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January 19, 2024

Public invited to screening of “Hōkūleʻa, Finding the Language of the Navigator”

A free public screening of the film, “Hōkūleʻa, Finding the Language of the Navigator” will happen on Jan. 23, at Kaʻiwakīloumoku on the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama campus.

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December 12, 2023

Pearl Country Club temporary closure will allow for renovation and transformation

The iconic Pearl Country Club is set to close temporarily for a major renovation. The transformation – which includes a re-imagined clubhouse, banquet halls, kitchen, and restrooms – will also include a new name.

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December 6, 2023

KS in the news: December 2023 edition

From volleyball courts to European halls, Kamehameha Schools haumāna carry our values wherever they go.

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October 2, 2023

KS Maui kumu receives outpouring of aloha upon her return to campus

KS Maui kindergarten kumu Cathy Honda KSK’82, who lost her home in the Maui wildfires, received an outpouring of aloha when she returned to campus.

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September 25, 2023

KS Maui football players represent more than their school on the field

Four KSM Maui varsity football players share manaʻo about representing, not just their kula, but also West Maui, where they’re from.

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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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August 11, 2023

CEO Message: Our heartfelt aloha for Maui

Our heartfelt aloha goes out to the island of Maui, to all its residents, and to every member of our extended Kamehameha Schools ʻohana affected by the devastating wildfires.

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August 2, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Communications Group and ʻĀina Pauahi teams take home six awards, including Best of Show at PRSA

The Communications Group and ʻĀina Pauahi team won six awards, including the highest honor: The Best of Show at this year’s Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – Hawai’i Chapter Koa Anvil Awards.

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June 30, 2023

Kona Village Resort’s reopening on ʻĀina Pauahi celebrated

Twelve years after sustaining catastrophic damage from the tsunami triggered by a 9.0 earthquake in Japan, the restored Kona Village Resort situated on ʻĀina Pauahi in Ka‘ūpūlehu is poised to welcome guests again after a traditional Native Hawaiian dedication ceremony.

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June 19, 2023

KS in the news: June 2023 edition

From Juneau, Alaska to Hawaiʻi Island and points in between, Kamehameha Schools’ global impact is reflected in this latest “KS in the News” roundup.

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June 15, 2023

Kamehameha Schools introduces Waiānuenue: First phase of Kapaʻakea redevelopment in Mōʻiliʻili

Kamehameha Schools’ commercial real estate team has unveiled plans for the initial phase of the Kapaʻakea redevelopment in Mōʻiliʻili, which will be centered around education, culture, and commercial real estate. The project, known as Waiānuenue, aims to modernize the area while paying homage to its rich history and diverse culture.

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June 15, 2023

Make Music Day on ʻĀina Pauahi

Make Music Day is a worldwide music celebration held every year on June 21 in over 1,000 cities and 120 countries. Come celebrate at one of our commercial properties on ʻĀina Pauahi.

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June 13, 2023

Moananuiākea four-year voyage connects indigenous communities and the world

This week representatives from Kamehameha Schools will be in Juneau, Alaska, for the global launch of the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Moananuiākea: A Voyage for Earth. The delegation consists of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna and kumu, and a cultural protocol team from Hoʻokahua Cultural Vibrancy Group that will continue the Schoolsʻ nearly 50-year kuleana as culture bearers and heritage keepers for the Hōkūleʻa.

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June 7, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Moananuiākea learning opportunity at KS Kapālama’s Midkiff Learning Center

With the launch of Moananuiākea: A Voyage for Earth just days away, the Midkiff Learning Center on our Kapālama Campus has created new comprehensive resources for the voyage that are available to everyone.

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May 30, 2023

Honolulu Night Market returns to Our Kakaʻako

The māhealani moon will light the night sky as this free, family-friendly event returns to ‘Āina Pauahi.

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April 26, 2023

Upcoming ‘Lāhui Rising’ event focuses on kānaka ʻōiwi representation in movies, TV and theater

Kumu, haumāna, ʻohana and all members of our kaiāulu are invited to attend a dynamic panel conversation about the telling of Hawaiian stories and representation of Hawaiians on stage, film, and TV. Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Kānaka Onscreen: Who’s Telling Our Stories?” This in-person event will be held at our center on May 2, 2023 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

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April 19, 2023

Kamehameha Schools continues collaboration tradition with Yale University through Kapālama Kai design project

The Kamehameha Schools (KS) Commercial Real Estate and Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy groups recently hosted 15 graduate students and three professors from Yale School of Architecture to kick off a new collaboration between the two educational institutions.

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April 10, 2023

Upcoming in-person event: “Moananuiākea, A Voyage for Earth: Reclaiming the Sea Road to Alaska.”

Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Moananuiākea, A Voyage for Earth: Reclaiming the Sea Road to Alaska.” This in-person event will be held at Kaʻiwakīloumoku on the Kapālama campus on April 18, 2023, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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April 10, 2023

Merrie Monarch, Hilo’s world-renowned hula festival celebrates kanaono makahiki - 60 years

Hilo town on the east side of Hawai‘i, Moku o Keawe, comes alive each year with a spectacular celebration of Hawaiian culture that now has thousands of fans around the world. The Merrie Monarch Festival honors Hawai‘i’s seventh mō‘ī, King Kalākaua, a pivotal supporter of the revival of Hawaiian traditions in the late 1800s after decades of suppression, disapproval, and even illegality.

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March 15, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Kūpuna wisdom shines in Nā Momi Hoʻoheno interviews

In honor of Women’s History Month, Nā Momi Hoʻoheno (The Cherished Pearls) oral history video series will release three new episodes, all featuring prominent Hawaiian women who have made meaningful and long-lasting contributions in their respective fields.

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February 22, 2023

Solar farm dedicated on Kamehameha Schools’ lands in Waiawa

Clearway Energy Group celebrates the completion of its second solar project on ‘Ᾱina Pauahi.

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February 15, 2023

KS educators receive national certification

Three Kamehameha Schools educators recently earned certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and 15 KS educators renewed their certifications. Educator growth and good teaching practices lead to outstanding student outcomes.

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February 13, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Ke Kula ʻo Kamakau haumāna shines brightly in the sport of he‘e nalu

Ke Kula ʻo Kamakau haumāna Ēwelei‘ula Wong earned a gold medal in the Girls U18 (under 18) division at the 2022 International world Surfing Association (ISA) Championships at Surf City, El Salvador.

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February 1, 2023

Celebrating Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi: Duolingo sees surge of Hawaiian language learners

This month, we’re celebrating the growth of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi around the world in several ways, including the success of the popular language learning platform Duolingo.

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January 30, 2023

KS Maui kumu weave Mauna Loa eruption into cultural lessons

Mauna Loa’s dynamic eruption late last year enhanced cultural lessons for haumāna at Kamehameha Schools Maui.

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January 25, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Charles Reed Bishop’s preservation of wahi pana

Charles Reed Bishop was born on January 25, 1822. He and Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop were married for more than 34 years. In this Kūkahekahe, we share one of the ways he sought to strengthen Pauahi’s legacy by protecting wahi pana – legendary places.

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January 23, 2023

‘Likoliko No‘eau’ elevates modern ‘ōiwi art

A carefully curated collection of artwork produced by Kamehameha Publishing is making ‘ōiwi art more accessible to all.

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January 18, 2023

Kūkahekahe: ‘Mele ‘Ai Pōhaku’

January 17, 2023 marks 130 years since the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy. In this Kūkahekahe, we share the history of the beloved mele, “He Inoa no na Keiki o ka Bana Lahui,” known today as “Mele ‘Ai Pōhaku” and “Kaulana Nā Pua.”

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January 18, 2023

Second utility-scale solar project completed on ‘Āina Pauahi on O‘ahu

Located in the ahupuaʻa of Waiawa in Central Oʻahu and developed by San Francisco-based Clearway Energy Group, the 36-megawatt solar farm with 144 MWh of battery storage will generate enough clean electricity to power more than 7,600 homes each year.

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January 17, 2023

Staffers take a trip back in time in huakaʻi to the Hawaiian Mission Houses

KP staffers explored the era of the arrival of the missionaries, their impact on Hawaiʻi and their relationships with Hawaiʻi’s aliʻi from 1820 through the early 1900s.

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