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November 15, 2023

Kamehameha Schools haumāna receive National Merit recognition

As a result of their academic success, six KS Hawaiʻi students and two KS Kapālama students have been recognized by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

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September 12, 2023

Social Spark program helps build next generation of ‘ōiwi digital creators

Five Kamehameha Schools haumāna embarked on a transformative journey through the inaugural Social Spark fellowship program. Designed to bridge a connection between the classroom and the spirit of ʻĀina Pauahi, this program nurtured young minds in a controlled and safe setting for social media, digital content development, and entrepreneurship.

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February 1, 2023

KS creates dynamic new Hawaiian language GIFs

The KS Communications and Hawaiian Language Advancement teams collaborated to create more than 20 new ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i GIFs and stickers to help users express themselves online.

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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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November 16, 2022

Honolulu Night Market returns to Our Kaka‘ako on Nov. 19

The open-air street market and block party will feature food, fashion, family activities, shopping and more, just in time for the holidays!

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November 15, 2022

Next wave of ‘ōiwi newscasters shine in latest edition of I Mua magazine

The newest issue of I Mua magazine features the next wave of ‘ōiwi newscasters; Mahi‘ai Match-Up winners who are finding innovative and ‘ono ways to strengthen Hawai‘i’s food systems; alumni and the next generation of leaders who will perpetuate Hawai‘i’s Lā Ho‘iho‘i Ea observances; and culture-keepers whose hula and mele grace local and international stages while sharing aloha with the world.

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October 25, 2022

Reviving Hawaiian place names one sign at a time

While our community is known today as Pukalani, a new street sign, located just before the right turn onto ʻAʻapueo Parkway, identifies the area as ʻAʻapueo Ahupaʻa. It’s part of a larger effort by the Maui Nui Ahupua‘a Signage Project to breathe new life into the traditional place names that fell out of favor in modern times.

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October 18, 2022

PAʻI Foundation accepting ‘ōiwi leadership grant applications

PAʻI Foundation has partnered with KS to offer Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke, a grant program aimed at cultivating ‘ōiwi leaders by elevating Native Hawaiian artists, cultural bearers and cultural practitioners.

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August 4, 2022

ProsPac selected to develop Kaliʻu residential project in Kaka‘ako

Kali‘u is the latest mixed-use development project in KS’ Kaiāulu ʻo Kaka‘ako Master Plan. The 400-foot structure will include 330 market-priced homes and 42,000 square feet of commercial space expanding the retail, grocery, and dining options in the neighborhood.

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July 25, 2022

KS partners with Hawaii Pacific Health to boost ʻōiwi leadership in the medical field

Instead of hitting the beach and sleeping in, 11 KS and KS-affiliated high school and college haumāna are spending their summer gaining real-world experience as paid interns at Hawaii Pacific Health facilities on Oʻahu and Kauaʻi.

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July 19, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Mango Salsa

In this Kūkahekahe, we share an ʻono summer recipe perfect for the end of mango season; an easy and cool mango salsa!

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June 18, 2022

Weekly devotional: Be visionaries

Reflecting on the words of Habakkuk 2:2-3, KS Kapālama Kahu Manu Naeʻole KSK’96 shares that when you find yourself in a period of rest, write down your vision for the future and continue to lean on ke Akua for he will be faithful to your wants.

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May 12, 2022

6 tips for managing end-of-school-year stress

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a fitting time to manage your child’s end-of-school stress and anxiety. Although there is no easy fix, here are six ways to help prepare your child for the transition from school to summer.

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May 6, 2022

Weekly devotional: Get unstuck

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reflects on the words of Psalms 40:1-2 which reminds us that we are not alone and whenever in doubt, seek the help of trained professionals who ke Akua may be sending your way to pull you out of the pit of destruction.

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April 20, 2022

KS/Our Kaka‘ako host entrepreneur webinar featuring KS alumni

Get inspired by ʻōiwi business leaders and social entrepreneurs in a free virtual workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, April 27.

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March 8, 2022

Arrell named director of Philanthropy

Natalie Arrell has been named director of Philanthropy within the Kamehameha Schools Office of Advancement bringing more than 30 years of experience in philanthropy and community development to the role.

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February 23, 2022

KS blesses new Kikiwelawela Preschool in He‘eia

Nestled on the grounds of St. Ann Church in He‘eia, Kikiwelawela Preschool features two classrooms and will serve up to 40 kamaliʻi beginning in March.

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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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January 14, 2022

Weekly devotional: Carrying is caring

In honor of January being named Kalaupapa Month, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reflects on a yearly trip with haumāna to help care for the patients afflicted with Hansen’s Disease. He shares, however, that in the end it was the patients who provided them with care by opening their hearts and teaching the group the importance of carrying another’s heavy load.

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January 11, 2022

KS leaders share ‘ike at Native Hawaiian Convention

KS leaders Jack Wong, Kā‘eo Duarte Wai‘ale‘ale Sarsona were among the speakers at the CNHA convention.

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October 27, 2021

KS-owned Windward Mall to welcome Target

The much-anticipated retailer will be located in the space formerly occupied by Sears.

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October 27, 2021

KS retail centers sponsor spooktacular Halloween happenings

Halloween happenings including costume contests, trick-or-treat stops and photo ops! Parents, keiki and pets are welcome.

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October 1, 2021

Weekly devotional: Helping the hurt

Echoing the words of II Corinthians 1:3-4, KS Maui <strong>Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74</strong> reminds us that the best way to help those who are hurting is through pule.

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September 20, 2021

I Mua summer issue available online

This new summer issue highlights the great work being done in the community by members of our KS ‘ohaha, and shares stories of ʻōiwi leadership showcased by KS alumni.

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September 16, 2021

Concert stream celebrates legacy of Kauikeaouli, sights and sounds of Moku o Keawe

Gather with ‘ohana and friends in the comfort of your home, Saturday, Sept. 18, from 6-8 p.m. for the streaming of the 20th Annual Tribute to Kamehameha III – A Birthday Celebration for Ka Lani Kauikeaouli. The free broadcast highlights the sights and sounds Moku o Keawe and is available at www.ksbe.edu/kauikeaouli.

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September 8, 2021

Nominations being accepted for the Empowering ‘Ōiwi Leadership Award

Nominations are being accepted through Sept. 17 for the Empowering ʻŌiwi Leadership Award (E OLA), sponsored by KS and CNHA.

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September 7, 2021

Keiki thrive as KS returns to in-person learning

Kamehameha Schools campuses are pulsing with energy and enthusiasm now that students have returned to the classroom after more than a year of distance learning.

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