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June 11, 2021

Weekly devotional: Continuing the good work of Kamehameha I

In honor of Kamehameha ‘Ekahi, a true warrior and ambassador of peace, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 shares that we must continue his good work for it is not yet finished. See story »

June 4, 2021

Weekly devotional: Finding balance

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 says that the key to life is finding balance, and although it is not always possible for there are times we will feel overwhelmed, ke Akua will be there to help put things back in alignment. See story »

May 28, 2021

Weekly devotional: The art of patience

In sharing the words of James 1:2-4, KS Maui senior Kalia Franco notes that when we practice the art of patience and learn to have faith, we are better positioned to understand the ways of ke Akua. See story »

May 21, 2021

Weekly devotional: What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger

Reflecting on the last year, KS Maui senior Joshua Worth shares that although it was unusual, trying and at times exhausting, Romans 5:3-5 reminds us that it is through the trials and tribulations that we build endurance and character. See story »

May 14, 2021

Weekly devotional: Unconditional love

Anyone can say “I love you,” shares KS Maui senior Teilana Akre, but how many individuals do you love so much that you expect nothing in return? See story »

May 13, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Healthy changes to help prevent diabetes in your keiki

Learn about diabetes risk and prevention in keiki and join us in the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes by the American Diabetes Association to help raise awareness of the disease. See story »

May 7, 2021

Weekly devotional: A therapeutic promise

Just as the ocean has a therapeutic and curative effect on our well-being, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 shares that ke Akua’s words offer the same. For when we take a dip into scripture and spend time swimming in His ocean of teachings, we are restored even through the toughest of times. See story »

April 16, 2021

Weekly devotional: A love letter from ke Akua

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 shares experiences which sparked his passion for reading his Hemolele Baibala (Holy Bible), likening its words to a love letter from ke Akua. See story »

March 31, 2021

Easter: Mai makaʻu – No be scared!

KS Maui senior Bailey Ventura and KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK'74 encourage us to go forth as “Easter people” who are not afraid – people who are confident in the hope that ke Akua brings to our lives and to the world. See story »

March 24, 2021

Lent week 6: It is written!

KS Kapālama Christian Education Kumu Vince Acohido and KSK eighth grader Lauren Kawai share their mana‘o on the choices we make during Lent, from giving up chocolate and video games, to making positive changes within ourselves. See story »

March 19, 2021

Lent week 5:  The kind of friend we all need

Kamehameha Schools Maui Class of 2023 Dean of Students Malorie Chong and KSM senior Arianna Rios share the mo‘olelo of the death of Jesus’ friend Lazarus to remind us that we have a friend in Ke Akua, and that we should trust what He has in store for us. See story »

March 12, 2021

Lent week 4: Never knew a love like this before

Kamehameha Schools Maui P.E. Kumu Chad Kalehuawehe compares the divine joy he felt at the birth of his son with the eternal joy can we feel when we have faith in Jesus Christ, while his son Noah Kalehuawehe KSM’24 reminds us that by having that faith and confessing our sins, we may live with the Lord in heaven for eternity. See story »

March 5, 2021

Lent week 3:  Be humble before ke Akua and each other

KS Kapālama alumnus Kuao Peihopa KSK’21 (who graduated from KSK in December, 2020) is currently a defensive lineman for the University of Washington Huskies football team. In this week’s Lent devotional, he and KS Kapālama Hope Kahu Barrett Awai KSK’88 share their mana‘o on the importance of being humble before ke Akua and each other every day. See story »

February 26, 2021

Lent week 2:  Be steadfast during this time of uncertainty

KS Hawai‘i Keku‘iapoiwa Learning Center Kahu Puke Keikilani Meyer and Deputation Team Leader Cheyenne Sato KSH’23 share how prayer and God’s guidance can help us remain ‘onipaʻa or steadfast during even the most difficult of times. See story »

February 19, 2021

Lent week 1:  Meditate in deep silence to truly sense God

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Theater Kumu Eric Stack and Keiki Kahu Ioane Boshard KSH’21 challenge us to spend 10 minutes a day for the next 40 days in deep silence – sans our Spotify meditation playlists – to shed the darkness of our discontent and begin anew at Easter. See story »

February 17, 2021

Lent Ash Wednesday – Starting 40 days of reflection

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard and Keiki Kahu Keolakupaianaha Shores-Ulep share their mana‘o for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the first devotional of the Lent season. See story »

February 12, 2021

Weekly devotional: The harvest is coming

In honor of the KS connection to the Netflix movie “Finding ‘Ohana,” KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 likens a mahiʻai (farmer) and their crops to kumu and their haumāna in that they shouldn’t be weary or disheartened in planting good seeds, for the season of reaping the wonderful harvest they have planted is coming. See story »

February 5, 2021

Weekly devotional: Try wait!

We have become an instant society making the action of waiting somewhat difficult. KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 says that as ke Akua never acts until the time is right, we must wait expectantly, looking with great anticipation for the revealing of the Lord’s will for He never disappoints. See story »

January 29, 2021

Weekly devotional: Respond with a willingness to serve

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 likens the prophet Isaiah to Charles Reed Bishop, both responding to a call from ke Akua to serve. See story »

January 22, 2021

Weekly devotional: The mark of a humble leader

A humble leader has a deep foundation in ke Akua shares KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74. From King Soloman to Hawaiʻi’s aliʻi wāhine and other great leaders alike, let us follow their example and seek to lead in a loving and just fashion by grounding ourselves in ke Akua. See story »

January 15, 2021

Weekly devotional: Breaking through the bad

Through Pslam 66:8-12, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reminds us that a life of believing in ke Akua doesn’t make one immune to trials and tribulations. However, ke Akua will be there to help break through the bad and lead us to a place of abundance! See story »

January 8, 2021

Weekly devotional: Stepping into the future with faith

Leaning on the words of the prophet Ezekiel, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 says that the future – though unknown – will be bright if we shed our hearts of stone and our attitudes of fear, and put our trust in ke Akua. See story »

December 22, 2020

Advent Christmas Eve – Light of the World

KS Kapālama Music Assistant Rodney Arias and senior Noe Hussey remind us that Jesus is the “Light of the World,” and that during this holy season he shines even brighter to uplift our families, our communities and our lāhui. See story »

November 22, 2020

Weekly devotional: Real faith is real care

Actions speak louder than words. KS Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard encourages us to reach out to the homeless, the heartbroken and those who are hurting during this difficult time. In doing so, we are being Christ-like by providing real care as people of real faith. See story »

November 15, 2020

Weekly devotional: Ho da stress!

As you experience anxiety, either from the stresses of COVID-19, the season, or just life, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong encourages you to cast your anxieties on ke Akua, see Him as your puʻuhonua (refuge), and rest easy in Him. See story »


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