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September 24, 2018

Warrior Networking events coming to Moku o Keawe

Kamehameha Schools will be hosting three Warrior Networking events on Hawai‘i Island on Sept. 26-27. These events offer alumni an opportunity to connect with other alumni and learn about how KS and its community partners are serving the West and East Hawai‘i regions. See story »

September 17, 2018

New mobile outreach center brings KS services to rural Kaua‘i communities

Kamehameha Schools has rolled out a new Mobile Outreach Center on Kaua‘i, to help more ‘ohana apply for educational programs, financial aid opportunities, and Native Hawaiian ancestry verification. See story »

September 14, 2018

KS Kapālama haumāna gain experience in filming commercials

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama students in kumu Leah Kihara’s video production class gained first-hand experience when Spectrum’s television production crew utilized MidKiff Learning Center’s state-of-the-art video studio, on Aug. 31, for the taping of three commercials for the ongoing “Give with Pauahi” campaign. See story »

September 13, 2018

“Give with Pauahi” campaign offers beneficiaries an opportunity to pay it forward

Kamehameha Schools’ Office of Advancement kicked off a new give-back campaign focused on providing beneficiaries an opportunity to give with Pauahi by volunteering their time or making a donation to the Pauahi Foundation to help uplift the Hawaiian community. See story »

August 29, 2018

#EKanikapilaKakou celebrates aloha ‘āina amid Hurricane Lane

What began as a way to beat boredom during Hurricane Lane, became a cross-country kanikapila, celebrating aloha ‘āina! The social media sing-along started last Friday with a Facebook video challenge by Kamehameha Schools He‘eia Preschool kumu and KS alumnus Ānuenue Pūnua. See story »

August 20, 2018

‘Onipa‘a events to celebrate Lili‘uokalani’s legacy

On September 2, Kamehameha Schools will join other Native Hawaiian-serving organizations in celebrating the birth of Queen Liliʻuokalani, the Hawaiian Kingdom’s last reigning monarch. The festivities will include music, food, hula and historical reenactments of her last days as queen. See story »

August 9, 2018

Kumu, alaka‘i engage in immersive ‘āina-based learning course

KS Nā Kula ʻo Kamehameha teachers journeyed to Kahoʻolawe this summer to immerse themselves in experiential ‘āina-based learning, and examine the role of Kahoʻolawe in Aloha ʻĀina. Their newly acquired ʻike will inspire haumāna in the classroom and beyond. See story »

August 8, 2018

KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society partner on Hōkūle‘a-inspired community mural

This Saturday, Aug. 11, KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society will engage the community in a mural painting project in Our Kaka‘ako. The family-friendly event will feature entertainment, seafaring stories and more. 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 30, 2018

E koho pāloka kākou! Let us vote!

Today is the first day of early voting in Hawai‘i’s Primary Election. Find your county early voting locations and hours at the Office of Elections website and cast your ballot! See story »

July 27, 2018

EdTech Conference keynotes available for viewing

Get inspired to disrupt the norm with keynote presentations from Eugene Yoon, Arthur Renowitsky and Capt. Liz Clark online, on-demand. 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 »

July 16, 2018

Kilohana Waialua summer program culminates with illuminating overnighter in Mokulēʻia

The new five-week program gave the region’s haumāna the chance to learn from cultural practitioners, scientists, and ʻāina stewards ways to approach ecological problems. See story »

July 3, 2018

Seventh Annual Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest Slated for July 7

Celebrate Obon season in historic Mō‘ili‘ili with Honolulu’s largest bon dance and modern street festival! The family-friendly event will include over 25 food trucks, keiki games, cultural activities, DIY projects and shopping from local retailers and pop-up shops. See story »

June 28, 2018

Kilohana Summer Program haumāna practice mālama ‘āina at Pu‘uokapolei

Haumāna in KS’ Kilohana Summer Program in ʻEwa recently embarked on a walking huaka‘i to Pu‘uokapolei. The pilot program serves 45 ‘Ewa region third graders learning through a Hawaiian culture- and place-based educational approach. See story »

June 27, 2018

KS duo to emcee Friday’s 50th State Fair Hawaiian Language Night

KS dynamic duo – Hau‘oli Akaka and ‘Ekela Kaniaupio-Crozier – will serve as the emcees at Friday’s Pō ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Language Night) at the Aloha Stadium Kāniwala Aupuni Hawai‘i (50th State Fair). Their stint starts at 6 p.m. See story »

June 26, 2018

Pilot aquaponics program helps Hawai‘i island community sow seeds of sustainability

Participants received hands-on training on how to build their own “mini ahupua‘a” aquaponics systems and taught the benefits of growing vegetables, medicinal plants and fish in their backyards and in their communities. See story »

June 25, 2018

Our Kakaʻako celebrates summer at Saturday’s Honolulu Night Market

The popular Honolulu Night Market returns to Our Kakaʻako this week ushering in the summer season with a summer solstice-themed block party on Saturday, June 30, from 6 to 10 p.m.
See story »

June 22, 2018

KS / State DLNR / U.S. Fish & Wildlife pact to protect 32 endangered species on HI island

The historic agreement covers 32,207 acres of land owned by Kamehameha Schools across Keauhou and Kīlauea forest lands on the southeastern slopes of Mauna Loa. 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 »

June 19, 2018

KS educators collaborate on TED-Ed Polynesian wayfinding lesson

KS educators Alan Tamayose and Shantell De Silva collaborate to create a lesson for TED-Ed on Polynesian wayfinding and traditional navigation. See story »

June 14, 2018

KS ‘Ewa Region team partners to present June 16 Blue Zone event

The event for the Honouliuli Ahupua‘a community will feature healthy and ‘ono food samples, keiki activities, gardening workshops, sports and fitness demonstrations, health and wellness community resources, prizes, giveaways and much more! See story »

June 6, 2018

E lauhoe mai:  The living mo‘olelo of Hāmākua

Through mele, storytelling, and art, keiki of Pa‘auilo along the Hāmākua Coast share the moʻolelo of Ali‘i ‘Ai moku ʻUmi-a-Līloa, a moʻolelo about this place that teaches the values of loving and caring for this ʻāina. See story »

May 30, 2018

‘Ohana Engagement Conference brings educators, community partners together

Nearly 70 ‘ohana engagement staff and educators from across the state representing seven Department of Education (HIDOE) complex areas took part in Kealapono’s ‘Ohana Engagement Conference held recently at the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center on the campus of KS Kapālama. See story »

May 29, 2018

Hawaiian language speakers sought for 50th State Fair Pō ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

On Friday, June 29, the State DOE Office of Hawaiian Education/Keʻena Kaiapuni, E.K. Fernandez, and Kanaeokana are teaming up to sponsor Pō ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Language Night) at the Aloha Stadium’s 50th State Fair. See story »


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