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 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.

June 14, 2017

KS earns Hawaii Business magazine Developer of the Year Award

KS earned the accolade for using its 1,500-acre commercial real estate portfolio to improve community conditions for Native Hawaiians.

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.”

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 17, 2017

Pa‘akai Marketplace at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako to feature MAMo Artists

Get your shop on while supporting Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs at Pa‘akai Marketplace, slated for May 19 and 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Kamehameha Schools retail complex SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.

February 09, 2017

Education innovation, collaboration, and Hawaiian culture come together on KS’ commercial property

Through a team partnership with staffers from various departments, Kamehameha Schools finalized the naming of a new collaborative learning facility in Mōʻiliʻili called Hālau ʻĪnana ma Kapaʻakea.

February 08, 2017

POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi paints a cultural canvas in Our Kakaʻako

Starting Feb. 11, local and international artists from POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi will begin painting multiple murals for the community to enjoy throughout the innovative Our Kakaʻako and SALT at Our Kakaʻako.

January 10, 2017

Lights! Camera! Action!

KS Kapālama haumāna recently enjoyed an outdoor learning experience at a once-in-a-lifetime huakaʻi to Waimea Valley where they witnessed the filming of the motion picture, “Jumanji.”

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 11, 2016

Foodie alert! Win tickets to this year’s Urban Lūʻau

Enter to win two tickets to the KS-sponsored Urban Lūʻau on Wednesday, October 26 at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako, and get a 20 percent employee discount on tickets!

October 04, 2016

Legend of naupaka comes to life in Kaka‘ako murals

Local street artist Kamea Hadar portrayed the Hawaiian legend of the naupaka flower on the parking structure of the KS retail complex, SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.

September 15, 2016

Applications available for Kaka‘ako rental units

Tenant applications are being accepted for The Flats at Pu‘unui, a condominium on KS land in Kaka‘ako. The units are reserved for middle-income earners.

June 21, 2016

Green is named director of Enterprise Finance

Adam Green's kuleana includes analyzing KS’ endowment resources and developing financial strategies to support the success of Native Hawaiian learners.

June 15, 2016

Donation station benefits education community

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.

May 17, 2016

KSK middle schoolers witness the innovation and impact of Our Kakaʻako

Their urban huakaʻi included a visit to SALT at Our Kakaʻako, interaction with business owners, and a kūkākūkā with KS Trustee Lance Wilhelm.

April 27, 2016

KS earns award for embracing Hawaiian language and culture at Kapālama Center

Kamehameha Schools has earned the Kūlia I Ka Nuʻu Award for incorporating Hawaiian language and culture throughout its retail complex, Kapālama Center. The award will be presented by the Kuini Piʻolani Hawaiian Civic Club and ‘Ahahui ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi. Kūlia I Ka Nuʻu means “strive for the summit.”

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 22, 2016

Innovation and collaboration are the cornerstones to success in Kaka‘ako

A KS cross-functional team structures the trust's first-ever leasehold equity investment to build and operate Kaka‘ako’s Keauhou Lane.

January 29, 2016

KS cultivates a cultural space at Keauhou Bay

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 22, 2016

Our Kakaʻako comes to life - 2016 update

New shops and businesses will soon be opening their doors in the urban community and in two years more than 1,200 residents will call it home.

October 30, 2015

KS garners planning award for Haleʻiwa Store Lots

The American Planning Association calls the North Shore redevelopment project “a new standard for local historic preservation projects.”

September 15, 2014

KS names interim CRED director

With the departure of Paul Quintiliani, senior director of the Commercial Real Estate Division at Kamehameha Schools, Chief of Staff Walter Thoemmes has taken on the added responsibility of overseeing day-to-day operations of the division for an interim period.

December 03, 2013

KS to convert mall complexes to ground leases

Completing the strategy announced in October, Kamehameha Schools said today it intends to offer for sale the buildings and other improvements at Hawai’i Kai Towne Center and Windward Mall in Kāneʻohe while retaining ownership of the underlying land.

November 21, 2013

Sig Zane is among retailers at Pinch of Salt event

Hilo-based clothing designer Sig Zane will debut some of his latest products, and lead a talk-story session at Saturday's 'Pinch of Salt for the Holidays,' a shopping event in Kakaʻako.

October 03, 2013

GIS meeting puts KS on the map

KS Land Information Management and Services staffers wowed the local geographic information systems community at a recent industry meeting at KP.

September 26, 2013

KS breaks ground for Haleʻiwa Store Lots

KS broke ground today for its Haleʻiwa Store Lots commercial center along with reps from Allied Builders System, the project's general contractor.

September 19, 2013

T&C Surf and Fatboys among tenants at Hale‘iwa Store Lots

Hale‘iwa Store Lots tenants will include businesses, retailers and restaurants, many with roots on the North Shore.

September 18, 2013

Honolulu Night Market hosts 1st anniversary bash

Trot out your trendiest white party wear and head on over to Our Kakaʻako this Saturday for the first anniversary of the Honolulu Night Market!

September 12, 2013

Royal Hawaiian Center reopens Royal Grove

The KS-owned Royal Hawaiian Center recently reopened its Royal Grove garden and Helumoa Hale visitor center with a blessing and rededication. [VIDEO]

August 22, 2013

Six-Eighty is finalist for national home builder award

KS' Six-Eighty residential project in Kaka‘ako is recognized for its superior development concepts, design, management, and marketing.

July 26, 2013

Innovative community planned for Our Kaka‘ako

KS is teaming up with Stanford Carr Development to build an innovative mixed-use residential project in Our Kaka‘ako called Keauhou Lane.

July 09, 2013

KS keeps industrial vibe in new Kaka‘ako development

The low-rise industrial silhouettes of Kaka‘ako’s warehouses will be kept when KS transforms a city block into a dining, shopping and community space called Salt at Our Kaka‘ako.

July 02, 2013

Sharon Gi Named Newest Development Manager

Sharon Gi recently joined Kamehameha Schools’ Commercial Real Estate Division as Development Manager.

June 10, 2013

Alumni tour KS legacy lands

For the first time ever, KS' Alumni Week celebration featured tours of the trust's agricultural and commercial properties including talking-story sessions with farmers and business owners.

May 27, 2013

Real estate pros name KS Company of the Year

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties members recently named KS Member Company of the Year for enriching O‘ahu communities.

April 17, 2013

Kamehameha Schools’ Our Kaka‘ako redevelopment team expands with two new hires

Kamehameha Schools added two new team members to its Our Kaka‘ako redevelopment team effective April 8.

February 08, 2013

Redevelopment project preserves Hale‘iwa’s unique character

KS hires a historic conservation architect to assure that attributes of the town’s existing buildings are preserved.

December 07, 2012

A Kaka‘ako Christmas

Bypass bustling shopping malls this weekend and make a beeline for Kaka‘ako where you’ll find the most unique gifts and urban eats around!

October 16, 2012

Applications available for Kaka‘ako loft spaces

Get in on the ground floor of the lofts at Six Eighty, KS’ newest Kaka‘ako address. The rental units are priced from $1,100 to 1,400/mo.

October 10, 2012

Kaka‘ako clean-up is a kākou effort

A diverse and hardworking group of volunteers pitched in to beautify Mother Waldron Park on Cooke Street in Kaka‘ako. The cleanup was sponsored by KS.

September 27, 2012

Honolulu Night Market at Kaka‘ako makes its debut

Cutting edge food, fashion, art and entertainment will converge at the first-ever Honolulu Night Market at Kaka‘ako on Saturday, September 29.

September 27, 2012

Starbucks Perks up Kakaʻako

KP coffee addicts have grounds to be excited! Starbucks Kaka‘ako opens on Friday, September 28, to serve up coffee and a spectrum of signature drinks.

July 05, 2012

Mō'ili'ili festival to feature Japanese entertainment & street eats

In Japan, a torii, or gateway symbolically marks the passage to sacred ground. In Honolulu's bustling university district of Mō‘ili‘ili, a torii gate stands as a symbol of friendship between two countries and serves as a reminder of the area's unique history.