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January 16, 2019

KS kumu named Hawai‘i art educators of the year

KS Kapālama Art Kumu Don Harvey, KS Maui Art Kumu Nicki Barsamian and KS Hawai‘i Art Kumu Tana Rosehill have been named 2018 high school, middle school and elementary school art educators of the year by the Hawai‘i Art Education Association. See story »

December 24, 2018

Share our final Advent devotional:  “Ka Haʻawina a ke Aloha” - The Gift of Love

In our final Advent devotional, KSK Assistant Kahu Barrett Awai speaks about the extraordinary act of giving. God gifted us his only begotten Son Jesus Christ to offer us salvation and eternal life with Him. Kamehameha Schools was born out of the generosity and foresight of Ke Ali‘i Pauahi whose gift of education has helped her people thrive. Pauahi’s vision was made reality with a gift of ali‘i land from her hānai sister Princess Ruth Ke‘elikōlani. Let us celebrate in this true spirit of love by doing all we can to give of ourselves to others! See story »

December 20, 2018

KS Kapālama student art graces KS Christmas e-card

The 2018 Kamehameha Schools e-card and print cards feature the snow-topped peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa as envisioned by KS Kapālama senior Alysia Nakakura. The creation of the print entitled “Home,” was guided by art kumu Vincent Hazen. See story »

December 17, 2018

KS kumu showcase new Hawaiian culture-based teaching practices at E Ola! Hōʻike [VIDEO]

Kamehameha Schools educators from across the state converged at Ka‘iwakīloumoku for the first-ever E Ola! Hō‘ike which gave kumu a chance to showcase new Hawaiian culture-based teaching, learning and leadership practices developed as part of KS professional development programs. See story »

December 7, 2018

Advent Week 2:  Reflections on “Pō La‘i E” – Silent Night

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Kahu Sherman Thompson reminds us to slow down during this Advent season and to allow the hope of Christmas as in God’s pure light pierce any darkness and let calmness and brightness prevail because Christ, the Savior is born! See story »

November 16, 2018

KS National Merit scholars honor their most influential teachers

Seven Kamehameha Schools Kapālama students were recently recognized by the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program. See story »

November 7, 2018

KS Maui haumāna demonstrate servant leadership in Kalaupapa

Through a unique learning environment that blends cultural identity and servant leadership, KS haumāna are serving the lāhui and beyond. See story »

November 5, 2018

KS Kapālama students become first-time voters

Seniors from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama went on a huaka‘i to Honolulu Hale to become first-time voters. See story »

October 30, 2018

KSK middle schooler interviews CEO Wong on HI Now

KS CEO Jack Wong talks with KS Kapālama seventh grader Emi Shigekane about how our next generation of leaders will play a key role in shaping our future, in a HI Now segment. See story »

October 12, 2018

Visionary leaders sought for KS Kapālama po‘o kumu positions

Kamehameha Schools continues its global search for visionary leaders to fill the crucial elementary, middle and high school po‘o kumu (principal) roles at its Kapālama, O‘ahu campus.
See story »

September 28, 2018

Sportsmanship prevails at KS Kapālama-Farrington football showdown

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama hosted the “Kalihi Bowl” between the Warriors and Farrington Governors as part of last week’s homecoming celebration. See story »

September 21, 2018

Why choose a Kamehameha education?

KS is sharing stories about its campuses, and partnering with ʻohana to help their keiki become the best ʻōiwi leader they can be for the lāhui and beyond. See story »

September 21, 2018

KS Kapālama hosts Farrington football team at homecoming dinner

In advance of tonight’s Homecoming matchup with the Governors, KS welcomed Farrington to the Kapālama campus to celebrate the schools’ long-standing gridiron rivalry.

See story »

September 18, 2018

KS alumni support the next generation of leaders through Launa ‘Ike

On Sept. 12, over 50 Kamehameha Schools alumni from a variety of professions returned to the Kapālama campus to share their ‘ike, or knowledge, with more than 1,300 students in grades 9-11. See story »

September 12, 2018

Tropical Storm Olivia update: Maui, Moloka‘i to reopen Thursday

Based on the current track of Tropical Storm Olivia as it exits south of our islands, we will reopen ALL campuses, preschools, community program sites and offices on Thursday, September 13. Out of an abundance of caution and concern for our keiki and ohana, we will continue to monitor Tropical Storm Olivia and let you know immediately if anything changes. See story »

August 28, 2018

Five KS Kapālama Little League World Series champions honored

Middle schoolers Aukai Kea, Bruce Boucher, John de la Cruz, Ka‘olu Holt and Caleb Okada were honored this morning in Keawe Gym for their accomplishments as members of the Little League Baseball World Series Championship squad that defeated South Korea, 3-0, on Sunday. See story »

August 26, 2018

KS campuses, community sites and offices to open on Monday, Aug. 27 except for KS Hilo Preschool

Kamehameha Schools values the safety of its students, families and employees. Based on the current track of Tropical Storm Lane, and after assessing the conditions of each KS site, we will reopen all campuses, preschools, community program sites and offices with the exception the KS Hilo Preschool on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. See story »

August 19, 2018

C-SPAN bus brings civic education to KS Kapālama

KSK haumāna got an inside look at D.C. politics last week. C-SPAN – the Washington, D.C.-based public affairs network – brought its interactive multimedia bus to campus as part of its Bus 50 Capitals Tour. See story »

August 6, 2018

Reunion Challenge raises $80,000 for post-high scholarships

The Pauahi Foundation – the fundraising arm of Kamehameha Schools – appealed to the competitive spirit of KS alumni to raise $80,000 for Native Hawaiian post-high scholarships. See story »

August 3, 2018

KS haumāna honor the legacy of Kauikeaouli at statue dedication

Nearly 30 KS Kapālama High School student ambassadors dedicated a day of their summer vacation to help host the Thomas Square dedication honoring Kauikeaouli, who believed that education was the key to the survival of the Hawaiian people. See story »

July 27, 2018

Kapālama internship program offers hands-on experience to incoming seniors

The six-week program offers haumāna an opportunity to explore and gain hands-on experience in a variety of career pathways, helping students make better informed decisions about their post-high plans. See story »

July 23, 2018

KS Kapālama to host U.S. Men’s Olympic Volleyball Team scrimmage on July 27

The inter-squad exhibition will feature Micah Christenson, a 2011 graduate of KS Kapālama who serves as the team’s starting setter. See story »

July 19, 2018

KSK senior presented with national STEM honor

KS Kapālama senior Jake Uyechi is presented with the 2017 AISES Energy Challenge grand prize at the national American Society for Engineering Education convention, for his project inspired by the challenges of kalo farmers. See story »

July 18, 2018

“Super Debate” reaches more than two million viewers

Student civic engagement took center stage at the recent Democratic “Super Debate” broadcast live from the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center at KS Kapālama. The debate was sponsored by KS and OHA. See story »

June 20, 2018

KS to co-sponsor and host July 2 ‘Super Debate’ to be aired live on HI News Now

The Super Debate will include candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and U.S. Congress. It is slated for July 2 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Culture Center at KS Kapālama. See story »


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