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May 17, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Illuminating our ancestral connections: Kealaikahiki and Marae Taputapuātea

In this Kūkahekahe, we learn about the ancestral connections illuminated during the recent Kealaikahiki Voyage of the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s canoes Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia. See story »

May 16, 2022

Petition for Review of Trustee Selection Process and Terms

Twenty-three years ago, the Interim Trustees of Kamehameha Schools petitioned the State Probate Court to establish a procedure for the selection of future Trustees of Kamehameha Schools. See story »

May 13, 2022

Weekly devotional: Uncertainties ahead

KS Maui senior Nika Angell leans on the words of Matthew 6:31-34 and reminds us that despite the uncertainties ahead if we put our trust in ke Akua, he will take care of all the troubles of today as well as the problems of tomorrow. See story »

May 12, 2022

6 tips for managing end-of-school-year stress

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a fitting time to manage your child's end-of-school stress and anxiety. Although there is no easy fix, here are six ways to help prepare your child for the transition from school to summer. See story »

May 9, 2022

KS’ new Holomoana website offers wayfinding lessons for kumu and haumāna

The site will link people to Polynesian wayfinding through the Kealaikahiki Voyage to Tahiti and back, and the Moananuiākea Voyage that starts next year. See story »

May 3, 2022

KS kumu earn national recertification

Thirteen KS educators on three campuses recently earned recertification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards bringing the number of certified educators at KS to 79. See story »

April 29, 2022

Weekly devotional: Take it easy

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 likens the lyrics of rock song, “Take it Easy,” to the words of Psalm 23:1-3, reminding us to slow down and remember that the answer to finding rest is the Lord. See story »

April 27, 2022

KS leaders praise support staff on Administrative Professionals Day

Mahalo piha to all of our administrative professionals! Please know that you are deeply appreciated today and every day! See story »

April 22, 2022

Weekly devotional: What we really need

Leaning on the words of John 21: 12-14, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 reminds us to lean on Jesus whenever there are times we feel as if we’ve lost our purpose. Jesus knows our wants and while providing support, will help us retrieve our identity, purpose and faith. See story »

April 22, 2022

Six ways KS is cultivating a sustainable Hawai‘i

April is Earth Month! Learn some ways that KS is cultivating a sustainable Hawai‘i to ensure the well-being of future generations. See story »

April 20, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Celebrating Mary Kawena Pukui

In this Kūkahekahe column, we celebrate the birth of one of our foremost ‘ōiwi scholars and beloved cultural authority Mary Kawena Pukui. See story »

April 13, 2022

Lent – Easter:  Hope overpowers fear

KS Kapālama Kahu Manu Naeole KSK’96 reminds us that our everyday worries should be met with overpowering hope because Jesus still lives! See story »

April 13, 2022

Lent – Good Friday: But you are holy

KS Hawai‘i senior Kealohilani Grace and KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK'77 share their stories of faith. See story »

April 12, 2022

Kūkahekahe: KS to give gift of ‘awa to Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia crews

KS celebrates the Kealaikahiki Voyage of voyaging canoes Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia to French Polynesia by sharing a special gift of homegrown ʻawa. See story »

April 8, 2022

Lent week six: Faith and the joy of football

KS Hawai‘i senior Khyaden Pōmaikaʻi Kahihikolo and KSH business kumu and football coach Manly Kanoa KSK’97 share their personal stories of faith. See story »

April 7, 2022

Mālama Ola Minute: Five tips to teach kids the dangers of underage drinking

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are five tips to having a vital conversation with your kids about alcohol use and the dangers of underage drinking. See story »

April 5, 2022

Kūkahekahe:  Native Hawaiian Plant Month

In this Kūkahekahe column, we celebrate our lāʻau kamaʻāina, our Native Hawaiian Plants! Let’s use this month to show aloha to the plants that have helped to shape our islands into Hawaiʻi! See story »

April 1, 2022

Lent week five: Blessed to be a blessing

KS Maui Poʻo Kumu Kākoʻo Kaleo Pahukula reminds us to ask Jesus to bless our day and allow Him to do His work by taking our talents and multiplying them to bring great joy to others. See story »

March 30, 2022

KS Kāpalama seniors win award from Story Xperiential

View the winning video, “Yearbook Memories,” created as part of Pixar’s virtual story creation workshop Story XPeriential. See story »

March 29, 2022

Kūkahekahe – Mele Ho‘oheno: ‘Ua Like nō a Like’

In this Kūkahekahe column, KS Cultural Consultant Manu Boyd KSK’80 shares ʻike relating to the Robert Uluwehi Cazimero KSK’67 rendition of the 1888 mele “Ua Like nō a Like” by composer Alice Everett. See story »

March 25, 2022

Lent week four: Paʻanaʻau – memory

Kala‘iku Wong, Hawaiian culture-based education coordinator for KS Nā Kula Kamaliʻi (preschools), encourages us to look inside our na‘au, for nā paʻanaʻau (memories) which reflect things we cherish the most. See story »

March 22, 2022

Dr. Jennifer Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua selected as Kamehameha Schools trustee

The state Probate Court has selected Dr. Jennifer Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. She will begin her term immediately, replacing former Trustee Micah Kāne, whose term expired on June 30, 2021. See story »

March 18, 2022

Lent week three: Can you hear Him?

KS Maui Dean of Student Support Services Leo Delatori KSK’86 reminds us not to let the distractions of everyday life stop us from hearing the word of ke Akua. See story »

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. See story »

March 11, 2022

Seniors dominate awards at the 102nd annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest

The senior class took six of the seven available awards at the to the 102nd annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center. See story »


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