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November 08, 2019

Trio of student-athletes digs All-America honors

The accolades continue to roll in for the girls state volleyball championship squad from KS Kapālama as three senior student-athletes were named to the AVCA 2019 Under Armour All-America Teams on Wednesday.

November 07, 2019

Warrior Marching Band and Color Guard comes up roses

As it prepares to perform at the 2020 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day, the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Warrior Marching Band and Color Guard received a motivational pep talk from the Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber, who visited with the haumāna on Monday to officially invite them to participate in the parade.

November 04, 2019

Students reach for the stars at Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery

Hundreds of students, parents and educators from across the state celebrated Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery on October 26 at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama’s Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center.

October 30, 2019

Sharpshooting student-athletes hit mark at state air riflery championships

The girls squads from Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i and Maui posted successful performances at the Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association/Civilian Marksmanship Program 2019 Air Riflery State Championships held Tuesday at Neal S. Blaisdell Center.

October 28, 2019

Warriors net KS Kapālama’s 22nd girls volleyball state championship

The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama girls volleyball team fell behind early, but rallied when it counted to secure a 3-1 (21-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-21) victory over Interscholastic League of Honolulu rival Punahou Saturday night before a frenzied crowd at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena.

October 21, 2019

Girls volleyball teams from three KS campuses set to serve for state gold

As the high school state tournament season shifts into gear, Kamehameha Schools will be well represented at the first competition of the 2019-20 campaign.

October 10, 2019

KS Maui athletics administrator receives national certification

Kamehameha Schools Maui Associate Athletic Director Mahina Hannemann-Gago has joined an elite group of interscholastic administrators after being named a certified master athletic administrator under the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).

October 03, 2019

Crystal Busey named senior director of Enterprise Safety & Student Well-Being

Crystal Busey has been selected as KS’ senior director of Enterprise Safety & Student Well-Being. She will work with education leaders to manage and maintain the comprehensive KS Student Safety and Well-Being framework.

October 02, 2019

KS Kapālama senior Evaimalo named Polynesian Bowl all-star

KS Kapālama senior student-athlete Ezra Evaimalo has been selected as a 2020 Polynesian Bowl all-star.

September 11, 2019

Shelli Kim named po‘o kula for Nā Kula Kamaliʻi ʻo Kamehameha

Shelli Kim has been named po‘o kula (head of school) for Nā Kula Kamaliʻi – KS preschools – after serving as interim po‘o kula.

September 05, 2019

Kela Park named director of Campus & Community Education Program Support

Kela Park has been named director of Campus and Community Education Program Support.

August 28, 2019

KS Maui students return from thrilling Little League World Series run

After a whirlwind experience that included a West Region Championship and a berth in the Little League World Series United States Championship game, six haumāna returned to school at KS Maui Middle School this week as heroes – among their peers, and within the local community – and leaders that people of all ages can look up to.

August 21, 2019

“I Mua Maui” panelists share experiences, offer insight to Valley Isle student-athletes

As an athlete looking to compete at the collegiate level, KS Maui senior Logan Spencer organized a panel discussion called “I Mua Maui” at the campus on August 8 for Valley Isle student-athletes.

July 22, 2019

Lessons from Hawaiian-focused Charter Schools featured in Education Week

A team of Hawaiʻi educators and KS support staff published an article released May 1 in Education Week’s “Next Gen Learning in Action” blog, and authors were invited to contribute the article as part of a three-part Education Week series that showcases culturally relevant assessments for learning.

June 14, 2019

KS Hawaiʻi student-athlete earns Kaimana Scholarship

Pōmaikaʻi Evans-Bautista, a 2019 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i, was presented with a $5,000 scholarship as part of the Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center on June 8.

May 22, 2019

Student-athletes Gooman, Obrey selected to Hall of Honor

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior student-athletes Ashley Gooman (wrestling) and Kalina Obrey (basketball and volleyball) have been selected to the Enterprise Rent-a-Car/Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Hall of Honor as part of the 12-member 2019 class.

May 20, 2019

“UNTOLD” music collaboration receives Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award nomination

The “UNTOLD” music collaboration produced at the commercial level by students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama is in the running for a golden record trophy on Saturday at the 2019 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, which is regarded as the local music industry’s equivalent of the Grammys.

May 15, 2019

KS Maui’s Hikina Rising Podcast extends kōkua to young alumni

Centered on the theme of “Embracing the Past While Envisioning our Future,” Kamehameha Schools Maui recently launched Hikina Rising – a podcast to help young alumni make the transition to their post-secondary endeavors.

May 14, 2019

Sign up today to attend Ed Tech Conference

Kamehameha Schools employees still have an opportunity to sign up for the 2019 Kamehameha Schools Education Technology Conference, and join in on the two-day experience that will offer learning and collaboration.

May 13, 2019

KS Kapālama haumāna build ideal communities using Minecraft

Using the Minecraft program, haumāna created communities that, if built today, would help to address socioeconomic issues identified during the students’ research.

May 02, 2019

KS Maui ‘Aha Mele to be livestreamed on May 3

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School haumāna will come together after months of preparation to share mele and hula at the campus’ 17th Annual ‘Aha Mele this Friday, May 3, at Ka‘ulaheanuiokamoku Gymnasium.

April 30, 2019

KS Maui equips haumāna with critical life-saving skills

Twenty-three students from Kamehameha Schools Maui were recently certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) through the high school campus’ Science and Natural Resources Academy – one of four academies offered by KS Maui that caters to a student’s career goals and interests.

April 25, 2019

Student-athletes honored at KS Kapālama Dinner of Champions

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 22, 2019

Haumāna at KS Kapālama launch first student-led farmers market on campus

For the first time in school history, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will host a student-run farmers market on campus, and the public is invited to attend this collaborative event that grew from brainstorm to reality in a matter of months.

April 08, 2019

KS Maui haumāna take on nation’s best at student media competition

Kamehameha Schools Maui middle and high school teams win awards at the 2019 Student Television Network National Convention.

March 13, 2019

KSM and KSH haumāna medal at future healthcare professionals conference

Teams from Kamehameha Schools Maui and Hawai‘i recently earned medals at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Hawai‘i State Leadership Conference held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.

March 08, 2019

Hoopster Kalina Obrey named Gatorade Player of the Year

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Kalina Obrey has been named 2018-19 Gatorade Hawai‘i Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The prestigious award recognizes athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on the court, as well as in the classroom and community.

March 04, 2019

City honors KSK Middle School for water stewardship efforts

Everybody needs clean water. Kamehameha kumu are teaching students to be wise environmental stewards who protect our waters and island home.

February 28, 2019

KS Maui AcaDec team is state’s best in 2019

A team of KS Maui students took home 63 individual medals and a first-place finish at the Hawai‘i Academic Decathlon held on Feb. 23 at Farrington High School.

February 22, 2019

KS Kapālama boys and girls claim state wrestling gold

The KS Kapālama boys and girls wrestling teams dominated the mat and came up golden in the ring en route to claiming their respective HHSAA Texaco Hawai'i Wrestling State Championships Thursday night at the Blaisdell Arena.

February 21, 2019

Experience Ho‘olaule‘a at KS Kapālama and Hawai‘i campuses

Kamehameha Schools employees, alumni, students and their ‘ohana are invited to the KS Kapālama 94th Annual Ho‘olaule‘a and KS Hawai‘i Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday at the respective campuses.

February 14, 2019

KS Kapālama girls soccer, boys canoe paddling teams honored by Honolulu City Council

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 13, 2019

KS Maui alumnus Michael Gorman shares Apple work experience with haumāna at Tech Slam

Since graduating from Kamehameha Schools Maui in 2012, Michael Gorman has always wanted to give back to his alma mater and other Native Hawaiian students.

February 11, 2019

KS tops the state in national board-certified educators

Five KS educators recently achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified KS educators to 75!

February 08, 2019

KS Kapālama students, staff recognized for gingerbread creations

A group of KS Kapālama students and staff received a belated Christmas present as they were recognized for their engineering skills and creativity in a holiday-themed gingerbread house building contest that included entrants from across the country.

February 07, 2019

KSM haumāna help digitize rare Hawai‘i books preserving them for future generations

The Kamehameha Schools Maui High School library staff has engaged haumāna in digitizing rare books, giving them a glimpse at Hawai‘i’s past while preserving the publications for future generations of learners.

February 06, 2019

KS students earn regional Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards

Thirty-nine haumāna from all three Kamehameha Schools campuses were selected as Hawai‘i Region winners for the 2019 Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards.

February 05, 2019

KS Kapālama teams bring home state gold

A collection of student-athletes from KS Kapālama enjoyed a golden moment on Saturday as both the boys paddling team and girls soccer team claimed Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association state championships in their respective sports.

January 18, 2019

Quartet of KS Kapālama Warriors ready for Polynesian Bowl

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will be well represented at the Polynesian Bowl high school all-star game on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium as four seniors were honored with spots on the roster.

January 16, 2019

KS Kapālama Warrior Marching Band & Color Guard to Perform at 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade

For an unprecedented fifth time in its prestigious history, the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Warrior Marching Band & Color Guard will participate in the 131st Tournament of Roses Parade slated for Jan. 1, 2020 in Pasadena, California.