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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May 10, 2017

Wa‘a Wednesday: Seeing system change close-up

Dr. Shawn Kana‘iaupuni reflects on how the Mālama Honua voyage has helped to transform education in Hawai‘i--e hoʻomau kākou, e mālama honua kākou!

May 09, 2017

Tickets available for Keiki to Kūpuna event at Koloa Landing Resort

The KS-sponsored community event on the evening of May 19 will feature ‘ono food, awesome entertainment and will honor three cherished KS alumni.

March 22, 2017

KS-Castle Foundation partnership expands early college credit program

KS has partnered with the Castle Foundation to grant $2.1 million to Windward Community College to expand its successful Early College High School program which helps Windward Oʻahu students earn college credits while attending high school.

February 23, 2017

Board & stone class comes to Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms

Kamehameha Schools, in collaboration with Hawaiian culture-based community education program Keiki O Ka ʻĀina, is hosting Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms’ first-ever Board & Stone Class.

December 06, 2016

Kāpili ‘Oihana seeks more internship sites

KS is seeking businesses, non-profits and other organizations willing to give college students real-life work experience through its Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program.

November 17, 2016

KS and BOE partnership paves way for Native Hawaiian success

Approximately 47,000 of Hawai‘i’s public school students are of Hawaiian ancestry. This MOU enables KS to work with the DOE to cultivate a strong Native Hawaiian identity in its students, preparing them for post-secondary success.

November 16, 2016

KS and ASU take learners on a virtual tour of West Hawaiʻi heiau

A recent collaboration with Arizona State University has made it possible for learners worldwide to explore some of Kona’s sacred cultural sites including Hāpaialiʻi and Keʻekū heiau.

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.

October 13, 2016

H. Ka‘umealani K. Walk named KS Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year

Hawaiian language immersion school kumu H. Ka‘umealani K. Walk was awarded the KS Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year Award for building educational pathways for generations of Native Hawaiian learners.

October 10, 2016

KS, BOE agree to memorandum of understanding to bolster success of Native Hawaiians

In an effort to increase the educational success of Native Hawaiian learners enrolled in the public school system, KS and the State Board of Education have formalized a partnership by entering into a memorandum of understanding.

September 14, 2016

New report details progress on KS-UH partnerships

A report on Hui Hoʻopili ʻĀina, a collaboration between the University of Hawaiʻi and Kamehameha Schools, showcases the work accomplished over the past year.

August 18, 2016

KS and Assets School partner on educational pilot project

Eight kindergartners will receive full K-3 tuition scholarships giving them access to culturally grounded educational opportunities combined with Assets’ highly specialized learning environment.

July 26, 2016

KS and UH launch four-year scholarship program for Native Hawaiian students

Makalapua Naʻauao is a unique four-year pilot scholarship program that aims to increase the four-year graduation rate of Native Hawaiian students.