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January 11, 2024

Kōkua from I Mua Maui Fund helps KS alum and ʻohana move forward

Rooted in their faith, the Pratt ʻohana is rebuilding their lives post-Lahaina wildfires with gratitude.

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January 4, 2024

KS in the news: January 2024 edition

From pop music to indigenous farming, our KS ‘ohana is making waves.

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December 13, 2023

Latest edition of I Mua magazine celebrates the making of mele

The latest edition of I Mua magazine is loaded with great content, including a behind-the-scenes look at Song Contest, Hōʻike and ʻAha Mele, the three flagship events at the three KS campuses.

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December 4, 2023

Envisioning the role of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi in self-determination

Lāhui Rising panel discussion series at Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center explores different aspects of ea – self-determination.

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November 20, 2023

KS Maui haumāna wahine gifted glam sessions and luxury lole Hawaiʻi for homecoming night

A surprise makeover and outfits from Manaola bring joy to high school haumāna impacted by the Maui wildfires.

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November 8, 2023

KS alumni share leadership lessons, advocate for veterans’ health and well-being

Passionate KS Alumni have gone from fighting for their country to advocating for the health and well-being of fellow veterans through multiple support channels.

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November 8, 2023

KS in the news: November edition

Kamehameha Schools students, alumni and staffers are making far-reaching impacts. From standout athletes to determined researchers, our people are inspiring communities near and far. Check out the latest “KS in the news” roundup to read more.

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November 6, 2023

Healing hands and coloring books: KS supports mental health efforts on Maui

Healing opportunities were created for those affected by the August wildfires on Maui through community collaboration.

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October 24, 2023

Kamehameha Schools, public teachers union partnership delivers aloha, school supplies to Maui keiki

Kamehameha Schools and the Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association formed a partnership rooted in aloha to deliver free backpacks filled with school supplies to hundreds of haumāna impacted by the Aug. 8 wildfires.

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October 16, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi haumāna is championing mental health awareness on campus and on-screen

Sophomore Ziona Launiu supports her peers as a member of the Young Leaders Council for the “My Life. Just Listen.” campaign

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October 9, 2023

KS Maui haumāna recognized for resilience and excellence

Three Kamehameha Schools Maui haumāna are the inaugural recipients of the Ke ʻAno Koa – Warrior Mindset award. Hāweo Fuqua (Grade 5), Ka‘ikena Guzman (Grade 8) and Kealoha Baricuatro (Grade 12) were honored during halftime of the Sept. 29 home football game alongside their kumu and ʻohana.

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October 4, 2023

KS in the news: October 2023 edition

From the bright lights of a Broadway musical to the gridiron and points between, Kamehameha Schools alums, staffers and ʻohana continue to do great things. Here’s a roundup of recent KS newsmakers.

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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 28, 2023

Kamehameha Schools education leader wants to revolutionize student testing

Chelsea Keehne, with Kamehameha Schools’ Kealaiwikuamoʻo Division wants to challenge educators, parents, and the community to rethink how students could be assessed with an emphasis on the types of learning that will stay with haumāna for a lifetime, instead of just long enough to take a test.

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August 24, 2023

Kamehameha Schools limahana, alums support Maui Ola benefit concert

Using the power of mele to heal and restore, a lāhui-driven effort resulted in a hugely successful Maui Ola concert, benefitting those impacted by the Maui wildfires.

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August 7, 2023

KS alum, hoa hana wins major breakdance competition

KS budget and awards analyst Jeff Kaʻimi Naʻauao Wong KSK’08 has won the Red Bull BC One Midwest Cypher breakdancing competition, earning one of 16 coveted spots in the Red Bull National Final later this month. Wong, whose B-boy name is Ark, is believed to be the first kānaka ʻōiwi to win at this level.

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July 27, 2023

YOUR gift. YOUR legacy: Teresa Makuakāne-Drechsel KSK’71

Realizing the growing need to help even more Native Hawaiians, Teresa Makuakāne-Drechsel KSK’71 gives to the Pauahi Foundation through multiple streams to ensure future generations of haumāna are supported.

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July 25, 2023

KS in the news: July 2023 edition

Our Kamehameha Schools organization, haumāna and alumni have garnered news coverage in recent weeks for excellence in ʻōiwi leadership, ʻāina stewardship and Hawaiian culture-based education.

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May 18, 2023

Michelle Kaʻuhane selected as Kamehameha Schools trustee

The state Probate Court has selected Michelle Kaʻuhane KSK’86 as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees.

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May 2, 2023

Get out the vote – Oʻahu

Civic engagement starts in our own community, in our own neighborhood. More and more Native Hawaiians are stepping up to lead. This year, over 100 Native Hawaiian candidates are running for a seat on their neighborhood boards.

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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 24, 2023

Coach Kaeo Drummondo brings his own version of the ‘Warrior Way’ to KSK football

Spring Break is usually a respite from campus for KSK haumāna. But to athletes looking for a spot on the Warriors’ varsity football team, it was time to show up and set the foundation for next season under new head coach Kaeo Drummondo, KSK ‘03.

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February 22, 2023

KS in the News: February 2023 edition

Our extended KS ‘ohana is doing wonderful things across Hawaiʻi pae ʻāina and beyond!

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February 7, 2023

KS alumni encourage engagement in 2023 neighborhood board elections

ʻŌiwi leadership starts local. More and more Native Hawaiians are getting involved in the hard work of government. Many leaders are starting at the grassroots – on their neighborhood boards.

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January 9, 2023

KS alums connect culture and science in the depths of Papahānaumokuākea

Three Kamehameha Schools alumni join the Nautilus crew in mapping never-before-seen features of the seafloor within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

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December 5, 2022

Nalani Fujimori Kaina named KS general counsel and vice president

An alumnus of KS Kapālama, Kaina, who begins her new role in early 2023, brings with her more than 20 years of experience in leadership and serving the legal needs of Hawaiʻi families and the Native Hawaiian community.

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November 15, 2022

Next wave of ‘ōiwi newscasters shine in latest edition of I Mua magazine

The newest issue of I Mua magazine features the next wave of ‘ōiwi newscasters; Mahi‘ai Match-Up winners who are finding innovative and ‘ono ways to strengthen Hawai‘i’s food systems; alumni and the next generation of leaders who will perpetuate Hawai‘i’s Lā Ho‘iho‘i Ea observances; and culture-keepers whose hula and mele grace local and international stages while sharing aloha with the world.

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January 13, 2021

KSK kumu Solatorio amasses global social media following of his ‘ōlelo Hawai’i lessons

KS Kapālama Hawaiian language kumu Kahanuola Solatorio developed “E Hoʻopili Mai,” a free digital language-learning resource available on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and most recently through Google Classroom.

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