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February 29, 2024

Mālama Ola Minute: Tips for doing a digital detox with your ʻohana

By staying off your devices for a while, you can improve your mental capacity, social behavior and emotional health.

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February 1, 2024

Mālama Ola Minute: Revamp your keiki’s sleep routine to boost their well-being

Is your keiki getting enough sleep? These simple tweaks to their bedtime routine can turn restless nights into restful ones.

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January 3, 2024

Mālama Ola Minute: Setting achievable New Year’s goals that stick

Creating a system of success and setting goals as a family can help you achieve sustainable and joyful goals in 2024.

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December 1, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Staying healthy during the holiday season

Planning ahead is crucial to staying healthy during the holidays, whether it involves making smart food choices, preventing sickness or ensuring safety while traveling to grandmother’s house.

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November 1, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Ways to celebrate kindness year-round

On November 13, you can celebrate World Kindness Day by expressing gratitude, performing random acts of kindness, and serving your community.

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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 2, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute - Nurturing connections during tough times: A guide to staying close

In challenging times, maintaining connections with loved ones, be it family or friends, becomes an essential source of comfort and support. Whether dealing with distance, personal struggles, or global crises, staying connected can be a powerful way to navigate through difficulties together.

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September 5, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Supporting suicide prevention this September

As we enter September, we recognize Suicide Prevention Month, a critical time to come together and support one another’s mental well-being. At Kamehameha Schools, our commitment to fostering a safe and caring community is stronger than ever. This month, we want to focus on suicide prevention and offer valuable tips and resources to help us be there for others during challenging times.

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August 10, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute:  Parent and caregiver’s guide to support ʻōpio during and after a natural calamity

This special edition of Mālama Ola Minute was written by Danny Goya, a Trauma Informed Care trainer, and strategy consultant II in Kamehameha Schools’ Strategy & Transformation group.

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July 31, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Strategies for managing screen time and technology use in your ʻohana

In this month’s edition, we want to provide you with strategies for managing screen time and technology use within your family, ensuring a healthy balance between digital engagement and real-world experiences.

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July 12, 2023

Ocean safety tips for a fun and safe summer at the beach

Mālama Ola Minute is a series brought to you by the Kamehameha Schools Mālama Ola Division to increase awareness, promote discussion, and offer tools to improve the physical and mental health of our haumāna.

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June 5, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Emergency preparedness: staying ahead of the storm

Secure your ʻohana’s safety! In this month’s Mālama Ola Minute, we share essential information, tips, and resources to help you and your ‘ohana stay prepared and resilient during this hurricane season.

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May 10, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Debunking myths around mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and a time where individuals, communities, and organizations come together to promote mental well-being, educate the public, and advocate for better mental healthcare. In this edition of Mālama Ola Minute we work to debunk myths around mental health.

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April 19, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: Pono pā‘ina behaviors: How to talk to your teen about drugs, alcohol

April marks National Alcohol Awareness Month, and it’s an opportune time to talk to your teens about the consequences of underage drinking and substance abuse

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March 7, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: How to increase your child’s safety in physical activities

Enjoyment of physical activity at a young age can foster behaviors that may improve health over a life span.

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February 8, 2023

Mālama Ola Minute: 8 tips for raising heart-healthy keiki

You can take charge of your child’s heart health by developing habits now that will reap benefits later in life.

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January 9, 2023

10 ways to keep your keiki organized

January is “Get Organized Month.” Here are some strategies to help your keiki improve their organizational skills so they can be prepared for success.

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October 28, 2022

Tips to having a spooktacular and safe Halloween

Whether your Halloween plans are for mākua or keiki, there’s plenty to consider before choosing a costume, putting on makeup, and filling your ‘opu with sweet treats.

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October 19, 2022

KS provides insight, resources during Safe Schools Week

Kamehameha Schools is recognizing Safe Schools Week by sharing important tips, resources and tools that help to equip our haumāna, ‘ohana and kumu with information on fostering safety and positive well-being.

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October 10, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute: Helping keiki cope with cyberbullying

Here are some tips on what to do if your keiki is experiencing or engaging in cyberbullying. Learning about this dangerous threat can protect our keiki and encourage pono behavior.

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September 29, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute: Talking to Teens - Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a difficult topic, but it’s too important to ignore. In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, this edition of Mālama Ola Minute highlights risk factors, warning signs and steps to help those in need.

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June 1, 2022

Read named KS Health Services director

E ho‘omaika‘i to Nicole Read who was recently named Health Services director for Kamehameha Schools. Prior to her new post, Read was interim director and Health Services manager at Hale Ola at KS Kapālama.

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May 31, 2022

Talking to your keiki about mass shootings

Children who are struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the Uvalde, Texas shooting may turn to trusted adults for help and guidance. According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, here are some tips on how to talk to children about mass shootings.

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May 12, 2022

6 tips for managing end-of-school-year stress

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a fitting time to manage your child’s end-of-school stress and anxiety. Although there is no easy fix, here are six ways to help prepare your child for the transition from school to summer.

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April 7, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute: Five tips to teach kids the dangers of underage drinking

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are five tips to having a vital conversation with your kids about alcohol use and the dangers of underage drinking.

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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 9, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute – Teen dating violence: Tips for parents

Take a moment to learn what teen dating violence is, how to recognize its warning signs, what to do if you suspect your child is in an abusive relationship, and how we can work to prevent teen dating violence as a community.

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January 12, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute: Helping your keiki stay at a healthy weight

It’s National Healthy Weight Week! Maintaining a healthy weight can be frustrating, even for kids. Extra pounds can put children at risk for developing serious health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and asthma.

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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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September 9, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Helping a child at risk for suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. None of us wants to believe that our keiki are at risk for suicide. But during this tumultuous time, staying alert to warning signs and talking openly with kids about their feelings are more important than ever. Here are a few tips on suicide prevention to follow and to share with those around you.

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