June 14, 2018
Community Investment collaborators gathered this week with the KS East Hawai‘i Region team to share their experiences with each other and potentially join forces to build capacity for future community ventures for the benefit of the Hawaiian people and culture.
June 14, 2018
The event for the Honouliuli Ahupua‘a community will feature healthy and ‘ono food samples, keiki activities, gardening workshops, sports and fitness demonstrations, health and wellness community resources, prizes, giveaways and much more!
June 06, 2018
Through mele, storytelling, and art, keiki of Pa‘auilo along the Hāmākua Coast share the moʻolelo of Ali‘i ‘Ai moku ʻUmi-a-Līloa, a moʻolelo about this place that teaches the values of loving and caring for this ʻāina.
May 30, 2018
Nearly 70 ‘ohana engagement staff and educators from across the state representing seven Department of Education (HIDOE) complex areas took part in Kealapono’s ‘Ohana Engagement Conference held recently at the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center on the campus of KS Kapālama.
May 24, 2018
The Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association and the Pauahi Foundation have partnered to create a new scholarship for Native Hawaiian students pursing a college degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or business.
May 23, 2018
Native speakers are needed to help staff KS-Bishop Museum's “Ua Ao Kaiwiʻula: Celebrating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Wayfinding and Culture” on the museum’s Great Lawn on Saturday, June 23. The event will culminate with a public screening of the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi version of the motion picture “Moana.”
May 21, 2018
At a recent Pū Pa’akai lunch presentation at Kawaiaha‘o Plaza, the community collaborative work of the Strategy & Innovations (S&I) Group was presented to a packed room.
May 14, 2018
Kamehameha Schools will continue its commitment to the Wai‘anae Coast community by building the Agnes Kalaniho‘okaha Cope Community Learning Center (Cope Center) in Nānākuli.
May 10, 2018
KS has developed a student well-being framework for its education programs that supports the whole child and will serve as the kahua – or foundation – of student success.
May 08, 2018
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, KS shared a special video this morning on KGMB’s “Hawai‘i Now.”
May 08, 2018
Members of KS leadership and staffers from throughout the organization kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week by presenting makana (gifts) to Kamehameha Schools kumu across the state.
May 07, 2018
KS treasures its teachers, and starting during Teacher Appreciation Week, communities throughout O‘ahu will know just how much! Select KSK school will sport banners with the keiki message: “Mahalo e nā kumu for putting us first!”
May 04, 2018
DISRUPT, the 2018 Kamehameha Schools Education Technology Conference will take place on June 5 and 6 at the Blaisdell Center. Register by May 18.
May 02, 2018
While some college-bound seniors and underclassmen are still honing in on prospective career paths, students at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama are already well on their way to cultivating potential job opportunities.
April 30, 2018
Akaʻula School and Kamehameha Schools are partnering to provide more Moloka‘i children the opportunity to attend the independent school which serves students from grades five through 12, 70 to 80 percent of whom are Native Hawaiian.
April 25, 2018
More than 40 program staff and educators representing 15 community partners teamed up with KS’ ‘Āina Ulu program team recently to share mana‘o and engage in Native Hawaiian cultural practices on the historically significant land in Kohala on Hawai‘i island, where Kamehameha I was born.
April 23, 2018
As part of its commitment to student safety, KS is providing a series of sessions on preventing sexual misconduct, which have been attended by more than 2,600 employees across the state thus far, to increase awareness by staff and faculty.
April 16, 2018
Kamehameha Schools and Oceanit – a major advocate for introducing computer coding to Hawai‘i schools – were recently awarded the Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hawai‘i Venture Capital Association.
April 13, 2018
Nearly 1,000 community members, collaborators and volunteers were at today's Wai‘anae Coast Keiki Spring Fest, which connected Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers.
April 13, 2018
Culture-based learning was at the heart of a lesson on Hawaiian fish pond care at Waiāhole loko iʻa near Keaukaha on Hawai‘i island.
April 11, 2018
The Kamehameha Schools-sponsored event connects Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers in their community.
March 23, 2018
Nearly 100 attendees from organizations encompassing the mental health, medical, education, social service and faith-based fields engaged in a KS-sponsored workshop aimed at instilling an understanding of the issues facing multiple communities.
March 20, 2018
Their input will help strengthen the program by giving valuable insight into industry trends that will impact education and employment for the next generation of Native Hawaiian leaders.
March 15, 2018
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 13, 2018
Applications are being accepted through April 1 for Chaminade University’s Ho‘oulu STEM scholarship created in partnership with KS to grow the number of Native Hawaiians graduating with science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.
March 09, 2018
Native Hawaiian fashion designer Manaola Yap has partnered with Kamehameha Schools to launch Hale Kua, a philanthropic project to honor his commitment to Native Hawaiian artistry and promote indigenous entrepreneurship.
March 07, 2018
The “Ke Ali‘i Collaboration” will provide $500,000 in tuition assistance to Native Hawaiian students at St. Andrew's Schools. The need-based financial aid will be available starting with the 2018-19 school year.
March 05, 2018
More than 50 golfers hit the links to raise funds for scholarships awarded to Hawai‘i island students. The Pauahi Foundation tournament was hosted by the exclusive Nanea Golf Club in Kailua-Kona.
March 01, 2018
Thanks to a $2.7 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) partnership grant, Wai‘anae Coast students have more opportunities to succeed both in high school and as they pursue college degrees.
February 27, 2018
KS collaborates with Neil Hannahs' Ho‘okele Strategies to perpetuate the program aimed at cultivating kānaka leaders with a strong sense of kuleana for the natural and cultural resources in Hawai‘i and around the globe.
February 22, 2018
KS and UH have partnered to create the Punalu‘u Archaeological Field School which will create an “outdoor classroom” for students to identify, document and investigate archaeological features, artifacts and other culturally significant materials in the region.
February 14, 2018
With the mantra of “Healthy children learn better” as a rallying force, the Kamehameha Schools Kaua‘i Region team partnered with KS preschools to sponsor and volunteer at the inaugural West Kaua‘i Early Learning Health & Education Fair.
February 12, 2018
Hale ‘O Māmalu - named after the nearby bay and means to shade or protect and bring together - will serve as a gathering place as KS works with partners in the community to address key issues affecting the lāhui in the ahupua‘a of Punalu‘u.
February 02, 2018
In an effort to provide a forum connecting Kamehameha Schools alumni, leaders and community partners, the popular Warrior Networking series made its first stop in Ko‘olaupoko this week.
January 23, 2018
KS Innovations team gathers passionate leaders from across the pae ʻāina to improve their skills and expertise through launa ʻōlelo – dialogue, and interaction.
January 17, 2018
Through KS community investment partner, Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke, Nakua Konohia-Lind learned skills that took him many places including sailing on Hōkūle‘a as part of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.
January 12, 2018
Ten local businesses will soon take the next step towards expansion as part of Mana Up, a local initiative which helps companies with island roots entice a global audience.
January 11, 2018
A wish came true for Bishop Museum during the holiday season. KS donated 180 “retired” computers – including PC and Mac desktops, laptops and tablets – to the museum after its leaders sent out a public plea for kōkua.
January 09, 2018
Starting Jan. 10, Our Kakaʻako will be hosting a farmer’s market every Wednesday from 4-7pm in the courtyard at the Flats at Puʻunui, located on KS land.
January 02, 2018
The public will get a glimpse at the impact Kamehameha Schools is having on people across our pae ‘āina in a series of six short videos being released on Kamehameha Schools social media channels.
October 19, 2017
Early learning providers in Hāna gather to map out strategies to benefit the educational needs of Hāna keiki. This first-time collaboration is seizing on opportunities while working to overcome challenges.
October 16, 2017
The integration of math, science, architecture, engineering and other academic principles into the cultural website enables students to see the real-world relevance of their classroom curriculum.
October 13, 2017
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.
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 17, 2017
Hālau ʻĪnana programs will focus on Native Hawaiian leadership development, social entrepreneurship, and innovation to support students as they transition from high school to college and onto careers.
August 07, 2017
This summer, 62 Wai‘anae Coast high school juniors earned college credits at the University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu campus with help from the new Early College Summer Scholars program.
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 14, 2017
The Pauahi Foundation awarded over $700,000 in college scholarships to more than 200 students in fiscal year 2016, a 20 percent increase in total dollars awarded from the previous year.
June 01, 2017
Former State Representative Ezra Kanoho (KSK’45), historian Aletha Kaohi (KSK’48) and civic leader Thelma Black (KSK’48) were honored as part of Keiki to Kūpuna at the Koloa Landing Resort at Po‘ipū on Kaua‘i.
May 09, 2017
The KS-sponsored community event on the evening of May 19 will feature ‘ono food, awesome entertainment and will honor three cherished KS alumni.
March 22, 2017
KS has partnered with the Castle Foundation to grant $2.1 million to Windward Community College to expand its successful Early College High School program which helps Windward Oʻahu students earn college credits while attending high school.
February 23, 2017
Kamehameha Schools, in collaboration with Hawaiian culture-based community education program Keiki O Ka ʻĀina, is hosting Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms’ first-ever Board & Stone Class.