January 13, 2020
While they are separated in age by nearly three decades, Molokaʻi-born Luana Busby-Neff and Kahoʻokahi Kanuha from Moku o Keawe share a love for and commitment to preserving the intergrity of the ʻāina, its natural resources, the lāhui and Native Hawaiian heritage that transcends generations.
January 08, 2020
Since 1956, the prestigious Order of Ke Aliʻi Pauahi Award has been the highest and most distinguished award given to those who exemplify the vision of Kamehameha Schools founder Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop.
January 06, 2020
“Crystal Rose possesses the grace and dexterity of a hula dancer, the courage and grit of a warrior, and the wisdom to know when to be each.” These poignant words were shared by Kamehameha Schools Trustee Chair Lance Wilhelm at the investiture ceremony for trustee Crystal Rose in July, 2019.
December 23, 2019
As Dr. Scott Parker took some time to address a large group of 2010 and ’19 graduates from Kamehameha Schools Maui just moments after they all returned to campus for the annual Founder’s Day ceremony, the po‘o kula’s message was one that resonated for anyone fortunate enough to have benefitted from Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop’s generosity.
December 16, 2019
Students at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama hosted the first-ever ʻAha Aloha ʻĀina fueled by a charge to take responsibility for the future of Hawaiʻi. The event on November 25 was termed “He Aha Lā He Kūkulu: Identifying the Pillars of Aloha ʻĀina.” The event coincided with the observance of Lā Kūʻokoʻa, a day on which Hawaiʻi was recognized as an independent nation in 1843.
December 09, 2019
Students from Kamehameha Schools Maui took a major step as future leaders committed to making a positive contribution to the lāhui at the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Convention (AHCC) last month at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa in Lahaina.
November 25, 2019
On August 13, 2019, this opening statement set the foundation for the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court’s (Court) landmark decision which held that the state must take all reasonable efforts to provide access to Ka Papahana Kaiapuni – Hawaiian language immersion – education.
November 18, 2019
As part of a powerful, engaging forum, Dr. Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo‘ole Osorio and Dr. Kamanamaikalani Beamer shared their views on ‘Ōiwi Agency – Pathways Toward Leadership – to kick off the 2019-20 Lāhui Rising series on October 18 at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama’s Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center.
September 30, 2019
The importance of belief and action was reinforced by 2007 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama alumnus and Native Hawaiian activist Kaho‘okahi Kanuha during the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement’s (CNHA) 18th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention “Ulu O Ka Lā” at the Hawai‘i Convention Center in late September.
August 29, 2019
Kula Kiʻekiʻe will provide a safe space for haumāna to discuss issues of Hawaiian importance.
August 13, 2019
August 12, 2019
Mahi‘ai Match-Up business plan contest, scholarships and innovative MahiX component are announced this week.
August 08, 2019
Lehua Kamalu, a 2004 KS Kapālama graduate, has been selected to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Director’s Fellows program.
August 07, 2019
Students and 2019 graduates from KS and across the state recently completed the immersive Nalukai Academy Start-Up Camp.
July 31, 2019
Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea, the day sovereignty was restored, was a holiday celebrated in the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi and recognized annually on July 31.
May 28, 2019
After initially dropping out of high school on Hawaiʻi island, Kekoa Leialoha seemed destined for a future full of everything but success. However, after graduating from the Hawaiʻi Youth Challenge Academy and working with Kinai ʻEha, which provides real-world vocational skills and training for at-risk 17-to-24 year-olds in the Koʻolau region, Leialoha is weeks away from starting a well-paying career operating heavy machinery in the construction field.
April 29, 2019
For three Kamehameha Schools Kapālama alumni, the annual May Day concert tradition brings with it an added layer of pride and responsibility as award-winning musical trio Keauhou is handed the torch – or in this case, the lei.
April 25, 2019
After dedicating countless hours toward improving their craft on and off the field, court and water, hundreds of state championship-winning student-athletes from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama were honored at a Dinner of Champions held Saturday evening at Ka‘iwakīloumoku to celebrate their tremendous achievements.
April 24, 2019
Nā pua a Pauahi are among the participating kumu hula and Miss Aloha Hula contestants at this year’s renown hula competition.
March 21, 2019
As part of a unique collaboration between three kama‘āina organizations including Kamehameha Schools, the Koʻolauloa Farmers Market will hold its grand opening on Saturday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Punalu’u Ahupuaʻa Farms.
February 19, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama recently celebrated the sacred season of makahiki at an evening event entitled ‘Aha Makahiki Kapālama.
February 14, 2019
The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama girls soccer and boys canoe paddling teams were honored by the Honolulu City Council Wednesday after claiming Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association state titles earlier this month.
February 07, 2019
Kula Kiʻekiʻe will reprise Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi’s second Hawaiian opera, The Battle of Kuamoʻo, for Hōʻike 2019 and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.
November 07, 2018
Moananuiākea, a documentary on the worldwide voyage of Hōkūleʻa, will debut at the Hawaiʻi International Film Festival later this month.
February 01, 2018
Unleash your ʻōiwi genius into the world with KS Hawaiʻiʻs summer innovations academy. Seats available for students in grades K-12.
January 29, 2018
Nāwahī student designs a print that Sig Zane Designs releases on an aloha shirt and T-shirt and she dedicates the print to her school and classmates.
November 16, 2017
Our East Hawai‘i KS ‘ohana participated in the annual ‘Aha Makahiki O Keaukaha as a collaborative effort with our Kūamahi Kealapono and Nā Kula Kamali‘i teams.
May 17, 2017
Get your shop on while supporting Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs at Pa‘akai Marketplace, slated for May 19 and 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Kamehameha Schools retail complex SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.
March 29, 2017
The KS Financial Assets Division (FAD) recently teamed up with the Hoʻokahua Cultural Vibrancy Group to select “Keaholoa” – the long fishing line – as its new division name.
February 08, 2017
Starting Feb. 11, local and international artists from POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi will begin painting multiple murals for the community to enjoy throughout the innovative Our Kakaʻako and SALT at Our Kakaʻako.
January 18, 2017
After completing the historic two-day transit across the Panama Canal, Hōkūleʻa is back in Pacific waters for the first time in two years. While in Panama, crewmembers continue outreach efforts with indigenous communities.
January 03, 2017
Hōkūleʻa reached Panama this week, preparing for a historic crossing which will bring the waʻa into the Pacific Ocean for the first time in two years.
November 30, 2016
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi’s annual student-led ʻAha Makahiki continues to celebrate and build a strong Hawaiian cultural foundation.
November 16, 2016
Hōkūleʻa completes its final dry dock before continuing leg 25 of its Mālama Honua journey.
November 09, 2016
KS received the Kalihi Beautification Award for creating a culturally inspired mural for the Wismettac Asian Foods building on Nimitz Highway.
October 19, 2016
Native Hawaiian artists, crafters and cultural practitioners will shine at Paʻakai Marketplace slated for Friday, Oct. 21, from 5-9 p.m. at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.
October 04, 2016
Local street artist Kamea Hadar portrayed the Hawaiian legend of the naupaka flower on the parking structure of the KS retail complex, SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.
May 17, 2016
Their urban huakaʻi included a visit to SALT at Our Kakaʻako, interaction with business owners, and a kūkākūkā with KS Trustee Lance Wilhelm.
April 27, 2016
Kamehameha Schools has earned the Kūlia I Ka Nuʻu Award for incorporating Hawaiian language and culture throughout its retail complex, Kapālama Center. The award will be presented by the Kuini Piʻolani Hawaiian Civic Club and ‘Ahahui ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi. Kūlia I Ka Nuʻu means “strive for the summit.”
April 04, 2016
The KS retail center has become a stage for local artists to showcase their talents and pay homage to Hawaiian mele and hula.