March 17, 2017
The freshmen class of 2020 became the first 9th grade class since 2006 to win both the combined class competition and the outstanding musical performance at the 97th Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.
March 13, 2017
For 97 years, the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest has brought the Kapālama campus together in a night to celebrate mele and connect its haumāna to a shared Hawaiian heritage and culture. Watch it live on Friday, March 17!
February 09, 2017
Two recent KS alums take opportunity to learn from Hawaiʻi STEAM leaders through Naviance Road Trip Nation.
February 01, 2017
Hawaiʻi teachers, students and conservation partners join the Hōkūleʻa Worldwide Voyage crew for a learning journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Site.
January 24, 2017
After a pilot with KS Maui, Hiʻikua Student Helpline is now available for all Kamehameha preschool and K-12 campus students.
January 09, 2017
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.
October 27, 2016
Kapālama Preschool serves families from Pearl City to Hawaiʻi Kai. The complex recently opened its doors to 80 keiki and 12 kumu and teaching assistants.
September 23, 2016
Seven KS Kapālama elementary teachers earn Master of Education degrees in curriculum studies as part of the two-year program.
September 20, 2016
Dr. Holoua Stender presents Nā Kula ‘o Kamehameha with a Tri-Campus Education Tactical Plan to journey KS campuses forward.
September 14, 2016
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 01, 2016
When the Rio Olympics begin this week, 2011 KS Kapālama graduate Micah Christenson will represent the United States on the men's volleyball team, fulfilling a life-long dream for the former Warriors two-sport star.
July 22, 2016
KS Kapālama partners with the UH Mānoa College of Social Sciences to offer a dual-credit summer program allowing students to earn college credits in English and political science.
May 20, 2016
Interim Po‘o Kula Debbie Lindsey has announced Dr. Scott Parker as the Interim Hope Po‘o Kula for Kamehameha Schools Kapālama.
May 18, 2016
Where are they going? What are they majoring in? Where do they see themselves in 10 years? Five KS Kapālama seniors share their plans for the future.
May 17, 2016
Their urban huakaʻi included a visit to SALT at Our Kakaʻako, interaction with business owners, and a kūkākūkā with KS Trustee Lance Wilhelm.
May 13, 2016
In what started as a way to decorate plain wall space within its interior, the girls of the Kapi‘olani Nui dormitory, on the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama campus, got a focal point and way of honoring its dorms’ namesake.
April 18, 2016
Students will compete in the national Academic Decathlon competition next week in Anchorage, Alaska.
April 16, 2016
Learn more about the man tapped to head KS’ student health, safety and well-being department.
March 11, 2016
Former New York University Executive VP of Operations Alison Leary has returned to Hawaiʻi to serve as director of operations at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama.
February 25, 2016
The Ho‘olaule‘a at KS Kapālama is slated for Sat., February 27, from 8:30-4:00pm. The family-friendly cultural celebration is free and open to the public.
January 08, 2016
The KS ‘ohana bids a fond “Ā hui hou” to Head of Schools Dr. Rod Chamberlain who has served Pauahi’s legacy since 2001, when he joined KS as founding headmaster of KS Maui.
December 14, 2015
“He Koa Mau A Mau - Forever a Warrior,” the latest CD from the highly acclaimed KS Kapālama keiki chorus, is now available for sale and digital download. A dollar from every CD sold will benefit breast cancer research. The chorus, directed by KS Kapālama Elementary School music kumu Lynell Bright, has performed at local, national and international events.
December 11, 2015
KS Kapālama Middle School students were treated to a panel discussion with KS alumni who are current student-athletes at UH and HPU.
November 18, 2015
The haumāna greeted the crew of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage in Cape Town with ‘oli, mele and hula. The students’ two-week visit includes opportunities for cultural-educational exchange and community service.
November 13, 2015
Student delegates convene and come up with four principles for all to follow.
November 09, 2015
KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong leads a group of high school students on a trip to Moloka‘i to lead Sunday worship, do some yard work, and visit with patients in Kalaupapa.
October 26, 2015
Carl Alexander, former KS Maui director of Operations, will focus on student well-being across all Kamehameha Schools educational programs.
October 15, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama sophomore Auli‘i Cravalho has been cast in the Walt Disney Animation Studios movie, “Moana,” to be the voice of the title character.
September 02, 2015
KS Kapālama students Kalani Asano and Tehani McLean share stories of the summer learning opportunities they were given as part of the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Youth Leadership Initiative, Nā Kelamoku.
August 18, 2015
KS is accepting applications for its Kapālama, Hawai‘i and Maui campus programs. Visit the KS Admissions website for details. The application deadline is September 30, 2015.
August 07, 2015
KS Kapālama Middle School starts a three-day residential orientation program for seventh graders called Ka Ulu Aloha – to inspire with love.
July 27, 2015
Over 5,400 haumāna, grades K-12, will begin the 2015-16 school year at the Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i, Kapālama and Maui campuses in early August.
June 16, 2015
The KS surf team took home the 2015 National Scholastic Surfing Association Interscholastic Championship held at Salt Creek, Dana Point, California.
June 15, 2015
This story and ʻŌiwi TV video capture the intelligence, perseverance and humility of Kawena Hirayama who was recently recognized as one of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors by being named a 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar.
June 05, 2015
Sheen Alaiasa started her position as Po‘o Kumu o ke Ki‘eki‘e (High School Principal) at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama this week, replacing long-time KSK administrator Julian Ako.
May 20, 2015
KS Kapālama Hawaiian Language Kumu Hans Wilhelm shares the story of haumāna connecting to the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage through hands-on cultural activities.
May 07, 2015
Five University of Hawai‘i student-athletes recently shared some knowledge about sports, academics, college life and representing their Polynesian heritage, with a group of nearly 100 middle school students at the KS Kapālama Kalama Dining Hall.
May 06, 2015
Hoʻokahua staffers teach students wayfaring techniques as part of the dorm’s year-long focus on the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.
May 04, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Sierra Hirayama is one of two Hawai‘i students to be named a United States Presidential Scholar, one of the nation's top honors for high school seniors.
April 24, 2015
KS Maui’s “Ka Leo o Nā Koa” and KS Kapālama’s “Ka Mōʻī” took home a combined 28 awards at the 2015 Hawaiʻi High School Journalism Awards competition.
March 11, 2015
The 95th annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest on March 20 will honor Hōkūleʻa and its worldwide voyage with its theme: “He Moku, He Kanaka: Our Pacific Seafaring Heritage.”
February 26, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Sierra Hirayama has been designated a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program. She will find out between March and mid-June if she is selected to win a National Merit Scholarship award.
February 19, 2015
The 2015 Kamehameha School Kapālama Ho‘olaule‘a is slated for Saturday, February 28, at Kōnia Field, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
January 27, 2015
A screening of 55 applicants for the KS Kapālama High School po‘o kumu (principal) position yields 33 candidates using input provided by KS stakeholders.
January 13, 2015
Park will oversee the design, management and overall effectiveness of the KSK Summer School programs and assure that they align with the campus’ K-12 Educational Plan.
December 11, 2014
Student athletes achieve success on and off the field winning BIIF championship titles in volleyball, football, cross country, bowling and riflery, and recognition for sportsmanship as well.
December 08, 2014
A four-vice-principal structure cultivates close relationships between students and administrators at the largest high school in the country.
November 19, 2014
At the start of the 2014-15 school year, Erin Regua was promoted to vice principal for the class of 2018 at the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama High School.
November 18, 2014
Dr. Scott Parker recently joined KS Kapālama High School as vice principal for the class of 2015. The school now has one vice principal assigned to each high school class.
November 03, 2014
After finishing second last season, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama junior Kaeo Kruse won the 2014 boy’s individual title, while leading the Warriors to the team title, at the Honolulu Marathon/HHSAA Cross Country State Championships at Patsy T. Mink/Central O‘ahu Regional Park on Saturday.
October 28, 2014
Artist Aaron Kawaiae‘a, illustrator of “Kohala Kuamoʻo, Naeʻole’s Race to Save a King,” donates a painting of Pauahi to Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i.
October 27, 2014
Members of the KS Hawai‘i Holoholo Hui learn about Koa tree reforestation and sheep game management with nature as their classroom.
September 02, 2014
Kamehameha Schools Maui senior Maile Sur has created KS Mauiʻs first-ever digital magazine, Nā Koa, as her Hō’ike Nui product. The magazine launched on ISSUU.com, but with a universal link, it can be uploaded to any mobile device.
August 19, 2014
Longtime KS Kapālama campus administrator and high school principal Julian K. Ako will retire at the end of this school year after 35 years of service. He has held his current position since 2005.
August 01, 2014
The Kamehameha Schools K-12 program applications for the Kapālama, Hawai‘i and Maui campuses for the 2015-16 school year are now available online at www.ksbe.edu/admissions. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.
July 17, 2014
KS Kapālama junior-to-be, Teshya Alo, won gold in the 56 kg female weight class at the FILA Cadet World Championships Thursday, in Snina, Slovakia.
June 20, 2014
The KS surf team won its first national championship at the National Scholastic Surfing Association Interscholastic Championships, besting four-time defending champ San Clemente.
June 10, 2014
Starting Thursday, June 12, some of the offices located in the Pauahi Administration Building on the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama campus will be moving up to Keōpūolani, the former girl’s dormitory, while Pauahi undergoes renovations.
June 02, 2014
Congratulations to Misty Albarado and RoseAnn Calabrese who will each take home a bag of Buddha’s Cup Kona coffee grown on KS agricultural land in Hualālai!
May 16, 2014
About 400 native students from around the world will attend the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WiPC:E) "Lā ‘Ōpio - Youth Day" at Ka‘iwakīloumoku on Tuesday, May 20.
May 05, 2014
KS Kapālama middle school students applied their classroom lessons in the real world at Kawailoa Wind farm, a joint venture between KS and First Wind, an independent renewable energy company.
April 28, 2014
KS Maui won Best in State in the online division and KS Kapālama took second place in the print division at the 2014 Hawai‘i High School Journalism Awards.
April 28, 2014
The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Athletics staff spearheaded a food drive that collected 1,290 pounds of food from high schoolers and staffers to donate to the Hawai‘i Food Bank.
March 19, 2014
The 94th Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest will be held at the Neil Blaisdell Center on Friday, March 21, starting at 7:30 p.m. It will also be shown live on KGMB, with the broadcast pre-show starting at 6:30 p.m.
March 14, 2014
KSH invites Hawai‘i island public and private school science teachers to attend a workshop on making science fun, led by renowned college chemistry professors Dr. Marv Lang and Dr. Donald Showalter.
February 13, 2014
The budding young journalists of KS Maui's award-winning student newspaper, "Ka Leo O Nā Koa," took first place in a national publication contest with its special safe driving issue, “Decide to Drive.”
January 06, 2014
Applications for KS' Explorations Series and Kula Kauwela/Summer School programs are now available. There are several changes to this year's summer programs including an earlier application deadline.
October 30, 2013
The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama middle school held its dedication for two new dormitory buildings, Nae‘ole Hale and Kaha‘ōpūlani Hale.
September 04, 2013
KS K-12 program applications for the Kapālama, Hawai‘i and Maui campuses for the 2014-15 school year are now available online. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2013.
March 07, 2013
KS high school athletic teams had a winning winter season, taking home six team state titles and 13 individual state titles.
January 14, 2013
In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, KS Kapālama had three solar photovoltaic (PV) generating systems installed on campus.
November 26, 2012
Po‘o kula Stender and po‘o kumu Veincent bring a wealth of knowledge to the KS Hawai‘i campus.
October 05, 2012
Over 500 guests, including renown Hawaiian leaders, cultural practitioners and Polynesian royalty attended the opening of the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center.
September 20, 2012
Kawaikini New Century Public Charter School and Kanuikapono Learning Center will be receiving a much anticipated shipment this Saturday, September 22.
August 06, 2012
The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama middle school held its dedication for two new buildings, Ka‘ōleiokū and Keli‘imaika‘i. The two buildings are ready for the start of the 2012-13 school year, which began on Friday, Aug. 10.
June 04, 2012
Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i and Maui campuses were recently granted an accreditation term of six years by the Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) – the longest term attainable for member schools. This is the second six-year accreditation for both campuses which were started in 1996.
February 23, 2012
Few of us would choose to relive our teenage years but over 600 KS Kapālama parents did, by attending the campus' recent Back to School Day. The annual event allows parents a glimpse into the daily rigors of middle school students from testing chemical reactions in science class to climbing the 122 steps to Kekūhaupi‘o Gym.