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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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March 26, 2017

KS staffers share Lent devotionals for weeks four and five

KS Senior Counsel Nāhoa Lucas and VP of Strategy and Innovation Lauren Nahme reflect on how the light of God's love can help us be loving and compassionate toward others, despite their actions or beliefs.

March 15, 2017

Waʻa Wednesday: Students experience Rapa Nui and Tahiti

Nāhiku, a group of students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and Samuel M. Kamakau Public Charter School come together to represent Hawaiʻi as Hōkūleʻa arrives in Rapa Nui.

February 28, 2017

Dr. Scott Parker named new poʻo kula for KS Maui

Dr. Scott Parker has been named Poʻo Kula (Head of School) for Kamehameha Schools Maui campus. Parker is currently interim Hope Poʻo Kula (Assistant Head of School) at KS’ Kapālama campus.

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

December 07, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday – Journey along the U.S. East Coast complete

While Hōkūleʻa reaches Miami and heads for warmer waters on her journey back to Hawaiʻi, she still builds important relationships abroad and at home.

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.

November 07, 2016

KS Athletics a leader in preventing concussions

The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald released a series of articles taking a closer look at the issue of concussions and what’s being done to protect student-athletes.

July 22, 2016

Tropical Storm Darby Closes Hawaiʻi, Maui Campuses

Aloha kākou. Kamehameha Schools’ leaders are in regular contact with the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) and are monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Darby.

July 11, 2016

Harman is named director of asset management for HI island

Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands.

July 07, 2016

KS Hawai‘i welcomes new po‘o kumu

The KS Hawai‘i ‘ohana welcomes accomplished educator Dr. Kathleen Werner as the campus’ new elementary school principal.

May 20, 2016

Dr. Scott Parker named interim hope po‘o kula for KS Kapālama

Interim Po‘o Kula Debbie Lindsey has announced Dr. Scott Parker as the Interim Hope Po‘o Kula for Kamehameha Schools Kapālama.

February 17, 2016

New name for KS preschools aligns with overall school system

KS preschools were renamed Nā Kula Kamaliʻi ʻo Kamehameha to reflect the current ʻōlelo Hawai‘i naming conventions of Kamehameha campuses and educational programs, and to ensure alignment with the overall Education System structure.

January 04, 2016

Search for Kamehameha Schools Maui Poʻo Kula begins

KS Maui (KSM) announced today it will begin its search for a new Poʻo Kula (Head of School). The School recently lost its longtime campus leader, Lee Ann DeLima to illness in November.

August 18, 2015

Clevenger named Director of Internal Audit

The KS alum has a proven track record of working with large, complex organizations in a variety of industries, including Fortune 500 companies.

July 29, 2015

Nae‘ole-Wong selected as KS Hawai‘i po‘o kula

Nae‘ole-Wong has served as interim head of school for the past two months and assistant head of school for the two years prior. She replaces Dr. Holoua Stender who was recently named KS’ executive vice president for education.

July 21, 2015

KSH welcomes new elementary school leaders

The KS Hawai‘i ‘ohana is celebrating the appointment of interim elementary school principal Phil Aganus, and elementary school vice principal Waianuhea Paleka.

June 18, 2015

New kahu is named at KS Hawai‘i

Hawai’i island Kahu Brian “Kaunaloa” Boshard has been named the new chaplain of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i. He begins his new role on July 14, 2015.

June 10, 2015

Scott Topping named Executive VP of Finance

Kamehameha Schools CEO Jack Wong has named Scott Topping as Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 10, 2015.

June 08, 2015

Kāhealani Naeʻole-Wong named interim head of school for KS Hawaiʻi

The current assistant head of school will temporarily assume the post recently vacated by Dr. Holoua Stender who was named KS’ executive vice president of education.

June 05, 2015

KS Kapālama welcomes new High School Principal Sheena Alaiasa

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 12, 2015

KS Hawai‘i Po‘o Kula named to new Executive VP of Education post

CEO Jack Wong has named Dr. Robert Holoua Stender as the new Executive Vice President of Education, a position responsible for leading Kamehameha Schools’ educational programs, including preschools, K-12 campuses, community education, and Hoʻokahua.

April 17, 2015

Kā‘eo Duarte named VP of Community Engagement and Resources

Vice President of Community Engagement and Resources Kā‘eo Duarte will oversee a new operating group emerging specifically as a result of Kamehameha’s strategic plan – SP2020.

April 17, 2015

Darrel Hoke named Executive VP of Administration

Darrel R. Hoke has been named Kamehameha Schools’ Executive Vice President of Administration, and is charged with the strategic focus of helping to move all of KS towards the goal of operating as a high performing Native Hawaiian Organization.

April 17, 2015

Kevin Cockett named VP of Communications

Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer Kevin N. Cockett joins Kamehameha Schools in June 2015. He is a 1984 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and a 23-year veteran of the communications profession.

April 17, 2015

CEO names four new executives

Kamehameha Schools CEO Jack Wong today named four new leaders who will join his executive team in the next few weeks. Each brings strategic and innovative thinking to the leadership team, as well as substantial insight and career experience with Kamehameha’s educational mission and Native Hawaiian and Christian foundations.

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.

June 04, 2014

Flik to manage KS Kapālama Food Services

Effective July 1, 2014, KS Kapālama Food and Nutrition Services functions and activities will be managed and operated by Flik Independent School Dining, a contract food services management company specializing in providing healthy school dining experiences and quality food service.

June 03, 2014

Pahukula is named KS Maui Elementary School principal

Jonathan Kaleo Pahukula has been named poʻo kumu of KS Maui Elementary School. Pahukula's education career spans over 17 years.

May 01, 2014

New Direct Mail List campaign features KS staffers

Thousands of families across the state and beyond are being invited to join KS’ recently updated Direct Mail List database.

February 19, 2014

Winona White named vice president of Human Resources

Veteran human resources executive Winona White has been named vice president of Human Resources at Kamehameha Schools.

January 08, 2014

Debbie Lindsey named KS Kapālama hope po‘o kula

Kaua‘i High School Principal Debbie Lindsey has been announced as the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Hope Po‘o Kula (Assistant Head of School), filling a new position that will work closely with KS Kapālama Po‘o Kula Earl Kim and the campus’ faculty and staff.

November 25, 2013

KS bids aloha to Geraldine "Aunty Gerry" Vinta Johansen

The following message was sent to the Kamehameha 'ohana from Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation Executive Director Keawe Liu.