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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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.