January 12, 2018
This year, Mrs. Barsamian’s 8th Grade Mixed Media Class participated in an international service-learning project known as the Memory Project. The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to raise money and create portraits for youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges, such as neglect, abuse, loss of parents, and extreme poverty. The portraits help the children feel valued and important.
January 10, 2018
Starting with the class of 2022, students across Kamehameha Schools campuses will have the same graduation requirements, founded on the achievement of the E Ola! Learner Outcomes.
September 27, 2017
Fifth grade students at KS Hawaiʻi send a message of hope, aloha and perseverance through mele (song) to Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
August 23, 2017
KSK ʻ15 alum Kaulana Apelu is awarded a full football scholarship in a surprise presentation at Oregon football practice.
August 22, 2017
KS Kapālama seniors are soliciting service providers interested in receiving help. If you know of an organization with a service project that needs manpower contact information is provided.
May 23, 2017
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi’s Kaunaloa dual credit program provides a supportive environment where students can seize the opportunity to get ahead.
April 26, 2017
As Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia both arrive in Tahiti to celebrations, a youth delegation of 15 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna travel to represent Hawaiʻi.
April 17, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hōʻike features two plays by Clarence Waipa, sharing stories of two nineteenth century aliʻi bound by a common fate.
March 17, 2017
The freshmen class of 2020 became the first 9th grade class since 2006 to win both the combined class competition and the outstanding musical performance at the 97th Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.
March 13, 2017
For 97 years, the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest has brought the Kapālama campus together in a night to celebrate mele and connect its haumāna to a shared Hawaiian heritage and culture. Watch it live on Friday, March 17!
March 01, 2017
As the Mālama Honua worldwide voyage is coming to a close, the next generation of navigators prepares by taking on one of the most challenging legs to Rapa Nui.
February 28, 2017
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 28, 2017
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi's annual, all-school performance will feature two works of historical fiction written by Clarence Waipa.
January 13, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi’s NPR From the Top performance of selections from Hāʻupu hits airwaves this week, streaming now and on-air this Saturday on KANO 91.1 FM.
January 12, 2017
KS Maui students from the Ola Nā Iwi club provided labels in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi that are being used at Pukalani Superette.
January 09, 2017
The new head of school is a 1995 Kamehameha Schools graduate, who most recently served as principal of Mountain View High School in Orem, Utah.
November 30, 2016
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi’s annual student-led ʻAha Makahiki continues to celebrate and build a strong Hawaiian cultural foundation.
November 23, 2016
KSH 2009 graduate Kanoe Ho is the inaugural recipient of the Ryan Higa Foundation award recognizing individuals who work hard to make a difference.
November 23, 2016
To cultivate a strong Native Hawaiian identity to instill confidence and resiliency in our learners, Kamehameha Schools promotes participation in cultural practices, like hula.
November 08, 2016
The KS Maui ʻohana recently gathered for its its bi-annual tradition of Pōʻalima ʻUlaʻula (Red Friday). Haumāna strengthened their Native Hawaiian identity by participating in numerous activities across the island.
October 31, 2016
NPR’s nationally syndicated show, From the Top, returns to Keaʻau in November and this time will feature students performing selections from Hāʻupu.
October 27, 2016
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 13, 2016
The Pauahi Foundation and Kamehameha Schools honor Dill for his exemplary service to Hawaiian keiki and families as co-founder of Partners in Development Foundation.
September 23, 2016
Seven KS Kapālama elementary teachers earn Master of Education degrees in curriculum studies as part of the two-year program.
June 30, 2016
Joy “Hauʻoli” Motta is the first poʻokumu (principal) for KS Hawaiʻi’s fourth kula, Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy.
May 27, 2016
Preview the traveling version of the Hawaiian language opera “Hāʻupu” on June 4 at the UH-Hilo Performing Arts Center and June 7 at the Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium.
May 24, 2016
Where are they going? What are they majoring in? Where do they see themselves in 10 years? A tri-campus collection of seniors share their plans for the future.
May 20, 2016
Tony Award-winning vocalist Idina Menzel invites KS Maui Hawaiian Ensemble students onstage during performances at The Best of IBM employee recognition event in Wailea.
May 18, 2016
Several students paddled in the 2016 IVF Vaʻa World Elite and Club Sprints Championships in Queensland, Australia. Ashley-Anne “Kahaiā” Morishita, Shayna Tamanaha, Kylie Pastor, Abby Kaina, Hailey Kalama and Tiyanni Mahi were among the students from Kamehameha to go.
May 18, 2016
Hōkūleʻa collects another historic moment as it reaches Washington D.C. and is joined by a tri-campus delegation from KS.
May 18, 2016
Where are they going? What are they majoring in? Where do they see themselves in 10 years? Six KS Hawaiʻi seniors share their plans for the future.
May 18, 2016
Where are they going? What are they majoring in? Where do they see themselves in 10 years? Five KS Kapālama seniors share their plans for the future.
May 18, 2016
Where are they going? What are they majoring in? Where do they see themselves in 10 years? Five KS Maui seniors share their plans for the future.
May 13, 2016
In what started as a way to decorate plain wall space within its interior, the girls of the Kapi‘olani Nui dormitory, on the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama campus, got a focal point and way of honoring its dorms’ namesake.
May 02, 2016
KS Maui seniors swept all of the awards at the campus’ annual ‘Aha Mele, winning the song contest’s overall award – Ka Maka o ka Ihe – for the second year in a row.
April 25, 2016
KS Hawaiʻi celebrates three BIIF championships earned in an 85-minute span on Saturday, including its first golf team title and individual honors in judo.
April 18, 2016
Students will compete in the national Academic Decathlon competition next week in Anchorage, Alaska.
March 20, 2016
Highlighting a decade-long partnership between KS Maui and the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College in celebration of Early College Week (March 20-26).
March 17, 2016
Kamehameha Schools students share their manaʻo on how campus traditions like Song Contest, Hōʻike and ʻAha Mele allow them to embrace their Native Hawaiian identity.
March 10, 2016
KS Kapālama alumni Christine Hitt and Matthew Dekneef instill an appreciation for Hawaiian culture, history and tradition into the stories of the travel magazine.
March 01, 2016
Meet KS Maui PE teacher and athletic coach Lemoe Tua who triumphed over adversity to land the career of his dreams! His story is one of many being shared as part of “I Mua Kamehameha.”
January 28, 2016
KS Kapālama 2005 graduate Marissa Pagud encourages her classmates to “always find the light” on their path to happiness.
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 08, 2016
High school haumāna practice the values of generosity and community service by raising funds, canned goods and public awareness to benefit the Hawai‘i Food Basket.
December 21, 2015
A new KS Hawai‘i tradition, the Senior Expo, allows students to showcase their work and perseverance.
December 15, 2015
KS Maui high school haumāna win nine awards taking top honors at the county-wide music and art competition dedicated to the preservation of Hawaiian culture.
December 14, 2015
“He Koa Mau A Mau - Forever a Warrior,” the latest CD from the highly acclaimed KS Kapālama keiki chorus, is now available for sale and digital download. A dollar from every CD sold will benefit breast cancer research. The chorus, directed by KS Kapālama Elementary School music kumu Lynell Bright, has performed at local, national and international events.
December 11, 2015
KS Kapālama Middle School students were treated to a panel discussion with KS alumni who are current student-athletes at UH and HPU.
December 11, 2015
Book collectors Kraning and Haney gift a rare book to KS Maui in remembrance of Poʻo Kula Lee Ann DeLima who passed away in November.
November 25, 2015
Students and staff host a mahalo lunch and blessing for Akina and the collection of Hawaiian artifacts he’s donated to the campus’ library over the past 11 years.
November 18, 2015
The haumāna greeted the crew of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage in Cape Town with ‘oli, mele and hula. The students’ two-week visit includes opportunities for cultural-educational exchange and community service.
November 13, 2015
Student delegates convene and come up with four principles for all to follow.
October 15, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama sophomore Auli‘i Cravalho has been cast in the Walt Disney Animation Studios movie, “Moana,” to be the voice of the title character.
August 31, 2015
Celebrating the campus’ 20th anniversary, Kamehameha Schools Maui staff and students planned activities on, or around, the 20th of every month during the 2015-16 school year.
June 15, 2015
This story and ʻŌiwi TV video capture the intelligence, perseverance and humility of Kawena Hirayama who was recently recognized as one of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors by being named a 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar.
June 05, 2015
Thomas, a recent KSH graduate and salutatorian of the class of 2015, overcame autism and won a Gates Millennium Scholarship this year.
May 11, 2015
Award-winning student journalist and future collegiate soccer player Maile Sur extends her strive for excellence to everything she touches.
May 04, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Sierra Hirayama is one of two Hawai‘i students to be named a United States Presidential Scholar, one of the nation's top honors for high school seniors.
April 24, 2015
KS Maui’s “Ka Leo o Nā Koa” and KS Kapālama’s “Ka Mōʻī” took home a combined 28 awards at the 2015 Hawaiʻi High School Journalism Awards competition.
April 20, 2015
For the second year in a row, the KS Hawai‘i Academic Decathlon team placed second in the U.S. Academic Decathlon competition, beating teams from across the nation.