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Hawaiian identity is key to Hawaiian success. View KS CEO Jack Wong’s congratulatory video message to our employee ‘ohana acknowledging a job well done!

Moʻolelo Lanakila: Our path to a strong Hawaiian identity

Jun. 22, 2020

Aloha e nā hoa hana o Ke Kula ‘o Kamehameha!

Kamehameha Schools is not the same organization we were just a few years ago. We used to talk about language and culture like they were extra things to sprinkle into our routine.

Since 2015, the unprecedented focus on normalizing Hawaiian language and embedding cultural principles throughout KS has created the new normal for our organization. Hawaiian living and learning grows stronger each day from classroom to boardroom and beyond. Our world view has changed. We have changed.

We invite you to read Mo‘olelo Lanakila 2020, which tells the story of this transformation. It is a five-year snapshot of data, change initiatives, and anecdotal reflections that paint a culturally vibrant picture of a new, high-performing and forward-facing Kamehameha.
 
Ho‘omaika‘i!
 
Me ka mahalo,
Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy Group



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‘ōlelo hawai‘i, native hawaiian identity

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Regions, Themes, Culture, Community, Leadership, Employee 'Ohana, I Mua Kamehameha, Newsroom, Department News, CEO Office, Ho‘okahua

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