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June 3, 2024

Mālama Ola Minute: Hydration hacks for your ʻohana

From water-rich snacks to refreshing routines, discover fun and practical tips to keep your family hydrated and healthy all summer long.

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May 28, 2024

Native plant project garners international science fair award for two KS Maui haumāna

Two KS Maui haumāna have earned yet another honor for a groundbreaking environmental invention. Their biofiltration sock prototype using live pili grass garnered a prize at an international science fair on the continent.

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May 16, 2024

KS Maui Māhele Lalo haumāna celebrate return of hōʻike by honoring ancestors

After a four-year hiatus, Ka Hōʻike returns to the ʻAʻapueo campus on Friday, May 17.

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May 14, 2024

Latest issue of I Mua magazine focuses on Lahaina recovery and more

I Mua magazine 2024, Issue 1 is out online and in your home. This edition includes manaʻo from alumni who have demonstrated great resilience after the devastating Lahaina fire.

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May 6, 2024

Kumu Appreciation Week: Celebrating KS Preschools kumu

As part of Kumu Appreciation Week, we salute the kumu mentoring our youngest learners at KS Preschools across the pae ʻāina.

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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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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. 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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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. 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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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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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 1, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Maui esports team rockets to success with six state championships in Rocket League

The Kamehameha Schools Maui esports team has taken the high school competitive gaming scene by storm with its incredible track record of success. The team has been dominating the competition with six state championships in Rocket League, but their latest season was a different story.

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Feb. 2, 2023

Kauakiaweopuʻuohala: Kahului Airport’s Newest Fire Truck Gets Its Name from KS Maui 8th Graders

Young ʻōiwi leaders from Kumu Kehani Guerrero’s eighth-grade advisory period put in a semester of research and collaboration to bestow a culturally rich name for Kahului Airport’s newest fire truck.

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Jan. 25, 2023

Alum Noah Harders’ ‘Otherworldly’ Creations Make It to the Honolulu Museum of Art

The popularity of Noah Harders’ Instagram creations — a meld of Hawaiian aesthetics and his “otherworldly” imagination — lead to him getting an offer from the Honolulu Museum of Art to showcase his talents in a full exhibit.

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Jan. 19, 2023

One of the Largest Renewable Energy Microgrids on Maui Is Right Here on Campus

In an innovative step for our ʻAʻapueo campus, Kamehameha Schools Maui has installed one of the largest clean energy microgrids on the island, which will reduce reliance on fossil fuels by $5.8 million over the next 20 years.

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Jan. 12, 2023

Long Island University Volleyball Finds Its Captain: KS Maui Alum Kale Spencer

Though just a freshman at Long Island University, Kale Spencer, KSM’22, was selected by his volleyball teammates and coaches to be one of three team captains.

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Jan. 4, 2023

Traditional Hale Building Sparks Joy for Science and ʻIke Kūpuna

The building of a hale waʻa sparked renewed enthusiasm for science and ʻike kūpuna among Māhele Lalo haumāna. The fourth- and fifth-graders learned traditional lashing and knotting techniques, hale oli protocol and applied their science knowledge to construct a hale in just 12 days.

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Dec. 15, 2022

A Final Founder’s Day for Rev. Kalani Wong

For more than 20 years now, the Rev. Kalani Wong has served the haumāna, kumu, staff and ʻohana of KS Maui as its kahu, shepherding the ʻAʻapueo flock through life’s blessings and challenges. KS Maui’s 27th Founder’s Day will be the last time Wong presides over the affair.

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Dec. 7, 2022

Alum Bailey Onaga Is Revitalizing the Community Through Public Art

Bailey Onaga, KSM’09, has been making a name for herself as a muralist and public artist. The work of this ʻōiwi leader can be seen everywhere from the streets of Wailuku to Maui beach parks.

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Nov. 30, 2022

Uncovering Moʻokūʻauhau: Workshops Equip Haumāna & Community With Research Tools

KS Maui Librarians Geri Kimoto and Kumu Ketra Arcas introduced haumāna and the community to Hawaiian database resources to assist those eager to research their own genealogies.

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Nov. 10, 2022

Mahalo for Your Service: KS Maui Alumni Embody Alakaʻi Lawelawe

A cadre of KS Maui alumni have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we gathered reflections from a few of our graduates about alakaʻi lawelawe — servant leadership — embodied by our founder Ke Aliʻi Bernice Pauahi Bishop.

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Nov. 3, 2022

Building Strong Relationships Through Moʻolelo

Wā Moʻolelo, centered around the Kamehameha Schools Maui value of pilina, is a monthly opportunity for K-5 haumāna to meet different groups of leaders, kumu, and even Māhele Luna (6-12) students from across the Maui campus. Each class receives a visitor who reads from a story special to them.

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Sept. 29, 2022

Reviving Traditional Place Names One Sign at a Time

Kamehameha Schools Maui haumāna helped bless a new ahupaʻa sign that identifies the traditional name of the land where the school resides. For years KS Maui has worked to help revive the use of ʻAʻapueo as the place name of our community.

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Aug. 24, 2022

New College & Career Counselors Span Every Grade Level

In an ambitious push by KS Maui to boost college readiness, college and career counselors spanning kindergarten through senior year will be working with haumāna and their ʻohana in preparing them for every aspect of life after KS Maui.

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