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Dec. 30, 2021

SaferMe badges to rollout in January to all grade levels, employees

SaferMe is a valuable tool in adding precision and accuracy to our contact tracing process.

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Dec. 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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Dec. 21, 2021

Required Weekly Surveillance Testing for Grade 6

As announced in Oct., sixth grade students will join their middle school counterparts in the required surveillance testing program.

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Dec. 17, 2021

Advent Week 4 – We love because He first loved us

KSH Remote and Summer Learning Head Lisanne Kekuewa KSK’82 and KSH Keiki Kahu Makalapua Longakit remind us that God’s love knows no bounds.

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Dec. 16, 2021

Founder’s Day 2021 | How to Watch

Get the links on how to watch this year’s celebration as we continue to adapt to our conditions, but take this moment to honor our beloved princess.

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Dec. 15, 2021

Pauahi tribute airs Dec. 19 on KHNL

“With the Stroke of Her Pen” is a moving tribute that reflects on the life and legacy of Ke Ali ‘i Pauahi and their impact on generations of Hawaiian learners.

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Dec. 15, 2021

2021 KSK Christmas Concert airs on Hawai‘i News Now

The KS Kapālama Performing Arts Department invites you enjoy the triumphant return of the KSK Christmas Concert to the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall!

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Dec. 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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Dec. 10, 2021

Advent Week 3: Finding joy in the journey

KS Maui Po‘o Kula Scott Parker and Keiki Kahu Jaqui Brandon share that with a journey can come growth and enlightenment.

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Dec. 7, 2021

KS to resume normal operations on 12/8

All KS campuses, preschools and offices across the pae ʻāina will be open on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

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Dec. 6, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Give time, stress less

Studies show that volunteering reduces stress and increases positive, relaxed feelings by releasing dopamine.

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Dec. 3, 2021

Advent Week 2: Preparation – Ho‘omākaukau

KS Kapālama Poʻo Kula Dr. <strong>Taran Chun KSK’95</strong> and KSK senior Logan Lau encourage us to prepare for Advent by being steadfast in our faith and maintaining our commitment and relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Nov. 30, 2021

KS Kapālama staff engage in professional development powered by E Ola!

More than 400 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama kumu and school staff engaged in huakaʻi and multiple learning and wellness sessions led by presenters from the community and extended KS ‘ohana, including multiple alumni.

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Nov. 30, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Instant Pot Kūlolo

If you don’t have access to an imu, this recipe is a great alternative that uses a pressure cooker!

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Nov. 24, 2021

Advent Week 1: Mana‘olana – Hope

KS Maui Kahu <strong>Kalani Wong KSK’74</strong> and Hope Keiki Kahu <strong>Kalena Carpenter KSM’23</strong> help us usher in ka Hikina – the season of Advent – with a reminder to pause each week to see the mana‘olana, the hope, of the Christ Child.

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Nov. 22, 2021

Celebrating Lā Kūʻokoʻa, Independence Day

In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate Lā Kūʻokoʻa, the Independence Day of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

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Nov. 19, 2021

Weekly devotional: Fitting in

It’s a natural thing to want to be with the “in” crowd, however, KS Maui Kahu <strong>Kalani Wong KSK’74</strong> reminds us that the only one we should be seeking attention from is ke Akua.

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Nov. 18, 2021

Usher in Thanksgiving with worship

Begin your Thanksgiving week with mele, ho‘omana and pule with livestreamed worship services from our campuses.

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Nov. 16, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Lonoikamakahiki!

In this Kūkahekahe article, we celebrate the Makahiki and the upcoming season of thanksgiving and peace.

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Nov. 9, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Is kindness a cure for everything?

In commemoration of World Kindness Day, Nov. 13, KS Hawai‘i Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77</strong> shares his mana‘o on kindness and its many health benefits.

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Nov. 9, 2021

‘Welina Oʻahu’ – A celebration of favorite island lei

KS Cultural Consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK’80</strong> shares reflections of the cherished mele hula “Welina Oʻahu” as well as snippets of an interview with one of the mele’s composers and his own kumu, Robert Uluwehi Cazimero.

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Nov. 5, 2021

Weekly devotional: The earth is the Lord’s

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, Kahu <strong>Kalani Wong KSK’74</strong> reflects on the words of Psalm 24:1-2 and US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, both of which remind us of our kuleana to be pono stewards of our kulāiwi.

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Nov. 4, 2021

KS-sponsored town hall highlights lessons learned by haumāna, kumu during COVID-19

Hosted by Hawaiʻi News Now anchor <strong>Māhealani Richardson KSK’91</strong>, the 30-minute broadcast entitled “Evolving Education: Learning through COVID,” recalls the experiences and lessons learned over the past year by haumāna and kumu from schools around the pae ‘āina.

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Nov. 2, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Pauahi’s Will and the Boys School

In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate the 138-year anniversary of Pauahi signing her will which established Kamehameha Schools, and the 134-year anniversary of the opening of the first campus.

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Nov. 2, 2021

KS partners with Polynesian Bowl to host annual all-star football game at KSK

The Polynesian Bowl is an all-star game played annually in Hawai‘i featuring 100 of the nation’s top high school seniors, many of whom go on to play at top-level college programs.

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Nov. 1, 2021

Adding precision to our precaution through wearable technology

As we continue our efforts to maintain in-person learning, we remain diligent in keeping the health and safety of our haumāna at the forefront.

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Oct. 29, 2021

Weekly devotional: Equipped for ke Akuaʻs work

Leaning on the words of Timothy 3:16-17, KS Maui Kahu <strong>Kalani Wong KSKʻ74</strong> reminds us that the bible is more than a source of taglines and soundbites It a source of truth and light that equips us to do ke Akuaʻs best work.

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Oct. 25, 2021

Ka wahine o ka lua – Pele creates new eruptions at Kīlauea

In this Kūkahekahe, we share a bit about the akuawahine (goddess) Pele.

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Oct. 22, 2021

Weekly devotional: Be BOLD in your faith

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu <strong>Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77</strong> reminds us that being bolder in your faith means walking humbly with God’s spirit and following the example of Jesus who humbled himself and remained obedient to his purpose.

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Oct. 19, 2021

Kūkahekahe: A Legacy for Princess Kaʻiulani

In the young women of Hawaiʻi, Charles Reed Bishop saw the same aloha and spirit he saw in his own favorite niece Kaʻiulani and his beloved wife Pauahi.

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