The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

Pauahi Legacy
Please see the list below for additional resources you may be interested in for your child, should the need arise.
Hale Hoʻokipa Highlighted Resources

Making sure our families are equipped and informed with the necessary information to provide the best possible support for their child is our goal. 

To supplement many of the resources covered at the Hale Hoʻokipa ʻOhana Night on November 4, our presenters have put together the following resource sheet with more information or contact information for both community and resources we provide at Kamehameha Schools. If you attended that evening and would like to share your manaʻo on the presentation, please fill out our evaluation form

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Crisis services

  • Emergency Services:  9-1-1
    Immediate assistance for threat to life or property 
  • Crisis Hotline of Hawaiʻi: On Oʻahu call 832-3100 or call 1-800-753-6879 on a Neighbor Island
    Hawaiʻi Department of Health hotline for suicide prevention, awareness, and support.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1*800*273-TALK (8255)
    Support for people in distress, and prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text "START" to 741-741
    Support for people in crisis. 
  • The Trevor Project: 866-4U-TREVOR (488-7386) or text "TREVOR" to 1-202-304-1200 (text not available 24/7)
    Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13–24.
  • Kapiʻolani Sex Abuse Treatment Center Hawaiʻi:  808-524-7273
    Support, information, and advocacy for victims of sexual assault or abuse.
  • Child Welfare Services: From O‘ahu call 808-832-5300; from a Neighbor Island call 1-800-494-3991
    To report suspected child abuse or neglect.

Teen online resources

  • teenLink Hawaiʻi 
    Provides an effective youth-focused program promoting positive youth development through peer leadership and support, access to relevant information and resources, and connection to a caring social network
  • NS Teens
    Teaches tweens and teens about making safer choices online.
  • Thatʻs Not Cool 
    Support material and helpful tips on engaging teens and decreasing teen dating violence.
  • Guide to cyberbullying: Awareness and prevention
    Information and resources on cyberbullying, including tips for parents 
    Information on preventing and responding to bullying
    The Hawaiʻi Youth Services Directory provides easy access to information concerning children, youth, and young adult programs and services in Hawaiʻi, including helplines, newsletters, and other resources.

Survivor support

  • Counseling services for survivors of past sexual or physical misconduct or abuse by a KS employee, volunteer or contractor: 1 (888) 961-9273

Community resources

  • Hawaiʻi Community Resource Guide
    State of Hawaii Department of Public Safety 2017 compendium that includes community resources for health, safety, and well-being.
  • Aloha United Way  - 211 or 1-8-77-275-6569
    Find information and referrals on everything from crisis intervention and counseling to job training, educational programs and child care. 

KS resources for reporting and additional assistance

In non-emergency situations, students can utilize the Hiʻikua Student Helpline to report any issues they are not comfortable bringing to their principals or counselors.

  • KS Hawaiʻi Counseling
  • Mālama Ola
    • Health rooms
      • Elementary/Middle - 942-0411
      • High - 942-0611
    • Reach our Mālama Ola director, Dr. Kenny Fink at 808-842-8959


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