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 09, 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.

August 29, 2017

KS takes major step toward finding Hāmākua forestry lessee

KS is closer to selecting a lessee to oversee operations and harvesting of over 10,000 acres of forest on Hawai‘i island's Hāmākua Coast.

June 23, 2017

Mōʻiliʻili Summer Fest to return with food, entertainment and shopping

Honolulu’s largest bon dance is happening on Saturday, July 1, from 5-10 p.m. at the former Varsity Theatre parking lot. The free family event will showcase the cultural diversity, history, and businesses of Mōʻiliʻili.

December 28, 2016

KS seeks new lessee for Hāmākua forestry operations

In early 2017, KS will seek a new tenant to oversee operations and harvesting of more than 10,000 acres of forest on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai‘i island.

August 04, 2016

Mahi‘ai Match-Up Contest winners share $35,000 in seed money

The Mahi‘ai Match-Up Agricultural Business Plan Contest and Mahiʻai Mentorship are helping KS find talented, innovative farmers who want to grow food and help decrease Hawai‘i’s dependency on imports.

July 11, 2016

Harman is named director of asset management for HI island

Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands.

June 30, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up selects farming finalists

Two finalists have been selected in the 2016 Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest dedicated to supporting Hawaiʻi’s sustainable food movement. Tickets and sponsorships for the July 30 Mahiʻai Match-Up Fundraiser Gala are available at

May 04, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up cultivates local farmers

The Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest supports Hawaiʻi's sustainable food movement. Find out what the contest's past winners are doing now!

February 22, 2016

February 29 is Mahiʻai Match-Up deadline

Winners of the Mahi‘ai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest will share $35,000 in seed money and receive an agricultural land agreement for up to five years of waived rent from KS.

January 26, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest seeks innovative farmers

KS and the Pauahi Foundation invite farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural entrepreneurs to enter the contest, which will award $35,000 in seed money! The entry deadline is Feb. 29.

December 03, 2015

Waipā Kalo Festival offers cultural experiences on KS lands

Eō e nā ‘ohana Kaua‘i! Tell your family and friends to stop by the Waipā Kalo Festival slated for this Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fundraiser benefits the Waipā Foundation, a Kamehameha Schools community collaborator dedicated to restoring the ahupuaʻa of Waipā on Kauaʻi’s north shore.

October 08, 2015

Top chefs to showcase farm-to-table fare at Taste of the Hawaiian Range

More than 2,000 foodies are expected to flock to the October 9 event - one of Hawai’i island’s most popular food-grazing festivals.

September 03, 2015

KSK student filmmakers produce Punaluʻu farm video

A valuable partnership grew when KS Land Assets Manager Joey Char asked KS Kapālama kumu Leah Kihara’s video production class to film a short documentary about mahiʻai (farmers) located within KS’ Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms.

May 29, 2015

KSK science students study food sustainability at Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms

Science Department Head Chris Blake and his students used the ‘āina as their classroom during a visit to Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms, a KS agricultural park dedicated to food production.

May 13, 2015

Eat with Endowment leaves a moo-ving impression on KP employees

Kawaiahaʻo Plaza employees were mooved by the latest Eat with Endowment presentation which focused on local beef production.

April 29, 2014

KS seeks farmers for Punalu'u land

KS' Land Assets Division will be holding an Open House for prospective farmers at Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms on Sunday, May 4.

December 26, 2013

Three Mahi‘ai Match-Up winners announced

Kamehameha Schools and Ke Aliʻi Pauahi Foundation announced the three finalists for the Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest, with the winning teams receiving an agricultural lease and cash prizes.

August 06, 2013

Agricultural business plan contest draws nearly 150 entrants

The KS-KAPF Mahi‘ai Match-up agricultural business plan contest attracted nearly 150 entrants – 15 move on to the next round.

June 24, 2013

Meet the Mahi‘ai Match-up deadline

Attention innovative farmers! The deadline to register for KS’ Mahi‘ai Match-up agricultural business plan contest is Monday, July 1. [VIDEO]

June 04, 2013

Farm-to-table tour showcases KS agricultural assets

Over 30 international food writers experienced Hawai‘i’s farm-to-table movement last week through a tour of KS agricultural land.

May 01, 2013

Growing community through ‘āina-based learning

KS’ ‘Āina-Based Education Department held its ‘Āina Ulu ‘aha, gathering ‘āina-based collaborators on KS land in He‘eia. [Video]

October 04, 2012

KS staffers represent at state agriculture conference

KS supported the Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference by staffing an information booth and sponsoring a locally sourced lunch featuring produce from its farmers.

September 18, 2012

Kekuewa joins top chefs at KS-sponsored food fest

Over 30 Hawai‘i chefs – including KS Hawai‘i head of Food Services Bruce Kekuewa – will prepare culinary “tastes” using locally sourced meats and produce.

September 13, 2012

Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms opens for business

Today, KS announced the opening of Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms, a 220-acre agricultural park on O‘ahu’s windward coast dedicated to food production.