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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April 17, 2017

Ka ‘Iu O Hoku brings the stories of Leleiōhoku and Ka‘iulani to the stage

KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hōʻike features two plays by Clarence Waipa, sharing stories of two nineteenth century aliʻi bound by a common fate.

July 29, 2016

KS Hawaiʻi on their way to the Fringe

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi performing arts students are heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to present a historical performance.

March 08, 2016

KSH haumāna hit the airwaves to promote ‘Hāʻupu’

KS Hawaiʻi students fly to Oʻahu to perform, field questions and raise and excitement for their 13th annual Hōʻike, featuring “Hāʻupu” - an original Hawaiian language opera.

March 06, 2015

KSH hō‘ike honors the Hawaiian Renaissance through original play

The cultural heroism of Hawaiian leaders inspired the play featured in KS Hawaiʻi High School’s annual hō‘ike, “E Paepae Hou ‘Ia Nā Pōhaku: Sustaining a Solid Foundation.” Performances are slated for March 12 and 13.

March 10, 2014

The Battle of Kuamo‘o takes the stage at KS Hawai‘i Hō‘ike

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i's annual hō‘ike will once again feature a Hawaiian opera on March 13th and 14th at Koai‘a Gymnasium. This year's hō‘ike tells the story of the battle of Kuamo‘o that took place after a power struggle following Kamehameha the Great's death. This eventually resulted in the end of the kapu system.

March 21, 2013

KSH students break new ground with annual Hō‘ike

This month, KS Hawai‘i presented its annual Hō‘ike, performing a groundbreaking new opera, entirely in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian language).