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January 14, 2022

Weekly devotional: Carrying is caring

In honor of January being named Kalaupapa Month, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reflects on a yearly trip with haumāna to help care for the patients afflicted with Hansen’s Disease. He shares, however, that in the end it was the patients who provided them with care by opening their hearts and teaching the group the importance of carrying another’s heavy load. See story »

January 11, 2022

KS leaders share ‘ike at Native Hawaiian Convention

KS leaders Jack Wong, Kā‘eo Duarte Wai‘ale‘ale Sarsona were among the speakers at the CNHA convention. See story »

October 27, 2021

KS-owned Windward Mall to welcome Target

The much-anticipated retailer will be located in the space formerly occupied by Sears. See story »

October 27, 2021

KS retail centers sponsor spooktacular Halloween happenings

Halloween happenings including costume contests, trick-or-treat stops and photo ops! Parents, keiki and pets are welcome. See story »

October 1, 2021

Weekly devotional: Helping the hurt

Echoing the words of II Corinthians 1:3-4, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reminds us that the best way to help those who are hurting is through pule. See story »

September 20, 2021

I Mua summer issue available online

This new summer issue highlights the great work being done in the community by members of our KS ‘ohaha, and shares stories of ʻōiwi leadership showcased by KS alumni. See story »

September 16, 2021

Concert stream celebrates legacy of Kauikeaouli, sights and sounds of Moku o Keawe

Gather with ‘ohana and friends in the comfort of your home, Saturday, Sept. 18, from 6-8 p.m. for the streaming of the 20th Annual Tribute to Kamehameha III – A Birthday Celebration for Ka Lani Kauikeaouli. The free broadcast highlights the sights and sounds Moku o Keawe and is available at See story »

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. See story »

September 7, 2021

Keiki thrive as KS returns to in-person learning

Kamehameha Schools campuses are pulsing with energy and enthusiasm now that students have returned to the classroom after more than a year of distance learning. See story »

July 7, 2021

MidWeek features KS ‘Nā Leo Alaka‘i’ column

The wisdom of ‘ōiwi leaders will be amplified in MidWeek magazine as part of the monthly Kamehameha Schools column, “Nā Leo Alaka‘i.” See story »

July 7, 2021

KS alumni shine at 2021 Merrie Monarch Festival

Members of the KS ‘ohana abound at the 58th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition under the direction of esteemed KS alumna Auntie Luana Kawelu KSK’58. See story »

July 7, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Keeping your keiki safe at the beach

Summer is in full swing and many of us are heading to the beach to cool off. But before you unload your picnic cooler and pool noodles, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the following tips to make sure you and your keiki stay safe. See story »

July 6, 2021

A cool summer: Poi smoothie bowl recipe

Here’s a refreshing recipe for those hot summer days, using frozen fruit, poi and the toppings of your choice! See story »

July 2, 2021

Weekly devotional: Get off the bench

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 shares that life with ke Akua means it is always game time. When we get off the bench and put effort into making a difference, rather than just talking about it, ke Akua will reward us with the win. See story »

June 30, 2021

KS ‘ohana bids a fond a hui hou to Trustee Micah Kāne

Micah Kāne’s tenure as trustee ended on June 30. In deep appreciation for Kāneʻs dedication to uplifting the lāhui, the Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana prepared a video tribute to honor his tireless efforts and passion for Native Hawaiians served by KS and throughout the pae ‘āina. See story »

May 24, 2021

Honoring the class of 2021

Join the Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana in celebrating the achievements of the class of 2021 with carefully choreographed events taking place this week. See story »

May 12, 2021

KS digital equity partnership helps ‘ohana stay connected

Tears of joy and bright smiles are a rewarding part of a new partnership aimed at helping to bridge the digital divide for underserved ʻohana in Hawaiʻi. See story »

March 27, 2021

Pacific Conversations:  Papa Mau Piailug and the pwo navigators of Micronesia

The latest episode of Ka‘iwakīloumoku’s virtual talk show “Pacific Conversations” focuses on the extraordinary life and legacy of Master Navigator Pius “Mau” Piailug. See story »

February 19, 2021

Lent week 1:  Meditate in deep silence to truly sense God

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Theater Kumu Eric Stack and Keiki Kahu Ioane Boshard KSH’21 challenge us to spend 10 minutes a day for the next 40 days in deep silence – sans our Spotify meditation playlists – to shed the darkness of our discontent and begin anew at Easter. See story »

February 17, 2021

Lent Ash Wednesday – Starting 40 days of reflection

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard and Keiki Kahu Keolakupaianaha Shores-Ulep share their mana‘o for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the first devotional of the Lent season. See story »

February 12, 2021

Weekly devotional: The harvest is coming

In honor of the KS connection to the Netflix movie “Finding ‘Ohana,” KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 likens a mahiʻai (farmer) and their crops to kumu and their haumāna in that they shouldn’t be weary or disheartened in planting good seeds, for the season of reaping the wonderful harvest they have planted is coming. See story »

February 11, 2021

‘Ōiwi leaders: ‘This is your kuleana’

Honolulu City Council Chair Tommy Watters KSK’83 and Hawai‘i Kai Neighborhood Board member Tehani Maltere KSK’19 share the importance of civic engagement among Native Hawaiians. See story »

February 5, 2021

Weekly devotional: Try wait!

We have become an instant society making the action of waiting somewhat difficult. KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 says that as ke Akua never acts until the time is right, we must wait expectantly, looking with great anticipation for the revealing of the Lord’s will for He never disappoints. See story »

January 29, 2021

Weekly devotional: Respond with a willingness to serve

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 likens the prophet Isaiah to Charles Reed Bishop, both responding to a call from ke Akua to serve. See story »

January 27, 2021

Alaska native canoe legacy and ʻōiwi leadership

This month’s Pacific Conversations virtual talk show hosted by Snowbird Bento KSK'93 and Lāiana Kanoa-Wong features conversations with KS partners and ʻōiwi leaders. Learn about the gift from Alaska natives that started this amazing relationship! See story »


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