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College scholarships and internships

From our littlest keiki to those exploring higher education and career development, we’re here to help nurture the dreams of all Native Hawaiian learners. Beyond high school, learning continues in different shapes and forms. Explore opportunities to continue your development.

Ka‘i Lanakila Scholarships

Tri-campus graduates from classes of 2022 and 2023 are eligible for the Ka‘i Lanakila Scholarship. You will be emailed instructions on how to complete the application and submit required documents.

  • Application opens: October 3, 2022
  • Application deadline: January 6, 2023

KS college scholarships

Multiple scholarships available in one application, including the Na Ho‘okama a Pauahi and Ho‘okawowo scholarships. KS college scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need and are committed to contributing to the lāhui.

  • Application opens: Oct. 3, 2022
  • Application deadline: Jan. 6, 2023

Pauahi Foundation

Pauahi Foundation offers a variety of scholarships by private donors for undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Application opens: Oct. 3, 2022
  • Application deadline: Dec. 2, 2022


Kāpili ‘Oihana

Kāpili ‘Oihana is committed to being a catalyst to develop pathways and skills in industries that are providing Native Hawaiian rich workforce opportunities. We will use this Fall 2022 to connect with our employer partners in preparation for Spring 2023 internships.

We look forward to connecting employer partners and student interns for Spring 2023 opportunities.

Should you need support or have any questions, please reach out via email:

Need kōkua?


(808) 534-8080 or 1-800-842-IMUA and press 3 (Neighbor Island/Continental U.S.)


Schedule help:

Kawaiaha‘o Plaza

567 South King St
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 523-6200

KS Hawai‘i

16-716 Volcano Rd
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

KS Kapālama

1887 Makuakāne St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 842-8211

KS Maui

275 ‘A‘apueo Pkwy
Pukalani, HI 96768
(808) 572-3100