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!

March 03, 2017

KS alumnus Douglas Chang is building a legacy of Hawaiian values in the visitor industry

The general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach leads his team with authenticity and aloha, encouraging them to embrace Hawaiian culture and values.

January 09, 2017

Dr. Taran Chun is new poʻo kula for KS Kapālama

The new head of school is a 1995 Kamehameha Schools graduate, who most recently served as principal of Mountain View High School in Orem, Utah.

November 23, 2016

KS Hawai‘i alum’s commitment to service earns her a “Best Day Ever”

KSH 2009 graduate Kanoe Ho is the inaugural recipient of the Ryan Higa Foundation award recognizing individuals who work hard to make a difference.

November 16, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: Back on the water

Hōkūleʻa completes its final dry dock before continuing leg 25 of its Mālama Honua journey.

November 11, 2016

Alumni veterans show KS Kapālama students a path to leadership

KS cultivates leaders who serve their local and global communities. Alumni veterans recently returned to campus to inspire students to serve and protect their country while learning to be strong leaders.

October 13, 2016

Early education advocate Jan Dill honored with Order of Ke Aliʻi Pauahi Award

The Pauahi Foundation and Kamehameha Schools honor Dill for his exemplary service to Hawaiian keiki and families as co-founder of Partners in Development Foundation.

October 05, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: KS Maui alum talks about Leg 24

KS Maui graduate Kaipo Kīʻaha blogs about the start to the newest leg of the Worldwide Voyage and the experience seeing Hōkūleʻa for the first time after two years apart.

September 28, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: Hōkūleʻa crew visits birthplace of Charles Reed Bishop

While making her way back to the East Coast of the United States, Hōkūleʻa crewmembers stop to visit Glens Falls, NY.

June 30, 2016

Motta promoted to Hālau Kupukupu poʻokumu

Joy “Hauʻoli” Motta is the first poʻokumu (principal) for KS Hawaiʻi’s fourth kula, Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy.

April 04, 2016

Haleʻiwa Store Lots showcases KS alumni entertainers Kamakana and Oliveira

The KS retail center has become a stage for local artists to showcase their talents and pay homage to Hawaiian mele and hula.

March 14, 2016

Spots still available for Song Contest viewing party at SALT

Hele on down to SALT at Our Kakaʻako for a live Kamehameha Schools Song Contest viewing party on Friday, March 18 from 5:30 to 11 p.m.!

March 10, 2016

‘HAWAIʻI Magazine’ editors credit KSK for grounding them in their native culture

KS Kapālama alumni Christine Hitt and Matthew Dekneef instill an appreciation for Hawaiian culture, history and tradition into the stories of the travel magazine.

January 28, 2016

KS alum delivers Harry Potter-inspired commencement address at UHWO

KS Kapālama 2005 graduate Marissa Pagud encourages her classmates to “always find the light” on their path to happiness.

December 28, 2015

KS alumni reconnect with their Hawaiian roots through ʻāina-based education

More than 35 KS alumni attended a huakaʻi to Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms, a KS agricultural park in windward Oʻahu. The hands-on experience was hosted by the Pauahi Foundation.

April 16, 2014

UH Hilo documents KSH Senior Legacy projects

KS Hawai‘i alumni share their perspectives about Senior Legacy projects as part of a University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Applied Learning Experiences online project. [VIDEO]

July 15, 2013

ʻŌiwi TV video showcases cultural resource stewardship

KS helps grad students attend archaeological field school in Kohala, the birthplace of Kamehameha I. [VIDEO]

May 14, 2013

Volunteers needed for Alumni Week Lū‘au

Each year, during the week prior to Kamehameha Day, KS Kapālama fills with aloha as alumni celebrate their five-year milestone anniversaries as part of Alumni Week.