March 15, 2018
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
Recently added to the Hawaiian Airlines in-flight entertainment lineup are three video narratives produced by Kanaeokana, a network of over 50 Hawai‘i schools and organizations including Kamehameha Schools campuses and preschools statewide.
March 13, 2018
Applications are being accepted through April 1 for Chaminade University’s Ho‘oulu STEM scholarship created in partnership with KS to grow the number of Native Hawaiians graduating with science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.
March 9, 2018
Native Hawaiian fashion designer Manaola Yap has partnered with Kamehameha Schools to launch Hale Kua, a philanthropic project to honor his commitment to Native Hawaiian artistry and promote indigenous entrepreneurship.
March 7, 2018
The “Ke Ali‘i Collaboration” will provide $500,000 in tuition assistance to Native Hawaiian students at St. Andrew's Schools. The need-based financial aid will be available starting with the 2018-19 school year.
March 6, 2018
The place-based Kilohana Summer Program for middle schoolers focuses on cultivating math skills in haumāna, while helping them embrace their Hawaiian identity in a modern world. New program sites include Hāna, ‘Ewa and Waialua.
March 1, 2018
Thanks to a $2.7 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) partnership grant, Wai‘anae Coast students have more opportunities to succeed both in high school and as they pursue college degrees.
February 27, 2018
KS collaborates with Neil Hannahs' Ho‘okele Strategies to perpetuate the program aimed at cultivating kānaka leaders with a strong sense of kuleana for the natural and cultural resources in Hawai‘i and around the globe.
February 22, 2018
KS and UH have partnered to create the Punalu‘u Archaeological Field School which will create an “outdoor classroom” for students to identify, document and investigate archaeological features, artifacts and other culturally significant materials in the region.
February 21, 2018
Lili‘uokalani Trust and Kamehameha Schools recently teamed up to bring facilitative skills training to a diverse group of leaders who serve the Native Hawaiian community.
February 6, 2018
Nine KS educators recently achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified teachers at KS to 73 – more than any other private school system or public school region in the state!
February 1, 2018
KS was recognized for cultivating a positive relationship with the organization, its monetary support and its crucial collaboration in the ongoing effort to uplift Native Hawaiian keiki in the Wai‘anae community.
January 29, 2018
Nāwahī student designs a print that Sig Zane Designs releases on an aloha shirt and T-shirt and she dedicates the print to her school and classmates.
January 17, 2018
Through KS community investment partner, Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke, Nakua Konohia-Lind learned skills that took him many places including sailing on Hōkūle‘a as part of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.
January 2, 2018
The public will get a glimpse at the impact Kamehameha Schools is having on people across our pae ‘āina in a series of six short videos being released on Kamehameha Schools social media channels.
November 8, 2017
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.
October 19, 2017
Early learning providers in Hāna gather to map out strategies to benefit the educational needs of Hāna keiki. This first-time collaboration is seizing on opportunities while working to overcome challenges.
October 16, 2017
The integration of math, science, architecture, engineering and other academic principles into the cultural website enables students to see the real-world relevance of their classroom curriculum.
October 13, 2017
Ke Kula ʻo Samuel M. Kamakau Laboratory Public Charter School Director Dr. Meahilahila Kelling received the KS Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year award for two decades of advancing Native Hawaiian education.
September 20, 2017
The journey focused on aloha ʻāina as a foundation for relationships, education, leadership, well-being and research as part of UH's Aloha ʻĀina Master of Education in Curriculum Studies program.
September 15, 2017
Participants in the collaborative workshop brought to life beloved mo‘olelo ranging from the tale of Hi‘iakaikapoliopele to the legend of Kamapua‘a.
August 17, 2017
Hālau ʻĪnana programs will focus on Native Hawaiian leadership development, social entrepreneurship, and innovation to support students as they transition from high school to college and onto careers.
August 7, 2017
This summer, 62 Wai‘anae Coast high school juniors earned college credits at the University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu campus with help from the new Early College Summer Scholars program.
July 28, 2017
KS counselors share how the culturally infused educational program can impact indigenous students, with attendees of the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education.
July 10, 2017
Kamehameha Scholars – a KS community education program that helps public and private high schoolers reach their higher education goals – was the first community education program ever to be recognized by the American School Counselor Association.