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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June 09, 2017

Our Kakaʻako to celebrate SALT dedication with Hōkūleʻa homecoming and Night + Market

The mega block party slated for Saturday, June 17 from 5-10 PM will include ‘ono food, entertainment, Mālama Honua video highlights, and a special screening of Disney’s “Moana.”

June 01, 2017

Cherished kūpuna honored on Kaua‘i

Former State Representative Ezra Kanoho (KSK’45), historian Aletha Kaohi (KSK’48) and civic leader Thelma Black (KSK’48) were honored as part of Keiki to Kūpuna at the Koloa Landing Resort at Po‘ipū on Kaua‘i.

May 26, 2017

KS earns NAIOP awards for Kakaʻako and Haleʻiwa commercial projects

KS received two awards from the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Commercial Real Estate Development Association for its commercial projects located in Our Kakaʻako and Haleʻiwa.

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 08, 2017

Blessing held to mark start of removal of Keauhou Beach Hotel

KS held a blessing recently to mark the start of the process to remove the old Keauhou Beach Hotel at Kahalu‘u Ma Kai. The blessing ceremony signaled the beginning of interior alteration construction or “soft demolition” of the interior.

April 21, 2017

Farm Fresh Produce available in Punalu‘u

KS partners with local farmers to launch “Farm Fresh Produce,” a community-supported agriculture program at Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms. The CSA launches on April 22.

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

Chaminade scholarship supports students seeking STEM careers

Applications for the second cohort of Hoʻoulu STEM Scholars are being accepted now.

February 21, 2017

One for the Lāhui

Kamehameha’s Kalani Peʻa dedicates his Grammy award to the students and families that KS serves every day

January 23, 2017

Hawaiian culture, art shine through via innovative mural project

KS and Urban 808 artist Prime Hina partner with the Queen's Medical Center to strengthen the cultural identity of troubled youth and reroute them toward good and industrious behaviors.

December 08, 2016

Pe‘a honors nā pua a Pauahi with Grammy-nominated album, ‘E Walea’

Hawaiian Resource Coordinator and singer-songwriter Kalani Pe‘a dedicates his debut album to the children of Pauahi and the families KS serves every day.

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 19, 2016

PA‘I Foundation to showcase MaMo artists and crafters at Paʻakai Marketplace

Native Hawaiian artists, crafters and cultural practitioners will shine at Paʻakai Marketplace slated for Friday, Oct. 21, from 5-9 p.m. at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.

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.