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Oct. 24, 2023

Kamehameha Schools, public teachers union partnership delivers aloha, school supplies to Maui keiki

Kamehameha Schools and the Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association formed a partnership rooted in aloha to deliver free backpacks filled with school supplies to hundreds of haumāna impacted by the Aug. 8 wildfires.

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Oct. 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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Oct. 9, 2023

KS Maui haumāna recognized for resilience and excellence

Three Kamehameha Schools Maui haumāna are the inaugural recipients of the Ke ʻAno Koa – Warrior Mindset award. Hāweo Fuqua (Grade 5), Ka‘ikena Guzman (Grade 8) and Kealoha Baricuatro (Grade 12) were honored during halftime of the Sept. 29 home football game alongside their kumu and ʻohana.

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Oct. 4, 2023

KS in the news: October 2023 edition

From the bright lights of a Broadway musical to the gridiron and points between, Kamehameha Schools alums, staffers and ʻohana continue to do great things. Here’s a roundup of recent KS newsmakers.

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Oct. 2, 2023

KS Maui kumu receives outpouring of aloha upon her return to campus

KS Maui kindergarten kumu Cathy Honda KSK’82, who lost her home in the Maui wildfires, received an outpouring of aloha when she returned to campus.

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Oct. 2, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute - Nurturing connections during tough times: A guide to staying close

In challenging times, maintaining connections with loved ones, be it family or friends, becomes an essential source of comfort and support. Whether dealing with distance, personal struggles, or global crises, staying connected can be a powerful way to navigate through difficulties together.

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Sept. 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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Sept. 25, 2023

KS Maui football players represent more than their school on the field

Four KSM Maui varsity football players share manaʻo about representing, not just their kula, but also West Maui, where they’re from.

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Sept. 21, 2023

KS Maui Lā Kūpuna event provides respite to West Maui ʻohana

Celebrating its second year at Kamehameha Schools Maui, the Lā Kūpuna event welcomed over 250 grandparents of haumāna from grades K-5 on Wednesday (Sept. 13) at the māhele lalo campus.

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Sept. 18, 2023

Standing together with our Maui community

Several Kamehameha Schools employees with deep roots and connections to Lahaina are now focusing their work on the healing and recovery ahead for Maui. Together, they allowed KS to respond to urgent needs and deploy resources immediately.

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Sept. 11, 2023

KS Maui haumāna and ‘ohana receive support from lāhui

Support continues to pour in KS Maui haumāna and ʻohana affected by the wildfires. The Kamehameha Schools Resource Center in Wailuku as well as the Keōpūolani Hale on campus have been instrumental in those efforts.

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Sept. 5, 2023

KS Maui haumāna receive support from KS Kapālama haumāna

The Associated Students of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama presented over $11,000 in donations raised for KS Maui ‘ohana directly impacted by the wildfires. KS Maui students and their ‘ohana have been donating their own time and resources to recovery efforts too.

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Aug. 31, 2023

Lahaina haumāna return to the KS Maui campus with kōkua from two special staffers

The decision for some Lahaina parents to send their young keiki back to Kamehameha Schools Maui in the wake of the devastating wildfires was difficult and largely relied on two factors, or in this case, two special staffers.

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Aug. 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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Aug. 24, 2023

Kamehameha Schools limahana, alums support Maui Ola benefit concert

Using the power of mele to heal and restore, a lāhui-driven effort resulted in a hugely successful Maui Ola concert, benefitting those impacted by the Maui wildfires.

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Aug. 21, 2023

Kamehameha Schools students on Maui return to campus and preschool sites after devastating wildfires

Kamehameha Schools Maui and ʻAʻapueo and Paukūkalo preschools welcomed haumāna back on August 17, more than a week after destructive wildfires sparked on Maui. School leaders carefully planned the return to ensure that employees, students and ʻohana receive the vital support needed for healing and the long road ahead.

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Aug. 14, 2023

KS Maui’s inaugural Kahu, Kalani Wong, retires after 21 years of service

After 21 years of devoted service to Kamehameha Schools Maui’s haumāna, ʻohana, kumu and staff, Kahu Kalani Wong steps into retirement, marked by a heartfelt Service of Release attended by a multitude of well-wishers who shared fond memories and heartfelt aloha.

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Aug. 11, 2023

Join us in supporting the Maui Community

Families have lost their loved ones, homes, businesses and cherished belongings. As a united ‘ohana, Kamehameha Schools and Pauahi Foundation stand alongside the people of Maui, offering our unwavering support, strength and aloha. Let us come together to make a difference and kōkua Maui.

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Aug. 11, 2023

CEO Message: Our heartfelt aloha for Maui

Our heartfelt aloha goes out to the island of Maui, to all its residents, and to every member of our extended Kamehameha Schools ʻohana affected by the devastating wildfires.

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Aug. 10, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute:  Parent and caregiver’s guide to support ʻōpio during and after a natural calamity

This special edition of Mālama Ola Minute was written by Danny Goya, a Trauma Informed Care trainer, and strategy consultant II in Kamehameha Schools’ Strategy & Transformation group.

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Aug. 9, 2023

Most Kamehameha Schools sites on Maui will be closed on Thursday and Friday

Here is an update on the impact of the ongoing wildfires on Kamehameha Schools Maui sites for the rest of the week.

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Aug. 9, 2023

Welina mai! Back to school celebrated at Nā Kula ʻo Kamehameha

It’s a rite of passage dating more than 130 years. Haumāna across the pae ʻāina have returned to the classroom. Here are some photos marking this momentous occasion.

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July 31, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Strategies for managing screen time and technology use in your ʻohana

In this month’s edition, we want to provide you with strategies for managing screen time and technology use within your family, ensuring a healthy balance between digital engagement and real-world experiences.

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July 25, 2023

KS in the news: July 2023 edition

Our Kamehameha Schools organization, haumāna and alumni have garnered news coverage in recent weeks for excellence in ʻōiwi leadership, ʻāina stewardship and Hawaiian culture-based education.

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July 12, 2023

Ocean safety tips for a fun and safe summer at the beach

Mālama Ola Minute is a series brought to you by the Kamehameha Schools Mālama Ola Division to increase awareness, promote discussion, and offer tools to improve the physical and mental health of our haumāna.

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July 6, 2023

Kamehameha Schools expands ʻāina stewardship with acquisitions on Maui that include Kaupō Ranch lands

Kamehameha Schools has recently made two land acquisitions in southeastern and north Maui, adding more than 5,500 acres to its ʻāina portfolio.

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June 29, 2023

Weekly devotional: Go beyond

Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 shares how a recent strawberry picking adventure with his moʻopuna revealed manaʻo about having faith to go outside your comfort zone.

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June 23, 2023

Weekly devotional: Old ideas, new situations

Kahu Manu Naeʻole KSK’96 shares manaʻo on those times when we wondered, “why do I need to learn this? I’ll never use this again!” Turns out these seemingly insignificant lessons can pay big dividends later.

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June 21, 2023

Kamehameha Schools ʻālapa haumāna take part in tri-campus summit

Dozens of haumāna from all three campuses recently took part in an athletics leadership summit. The gathering served as an opportunity to build pilina across the campuses and further develop ʻōiwi leadership skills.

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June 19, 2023

KS in the news: June 2023 edition

From Juneau, Alaska to Hawaiʻi Island and points in between, Kamehameha Schools’ global impact is reflected in this latest “KS in the News” roundup.

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