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February 5, 2019

KS Kapālama teams bring home state gold

A collection of student-athletes from KS Kapālama enjoyed a golden moment on Saturday as both the boys paddling team and girls soccer team claimed Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association state championships in their respective sports. See story »

February 4, 2019

Earl Kawa‘a to be honored as Living Treasure of Hawai‘i

Earl Kawa‘a, a Hawaiian resource specialist at Kamehameha Schools who is recognized throughout the local community as an educator, peacemaker and kanaka leader, will be acknowledged as part of the Living Treasures of Hawai‘i program. See story »

February 1, 2019

Heart Association names KSK jump rope team top in the nation

The Kamehameha Schools Kapalāma Elementary School rope-jumping team was named National Outstanding Team of the Year by the American Heart Association. See story »

January 29, 2019

“On the Road” with early education, student leadership and civic engagement

With ‘Iolani Palace’s grand staircase providing a backdrop in the early morning hours, Hawai‘i News Now’s Sunrise “On the Road” broadcast live from the palace. See story »

January 28, 2019

KS and Assets School partner to support exceptional and/or gifted keiki

The innovative scholarship is part of an ongoing collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and Assets School that also incorporates a Hawaiian culture-based education curriculum. See story »

January 23, 2019

KS Kapālama seniors recognized at Legislature for civic engagement

KS Kapālama students were recently recognized by State House Majority Leader Rep. Della Au Belatti for exercising their civic duty by voting in the last election. See story »

January 18, 2019

Quartet of KS Kapālama Warriors ready for Polynesian Bowl

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will be well represented at the Polynesian Bowl high school all-star game on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium as four seniors were honored with spots on the roster. See story »

January 16, 2019

KS Kapālama Warrior Marching Band & Color Guard to Perform at 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade

For an unprecedented fifth time in its prestigious history, the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Warrior Marching Band & Color Guard will participate in the 131st Tournament of Roses Parade slated for Jan. 1, 2020 in Pasadena, California. See story »

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 26, 2018

KS-Chaminade partnership provides boost in enrollment of Native Hawaiians students

The Ho‘oulu STEM Scholarship Program has boosted the enrollment – and success – of Native Hawaiians at Chaminade University. See story »

December 21, 2018

KS ‘ohana celebrates Founder’s Day across the pae ʻāina

Kamehameha Schools families, staff and faculty from Kaumakani to Keaʻau and hundreds of community members honored Ke Aliʻi Pauahi at various Founder’s Day celebrations this past week. 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 18, 2018

Kinai ‘Eha Program helps at-risk students build foundation and structure for post-secondary success

Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the Kinai ʻEha Program to provide students from the Ko‘olau region with vocational training, life and workforce readiness skills, and a deeper connection to the Hawaiian culture. See story »

December 13, 2018

Kapālama Kai envisions an innovative, mixed-use community for kamaʻāina in O‘ahu’s urban core

The Kapālama Kai Plan aligns commercial properties, educational outcomes and community building to direct a 20-year vision for Kamehameha Schools’ 105 acres in the area. See story »

December 10, 2018

Founder’s Day ceremonies announced

This Founder’s Day, let us be inspired by Pauahi's servant leadership – deeply rooted in her Hawaiian and Christian values – and instill those values in ourselves, our families and our communities. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 »

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 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 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.
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Kawaiaha‘o Plaza

567 South King St
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 523-6200

KS Hawai‘i

16-716 Volcano Rd
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

KS Kapālama

1887 Makuakāne St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 842-8211

KS Maui

275 ‘A‘apueo Pkwy
Pukalani, HI 96768
(808) 572-3100