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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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July 19, 2018

KSK senior presented with national STEM honor

KS Kapālama senior Jake Uyechi is presented with the 2017 AISES Energy Challenge grand prize at the national American Society for Engineering Education convention, for his project inspired by the challenges of kalo farmers.

July 16, 2018

Kilohana Waialua summer program culminates with illuminating overnighter in Mokulēʻia

The new five-week program gave the region’s haumāna the chance to learn from cultural practitioners, scientists, and ʻāina stewards ways to approach ecological problems.

June 29, 2018

KS Maui featured in Stanford Talisman Documentary of 2018 Spring Tour

The 10-minute documentary highlights their stops while in Hawaiʻi, including at our very own KS Maui campus.

June 28, 2018

Kilohana Summer Program haumāna practice mālama ‘āina at Pu‘uokapolei

Haumāna in KS’ Kilohana Summer Program in ʻEwa recently embarked on a walking huaka‘i to Pu‘uokapolei. The pilot program serves 45 ‘Ewa region third graders learning through a Hawaiian culture- and place-based educational approach.

June 27, 2018

KS duo to emcee Friday’s 50th State Fair Hawaiian Language Night

KS dynamic duo – Hau‘oli Akaka and ‘Ekela Kaniaupio-Crozier – will serve as the emcees at Friday’s Pō ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Language Night) at the Aloha Stadium Kāniwala Aupuni Hawai‘i (50th State Fair). Their stint starts at 6 p.m.

June 26, 2018

Pilot aquaponics program helps Hawai‘i island community sow seeds of sustainability

Participants received hands-on training on how to build their own “mini ahupua‘a” aquaponics systems and taught the benefits of growing vegetables, medicinal plants and fish in their backyards and in their communities.

June 8, 2018

KSK students head to National History Day competition in D.C.

Nine students from KS Kapālama qualified for the 2018 National History Day competition in Washington D.C.

May 25, 2018

Mālama Honua class culminates with sustainability lesson at Mokauea - VIDEO

As they wrapped up the school year, upperclassmen from Papa Mālama Honua learned about sustainable practices and picked up trash and debris on Mokauea, a traditional fishing island within the Kapālama Ahupua‘a

May 18, 2018

KSM papa ʻehā creates and sings a song for ʻōhiʻa lehua

KS Maui fourth graders have been on a vigorous campaign to spread awareness about Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. Their latest effort includes an original song.

May 17, 2018

Ka Leo o Nā Koa: Spring concert commemorates year of work

Features editor and KSM senior Aaron Veincent files a story from the 2018 Spring Concert from performing arts.

May 16, 2018

Manaola inspires at AAPI Business Summit

For the first time since its inception, the Asian and Pacific Islander Business Summit turned its focus to a discussion of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander-owned businesses and the growing role they play in national – and global – commerce.

May 15, 2018

New Electronic Health Records system implemented to complete Medical Clearance forms

Kamehameha Schools parents will have a new portal and process to complete their student’s medical clearance forms.

May 7, 2018

KSK student showcases language skills at Japanese speech showcase

KS Kapālama junior Sage Maxwell one of a handful of students selected to participate in a Japanese language speech showcase.

May 4, 2018

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama adds three busses to fleet

Three new school busses were introduced to the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama fleet on Friday at the Kapālama Bus Terminal.

April 27, 2018

Ho‘okahua translates statewide tsunami messages into ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i

April is Tsunami Awareness Month and the city has put out life-saving preparedness messages in more than a dozen languages. This year – thanks to the ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i experts in Kamehameha’s Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy Group – the message is now available in Hawaiian.

April 20, 2018

Diggin’ the ‘āina

Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo haumāna learn and apply professional archaeological practices in order to deepen their understanding of and relationship to the ʻāina.

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 13, 2018

Nā haliʻa aloha no Daniel Kahikina Akaka KSK’42

Members of the Kamehameha ‘ohana share nā hali‘a aloha – cherished memories – of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka: one as a music kumu, another as a family member, and the other as a colleague and friend.

April 11, 2018

KS Kapālama Concert Glee Club performs at KS Maui this Sunday

On Sunday, April 15, the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Concert Glee Club will present “Kulāiwi” a special concert performance, featuring the KS Maui Hawaiian Ensemble. Free and open to the public.

April 4, 2018

Na pua a Pauahi to bring hula to a worldwide audience at the 2018 Merrie Monarch Festival

Kamehameha Schools alumni will share their passion for hula, Hawaiian language and culture at the festival’s hula competition held from Thursday, April 5 through Saturday, April 7.

April 4, 2018

Queen Kaʻahumanu’s significant moments shared in KSH Merrie Monarch video

KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch 2018 video “Ka Hoʻoilina o Kaʻahumanu” shares significant moments in the aliʻiʻs life, including her marriage to Kamehameha and the ending of the ʻaikapu.

March 28, 2018

Lāhui Rising series presents award-winning documentary: ‘Out of State’

Directed and produced by KS Kapālama alumni Ciara Lacy and Beau Bassett, the film chronicles the experience of Hawaiian inmates at the Saguaro Correctional Center in Arizona which was built specifically to house men convicted of crimes in Hawai‘i.

March 25, 2018

KS staffers share devotionals for week six of Lent and Good Friday

Be inspired by KS Maui Christian Education Instructor Monica Mata and KS Kapālama Christian Education Instructor Ann Young as they share how they achieved pono pilina with Ke Akua.

March 16, 2018

Seniors sweep singing awards at the 98th annual song contest

The senior class swept through the singing awards at the 98th annual Kamehameha Schools song contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.

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