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October 19, 2021

Kūkahekahe: A Legacy for Princess Kaʻiulani

In the young women of Hawaiʻi, Charles Reed Bishop saw the same aloha and spirit he saw in his own favorite niece Kaʻiulani and his beloved wife Pauahi.

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October 18, 2021

Kealaiwikuamoʻo crew creates high-touch kits to supplement high-tech learning

The free kits contain DIY cultural activities like hei (string figure games) that engage kuaʻana, mākua and tūtū in playing with little ones in the ‘ohana.

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October 8, 2021

Weekly devotional: It’s a kākou thing!

Every day we are given the opportunity to share the gospel and speak of ke Akua’s story with confidence and conviction. KS Hawaiʻi Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77</strong> reminds us that while it might be scary to do so, we are never alone in that journey. It’s a kākou thing!

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October 7, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Eat Together, Eat Better

Here are some tips on how to encourage smart eating habits and prepare locally sourced meals to help you and your keiki eat healthy all year long.

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October 5, 2021

‘Lei ʻIlima’ – A KS Musical Tradition

In this Kūkahekahe, Cultural Consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK ’80</strong> reflects on a beautiful mele with connections to Kamehameha Schools.

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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 28, 2021

‘Aha Moananuiākea partnership with Micronesia featured on Kaʻiwakīloumoku website

The new section educates our Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana and the broader Hawaiian community about the people, history, and culture of Micronesia.

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September 24, 2021

Weekly devotional: Praying together

Leaning on the words of Matthew 18:19-20, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77</strong> reminds us that when it comes to pule, there is strength in numbers.

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September 17, 2021

Weekly devotional: Drawn to the light

Just as sunflowers are drawn to the day’s light for needed energy and strength, KS Maui Kahu <strong>Kalani Wong KSK’74</strong> says we must also follow the Son, for He will ensure we never lose sight of God and our focus on the things that are worthwhile.

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September 14, 2021

E heʻenalu kākou – Let’s go surf!

In this Kūkahekahe, cultural consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK’80</strong> shares a bit of surfing history through mele. Once considered the exclusive privilege and pastime of aliʻi, expert athletes today compete in surfing on the world stage.

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September 13, 2021

Registration open for ʻOhana Engagement Conference

Registration is open for the Sept. 17 ʻOhana Engagement Conference: Lifting the ʻohana, school and the community through strengthening their health and well-being.

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September 13, 2021

Summer experiences create enduring cultural lessons for keiki

From Hawaiian healing techniques to the farm-to-table movement, haumāna explored cultural activities and ʻāina-based education offered through a new collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and community partners this summer.

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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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August 20, 2021

Weekly devotional: Choose joy!

Inspired by the words of Zephaniah, KS Hawai’i Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK_77</strong> urges us to choose joy! “Like infants who wake up and make a joyful noise to their māmā for comfort, care, and nourishment, we too, need to run directly into the outstretched arms of our Savior!”

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August 17, 2021

Kūkahekahe:  An easy recipe for ‘ono vaifala

If you are looking for an easy and delicious drink for summer, look no further. In this Kūkahekahe we share a recipe for an ʻono drink made by our ʻohana in Samoa: vaifala!

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August 17, 2021

College students explore clean energy career opportunities through KS, Clearway program

A year after the pandemic led to the cancellation of a summer internship focused on renewable energy, four college students recently completed the program that gives Native Hawaiians access to real-world job experience.

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August 13, 2021

Weekly devotional: Shaped for sharing

Echoing the words of Isaiah 64:8 KS Hawaiʻi Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK_77</strong> reminds us that ke Akua is the potter and we are the clay. When we are open to ke Akua_s will, we see that He has shaped and molded us into a vessel of honor ready to share His word with all who will accept the gospel.

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August 10, 2021

Lāhui Rising: ʻAumiki’ inspires a new generation of Hawaiian language content creators

The KS educational series “Lāhui Rising” returns in digital form to celebrate the collective hana of people who love and uplift the Hawaiian community. Our newest episode of Lāhui Rising features the digital content creators behind the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi website site, “Aumiki” – Kuʻulei Bezilla KSH’08, Kamalani Johnson KSK’11, and Kapuaonaona Roback KSK’10.

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August 6, 2021

Weekly devotional: Iron sharpens iron

Echoing the words of Proverbs 27:17, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK_74 shares that we all need that one person, or group of people, who help us be our best, push us to be stronger in our faith, and will call us out when we are headed down the wrong path.

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August 4, 2021

Project KULEANA presents “Nani Kaua‘i” featuring KS ‘ohana

By supporting Project KULEANA, Kamehameha Schools provides opportunities for Kauaʻi youth to connect to the unique place they are from, as well as rediscover, reconnect and instill what Hawaiian music represents.

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August 3, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Sail to the Kūpuna Islands, Papahānaumokuākea

In this Kūkahekahe article, Lucy Kanoelehua Lee KSK_19 reflects on “the perfect sail” — the Polynesian Voyaging Society training journey to sacred Papahānaumokuākea in June 2021.

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July 30, 2021

Weekly devotional: Rest, reflect and reboot

Rather than frantically trying to work through the technical difficulties life throws at you, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK_77</strong> reminds us it is better to sit, be quiet and let ke Akua_s wisdom and peace take over.

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July 27, 2021

Pauahiʻs treasured memories of Lā Ho‘iho‘iEa, Restoration Day

To celebrate and honor Lā Ho‘iho‘iEa, Restoration Day, we rejoice in the words and remembrances of our beloved Ke Ali’i Pauahi of that momentous day, and share mea makamae (treasures) from archival sources.

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