The Legacy of a princess

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

Pauahi Legacy
Category: Regions

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 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.

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 14, 2018

KS Maui kumu named Hawaiʻi Art Educator of the Year

KSM ​Elementary School art teacher Diane Fell received the honor from the National Art Education Association. The award recognizes excellence in professional accomplishment and service by a dedicated art educator.

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 28, 2018

KS staffers share insight with construction industry pros

Walter Thoemmes – managing director of KS Commercial Real Estate, and Kamuela Cobb-Adams – KS senior director of Community Engagement & Resources for Oʻahu shared their expertise on community-building at a recent Pacific Resource Partnership event.

February 22, 2018

KS Hawaiʻi Hōʻike shares story of 1874 election through rock opera

The annual Hōʻike, presented on March 15 and 16, highlights a pivotal moment in Hawaiʻi’s history when the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi was left without a successor to the throne.

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

Lāhui Rising heading to KS Maui

"Welo Ana E Ka Hae Hawaiʻi: Songs of Aloha ʻĀina" invites one and all on the Valley Isle to learn more about the history of the Hawaiian flag and learn mele aloha ʻāina.

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.

February 20, 2018

Keauhou Lane earns top LEED certification for energy and water efficiency

Keauhou Lane – a multi-family affordable residential project on KS land in Our Kaka‘ako – recently received a platinum designation by LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

February 15, 2018

KS and Kāhala Resort partner to provide educational opportunities and cultural connections

The collaboration will include a summer internship program for students and alumni, providing cultural guidance, and a sustainable food initiative involving KS farmers.

February 14, 2018

KS teams bolster early learning efforts on Kaua‘i

With the mantra of “Healthy children learn better” as a rallying force, the Kamehameha Schools Kaua‘i Region team partnered with KS preschools to sponsor and volunteer at the inaugural West Kaua‘i Early Learning Health & Education Fair.

February 12, 2018

New grade levels, new courses this summer at KS Maui

Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama has expanded options for summer including dual-credit and wayfinding courses for high schoolers. Register by Feb. 15.

February 12, 2018

KS opens community gathering place in Punalu‘u

Hale ‘O Māmalu - named after the nearby bay and means to shade or protect and bring together - will serve as a gathering place as KS works with partners in the community to address key issues affecting the lāhui in the ahupua‘a of Punalu‘u.

February 9, 2018

Hele mai to Pearl Harbor Saturday to greet Hōkūle‘a

Kamehameha Schools’ ‘Ewa Region team will help welcome Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a to Pu‘uloa – the first time in the wa‘a’s 42-year history that it will sail into the waters of Pearl Harbor.

February 7, 2018

POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi returns, celebrating art and culture in Our Kakaʻako

Honolulu Night Market and Our Kaka‘ako are kicking off this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi on Saturday, Feb. 10 with a block party! Bring the whole family and celebrate a night of culture and art with live music, pop-up shops, a fashion show, and food trucks.

February 6, 2018

KS tops the state in national board-certified teachers

Nine KS educators recently achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified teachers at KS to 73 – more than any other private school system or public school region in the state!

February 2, 2018

Alumni engage with KS Ko‘olau Region team

In an effort to provide a forum connecting Kamehameha Schools alumni, leaders and community partners, the popular Warrior Networking series made its first stop in Ko‘olaupoko this week.

February 1, 2018

Register for Hālau Kupukupu summer courses by Feb. 15

Unleash your ʻōiwi genius into the world with KS Hawaiʻiʻs summer innovations academy. Seats available for students in grades K-12.

February 1, 2018

KS honored by Boys & Girls Club of Hawai‘i

KS was recognized for cultivating a positive relationship with the organization, its monetary support and its crucial collaboration in the ongoing effort to uplift Native Hawaiian keiki in the Wai‘anae community.

February 1, 2018

New kupuna community breaks ground on KS land in Kāne‘ohe

The Plaza at Kāneʻohe will be built on KS land across from Windward Mall and is slated for completion by summer, 2019. The facility will feature 117 apartments that can accommodate up to 145 residents.

January 29, 2018

Scholar finds fashion design success while honoring ancestors, Nāwahī classmates

Nāwahī student designs a print that Sig Zane Designs releases on an aloha shirt and T-shirt and she dedicates the print to her school and classmates.

January 25, 2018

KS, NRG break ground on Kawailoa solar power project

Part of the three-site project, which is the largest block of grid-scale solar power ever installed in Hawai‘i and will include upwards of 800,000 solar panels, will be built on KS ‘āina in Kawailoa, located above Hale‘iwa in the Waialua Region.

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