The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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January 15, 2018

HR student internships build real-world skills

Sign-ups are being taken for summer internships that help KS high schoolers sharpen their presentation, research, critical-thinking, problem-solving and interviewing skills.

January 9, 2018

Shop fresh, shop local at the weekly Our Kakaʻako Farmer’s Market

Starting Jan. 10, Our Kakaʻako will be hosting a farmer’s market every Wednesday from 4-7pm in the courtyard at the Flats at Puʻunui, located on KS land.

December 15, 2017

Founder’s Day inspires us to emulate the foresight and generosity of Princess Pauahi

Founder's Day Falls on Tuesday, December 19. This year, let us be inspired by Pauahi's selfless leadership – deeply rooted in her Hawaiian and Christian values – and try to instill those values in ourselves, our families and our communities.

November 2, 2017

KS breast cancer warriors go ‘Pink for Pauahi’

KS was awash with pink in late October – from keiki and kumu to staffers and cityscapes – all to culminate Breast Cancer Awareness month. Learn about breast cancer prevention and read the stories of KS Warriors in Pink and their triumph over the disease.

October 24, 2017

KS Maui Campus, Maui regional office closed Oct. 24, will reopen Wednesday

UPDATE (5:35 p.m.): Power has been restored to the KS Maui campus, KS Maui regional office in Wailuku as well as ʻAʻapueo and Paukūkalo preschools; all will reopen Wednesday.

October 17, 2017

National Safe Schools Week initiative celebrates student safety

Safe Schools Week provides a good reminder about the importance placed on safety and the need to consistently raise awareness to build a culture of safety.

September 15, 2017

Innovative video game workshop powered by teamwork

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 1, 2017

KS Kapālama receives maximum seven-year WASC/HAIS accreditation

The seven-year Western Association of Schools and Colleges/Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools accreditation is the highest achievement attainable for member schools.

July 25, 2017

Kaluhiwa named senior director of Statewide Operations

The former first deputy of the DLNR replaces Sydney Keliʻipuleʻole, who retires this week after 30 years of service to KS.

July 25, 2017

Day will serve as KS Hawai‘i kula waena interim po‘okumu

Newly named KSH Middle School Interim Principal Dr. Tehani Day formerly served as interim curriculum and assessment coordinator.

June 13, 2017

Wa‘a Wednesday: Homecoming

This Saturday, the Polynesian Voyaging Society and its partners will celebrate the completion of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.

May 26, 2017

KS earns NAIOP awards for Kakaʻako and Haleʻiwa commercial projects

KS received two awards from the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Commercial Real Estate Development Association for its commercial projects located in Our Kakaʻako and Haleʻiwa.

May 9, 2017

KS alumni honor their most inspirational teachers

In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Day, the Kamehameha Schools news team asked a handful of KS alumni: “Who was your most inspirational kumu?”

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.

March 29, 2017

New FAD name – Keaholoa – reflects the division’s long-term perspective

The KS Financial Assets Division (FAD) recently teamed up with the Hoʻokahua Cultural Vibrancy Group to select “Keaholoa” – the long fishing line – as its new division name.

March 23, 2017

KS releases FY 2016 Annual Report

During fiscal year 2016, KS focused on deepening cultural vibrancy, building better community relationships, and forging stronger educational partnerships for Native Hawaiian learning.

February 28, 2017

Ka ʻIu O Hoku combines two plays for Hōʻike

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi's annual, all-school performance will feature two works of historical fiction written by Clarence Waipa.

February 23, 2017

Chaminade scholarship supports students seeking STEM careers

Applications for the second cohort of Hoʻoulu STEM Scholars are being accepted now.

February 22, 2017

Waʻa Wednesday: Nearing Rapa Nui

Hōkūleʻa left the Galapagos on Feb. 10 heading for Rapa Nui and a navigational return to the Pacific.

February 21, 2017

One for the Lāhui

Kamehameha’s Kalani Peʻa dedicates his Grammy award to the students and families that KS serves every day

January 24, 2017

Student helpline expanded tri-campus and to preschools

After a pilot with KS Maui, Hiʻikua Student Helpline is now available for all Kamehameha preschool and K-12 campus students.

November 7, 2016

KS Athletics a leader in preventing concussions

The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald released a series of articles taking a closer look at the issue of concussions and what’s being done to protect student-athletes.

October 27, 2016

KS builds a playground at Schools of the Future Conference

Partnering with HAIS, Hiki Nō and ʻŌlelo, members of Ho‘olaukoa, along with students and staff from KS Hawaiʻi, created a “Digital Media Playground” at the Schools of the Future (SOTF) Conference.

July 14, 2016

De Sa named KS Hawaiʻi hope poʻo kula

Middle School Principal Scott De Sa has been tapped to serve as associate head of school for the Hawaiʻi campus. Former KSK Vice Principal Renee Martin will serve as interim poʻo kumu.