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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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February 6, 2023

KS Maui launches renewable energy microgrid

During the next 20 years, the project will reduce reliance on fossil fuels and save Kamehameha Schools about $5.8 million in energy costs.

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January 19, 2023

Large contingent of KSK haumāna take part in ʻOnipaʻa Peace March

Over 1000 KS Kapālama haumāna and kumu proudly chanted and waved hae Hawaiʻi as they marched through the streets of Honolulu for the annual Onipaʻa Peace March.

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October 18, 2022

Statewide voter engagement events scheduled ahead of the upcoming general election

Kamehameha Schools and other Native Hawaiian-serving organizations have organized a series of events to promote the importance of voter turnout and civic engagement.

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September 20, 2022

Pāhana I Mana - Native Hawaiian Youth Voting Advocacy

Senior Cheyenne Sato hopes to inspire more of her peers and other Native Hawaiian youth to vote with her senior legacy project.

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August 3, 2022

Hawaiʻi makes a significant investment in our keiki and ʻohana

Act 257, signed into law last month by Gov. David Ige, will expand access to early learning by providing $200 million for the creation of public pre-kindergarten facilities.

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July 1, 2022

Emerging ‘ōiwi leaders join community of change-makers at Opportunity Youth Forum

The youths honed their leadership skills at the Opportunity Youth Forum, which allowed young adults from historically oppressed communities to connect and share best practices.

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June 15, 2022

Naeʻole-Wong testifies at Senate Committee on Indian Affairs field hearing

KS Hawaiʻi Po‘o Kula Kāhealani Nae‘ole-Wong was among the KS alumni who testified at a recent Senate Committee on Indian Affairs field hearing held at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

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March 14, 2022

Virtual events to honor legacy of Kauikeaouli

The 21st Annual Tribute to Kamehameha III – A Birthday Celebration for Ka Lani Kauikeaouli – kicks off Friday, March 18 with a panel discussion in ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi, followed by a free ‘aha mele on Saturday, March 19.

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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.

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September 29, 2021

KS students honored as National Group Youth Advocates of the Year

KSK seniors Joshua Ching and Logan Lau, KSM junior Aubrey Ahana and KSH freshman Julie Nacionales serve on the Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i Youth Council which received national recognition for its work with local leaders to protect kids and vulnerable communities from the harmful effects of tobacco.

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