in the week following this event are being planned to celebrate the Mālama Honua message and develop plans for how we can further build upon this work to fulfill our promises to children and pae ʻāina.

Find more details about the event and subsquent activities at www.hokulea.com/home.

On Saturday, June 17, Polynesian Voyaging Society and its crewmembers will conclude the three-year sail around the globe and make an historic arrival at O‘ahu’s Magic Island after sailing nearly 40,000 nautical miles since departing Hawaiian waters on May 30, 2014. The homecoming celebration is themed Lei Kaʻapuni Honua, meaning “A Lei Around The World.”

Schedule of events:

8:30 a.m. Arrival
10:00 a.m. Arrival Ceremony & Program
1-5:00 p.m. Hoʻolauleʻa

A number of events in the week following this event are being planned to celebrate the Mālama Honua message and develop plans for how we can further build upon this work to fulfill our promises to children and pae ʻāina.

Find more details about the event and subsquent activities at www.hokulea.com/home.

This event starts: Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 08:30am

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 08:30am - Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 05:00pm


Mālama Honua Fair & Summit

The Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) along with Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage partners will be hosting a Mālama Honua Fair & Summit as part of the Hōkūleʻa Homecoming festivities. The summit will take place from June 18-20 at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center.

The summit is an opportunity for local and global partners working to advance the mission of Mālama Honua to gather for a three-day summit to discuss actions inspired by the Voyage and the development of the next sail plans for Hawaiʻi’s communities. The event will include an inspirational speaker series, a community fair with educational exhibits and activities, canoe tours, and a youth summit track.

As the education sponsor of the worldwide voyage, Kamehameha Schools is coordinating the education pavilion at the event. This will include educational exhibits and demonstrations from the University of Hawaiʻi College of Education, Hawaiʻi Department of Education and various Hawaiʻi independent schools.

The general public is invited to walk through exhibits, participate in hands-on activities, and learn from our local and global partners who are taking action to mālama honua.

Hōkūleʻa canoe tours will be offered every day, and capacity will be limited according to safety standards. If you would like to guarantee a visit to Hōkūleʻa, we encourage you to sign up for a scheduled time slot.

An Inspirational Speaker Series will be presented on Monday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will feature local and global courageous and inspiring people who are navigating change for our Island Earth. You must register to attend this portion of the summit.

For more information on the summit, visit http://www.hokulea.com/summit/

The Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) along with Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage partners will be hosting a Mālama Honua Fair & Summit as part of the Hōkūleʻa Homecoming festivities. The summit will take place from June 18-20 at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center.

The summit is an opportunity for local and global partners working to advance the mission of Mālama Honua to gather for a three-day summit to discuss actions inspired by the Voyage and the development of the next sail plans for Hawaiʻi’s communities. The event will include an inspirational speaker series, a community fair with educational exhibits and activities, canoe tours, and a youth summit track.

As the education sponsor of the worldwide voyage, Kamehameha Schools is coordinating the education pavilion at the event. This will include educational exhibits and demonstrations from the University of Hawaiʻi College of Education, Hawaiʻi Department of Education and various Hawaiʻi independent schools.

The general public is invited to walk through exhibits, participate in hands-on activities, and learn from our local and global partners who are taking action to mālama honua.

Hōkūleʻa canoe tours will be offered every day, and capacity will be limited according to safety standards. If you would like to guarantee a visit to Hōkūleʻa, we encourage you to sign up for a scheduled time slot.

An Inspirational Speaker Series will be presented on Monday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will feature local and global courageous and inspiring people who are navigating change for our Island Earth. You must register to attend this portion of the summit.

For more information on the summit, visit http://www.hokulea.com/summit/

This event starts: Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 10:00am

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 10:00am - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 05:00pm


Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest 2017

Join the community and get your bon dance on! Honolulu’s largest bon dance is happening at the Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest, on Saturday, July 1, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the old Varsity Theatre parking lot, located on KS land. The annual festival will also feature taiko drum demonstrations, ʻono local food, retail pop-ups, cultural entertainment and activities for the keiki.

Kamehameha Schools has collaborated with the Mō‘ili‘ili Hongwanji Mission, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi, Mō‘ili‘ili Community Center, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Mō‘ili‘ili businesses and community groups to host the free event aimed at showcasing the neighborhood's history, culture, and vibrancy.

Mō‘ili‘ili is among the major urban redevelopment areas in KS’ commercial properties portfolio. The Summer Fest site sits on Kamehameha Schools land. Free parking at the UH parking structure. Mention Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest at the guard booth. Shuttles will run continuously from the UH Law School from 4:45 – 10:45 p.m.

For more Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest information, visit www.moiliilisummerfest.com or get updates via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
 

Join the community and get your bon dance on! Honolulu’s largest bon dance is happening at the Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest, on Saturday, July 1, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the old Varsity Theatre parking lot, located on KS land. The annual festival will also feature taiko drum demonstrations, ʻono local food, retail pop-ups, cultural entertainment and activities for the keiki.

Kamehameha Schools has collaborated with the Mō‘ili‘ili Hongwanji Mission, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi, Mō‘ili‘ili Community Center, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Mō‘ili‘ili businesses and community groups to host the free event aimed at showcasing the neighborhood's history, culture, and vibrancy.

Mō‘ili‘ili is among the major urban redevelopment areas in KS’ commercial properties portfolio. The Summer Fest site sits on Kamehameha Schools land. Free parking at the UH parking structure. Mention Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest at the guard booth. Shuttles will run continuously from the UH Law School from 4:45 – 10:45 p.m.

For more Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest information, visit www.moiliilisummerfest.com or get updates via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
 

This event starts: Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 05:00pm

Upcoming Occurrences in the next 3 months:
Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 05:00pm - Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:00pm