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June 3, 2024

FestPAC showcases Pacific leadership, native excellence

The legacy of our aliʻi showcases their strategic leadership and enduring impact on Pacific culture and unity.

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May 30, 2024

Indigenous excellence celebrated at upcoming Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture

For the first time ever, the Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture, the world’s largest celebration of indigenous Pacific Islanders, is being held in Hawaiʻi pae ʻāina. You won’t want to miss this once-in-a-generation cultural exchange from June 6-16, 2024.

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May 22, 2024

Alaska Natives honor Kamehameha Schools cultural leader and ties to Moananuiākea

Kamehameha Schools Executive Cultural Officer Randie Fong, Ed.D. is honored with the Tribal Ally Award by the Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. This recognition is another example of the deepening pilina between Alaska and Hawaiʻi Indigenous Peoples.

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May 14, 2024

Latest issue of I Mua magazine focuses on Lahaina recovery and more

I Mua magazine 2024, Issue 1 is out online and in your home. This edition includes manaʻo from alumni who have demonstrated great resilience after the devastating Lahaina fire.

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May 6, 2024

Kumu Appreciation Week: Celebrating KS Preschools kumu

As part of Kumu Appreciation Week, we salute the kumu mentoring our youngest learners at KS Preschools across the pae ʻāina.

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April 15, 2024

KS Kaiāulu helps transform lives through support for higher education initiative

The Waiʻaleʻale Project encourages people with minimal or no college experience to attend and complete their first year of college.

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Oct. 16, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi haumāna is championing mental health awareness on campus and on-screen

Sophomore Ziona Launiu supports her peers as a member of the Young Leaders Council for the “My Life. Just Listen.” campaign

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Sept. 28, 2023

Kamehameha Schools education leader wants to revolutionize student testing

Chelsea Keehne, with Kamehameha Schools’ Kealaiwikuamoʻo Division wants to challenge educators, parents, and the community to rethink how students could be assessed with an emphasis on the types of learning that will stay with haumāna for a lifetime, instead of just long enough to take a test.

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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 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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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 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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July 25, 2022

KS partners with Hawaii Pacific Health to boost ʻōiwi leadership in the medical field

Instead of hitting the beach and sleeping in, 11 KS and KS-affiliated high school and college haumāna are spending their summer gaining real-world experience as paid interns at Hawaii Pacific Health facilities on Oʻahu and Kauaʻi.

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Oct. 8, 2021

COVID-19 changes for the Second Semester (starting Jan. 4, 2022)

Mahalo nui i nā haumāna, nā ʻohana, a me nā limahana o Ke Kula ʻo Kamehameha no kā ʻoukou hana poʻokela ma ka hapahā mua o kēia makahiki, ma ka hoʻopalekana ʻana i kā mākou mau keiki, a no ka hoʻoikaika mau me ka lōkahi. Thank you to our Kamehameha Schools students, families and staff, for your amazing work this First Quarter, for keeping our keiki safe, and for staying strong and together. We are truly blessed and deeply grateful.

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Oct. 6, 2021

Applying to Kamehameha Schools just got easier

The new ʻOhana Portal provides families up-to-date information on the status of their applications for K-12 campus programs, preschools and a summer learning opportunities.

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Sept. 13, 2021

Summer experiences create enduring cultural lessons for keiki

From Hawaiian healing techniques to the farm-to-table movement, haumāna explored cultural activities and ʻāina-based education offered through a new collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and community partners this summer.

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Aug. 4, 2021

Project KULEANA presents “Nani Kaua‘i” featuring KS ‘ohana

By supporting Project KULEANA, Kamehameha Schools provides opportunities for Kauaʻi youth to connect to the unique place they are from, as well as rediscover, reconnect and instill what Hawaiian music represents.

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