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May 24, 2024

Kamehameha Schools graduates aim to empower lāhui wherever they go

Kamehameha Schools graduates face the dilemma of staying or going away for college, illustrating a wider narrative of balancing cultural roots and professional aspirations.

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May 22, 2024

Alaska Natives honor Kamehameha Schools cultural leader and ties to Moananuiākea

Kamehameha Schools Executive Cultural Officer Randie Fong, Ed.D. is honored with the Tribal Ally Award by the Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. This recognition is another example of the deepening pilina between Alaska and Hawaiʻi Indigenous Peoples.

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May 20, 2024

Maui haumāna dominate national video competition

At this year’s Student Television Network National Convention, Kamehameha Schools Maui haumāna once again demonstrated their media prowess and won multiple awards.

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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 15, 2024

Outgoing principal inspired creativity, pilina through puppetry

After serving as poʻo kumu for four years at Kamehameha Schools Maui, Dr. Yann Lussiez is retiring to New Mexico but not without leaving a lasting impression on his young haumāna.

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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 14, 2024

KS in the news: Kamehameha Schools Children’s Chorus draws nearly 1,000 people to free community concert on Maui

KS haumāna are shining on the stage, field, and court, gaining national attention and scholarships!

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May 8, 2024

Kumu appreciation week: Embracing creativity and E Ola! at Kamehameha Schools Maui

Kamehameha Schools Maui kumu Robin Prais fosters growth mindsets through innovative teaching methods that contribute to students’ success.

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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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May 2, 2024

KS Maui haumāna earn top honors for native plant project aimed at aiding Lahaina cleanup

An award-winning project developed by two Kamehameha Schools Maui haumāna utilizing lāʻau ʻōiwi Hawaiʻi is showing promise in aiding toxic cleanup in places like fire-ravaged Lahaina.

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May 2, 2024

KS Maui launches trades program post-Lahaina fires

With KS Maui’s trades program, students receive construction skills and a path to serve their communities during the Lahaina recovery and rebuilding process.

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May 2, 2024

How this chocolatier is sowing seeds of resilience in Kuʻia

Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate has endured crises with a steadfast commitment to cacao cultivation and philanthropy.

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May 2, 2024

CNHA program supported by Kamehameha Schools equips Maui residents for Lahaina recovery

Maui residents who want to be a part of the rebuilding of Lahaina can receive free trade certifications through the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement with support from Kamehameha Schools.

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May 1, 2024

Mālama Ola Minute: Debunking myths about children’s mental health

Read this month’s Mālama Ola Minute to learn more about common misconceptions surrounding children’s mental health and how to support their well-being effectively.

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April 29, 2024

Harvesting heritage: Native crops thrive at Kamehameha Schools

Kamehameha Schools Maui empowers haumāna with hands-on ʻāina education with a focus on native crops, fostering pono environmental stewardship and cultural connection.

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April 22, 2024

Kamehameha Schools Maui pays tribute to Lahaina at ‘Aha Mele

Kamehameha Schools Maui will honor Lahaina with heartfelt melodies at their annual song competition, showcasing harmony and heritage through music.

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April 18, 2024

ʻIke kūpuna in action: Student-built hale at Kamehameha Schools Maui is left unscathed after windstorms

A hale waʻa built by KS Maui Māhele Lalo haumāna is a testament to ʻike kūpuna, having withstood numerous windstorms, including the one on Aug. 8 that fueled devastating wildfires elsewhere on Maui.

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April 9, 2024

KS in the news: Oʻahu hālau prepares for Merrie Monarch on ʻĀina Pauahi

KS haumāna, alumni and staff shine in academics and athletics.

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April 3, 2024

Celebrate Native Hawaiian Plant Month across ʻĀina Pauahi

Join us in celebrating Native Hawaiian Plant Month by immersing yourself in lāʻau Hawaiʻi at events across ʻĀina Pauahi!

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April 1, 2024

Mālama Ola Minute: How outdoor play boosts your keiki’s health and happiness

Learn how outdoor play not only promotes health and well-being but also strengthens family bonds and social skills!

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March 31, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Easter

He has risen! Kahu Kanani Franco from KS Maui wishes us a happy Easter as we celebrate the miracle of Jesus’ resurrection.

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March 29, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Good Friday

Good Friday is a day of reflection and remembrance of how much God loves us. In this video, Kahu Manu Naeʻole reminds us that we are only able to live prosperously because of Jesus’ sacrifice for us.

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March 28, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Maundy Thursday

Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard teams up with his son and KS Hawaiʻi haumāna Loheau for this reflection on John 13:34.

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March 24, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Week 6

This Palm Sunday, we remember Jesus’ selfless sacrifice and the power of God’s love and mercy.

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March 19, 2024

Spotlight Now: “Student edition” tackles key issues impacting Maui

Kamehameha Schools Maui students discuss the restoration of Lahaina during Spotlight Now: Student Edition.

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March 17, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Week 5

A KS Maui kumu and haumāna share two scriptures about God’s word to ponder over Spring Break.

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March 11, 2024

A healing journey: Lahaina haumāna finds solace while spearheading mental health project rooted in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi

A KS Maui senior’s journey of healing turns tragedy into resilience through a powerful project on grief and mental health ma ka ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi.

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March 10, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Week 4

KS Kapālama Christian Education Kumu Nadia Kam urges us to seek God’s guidance in times of temptation.

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March 7, 2024

KS in the news: March 2024 edition

KS haumāna, alumni and staff are making headlines for their commitment to excellence on the field, in the classroom and for the community.

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March 3, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Week 3

How does God show up in your life? KS Kapālama’s Rodney Arias asks us to recognize His holy presence during this season.

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