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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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August 9, 2018

Kumu, alaka‘i engage in immersive ‘āina-based learning course

KS Nā Kula ʻo Kamehameha teachers journeyed to Kahoʻolawe this summer to immerse themselves in experiential ‘āina-based learning, and examine the role of Kahoʻolawe in Aloha ʻĀina. Their newly acquired ʻike will inspire haumāna in the classroom and beyond.

August 8, 2018

KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society partner on Hōkūle‘a-inspired community mural

This Saturday, August 11, KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society will engage the community in a mural painting project in Our Kaka‘ako. The family-friendly event will feature entertainment, seafaring stories and more.

August 3, 2018

KS haumāna honor the legacy of Kauikeaouli at statue dedication

Nearly 30 KS Kapālama High School student ambassadors dedicated a day of their summer vacation to help host the Thomas Square dedication honoring Kauikeaouli, who believed that education was the key to the survival of the Hawaiian people.

July 30, 2018

E koho pāloka kākou! Let us vote!

Today is the first day of early voting in Hawai‘i’s Primary Election. Find your county early voting locations and hours at the Office of Elections website and cast your ballot!

July 27, 2018

EdTech Conference keynotes available for viewing

Get inspired to disrupt the norm with keynote presentations from Eugene Yoon, Arthur Renowitsky and Capt. Liz Clark online, on-demand.

July 27, 2018

KS Hawaiʻi junior Chenoa Frederick named Gatorade Hawaiʻi Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Frederick, a standout, multiple state and BIIF title winner, is recognized by Gatorade for her athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character.

July 18, 2018

“Super Debate” reaches more than two million viewers

Student civic engagement took center stage at the recent Democratic “Super Debate” broadcast live from the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center at KS Kapālama. The debate was sponsored by KS and OHA.

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.

July 3, 2018

Seventh Annual Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest Slated for July 7

Celebrate Obon season in historic Mō‘ili‘ili with Honolulu’s largest bon dance and modern street festival! The family-friendly event will include over 25 food trucks, keiki games, cultural activities, DIY projects and shopping from local retailers and pop-up shops.

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 25, 2018

Our Kakaʻako celebrates summer at Saturday’s Honolulu Night Market

The popular Honolulu Night Market returns to Our Kakaʻako this week ushering in the summer season with a summer solstice-themed block party on Saturday, June 30, from 6 to 10 p.m.

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 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 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 7, 2018

KS teacher appreciation message rolls across O‘ahu communities

KS treasures its teachers, and starting during Teacher Appreciation Week, communities throughout O‘ahu will know just how much! Select KSK school will sport banners with the keiki message: “Mahalo e nā kumu for putting us first!”

May 4, 2018

Keynote speakers finalized for KSEdTech Conference - Register by May 18

DISRUPT, the 2018 Kamehameha Schools Education Technology Conference will take place on June 5 and 6 at the Blaisdell Center. Register by May 18.

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 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 26, 2018

KS blesses East HI’s first-ever agricultural post-harvest facility to help area farmers

KS East Hawai‘i staffers and others held a blessing to cap the construction of an agricultural post-harvest processing facility on KS land just outside of Downtown Hilo. The facility will benefit farmers wanting a clean, convenient and modern space to prepare crops for sale at market.

April 26, 2018

KS commits support to clean energy future

Kamehameha Schools pledged its participation in a cross-sector collaboration seeking a clean, renewable energy future for Hawaiʻi and the economic vibrancy that will accompany the state’s clean energy transformation.

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.

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