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May 23, 2018

KS, Bishop Museum present ‘Ua Ao Kaiwiʻula: Celebrating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Wayfinding and Culture’

Native speakers are needed to help staff KS-Bishop Museum's “Ua Ao Kaiwiʻula: Celebrating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Wayfinding and Culture” on the museum’s Great Lawn on Saturday, June 23. The event will culminate with a public screening of the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi version of the motion picture “Moana.”

May 14, 2018

Kamehameha Schools to build Community Learning Center in Nānākuli

Kamehameha Schools will continue its commitment to the Wai‘anae Coast community by building the Agnes Kalaniho‘okaha Cope Community Learning Center (Cope Center) in Nānākuli.

May 6, 2018

Impact of Kīlauea Volcano (update #2)

Aloha kākou. This message is to update you on the status of KS operations in East Hawaiʻi. All KS operations in East Hawai‘i will be open for business beginning Monday, May 7, unless conditions change.

February 15, 2018

Musical tells story of Christianity’s introduction to Hawai‘i

“Glory in His Soul,” a musical drama about the life of Henry Opukaha‘ia, depicts how Christianity was introduced to Hawai‘i through missionaries via the eyes of a young Hawaiian boy with a desire to dream big.

January 25, 2018

KS, NRG break ground on Kawailoa solar power project

Part of the three-site project, which is the largest block of grid-scale solar power ever installed in Hawai‘i and will include upwards of 800,000 solar panels, will be built on KS ‘āina in Kawailoa, located above Hale‘iwa in the Waialua Region.

December 25, 2017

Wayfinding earns Moloka‘i high schoolers college credits

Through key partnerships between the University of Hawaiʻi, Department of Education, and Kamehameha Schools, the Hawaiʻi Pacific Voyaging Program was launched this past fall at Molokaʻi and Farrington high schools.

December 11, 2017

Kuhiawaho hosts Warrior Community Work Day

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.

December 8, 2017

Wai‘anae Coast welcomes Hōkūle‘a

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.

October 19, 2016

PA‘I Foundation to showcase MaMo artists and crafters at Paʻakai Marketplace

Native Hawaiian artists, crafters and cultural practitioners will shine at Paʻakai Marketplace slated for Friday, Oct. 21, from 5-9 p.m. at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.

September 15, 2016

Applications available for Kaka‘ako rental units

Tenant applications are being accepted for The Flats at Pu‘unui, a condominium on KS land in Kaka‘ako. The units are reserved for middle-income earners.

June 21, 2016

Green is named director of Enterprise Finance

Adam Green's kuleana includes analyzing KS’ endowment resources and developing financial strategies to support the success of Native Hawaiian learners.

January 28, 2016

KS alum delivers Harry Potter-inspired commencement address at UHWO

KS Kapālama 2005 graduate Marissa Pagud encourages her classmates to “always find the light” on their path to happiness.

December 3, 2015

Waipā Kalo Festival offers cultural experiences on KS lands

Eō e nā ‘ohana Kaua‘i! Tell your family and friends to stop by the Waipā Kalo Festival slated for this Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fundraiser benefits the Waipā Foundation, a Kamehameha Schools community collaborator dedicated to restoring the ahupuaʻa of Waipā on Kauaʻi’s north shore.

August 31, 2015

KS’ planned educational hub for West Hawaiʻi faces its next hurdle

A September 17 public hearing will gather testimony on KS’ special management area use permit for the innovative cultural learning complex.

August 20, 2015

KS cultivates land stewardship collaborations at conservation conference

The Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference focused on local land stewardship including the protection of endangered native species.

March 20, 2015

KS receives nearly $130,000 in rebates for its energy-saving efforts

Each year, KS saves nearly 740,000 kilowatt hours of energy thanks to its energy-saving initiatives. That’s about enough energy to power the entire community of Waimānalo for a month!

March 18, 2015

Registration now open for 2015 KS Ed Tech Conference

Registration for the 2015 KS Education Technology Conference is now open. The conference, themed “Hana Pono,” will be from June 8-10, at the Neal Blaisdell Center.