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August 11, 2023

CEO Message: Our heartfelt aloha for Maui

Our heartfelt aloha goes out to the island of Maui, to all its residents, and to every member of our extended Kamehameha Schools ʻohana affected by the devastating wildfires.

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August 9, 2023

Most Kamehameha Schools sites on Maui will be closed on Thursday and Friday

Here is an update on the impact of the ongoing wildfires on Kamehameha Schools Maui sites for the rest of the week.

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August 7, 2023

Several KS Kapālama haumāna earn nurse aide certification during summer break

Eight KS Kapālama haumāna spent their summer getting an early boost in their post-secondary careers. They earned their nurse aide certification.

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August 7, 2023

KS alum, hoa hana wins major breakdance competition

KS budget and awards analyst Jeff Kaʻimi Naʻauao Wong KSK’08 has won the Red Bull BC One Midwest Cypher breakdancing competition, earning one of 16 coveted spots in the Red Bull National Final later this month. Wong, whose B-boy name is Ark, is believed to be the first kānaka ʻōiwi to win at this level.

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July 25, 2023

KS in the news: July 2023 edition

Our Kamehameha Schools organization, haumāna and alumni have garnered news coverage in recent weeks for excellence in ʻōiwi leadership, ʻāina stewardship and Hawaiian culture-based education.

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July 19, 2023

Tropical Storm Calvin Update #2 – KS Hawaiʻi Island operations to resume July 20

Kamehameha Schools’ campus, preschools and offices on Hawaiʻi Island will resume operations tomorrow, July 20.

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July 6, 2023

Kamehameha Schools expands ʻāina stewardship with acquisitions on Maui that include Kaupō Ranch lands

Kamehameha Schools has recently made two land acquisitions in southeastern and north Maui, adding more than 5,500 acres to its ʻāina portfolio.

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June 30, 2023

Kona Village Resort’s reopening on ʻĀina Pauahi celebrated

Twelve years after sustaining catastrophic damage from the tsunami triggered by a 9.0 earthquake in Japan, the restored Kona Village Resort situated on ʻĀina Pauahi in Ka‘ūpūlehu is poised to welcome guests again after a traditional Native Hawaiian dedication ceremony.

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June 21, 2023

Kamehameha Schools ʻālapa haumāna take part in tri-campus summit

Dozens of haumāna from all three campuses recently took part in an athletics leadership summit. The gathering served as an opportunity to build pilina across the campuses and further develop ʻōiwi leadership skills.

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June 15, 2023

Kamehameha Schools introduces Waiānuenue: First phase of Kapaʻakea redevelopment in Mōʻiliʻili

Kamehameha Schools’ commercial real estate team has unveiled plans for the initial phase of the Kapaʻakea redevelopment in Mōʻiliʻili, which will be centered around education, culture, and commercial real estate. The project, known as Waiānuenue, aims to modernize the area while paying homage to its rich history and diverse culture.

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June 15, 2023

Make Music Day on ʻĀina Pauahi

Make Music Day is a worldwide music celebration held every year on June 21 in over 1,000 cities and 120 countries. Come celebrate at one of our commercial properties on ʻĀina Pauahi.

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May 30, 2023

Honolulu Night Market returns to Our Kakaʻako

The māhealani moon will light the night sky as this free, family-friendly event returns to ‘Āina Pauahi.

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May 30, 2023

Recent KS Maui grad named Hawaiʻi Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Stepping out of her comfort zone and venturing into the realm of public speaking, Arissa Kahaialiʻi KSM’23 recently competed and emerged victorious as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Hawaiʻi Youth of the Year.

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May 18, 2023

Michelle Kaʻuhane selected as Kamehameha Schools trustee

The state Probate Court has selected Michelle Kaʻuhane KSK’86 as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees.

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May 18, 2023

KS Kaiāulu, Arizona State University partner to host a new pathway to college

In an effort to provide students a way to get a bachelor’s degree without leaving their home community, Arizona State Univeristy and Kamehameha Schools Kaiāulu are partnering to host a new pathway to college, ASU Local, with the blessing of a newly-renovated space that is housing the first site the state.

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May 8, 2023

Nearly 100 KS Kapālama seniors earn associate degrees

Three weeks ahead of receiving their high school diplomas, nearly 100 seniors from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama graduated with their Associate of Arts degrees from Hawai‘i Pacific University, establishing a new record for the highest number of Hawaiʻi students to graduate from a dual-credit program.

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May 4, 2023

Kamehameha Schools’ longstanding commitment to early learning leads to 150 new full-tuition college scholarships

Kamehameha Schools and Chaminade University have forged an innovative and community-focused partnership to educate, train and prepare aspiring early learning kumu through 150 full-tuition Muʻo scholarships. Muʻo means “to bud” and the name of the scholarship reflects the focus on taking care of keiki at the beginning of their educational journey.

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May 2, 2023

Get out the vote – Oʻahu

Civic engagement starts in our own community, in our own neighborhood. More and more Native Hawaiians are stepping up to lead. This year, over 100 Native Hawaiian candidates are running for a seat on their neighborhood boards.

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May 2, 2023

4th grade Papa ‘Ōma‘o tackles KSK food waste - with Red Wiggler worms

KSK fourth grader Keahonui Takatsugi remembers her reaction last fall when Kumu Naomi Helenihi-Aweau told the class about their yearlong project-based learning assignment. “Worms, really? Worms. We’re going to work with worms. That was my first thought - I didn’t know what these worms would do for us. But it made a big impact on us to let us know that we can help the world; act today for a better tomorrow.”

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May 1, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Maui esports team rockets to success with six state championships in Rocket League

The Kamehameha Schools Maui esports team has taken the high school competitive gaming scene by storm with its incredible track record of success. The team has been dominating the competition with six state championships in Rocket League, but their latest season was a different story.

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April 26, 2023

Upcoming ‘Lāhui Rising’ event focuses on kānaka ʻōiwi representation in movies, TV and theater

Kumu, haumāna, ʻohana and all members of our kaiāulu are invited to attend a dynamic panel conversation about the telling of Hawaiian stories and representation of Hawaiians on stage, film, and TV. Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Kānaka Onscreen: Who’s Telling Our Stories?” This in-person event will be held at our center on May 2, 2023 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

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April 25, 2023

ʻO Kahaluʻu Kahi o nā Hālau Lololo Kahaluʻu, a place of intelligence

Righting the mistakes of the past, an intimate gathering of lineal descendants from the ahupuaʻa of Kahaluʻu Ma Kai on Hawaiʻi Island greeted the sun for a new day – a new promise. The recent piko ceremony held on Piko Wakea, the spring equinox – a time of transition and focusing on things to put back in balance – helped them to heal, find closure to what once was their home, and to celebrate a new way forward.

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April 24, 2023

Coach Kaeo Drummondo brings his own version of the ‘Warrior Way’ to KSK football

Spring Break is usually a respite from campus for KSK haumāna. But to athletes looking for a spot on the Warriors’ varsity football team, it was time to show up and set the foundation for next season under new head coach Kaeo Drummondo, KSK ‘03.

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April 19, 2023

Kamehameha Schools continues collaboration tradition with Yale University through Kapālama Kai design project

The Kamehameha Schools (KS) Commercial Real Estate and Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy groups recently hosted 15 graduate students and three professors from Yale School of Architecture to kick off a new collaboration between the two educational institutions.

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April 13, 2023

Stronger communities and deeper cultural connections are the heart of new initiative: KS Kaiāulu

A new logo reflects an exciting initiative: KS Kaiāulu – a new way for us to engage with keiki and ʻohana in the kaiāulu (community).

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April 10, 2023

Upcoming in-person event: “Moananuiākea, A Voyage for Earth: Reclaiming the Sea Road to Alaska.”

Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Moananuiākea, A Voyage for Earth: Reclaiming the Sea Road to Alaska.” This in-person event will be held at Kaʻiwakīloumoku on the Kapālama campus on April 18, 2023, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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April 10, 2023

Lance Cagasan named Poʻo Māhele Luna for Kamehameha Schools Maui

Kamehameha Schools has named Lance Cagasan as poʻo māhele luna (upper division head) for grades 6-12 at its Maui campus in the ahupuaʻa of ʻAʻapueo.

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April 10, 2023

Merrie Monarch, Hilo’s world-renowned hula festival celebrates kanaono makahiki - 60 years

Hilo town on the east side of Hawai‘i, Moku o Keawe, comes alive each year with a spectacular celebration of Hawaiian culture that now has thousands of fans around the world. The Merrie Monarch Festival honors Hawai‘i’s seventh mō‘ī, King Kalākaua, a pivotal supporter of the revival of Hawaiian traditions in the late 1800s after decades of suppression, disapproval, and even illegality.

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April 3, 2023

KS education technology hui expands knowledge base during Lone Star State huakaʻi

Members from the KS ET Education Technology Services team recently attended the SXSW EDU 2023 conference in Austin, Texas where they had the opportunity to explore the latest trends and innovations in education.

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April 3, 2023

Ka Pōʻalima Maikaʻi - Good Friday

He ʻoiaʻiʻo nō, ʻo ke Keiki nō kēia a ke Akua!  Truly, this is the Son of God!

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