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August 3, 2022

Hawaiʻi makes a significant investment in our keiki and ʻohana

Act 257, signed into law last month by Gov. David Ige, will expand access to early learning by providing $200 million for the creation of public pre-kindergarten facilities.

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July 29, 2022

Weekly devotional: On the wings of the wind

When calamity strikes, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reminds us to not panic or fear. Instead, call on ke Akua for he will swoop down and lift us up on the wings of the wind and help to find peace that passes all understanding.

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July 26, 2022

Kūkahekahe – Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea 2022

July 31 marks the first national holiday of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi, Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea (sovereignty restoration day). Hear about this important holiday from community organizer Kumu Hinaleimoana Wong KSK’90.

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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 22, 2022

Weekly devotional: Aloha is…

What is aloha? KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reflects on answers shared by papa ʻeono haumāna and reminds us that the greatest form of aloha is time, resources, and unconditional support for those who need it the most.

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June 24, 2022

Weekly devotional: Power in the storm

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reminds us that while storms of life are inevitable, if we take the time to see the power in the storms versus of the storms, they won’t cause us fear as we’ll see ke Akua is ready to part the clouds and bring us sunny days.

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June 15, 2022

Naeʻole-Wong testifies at Senate Committee on Indian Affairs field hearing

KS Hawaiʻi Po‘o Kula Kāhealani Nae‘ole-Wong was among the KS alumni who testified at a recent Senate Committee on Indian Affairs field hearing held at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

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June 3, 2022

Weekly devotional: A change of heart

Leaning on the words of Ezekiel 36:26-27, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reflects on a visit to Mauna ‘Ala by recent graduates of KS Maui and KS Hawaiʻi, recalling all the emotions felt as he witnessed haumāna become overwhelmed with gratitude for Ke Aliʻi Pauahi and finally understand their role as alakaʻi lawelawe or servant leaders.

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May 31, 2022

Talking to your keiki about mass shootings

Children who are struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the Uvalde, Texas shooting may turn to trusted adults for help and guidance. According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, here are some tips on how to talk to children about mass shootings.

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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 9, 2022

KS’ new Holomoana website offers wayfinding lessons for kumu and haumāna

The site will link people to Polynesian wayfinding through the Kealaikahiki Voyage to Tahiti and back, and the Moananuiākea Voyage that starts next year.

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April 29, 2022

Weekly devotional: Take it easy

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 likens the lyrics of rock song, “Take it Easy,” to the words of Psalm 23:1-3, reminding us to slow down and remember that the answer to finding rest is the Lord.

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April 22, 2022

Weekly devotional: What we really need

Leaning on the words of John 21: 12-14, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 reminds us to lean on Jesus whenever there are times we feel as if we’ve lost our purpose. Jesus knows our wants and while providing support, will help us retrieve our identity, purpose and faith.

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April 20, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Celebrating Mary Kawena Pukui

In this Kūkahekahe column, we celebrate the birth of one of our foremost ‘ōiwi scholars and beloved cultural authority Mary Kawena Pukui.

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April 13, 2022

Five food system businesses advance to finals of Mahiʻai Match-Up

Growers, restauranteurs, and food producers compete in business plan competition aimed strengthening Hawai‘i’s agriculture industry and food systems for future generations.

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April 13, 2022

Lent – Easter:  Hope overpowers fear

KS Kapālama Kahu Manu Naeole KSK’96 reminds us that our everyday worries should be met with overpowering hope because Jesus still lives!

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April 13, 2022

Lent – Good Friday: But you are holy

KS Hawai‘i senior Kealohilani Grace and KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 share their stories of faith.

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April 7, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute: Five tips to teach kids the dangers of underage drinking

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are five tips to having a vital conversation with your kids about alcohol use and the dangers of underage drinking.

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April 5, 2022

Kūkahekahe:  Native Hawaiian Plant Month

In this Kūkahekahe column, we celebrate our lāʻau kamaʻāina, our Native Hawaiian Plants! Let’s use this month to show aloha to the plants that have helped to shape our islands into Hawaiʻi!

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April 1, 2022

Lent week five: Blessed to be a blessing

KS Maui Poʻo Kumu Kākoʻo Kaleo Pahukula reminds us to ask Jesus to bless our day and allow Him to do His work by taking our talents and multiplying them to bring great joy to others.

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March 25, 2022

Lent week four: Paʻanaʻau – memory

Kala‘iku Wong, Hawaiian culture-based education coordinator for KS Nā Kula Kamaliʻi (preschools), encourages us to look inside our na‘au, for nā paʻanaʻau (memories) which reflect things we cherish the most.

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March 18, 2022

Lent week three: Can you hear Him?

KS Maui Dean of Student Support Services <strong>Leo Delatori KSK’86</strong> reminds us not to let the distractions of everyday life stop us from hearing the word of ke Akua.

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March 14, 2022

Virtual events to honor legacy of Kauikeaouli

The 21st Annual Tribute to Kamehameha III – A Birthday Celebration for Ka Lani Kauikeaouli – kicks off Friday, March 18 with a panel discussion in ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi, followed by a free ‘aha mele on Saturday, March 19.

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March 11, 2022

Lent week two:  God’s redeeming love

Kamehameha Schools has created a series of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for the season of Lent, to honor the deep Christian faith of KS founder Princess Bernice Pauahi Pākī Bishop. The devotionals were designed to be used by students, staffers and others to celebrate the coming of Easter.

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March 9, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute:  Five tips to help keiki cope with academic anxiety

In today’s environment of high-stakes testing and increased competitiveness in college admissions, experts worry that academic stress without enough down time, can take a serious toll on students.

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March 4, 2022

Lent week one:  My rock and fortress!

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77</strong> reminds us that when life seems draining and there seems to be no time or place to rest, ke Akua – our Rock – furnishes us with safety, a place of refuge and peace.

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March 2, 2022

Ash Wednesday: Mihi for life

KS Maui Kahu <strong>Kalani Wong KSK’74</strong> reminds us that ke aloha o ke Akua allows us to be redeemed if we just mihi, repent for the wrong we have done, and encourages us to share that aloha with all we meet.

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February 25, 2022

Weekly devotional: Reframe your mind, then practice

If ever you find yourself in a state of worry and exhaustion, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 recommends turning to the words of Philippians 4:8-9 which directs you to reframe your mind and serve the Lord by rejoicing in any condition.

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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 17, 2022

KS named Investor of the Year for cultivating ‘āina resiliency

The Hawaii Venture Capital Association has named KS Investor of the Year as part of its annual Hawaii Entrepreneur Awards.

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