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November 2, 2021

KS partners with Polynesian Bowl to host annual all-star football game at KSK

The Polynesian Bowl is an all-star game played annually in Hawai‘i featuring 100 of the nation’s top high school seniors, many of whom go on to play at top-level college programs. See story »

September 29, 2021

KS students honored as National Group Youth Advocates of the Year

KSK seniors Joshua Ching and Logan Lau, KSM junior Aubrey Ahana and KSH freshman Julie Nacionales serve on the Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i Youth Council which received national recognition for its work with local leaders to protect kids and vulnerable communities from the harmful effects of tobacco. See story »

August 17, 2021

College students explore clean energy career opportunities through KS, Clearway program

A year after the pandemic led to the cancellation of a summer internship focused on renewable energy, four college students recently completed the program that gives Native Hawaiians access to real-world job experience. See story »

July 6, 2021

Next generation of navigators trains for Moananuiākea Voyage

A life-changing journey awaits several Kamehameha Schools alumni who are among a group of young crew members experiencing deep-sea training for the upcoming Moananuiākea Voyage. See story »

May 24, 2021

Honoring the class of 2021

Join the Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana in celebrating the achievements of the class of 2021 with carefully choreographed events taking place this week. See story »

May 5, 2021

Song Contest 2021: Celebrating 101 years

The voices of KS Kapālama haumāna will be showcased in an unprecedented virtual choir performance with a first-of-its-kind fan-favorite voting system. “I Mau Ke Aloha ‘Āina: 101 Years of Song Contest” airs on Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. on K5. See story »

May 4, 2021

KS alumni staffers honor their most influential kumu

In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked Kamehameha Schools alumni staffers: “Who was your most influential kumu and why?” See story »

December 21, 2020

KSK Christmas Concert – ‘Christmas Dreams’ – airs on Dec. 24 and 25

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama’s Kekūhaupiʻo Gym was transformed into a winter wonderland to serve as a backdrop for this year’s KS Christmas Concert. See story »

December 15, 2020

A legacy 31 years in the making: KSK Children’s Chorus wins first Hōkū Award

For more than 30 years, KS Kapālama Elementary School kumu Lynell Bright has nurtured the voices of countless haumāna as director of the KS Children’s Chorus. This year, the chorus won its first Nā Hōkū Hanohano award for the Christmas album, “Ho‘onani Kākou Iā Ia.” See story »

October 27, 2020

KS Kapālama seniors sweep research awards at national indigenous STEM conference

The student researchers took top honors in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Research Competition held as part of this year’s virtual AISES National Conference. See story »

October 15, 2020

Haumāna garner national academic recognition

The College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognized 15 Kamehameha Schools seniors for outstanding scholastic achievements. See story »

October 8, 2020

Tri-campus student leaders take part in KHON2 Town Hall

As part of a lesson in civic engagement, our rising ‘ōiwi leaders posed questions to mayoral, congressional and Honolulu prosecutor candidates as part of KHON2’s Virtual Town Hall. See story »

September 25, 2020

CEO Message: Update on campus learning models after Fall Break

Mahalo nui to all of our kumu, staff, leaders, haumāna and ‘ohana. We are now more than a month into our new school year; our kumu are teaching, our haumāna are learning, our ‘ohana are engaging, and despite so many challenges, we remain hopeful that we can make this our best year ever. See story »

August 24, 2020

KSK senior takes first place in global clean tech competition

‘Ōiwi innovation and ingenuity propelled KS Kapālama senior Joshua Parker KSK’21 into first place in the Spellman High Voltage Clean Tech Competition Limited Resources category. 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 »

July 27, 2020

Student film on ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi is showcased by the Smithsonian

A documentary produced by KS Kapālama haumāna Liʻua Tengan KSK’21 was one of 35 student films featured as part of the prestigious online Smithsonian National Showcase held in commemoration of National History Day. See story »

June 17, 2020

KS Song Contest video captures Gold Pele Award

E hoʻomaikaʻi to the KS Communications Group who produced the video which celebrates 99 years of Hawaiian culture as it has survived, flourished and grown through the universal power of music. See story »

June 2, 2020

KS graduates share messages of gratitude, strength and hope

Graduating keiki of KS staffers share manaʻo on the unprecedented end to their senior year, their gratitude to Princess Pauahi and a future of promise. 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 18, 2020

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Join us in celebrating the achievements of the class of 2020 with special commencement broadcasts taking place this week. See story »

April 24, 2020

Mahalo, e nā kumu! Share your appreciation for teachers [VIDEO]

In a few short weeks, we will celebrate the unsung heroes throughout our Kamehameha Schools’ and broader communities that have transformed their living rooms and kitchens into virtual classrooms so our haumāna can continue to learn online despite this COVID-19 crisis. See story »

April 7, 2020

Distance learning and summer school updates

Mahalo to our Kamehameha Schools staff for your continued commitment to serving our students and their ʻohana, as well as one another. Though the COVID-19 pandemic persists, we appreciate everyone’s work to advance our educational mission. See story »

March 29, 2020

Let the Holy Spirit empower you!

KS Kapālama senior ʻĀina Abergas and Kahu Sherman Thompson share this week’s devotional.



See story »

March 27, 2020

KS Distance Learning Programs on schedule to start for KS Preschools, KS Hawaiʻi and KS Maui

With the COVID-19 emergency continuing to evolve, Kamehameha Schools remains focused on protecting the health of our students, families, staff and broader community. KS acknowledges the special role school ‘ohana will play the longer their keiki are learning at home. See story »

March 27, 2020

Christmas in March: KSK’s Togiai named Gatorade Hawai‘i hoopster of the year

The Gatorade Company named Christmas Togiai of the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama basketball team as its 2019-20 Gatorade Hawai‘i Boys Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday. See story »


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