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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 23, 2017

Mōʻiliʻili Summer Fest to return with food, entertainment and shopping

Honolulu’s largest bon dance is happening on Saturday, July 1, from 5-10 p.m. at the former Varsity Theatre parking lot. The free family event will showcase the cultural diversity, history, and businesses of Mōʻiliʻili.

June 8, 2017

Kamehameha Day honors KS’ namesake, an anchor of hope for his people

Over the past 145 years, Hawai‘i has honored Kamehameha the Great with community celebrations, statues, parades and even a pig chase! Learn about the history of this special day and get the details on this year’s festivities.

May 17, 2017

Pa‘akai Marketplace at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako to feature MAMo Artists

Get your shop on while supporting Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs at Pa‘akai Marketplace, slated for May 19 and 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Kamehameha Schools retail complex SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.

May 11, 2017

Celebrate the spirit of lei day with a kanikapila sing-along on May 15

Bring your voices and instruments for an enjoyable evening of music-making at Nā Mele Lei: A Kanikapila Sing-Along on May 15 at Ka‘iwakīloumoku. Donʻt forget to wear a lei!

April 21, 2017

Hawaiian Opera coming to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center

A one-time-only performance of KS Hawaiʻi’s “Hāʻupu” will take place in Castle Theater on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

April 18, 2017

A new viewing experience for KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch video

The annual student-driven production decides to tackle the challenge of creating a 360-degree video for the hula festival’s website.

April 17, 2017

Ka ‘Iu O Hoku brings the stories of Leleiōhoku and Ka‘iulani to the stage

KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hōʻike features two plays by Clarence Waipa, sharing stories of two nineteenth century aliʻi bound by a common fate.

March 30, 2017

HITC conference provides a space for educators to explore a passion for tech

KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hawaiʻi Island TechEd Collaboration conference will take place on Mar. 31.

February 14, 2017

Lāhui Rising provides a safe learning space for important issues

A new pilot, Lāhui Rising, is offered as part of the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Cultural Event Series and starts Thursday, Feb. 16 with a discussion around Hawaiian governance.

February 8, 2017

POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi paints a cultural canvas in Our Kakaʻako

Starting Feb. 11, local and international artists from POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi will begin painting multiple murals for the community to enjoy throughout the innovative Our Kakaʻako and SALT at Our Kakaʻako.

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.

October 4, 2016

Legend of naupaka comes to life in Kaka‘ako murals

Local street artist Kamea Hadar portrayed the Hawaiian legend of the naupaka flower on the parking structure of the KS retail complex, SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.

September 2, 2016

ʻOnipaʻa events to celebrate Liliʻuokalani’s legacy

Hawaiʻi will celebrate the legacy of Queen Liliʻuokalani with mele, food, hula and historical reenactments of her last days as queen.

June 30, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up selects farming finalists

Two finalists have been selected in the 2016 Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest dedicated to supporting Hawaiʻi’s sustainable food movement. Tickets and sponsorships for the July 30 Mahiʻai Match-Up Fundraiser Gala are available at www.pauahi.org.

June 26, 2016

Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest to feature food, shopping, bon dancing

Honolulu’s biggest bon dance is happening at the Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest, on Saturday, July 2! The fest will also feature ʻono food, retail pop-ups, entertainment and keiki activities.

May 12, 2016

Haleʻiwa Store Lots job fair is slated for May 15

Merchants at the North Shore retail center will interview job applicants on-site from 9-11 a.m. in the center's Kamehamalu Courtyard.

April 12, 2016

Waiʻanae Coast scholar speaker series continues on April 19

The Hulikoʻa Kaiāulu speaker event will feature scholars Allyson Franco and Maisha Abbott sharing stories of pursuing their educational and career aspirations.

April 11, 2016

Waiʻanae Coast Keiki Spring Fest is slated for this Friday

The free community event at Wai‘anae District Park will connect parents and their keiki with the area’s early learning service providers.

April 6, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: Hōkūleʻa on the East Coast

The waʻa has made its way through the interior waterways of Florida and is planning on spending the next few months traveling the East Coast.

April 4, 2016

Haleʻiwa Store Lots showcases KS alumni entertainers Kamakana and Oliveira

The KS retail center has become a stage for local artists to showcase their talents and pay homage to Hawaiian mele and hula.

March 31, 2016

Educators learn to integrate energy education into the classroom

Workshop participants receive a free classroom energy kit valued at $300 and reimbursement for substitute teacher costs. Sign-up for April 12 workshop on Oʻahu.

March 29, 2016

Hawaiʻi island pays tribute to King Kauikeaouli

Hawaiʻi island residents and visitors celebrated the life and legacy of King Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III. The events marked the 16th annual tribute hosted by Kamehameha Schools.

March 11, 2016

KS presents Kamehameha III tribute events March 17-19 in Keauhou

Free events and activities will include a vendor marketplace, cultural activities for keiki, a lecture on Kamehameha III, musical entertainment by Kainani Kahaunaele and more!

March 9, 2016

Educators invited to free Hawaiʻi Island TechEd Collaboration Conference

KS Hawaiʻi will host the March 29 conference which focuses on blending culture-based education with twenty-first century skills and technology.

March 8, 2016

KSH haumāna hit the airwaves to promote ‘Hāʻupu’

KS Hawaiʻi students fly to Oʻahu to perform, field questions and raise and excitement for their 13th annual Hōʻike, featuring “Hāʻupu” - an original Hawaiian language opera.

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