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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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May 2, 2022

KS blessing marks official start of Punalu‘u Stream Restoration Project

Designed to restore the natural valley floodplain and mitigate flooding, the restoration work is expected to begin in May and then take 18 months to 24 months to complete.

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April 27, 2022

KS leaders praise support staff on Administrative Professionals Day

Mahalo piha to all of our administrative professionals! Please know that you are deeply appreciated today and every day!

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April 25, 2022

Three food system businesses win KS’ Mahi‘ai Match-Up competition

KS and its partners awarded agricultural and commercial agreements, in addition to $50,000 total in prizes to the winning Native Hawaiian-owned businesses, which include Waiāhole Poi Factory, Kanekoa Farm and ʻAwa Bird.

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April 22, 2022

Six ways KS is cultivating a sustainable Hawai‘i

April is Earth Month! Learn some ways that KS is cultivating a sustainable Hawai‘i to ensure the well-being of future generations.

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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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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 12, 2022

Kūkahekahe: KS to give gift of ‘awa to Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia crews

KS celebrates the Kealaikahiki Voyage of voyaging canoes Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia to French Polynesia by sharing a special gift of homegrown ʻawa.

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April 6, 2022

Yasunaga named director of Financial Planning and Analysis

The KS ‘ohana recently welcomed <strong>Vivian Yasunaga</strong> as its director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to joining KS she served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Child and Family Service.

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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 4, 2022

Fore! KS Hawai‘i Golf Team helps reopen Volcano Golf Course

Hawai‘i Island’s first and oldest golf course is now open for play. Kama‘āina rates for a walking round of golf are $36 on weekdays and $40 on weekends.

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March 30, 2022

KS Kāpalama seniors win award from Story Xperiential

View the winning video, “Yearbook Memories,” created as part of Pixar’s virtual story creation workshop Story XPeriential.

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March 22, 2022

Dr. Jennifer Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua selected as Kamehameha Schools trustee

The state Probate Court has selected Dr. Jennifer Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. She will begin her term immediately, replacing former Trustee Micah Kāne, whose term expired on June 30, 2021.

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March 22, 2022

Kobayashi Group to lead development of Block I in Our Kakaʻako

Ālia, meaning salt bed, is the latest mixed-use development in KS’ Kaiāulu ʻo Kakaʻako master planned community and is named after the salt flats that historically comprised the region.

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March 10, 2022

KS selects Stanford Carr Development for Our Kaka‘ako mixed-use project

The Kahuina redevelopment, will include 859 residential units – with 60 percent of the units designated as workforce and affordable housing.

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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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February 24, 2022

Virtual summit to highlight Hawaiian culture-based practices of our kūpuna

March 2 is the deadline to register for the free KS virtual summit – Ka Waiwai No Nā Kūpuna: Hawaiian Culture-Based Practices for All – aimed at perpetuating our most treasured resources, the cultural ‘ike and practices of our kūpuna.

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February 22, 2022

Kūkahekahe: He Aupuni Palapala

He Aupuni Palapala: Preserving and Digitizing the Hawaiian Language Newspapers is a collaboration between Bishop Museum and Awaiaulu, supported by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and Kamehameha Schools.

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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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February 4, 2022

Weekly devotional: E mahi a e mālama Ia wahi – Tend and care for this place

KS Cultural Specialist Hauʻoli Akaka likens the words of the book of Genesis to the ʻōlelo noʻeau, “I ʻāina ka ʻāina i ke aliʻi, a i waiwai ka ʻāina i ke kanaka,” which suggests that in the hierarchy of mankind, God expects us all to do our part to mālama His creation so that life may go well for us.

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February 1, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Five goals to set during Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

February is Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi – Hawaiian Language Month. Learn about ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi and set some simple goals for yourself to celebrate Hawai‘i’s native language.

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January 25, 2022

Kūkahekahe: The Charles R. Bishop Home for Hansen’s Disease patients

In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Charles Reed Bishop by sharing the story about a little-known act of aloha for a dear friend and member of the Kamehameha ʻohana.

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January 24, 2022

Charles Reed Bishop: Advocate of the Lāhui

January 25 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Reed Bishop, husband of Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop, and the driving force in the creation of the Kamehameha Schools.

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January 18, 2022

KS delivers 10,000 KeikiDesks to public school haumāna

The desks will allow students to create comfortable learning spaces of their own at home.

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January 11, 2022

Ola i ka wai – Protecting Hawaiʻi’s freshwater resources

As the Hawaiian community continues to protect our ‘āina and its valuable resources, one thing remains clear: wai is sacred, precious, and necessary for life to flourish.

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January 4, 2022

Kamehameha Schools acquires Kahuku Ranch in Ka‘ū

The 656-acre property provides KS with a greater strategic presence in the southern tip of Hawai‘i island.

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December 30, 2021

KS 2021 Annual Report available online

From navigating the pandemic and connecting communities to supporting island businesses and ‘ohana, the report has much to share.

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December 20, 2021

KS takes ownership of Keauhou Lane in Our Kaka‘ako

KS has acquired ownership of Keauhou Lane, a mixed-use affordable rental and commercial property in Our Kaka‘ako.

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December 14, 2021

Kūkahekahe: A kumu’s message of aloha and mahalo

ʻIke Hawaiʻi Cultural Development Director Keʻala Kwan reflects on his lifelong journey as a kumu.

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November 30, 2021

KS, Saint Mark Lutheran School expand partnership for Native Hawaiian keiki

The three-year agreement provides tuition assistance, research, data and other sharing between schools, and wrap-around support for families.

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