November 16, 2017
Our East Hawai‘i KS ‘ohana participated in the annual ‘Aha Makahiki O Keaukaha as a collaborative effort with our Kūamahi Kealapono and Nā Kula Kamali‘i teams.
October 19, 2017
Early learning providers in Hāna gather to map out strategies to benefit the educational needs of Hāna keiki. This first-time collaboration is seizing on opportunities while working to overcome challenges.
August 29, 2017
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.
November 21, 2016
Former interim KS Culture-Based Education director Kaimana Barcarse will support KS' West HI region from the Kohala end of Laupāhoehoe to the East Kaʻū.
September 07, 2016
Guided by cultural principles and practices KS Community Engagement and Resources leaders gathered for the summer solstice to secure mana for their work ahead.
August 22, 2016
Former KS Kapālama Vice Principal Hailama Farden continues his service to Ke Ali‘i Pauahi’s legacy as regional director for Kona Oʻahu (Honolulu).
August 15, 2016
KS recently facilitated the first large-scale gathering of Native Hawaiian schools to advance culture-based education across the state, addressing Goal 1 of SP2020.
August 04, 2016
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 13, 2016
KS’ Community Engagement & Resources Group has substantially completed its reorganization process this past fiscal year. In alignment with Kūhanauna, the Regional Strategies and Statewide Operations divisions are paʻa (solid, secure) with nearly all key leaders on board.
July 11, 2016
Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands.
June 30, 2016
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 www.pauahi.org.
June 20, 2016
The Hawai‘i Youth Challenge Academy prepares participants for entry-level jobs to decrease the socioeconomic implications of high school dropout on students, their families and the community.
June 15, 2016
Since opening its doors in April, the KS Donation Station has received more than 7,000 pounds of gently-used educational items donated from members of the KS ‘ohana.
June 08, 2016
Venus Rosete-Medeiros oversees regional planning, strategy and action-oriented implementation throughout Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi as part of KS' CE&R Group.
June 03, 2016
The KS Community Engagement and Resources Group focuses on improving educational outcomes for Native Hawaiians in West Hawaiʻi and West Oʻahu.
May 04, 2016
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!
April 15, 2016
Free gently used KS furniture and supplies are available at the station for Kamehameha departments and educational collaborators, in an effort to reduce KS’ ecological footprint.
March 31, 2016
Workshop participants receive a free classroom energy kit valued at $300 and reimbursement for substitute teacher costs. Sign-up for April 12 workshop on Oʻahu.
March 02, 2016
CJ Woods helps keiki connect with the phases of the moon as part of her program externship with KS.
March 02, 2016
Join the Waiʻanae Coast Region team at this month’s Hulikoʻa Kaiāulu Scholar Speaker Series event. Two guest speakers will share their personal stories on the importance of pursuing educational and career aspirations.
February 22, 2016
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.
February 18, 2016
Staff volunteers are needed for the upcoming Wai‘anae Coast Keiki Spring Fest slated for Friday, April 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wai‘anae District Park.
February 03, 2016
A Kamehameha Schools ‘āina-based collaboration is teaching college students to be wise stewards of Hawaiʻi’s precious cultural resources.
January 29, 2016
Kilohana is a five-week, regionally focused program for students in Wai‘anae and West Hawai‘i that uses a Hawaiian culture-based approach to cultivate college readiness and teach an intensive math curriculum.
January 29, 2016
KS has transformed its former commercial property at Keauhou Bay, damaged by the 2011 tsunami, into a natural space filled with lush native Hawaiian foliage.
January 28, 2016
Applications are being accepted for KS’ Explorations Series, summer school and new Kilohana Wai‘anae and West Hawai‘i programs.
January 26, 2016
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.
January 19, 2016
Sustainability Manager Amy Brinker will share information on KS' eco-conscious efforts around energy, water, waste, carbon and ʻāina at the Feb. 9 lunch presentation.
January 15, 2016
Huliko‘a Kaiāulu on January 19 will present research and findings around pregnancy intention and contraceptive decision-making among Native Hawaiians.
January 07, 2016
The first-ever ‘Aimalama Lunar Conference incorporates ʻāina-based learning to share the wisdom of cultural practices informed by the lunar cycle.
December 28, 2015
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.
December 16, 2015
Former Laupahoehoe Public Charter School Director Alapaki Nahale-a will ensure that KS resources are maximized.
December 03, 2015
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.
December 02, 2015
Former Kaua‘i County Housing Director Kamuela Cobb-Adams will ensure that KS resources are maximized within its O‘ahu regions.
December 01, 2015
Sign-ups for KS’ koa tree-planting program on Hawaiʻi island start on Dec. 4. The hands-on experience is open to full-time staff members. All travel, food, and lodging accommodations are provided by KS.
November 24, 2015
KS is a strong supporter of the 10-day festival because nearly 70 percent of Hawaiʻi’s coffee is grown on Kamehameha land.
November 09, 2015
Over 100 KS staffers packed the KP Kaiona Room for the first Pū Pa‘akai lunch presentation about the Community Engagement & Resources Group.
November 05, 2015
KS received approval for a permit to begin the removal of the former Keauhou Beach Hotel and begin construction on a new education facility.
November 02, 2015
Nearly 70 percent of all Hawai‘i coffee is grown on Kamehameha Schools lands. KS sponsors the annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival in support of the many small coffee farmers operating on its lands.
October 29, 2015
Student interns in the program earn three college credits in Hawaiian studies or anthropology and valuable hands-on experience in cultural resource management.
October 23, 2015
KS West Hawaiʻi staffers and agricultural lessees nourish foodies with ‘ono eats and agricultural info.
October 12, 2015
KS has developed a management plan for the North Shore's Anahulu Valley to provide strategic guidance for the siting and development of educational programs, stewardship activities, and traditional and commercial agriculture in this unique landscape.
October 06, 2015
A new KS group will serve as a nexus of education services and ʻāina stewardship within the communities KS seeks to support and elevate throughout the state.
September 28, 2015
Nearly 100 education and culture advocates from across Hawaiʻi island packed into a recent Leeward Planning Commission (LPC) public hearing to show their support for Kahaluʻu Ma Kai – a West Hawaiʻi learning complex planned by Kamehameha Schools (KS).
September 03, 2015
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.
August 31, 2015
A September 17 public hearing will gather testimony on KS’ special management area use permit for the innovative cultural learning complex.