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It's a great time to join the Kamehameha Schools ʻOhana!

Kamehameha Schools is searching for a Senior Counsel, Litigation to provide legal services, representation, advice and training to KS leaders and staff with regard to litigation and litigation-related matters. Subject areas include real estate, finance, insurance, construction, contracts, collections, employment, education and risk management.

Position requirements include:

  • Juris Doctorate.
  • Minimum of 8 years of commercial or other relevant civil litigation experience.
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Hawai'i and the US District Court, Hawai'i.
  • Sound judgment and analytical skills necessary to identify legal/business issues, formulate strategy and resolve issues. Must be able to identify and resolve complex issues, weighing costs, benefits, risks and effects of proposed solution.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate and work with all levels of KS staff and outside parties, as well as maintain open communication with peers in the community.
  • Excellent writing skills to prepare correspondence, memoranda, reports, legal documents and presentations. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports as well as communicate general and sensitive information to internal and external parties.

This is a Hybrid position which provides work from home flexibility on an approval basis. If you’re interested, we’d love to hear from you! Please click on the position title above to view the job posting or click on "Search Job Openings" below to browse all open positions or use filters to narrow your search.

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Kamehameha Schools is a private educational trust founded in 1884 by Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, she dedicated her assets to improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians. Pauahi’s vision of ho‘ōla lāhui — revitalizing a people — drives us to help shape a thriving and vibrant future for Native Hawaiians.

As an educational institution, students are at the center of all we do. Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment for individuals who embrace culture and diversity, are growth minded, and understand that pilina — relationship building — both internal and external are critical to our success. We are deeply committed to strengthening Hawaiian identity throughout our organization and finding the right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to our mission.

With the support of over 4,000 regular and temporary staff, Kamehameha Schools believes in enabling our students to grow into culturally engaged local and global servant leaders of their communities.

Kamehameha Schools’ current workforce is comprised of full- and part-time, on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at locations across Hawai‘i pae ‘āina (group of islands), including three K-12 campuses, 29 preschools, and other regional and support offices. Download our brochure to learn more about the type of positions offered and how to apply.

Kamehameha Schools’ greatest priority is to provide a safe learning and working environment for our haumāna and staff. In order to create a strong culture of safety, we expect all employees, with steadfast determination, to exemplify KS’ core values of:


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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