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November 8, 2020

Weekly devotional: Start the day mana-filled

If you have a tough time rising in the morning, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong suggests starting with a prayer of gratitude to ke Akua for a beautiful day, and another opportunity to use his grace to make someone’s life better. See story »

November 2, 2020

KS’ COVID-19 Response Team: The front line in our fight to keep staff and students healthy

Since early March, 40 KS staffers stepped up to the challenge and assumed additional duties to help safeguard the health and well-being of our haumāna and staff as part of our very own COVID-19 Response Team. See story »

November 1, 2020

Weekly devotional: Pass it on

As we look to a future full of promise, KS Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 reminds us of the importance of passing on family values, and striving to live by the values embraced by our beloved Ke Ali‘i Pauahi. See story »

October 25, 2020

Weekly devotional: Stronger together

Leaning on the words of Philippians 2:3-4, KS Maui Kahu Wong KSK’74 reminds us that as we continue to navigate these trying times, we must forget the needs of ourselves long enough to lend a helping hand for that is the true meaning of, “stronger together.” See story »

October 18, 2020

Weekly devotional: The charity of our Princess

As we continue to navigate through a global pandemic, Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK'77 reflects on Ke Aliʻi Pauahi’s tremendous charity and servant leadership, challenging us to follow in her footsteps for when we serve with aloha we all prosper. See story »

October 11, 2020

Weekly devotional: Wisdom and revelation bring spiritual clarity

Through the words of the apostle Paul, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard reaffirms that spiritual clarity, along with a life filled with intention and purpose, are the result of seeking both wisdom and revelation – or guidance – from ke Akua. See story »

October 4, 2020

Weekly devotional: Hang in there

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong reminds us to, “hang in there,” as we are met with physical and emotional distress due to navigating life during this global pandemic. For doing so, gives us hope and a clearer vision of the good that is to come. See story »

September 27, 2020

Weekly devotional: Be a border buster

In sharing the story of Jabez, Kahu Kalani Wong reminds us of the power of prayer when looking to bust through borders or to go beyond where we are currently in life. When grounded in pule, ke Akua will shield us from harm allowing us to enter new horizons and eventually provide the same support to others in need. See story »

September 13, 2020

Weekly devotional: Trust in ke Akua provides strength to others in need

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Hope Kahu Barrett Awai KSK’88 reminds us that although things may look bleak, we must have faith so that we might give strength to others – the same faith that Moses had when he led the Israelites out of Egypt and across the Red Sea. See story »

August 21, 2020

Weekly devotional: E hauʻoli mau loa, rejoice always!

In these tumultuous times, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 puts forth the challenge to hauʻoli mau loa or rejoice always, for doing so helps to change your focus from the bad to the good, opening your heart and mind to new growth. See story »

August 14, 2020

CEO Message: Distance learning extended through fall break for all KS campuses and preschools

Every morning, I read about the latest COVID-19 figures in our islands — this week, surging new cases, positive test rates, outbreaks and community transmission. See story »

August 14, 2020

Weekly devotional: It is well with my soul

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 shares the story of hymnist Horatio Spafford who after suffering the loss of his children, wrote the beautiful hymn, “It is well with my soul” as a testament to the salvation he found in Jesus through the good and bad times in life. See story »

July 10, 2020

Weekly devotional: Recognizing ka leo aloha, the voice of love

In recalling the bond formed with his littlest moʻopuna, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 shares the words of John 10:27-28 which remind us that in recognizing ka leo aloha, or the voice of love, and refraining from trying to figure out everything on our own means we have confidence in Jesus Christ to protect and care for us. See story »

July 1, 2020

Student teaching can help promote wellness

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 26, 2020

Weekly devotional: In times of panic seek kōkua from ke Akua

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Campus Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 shares a memory of seeking kōkua from ke Akua while bodysurfing a mighty wave at Point Panics. And as James 1:5 promises, wisdom was given to him abundantly and without blame or criticism. See story »

June 25, 2020

Focusing on appreciation and gratitude promotes self-control

Now is a time to provide opportunities for students to complete activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 18, 2020

Managing stress by modeling a range of emotions

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 17, 2020

Virtual Mālama Ola Minute with Anu Getgen

Anu Getgen, a behavioral health supervisor at Kamehameha Schools Maui and 2004 KSK graduate, provides tips for dealing with stress and remaining connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. See story »

June 15, 2020

Weekly devotional: Moving with patience, skill and confidence

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard recalls how ke Akua strengthened him and his father with patience, skill and confidence as they fished along the North Kona coastline. See story »

June 9, 2020

Practicing mindfulness to promote feelings of self-worth and safety

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 4, 2020

Helping keiki communicate their feelings

Promote self-awareness in students by having them review a feelings chart and share how they are feeling. See story »

May 28, 2020

Managing stress by expressing gratitude

Sharing what they appreciate most about their classmates can help students manage stress. See story »

May 27, 2020

KS Commercial Real Estate partnerships helps flatten COVID-19 curve

Kamehameha Schools recently partnered with community organizations to distribute free non-medical face masks at KS commercial properties to help flatten the COVID-19 curve. See story »

May 26, 2020

Virtual KS Song Contest to be shared on May 29

Kamehameha Schools proudly celebrates the 100th year of Song Contest with a reimagined format featuring three virtual choir performances by the Class of 2020. See story »

May 21, 2020

Managing stress through non-verbal exercises

Sharing drawings about how their day is going can help students manage stress. See story »


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