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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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June 14, 2018

KS EdTech Conference empowers educators to navigate the challenges and opportunities of technology

The Kamehameha Schools Information Technology Division (ITD) held its 10th Annual Education Technology Conference June 5 and 6 at the Neil Blaisdell Center.

June 6, 2018

E lauhoe mai:  The living mo‘olelo of Hāmākua

Through mele, storytelling, and art, keiki of Pa‘auilo along the Hāmākua Coast share the moʻolelo of Ali‘i ‘Ai moku ʻUmi-a-Līloa, a moʻolelo about this place that teaches the values of loving and caring for this ʻāina.

June 1, 2018

Connecting ʻohana through Kōnane

Families gathered in Waimānalo to participate in a Kōnane Workshop held by craftsman Wilfred “Bam” Andrade of Na Maka Kahiko on May 26.

May 30, 2018

‘Ohana Engagement Conference brings educators, community partners together

Nearly 70 ‘ohana engagement staff and educators from across the state representing seven Department of Education (HIDOE) complex areas took part in Kealapono’s ‘Ohana Engagement Conference held recently at the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center on the campus of KS Kapālama.

May 24, 2018

Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association donates $50,000 to the Pauahi Foundation

The Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association and the Pauahi Foundation have partnered to create a new scholarship for Native Hawaiian students pursing a college degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or business.

May 17, 2018

KS and community partners bring the Year of the Hawaiian to Washington D.C.

The celebration of “Ke Au Hawaiʻi – The Year of the Hawaiian” sails across the nation as KS CEO Jack Wong travels to Washington, D.C. this week.

May 8, 2018

‘Hawai‘i Now’ video says ‘mahalo’ to our kumu for putting our keiki first

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, KS shared a special video this morning on KGMB’s “Hawai‘i Now.”

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 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 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 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.

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 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

New Hawaiian Airlines in-flight videos highlight Hawaiian culture-based education

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

Four-year Chaminade scholarship program for Native Hawaiians now accepting applications

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

Hale Kua:  Manaola partners with KS to promote indigenous entrepreneurship

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

KS-St. Andrew’s partnership to provide tuition assistance to Hawaiian haumāna

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

KS expands its Kilohana Summer Program

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

GEAR UP partnership grant bolsters college and career readiness along Wai‘anae Coast

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

First Nations’ Futures Program fosters ‘ōiwi leadership

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

Archaeological field school to showcase features in Punalu‘u

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

KS and Lili‘uokalani Trust help build leadership capacity at Native Hawaiian organizations

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.

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