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 15, 2018

Manaola shares mana‘o with KS ‘ohana

In an interactive session with KS staff at Kawaiaha‘o Plaza appropriately dubbed “Na‘au or Never,” Native Hawaiian fashion designer Manaola Yap implored attendees to look for the answers within.

March 14, 2018

KS ‘ohana joins nationwide walkout supporting gun violence prevention

Standing in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and educational institutions across the country, KS students and staffers took part in the student-led walkouts supporting gun violence prevention.

March 14, 2018

KS Maui kumu named Hawaiʻi Art Educator of the Year

KSM ​Elementary School art teacher Diane Fell received the honor from the National Art Education Association. The award recognizes excellence in professional accomplishment and service by a dedicated art educator.

March 06, 2018

KS expands its Kilohana Summer Program

The place-based Kilohana Summer Program for middle schoolers focuses on cultivating math skills in haumāna, while helping them embrace their Hawaiian identity in a modern world. New program sites include Hāna, ‘Ewa and Waialua.

February 26, 2018

Kapālama senior earns top spot at district science fair and trip to national competition

KSK senior Tojo Abella won first place at the HAIS district fair and will compete at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh.

February 26, 2018

Register now for the KS EdTech Conference, DISRUPT 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

KS Hawaiʻi Hōʻike shares story of 1874 election through rock opera

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

KS Hawaiʻi senior wins scholarship to UH Hilo

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

KS Hawaiʻi wins boys soccer state title

KSHʻs boys soccer team won their first state title with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Kapaʻa on Saturday night.

February 16, 2018

Innovation, creativity win KSK students a national gingerbread contest

KS Kapālama Robotics team won Flik’s national gingerbread house contest with their Interactive Clock Tower.

February 13, 2018

Students honored for National Merit academic achievements

Nine KS students earned commended student or semifinalist designations by the National Merit Scholarship Program this year.

February 12, 2018

New grade levels, new courses this summer at KS Maui

Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama has expanded options for summer including dual-credit and wayfinding courses for high schoolers. Register by Feb. 15.

February 08, 2018

Soccer legend Ching returns to kick it with KS Kapālama athletes

Retired soccer legend Brian Ching recently returned to his alma mater to share some words of inspiration with the campus’ high school soccer players.

February 06, 2018

KS tops the state in national board-certified teachers

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 01, 2018

Register for Hālau Kupukupu summer courses by Feb. 15

Unleash your ʻōiwi genius into the world with KS Hawaiʻiʻs summer innovations academy. Seats available for students in grades K-12.

January 29, 2018

How your brain learns and neuroscienceʻs impact on teaching

Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Ph.D. will visit Kamehameha Schools for a series of presentations on learning and teaching using neuroscience as a foundation

January 25, 2018

Education innovation highlighted on The Conversation

KS Senior Education Consultant Dr. Evan Beachy took part in a Hawaiʻi Public Radio panel discussion on education in Hawaiʻi.

January 10, 2018

New grad requirements show commitment to Hawaiian identity and consistent educational experience

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 13, 2017

KS Kapālama ES ornaments adorn D.C. Xmas tree

Na haumāna of KSK Elementary School were selected by the National Park Service to create ornaments to adorn a Hawai‘i Christmas tree in D.C.!

December 11, 2017

New graduation requirements bring KS campuses closer to system integration

Tri-campus graduation requirements and emphasis on ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi mark an important step forward as we integrate as one Kamehameha Schools education system.

December 06, 2017

KS Kapālama girls’ volleyball team honored by Mayor Caldwell, Honolulu City Council

The KSK Warrior wāhine were honored on Dec. 6 after claiming the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I title earlier in the fall.

November 08, 2017

Ke Kanakolu arts-education program helps keiki create culturally significant murals statewide

Ke Kanakolu is an innovative arts-education program created in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Ke Kula Kaiapuni Hawai‘i, the DOE’s Hawaiian Language Immersion Program.

October 26, 2017

KS moves forward on next phase of Keauhou Beach Hotel removal

KS is moving forward with the next phase of transforming Kahalu‘u Ma Kai into a world-class educational and cultural center. The public should be aware of construction activities in the vicinity of the hotel.

October 25, 2017

Explore the Innovatorʻs Mindset with George Couros

Author and educator George Couros will present a series of talks on Oct. 30 to explore the key elements of innovation in education.

October 13, 2017

Kelling named Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year

Ke Kula ʻo Samuel M. Kamakau Laboratory Public Charter School Director Dr. Meahilahila Kelling received the KS Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year award for two decades of advancing Native Hawaiian education.

October 10, 2017

KS research confirms that learners thrive through Hawaiian culture-based education

Download “Mohala i ka wai...” the largest, most comprehensive study of Hawaiian culture-based education completed in Hawaiʻi! The KS study confirms that HCBE is positively associated with student socio-emotional outcomes, which in turn support educational and lifelong achievements!

September 27, 2017

KS Hawaiʻi Elementary School mele inspires Harvey survivors

Fifth grade students at KS Hawaiʻi send a message of hope, aloha and perseverance through mele (song) to Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

September 15, 2017

Innovative video game workshop powered by teamwork

Participants in the collaborative workshop brought to life beloved mo‘olelo ranging from the tale of Hi‘iakaikapoliopele to the legend of Kamapua‘a.

August 25, 2017

Kapālama convocation brings whole campus together

The annual tradition introduces the spiritual theme for 2017-2018 and celebrates the start of the school year through song, dance and inspiring words.

August 23, 2017

KS alum earns scholarship through hard work, perseverance

KSK ʻ15 alum Kaulana Apelu is awarded a full football scholarship in a surprise presentation at Oregon football practice.

August 22, 2017

KSK Class of 2018 looks to give back with Senior Service Day

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.

August 01, 2017

KS Kapālama receives maximum seven-year WASC/HAIS accreditation

The seven-year Western Association of Schools and Colleges/Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools accreditation is the highest achievement attainable for member schools.

July 28, 2017

Nationally recognized Kamehameha Scholars program showcased at WIPCE

KS counselors share how the culturally infused educational program can impact indigenous students, with attendees of the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education.

July 25, 2017

Day will serve as KS Hawai‘i kula waena interim po‘okumu

Newly named KSH Middle School Interim Principal Dr. Tehani Day formerly served as interim curriculum and assessment coordinator.

July 10, 2017

National distinction bestowed upon Kamehameha Scholars program

Kamehameha Scholars – a KS community education program that helps public and private high schoolers reach their higher education goals – was the first community education program ever to be recognized by the American School Counselor Association.

May 18, 2017

New era of storytelling blends technology, culture

Kanaeokana – the kula Hawai‘i network of ʻōlelo Hawai‘i, Hawaiian culture and ʻāina-based schools from the preschool to university level aimed at strengthening Hawaiian education – is offering the culture-based video game production workshops entitled “He Au Hou,” – the new era.

March 13, 2017

Hae Hawai‘i on display in Kawaiaha‘o Plaza lobby

The mural-like Hae Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Flag) will remain on display through the end of the week. The piece was created by 180 students from 14 Hawaiian-focused schools across the state.

March 08, 2017

Kamehameha Scholars program earns national acclaim

In a first-of-its-kind national honor for a community education program, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has selected Kamehameha Scholars as a Recognized ASCA Model Program.