February 26, 2018
Calling all kumu to sign up for the 10th annual KS Ed Tech Conference on June 5-6 at the Neil S. Blaisdell Center.
February 22, 2018
The annual Hōʻike, presented on March 15 and 16, highlights a pivotal moment in Hawaiʻi’s history when the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi was left without a successor to the throne.
February 21, 2018
KSH senior Kahiau Kiyuna’s science fair project earned him the UH Hilo Chancellor’s Award, which includes a one-year tuition scholarship to UH Hilo
February 20, 2018
Annual Hoʻolauleʻa activities at both KS Kapālama and KS Hawaiʻi will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24. Donʻt miss the fun, great entertainment and ʻono food!
February 20, 2018
KSHʻs boys soccer team won their first state title with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Kapaʻa on Saturday night.
February 14, 2018
KS Kapālama Interim Kahu Sherman Thompson shares how Lent can not only be a time for abstinence, but redemption as well. And KS Hawai‘i Christian Education Instructor Kensy Apaka gives his mana‘o on how to avoid falling into the “If only” trap.
February 13, 2018
Nine KS students earned commended student or semifinalist designations by the National Merit Scholarship Program this year.
February 06, 2018
Nine KS educators recently achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified teachers at KS to 73 – more than any other private school system or public school region in the state!
February 05, 2018
After runner-up finishes in 2016 and 2017, the KS Hawaiʻi team upset a previously unbeaten Saint Francis team to earn the programʻs fifth title.
February 01, 2018
Unleash your ʻōiwi genius into the world with KS Hawaiʻiʻs summer innovations academy. Seats available for students in grades K-12.
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.
December 11, 2017
Tri-campus graduation requirements and emphasis on ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi mark an important step forward as we integrate as one Kamehameha Schools education system.
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.
September 19, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi Dean of Studies Dr. Clint Anderson's slam poetry performance serves as a voice for a new University of Hawaiʻi “Be a Hero, Be a Teacher.” campaign.
August 03, 2017
Educators worldwide continue to brainstorm methods to incorporate culture into classroom curriculum – something KS Hawai‘i chemistry kumu Joel Truesdell has been doing for decades.
July 25, 2017
Newly named KSH Middle School Interim Principal Dr. Tehani Day formerly served as interim curriculum and assessment coordinator.
May 23, 2017
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi’s Kaunaloa dual credit program provides a supportive environment where students can seize the opportunity to get ahead.
May 09, 2017
In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Day, the Kamehameha Schools news team asked a handful of KS alumni: “Who was your most inspirational kumu?”
April 21, 2017
A one-time-only performance of KS Hawaiʻi’s “Hāʻupu” will take place in Castle Theater on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
April 18, 2017
The annual student-driven production decides to tackle the challenge of creating a 360-degree video for the hula festival’s website.
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.
April 06, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi chemistry teacher Joel Truesdell was recognized with the National Science Teacher Association Shell Science Teaching award.
March 30, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hawaiʻi Island TechEd Collaboration conference will take place on Mar. 31.
March 10, 2017
Lent can offer you a chance to overcome anxiety or heal a broken heart. Learn how in these Lent devotionals shared by KS Hawai‘i Elementary School Principal Dr. Kathleen Werner and Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard.
February 28, 2017
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi's annual, all-school performance will feature two works of historical fiction written by Clarence Waipa.
January 24, 2017
After a pilot with KS Maui, Hiʻikua Student Helpline is now available for all Kamehameha preschool and K-12 campus students.
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.
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 07, 2016
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.
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.
September 29, 2016
Students in kumu Karyl Ah Hee’s fifth grade class at KS Hawaiʻi use Project Kuleana to learn more about their own kuleana (responsibilities).
September 20, 2016
Dr. Holoua Stender presents Nā Kula ‘o Kamehameha with a Tri-Campus Education Tactical Plan to journey KS campuses forward.
September 05, 2016
This message is to confirm that all Kamehameha Schools campuses, preschools, community education programs and business offices will be open as usual on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
September 01, 2016
Based on new Hawaiʻi Department of Education and Maui County information, updates have been made to Kamehameha Schools’ programs and operations in Maui County.
August 31, 2016
This message is to update you on the status of Kamehameha Schools educational programs as Tropical Storm Madeline passes Hawaiʻi Island and approaches Maui, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi and Oʻahu.
August 30, 2016
KS operations on Hawaiʻi island, including campus, preschools, community programs and business offices, will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, August 31, in anticipation of effects from Hurricane Madeline.
July 29, 2016
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi performing arts students are heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to present a historical performance.
July 26, 2016
Makalapua Naʻauao is a unique four-year pilot scholarship program that aims to increase the four-year graduation rate of Native Hawaiian students.
July 14, 2016
Middle School Principal Scott De Sa has been tapped to serve as associate head of school for the Hawaiʻi campus. Former KSK Vice Principal Renee Martin will serve as interim poʻo kumu.
July 11, 2016
Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands.
July 07, 2016
The KS Hawai‘i ‘ohana welcomes accomplished educator Dr. Kathleen Werner as the campus’ new elementary school principal.
June 30, 2016
KS Hawai‘i redesigned its campus outreach program, Hālau Kupukupu, to be a new school for the campus with expanded capacity and kuleana to better deliver upon Kūhanauna (SP2020).
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
KS Hawaiʻi senior Kaluhikaua Kaʻapana’s legacy project connects Native Hawaiian schools in a day full of learning and growing together.
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.
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.
April 01, 2016
KS Hawaiʻi students and kumu produce a featured video for the annual Hilo festival that connects them to their ancestors and their island.
March 29, 2016
Hawaiʻi island residents and visitors celebrated the life and legacy of King Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III. The events marked the 16th annual tribute hosted by Kamehameha Schools.
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 09, 2016
KS Hawaiʻi will host the March 29 conference which focuses on blending culture-based education with twenty-first century skills and technology.
March 08, 2016
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.
January 28, 2016
Applications are being accepted for KS’ Explorations Series, summer school and new Kilohana Wai‘anae and West Hawai‘i programs.
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.
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 13, 2015
Student delegates convene and come up with four principles for all to follow.
October 20, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i will be the first to perform in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i in the history of the world’s largest performing arts festival.
July 30, 2015
Five KS Hawai‘i students attend and present at the International Society of Technology in Education conference in Philadelphia this summer.
July 29, 2015
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
The KS Hawai‘i ‘ohana is celebrating the appointment of interim elementary school principal Phil Aganus, and elementary school vice principal Waianuhea Paleka.
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 20, 2015
KSH students and staff have been invited to perform at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the worldʻs largest performing arts festival.
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.
April 09, 2015
KS alumni will share their passion for hula, Hawaiian language and culture at this week’s Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo. Find out who's competing and view the event's live telecast and online streaming schedule.
March 06, 2015
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.
February 26, 2015
Hawaiian 2 project gives high school haumāna a chance to use their classroom knowledge to benefit the greater Hawaiian community, providing charter school keiki with tech tools and culturally relevant learning materials.
February 23, 2015
KS Hawai‘i science academy teacher Layne Richards is one of ten Hawai‘i finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
February 11, 2015
Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy offers new and exciting courses for public and private school students on Hawai‘i Island. Apply by Feb. 14.
January 21, 2015
Shevalyn Yamaguchi is among 15 students statewide to earn a spot on the Schatz Seniors Internship Program which provides hands-on experience in community outreach.
January 07, 2015
Apply now for KS' Explorations Series and Hawai‘i and Kapālama campus summer school programs. All summer program applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered to KS by February 14, 2015.
December 11, 2014
Student athletes achieve success on and off the field winning BIIF championship titles in volleyball, football, cross country, bowling and riflery, and recognition for sportsmanship as well.
November 06, 2014
Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Elementary School keiki celebrate the International Day of Peace with “art from the heart,” the Pinwheels for Peace project. [VIDEO]
November 04, 2014
KSH senior Lily Ayau is named a Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Program and credits KS kumu for her academic success.
October 28, 2014
Artist Aaron Kawaiae‘a, illustrator of “Kohala Kuamoʻo, Naeʻole’s Race to Save a King,” donates a painting of Pauahi to Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i.
October 27, 2014
Members of the KS Hawai‘i Holoholo Hui learn about Koa tree reforestation and sheep game management with nature as their classroom.
October 06, 2014
KS Hawaiʻi first graders hear a firsthand account of what it’s like to be a crew member on the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. [VIDEO]
September 04, 2014
Togas are the rage among KS Hawai‘i juniors today as the students celebrate Greek Day, a high school tradition dating back to the campus' first junior class in 2004. [VIDEO]
May 23, 2014
KS Hawai‘i junior Ciarra-Lynn Parinas was recently recognized for her writing in the BYU high school writing contest. Read her award winning essay "The Weapon I Have Come to Love".
May 14, 2014
Senior Bram Paikuli is one of three Hawai‘i students to win the prestigious national scholarship.
August 01, 2013
KS Hawai‘i instructor Joel Truesdell is using Hawaiian cultural activities to make learning relevant to his students.
March 06, 2013
KSH teamed up with the Hawai‘i Police Department to prepare staffers for the possibility of a campus shooter. Read what you should do if you witness suspicious activity at work, in this write-up.