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February 8, 2024

Haumāna say mahalo to counselors during National School Counseling Week

During National School Counseling Week at KS Kapālama, haumāna showed gratitude for the help they’ve gotten from counselors.

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December 6, 2023

New department helps young alumni transition into college, career and life after graduation

In October at Oregon State University, recent Kamehameha Schools grads found themselves gathered together, surprised to be gifted with a taste of home: spam musubi handmade by Derrick Kang.

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December 1, 2023

Midkiff staff spearheads expanded program of Lā Kūʻokoʻa activities at Kula Kiʻekiʻe

Kumu at Kula Kiʻekiʻe’s Midkiff Learning Center were busy this month, with a full slate of activities honoring Lā Kū‘oko‘a, Hawai‘i’s Independence Day, commonly celebrated from 1844 until 1895, when the Provisional Government took over and replaced the holiday with Thanksgiving.

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October 20, 2023

New KSK Campus Security Center blessed during Safe Schools Week

Heads bowed for a pule, Capt. Thomas “Sonny” Santos KSK’92 and his security staff welcomed a blessing in the newly christened Nāihe Campus Security Center.

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October 18, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Kula Waena is first Hawaiʻi school to earn international honor

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Kula Waena recently received a prestigious recognition from an international organization of educators, which called E Ola! a model to build self-esteem and cultural pride that other schools should learn from.

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October 16, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi haumāna is championing mental health awareness on campus and on-screen

Sophomore Ziona Launiu supports her peers as a member of the Young Leaders Council for the “My Life. Just Listen.” campaign

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October 10, 2023

KSK kumu shares experience in ethnomathematics at national math teachers’ conference

KSK Kula Waena kumu Sydney Kealanahele draws attention to the community agreements that help to set an overall cultural tone for her math class.

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September 29, 2023

Experience E Ola!: KSK Kula Waena earns national recognition

The newest installment of our Experience E Ola! video series shines a spotlight on our Kula Waena ‘ohana.

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September 28, 2023

Kamehameha Schools education leader wants to revolutionize student testing

Chelsea Keehne, with Kamehameha Schools’ Kealaiwikuamoʻo Division wants to challenge educators, parents, and the community to rethink how students could be assessed with an emphasis on the types of learning that will stay with haumāna for a lifetime, instead of just long enough to take a test.

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September 14, 2023

KS haumāna take ‘ōiwi leadership to a global stage at the United Nations

This weekend, 11 haumāna from KSK Class of 2027 embark on a journey to represent Hawai‘i on one of the largest political stages of the world: the United Nations in New York City. In New York, they will participate in a panel discussing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how the United States is taking action toward achieving those goals by 2030.

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September 11, 2023

Kamehameha Schools ‘ālapa haumāna program fosters excellence on and off the field

The world-class athletics program at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama is molding haumāna into alakaʻi through its E Ola! approach rooted in ʻōiwi culture and character development.

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August 28, 2023

Kamehameha Schools haumāna offer pule to uplift and support Maui ʻohana

Through heartfelt pule, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna send their aloha, hope and encouragement in a video message.

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June 6, 2023

Experience E Ola! Learning entrepreneurship with a lāhui focus

Before our KSK sixth graders leave the comforts of Kula Ha‘aha‘a, they all participate in a project-based lesson that teaches important E Ola! values and skills through an entrepreneurship activity culminating in a marketplace event where haumāna market and sell their products with proceeds going to support community organizations.

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May 16, 2023

New tri-campus scholarship brings post-secondary dreams to reality

Recipients of the Poʻo Kula Scholarship, a new tri-campus award for haumāna pursuing a bachelor’s degree, share their thoughts on personal growth, the impact of Ke Aliʻi Pauahi’s legacy, and how their experiences as students of Kamehameha Schools have shaped their paths towards a brighter future.

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May 2, 2023

Get out the vote – Oʻahu

Civic engagement starts in our own community, in our own neighborhood. More and more Native Hawaiians are stepping up to lead. This year, over 100 Native Hawaiian candidates are running for a seat on their neighborhood boards.

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April 26, 2023

Upcoming ‘Lāhui Rising’ event focuses on kānaka ʻōiwi representation in movies, TV and theater

Kumu, haumāna, ʻohana and all members of our kaiāulu are invited to attend a dynamic panel conversation about the telling of Hawaiian stories and representation of Hawaiians on stage, film, and TV. Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Kānaka Onscreen: Who’s Telling Our Stories?” This in-person event will be held at our center on May 2, 2023 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

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April 10, 2023

Upcoming in-person event: “Moananuiākea, A Voyage for Earth: Reclaiming the Sea Road to Alaska.”

Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Moananuiākea, A Voyage for Earth: Reclaiming the Sea Road to Alaska.” This in-person event will be held at Kaʻiwakīloumoku on the Kapālama campus on April 18, 2023, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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April 3, 2023

KS education technology hui expands knowledge base during Lone Star State huakaʻi

Members from the KS ET Education Technology Services team recently attended the SXSW EDU 2023 conference in Austin, Texas where they had the opportunity to explore the latest trends and innovations in education.

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April 3, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Mānaleo Elizabeth Kauahipaula shared her ‘ike with KS haumāna

In this Kūkahekahe, ʻIke Hawaiʻi Cultural Development Director Keʻala Kwan shares a haliʻa aloha – a fond remembrance – of Elizabeth Kauahipaula, one of several mānaleo (native speakers) who visited KS Kapālama Hawaiian language classes.

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January 19, 2023

Large contingent of KSK haumāna take part in ʻOnipaʻa Peace March

Over 1000 KS Kapālama haumāna and kumu proudly chanted and waved hae Hawaiʻi as they marched through the streets of Honolulu for the annual Onipaʻa Peace March.

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January 3, 2023

KS Children’s Chorus spreads message of hope with new CD

In its latest project – a CD titled “Nā Pono Hawai‘i” (Beloved Hawaiian Virtues) – the keiki chorus puts its hallmark blend of showmanship and cherubic glee behind 10 songs centered around nā waiwai Hawai‘i.

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September 1, 2022

KS Kapālama middle schoolers capture Little League World Series championship

KSK haumāna Tau Purcell, Kaeo Nouchi, Jonnovyn Sniffen, and Kama Angell, along with members of the Honolulu Little League team, powered their way to earn the 2022 Little League Baseball World Series title Sunday afternoon, defeating Curacao 13-3 in Williamsport, Pa.

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February 1, 2022

Naeole named new KS Kapālama kahu

Manu Naeole KSK’96 has been named the kahu of Bishop Memorial Chapel. His kuleana includes tending to the spiritual needs of the campus’ K-12 community.

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