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October 28, 2020

KSM video production students honored by PBS while engaged in distance learning

Award-winning video production students at KS Maui Middle School recently received recognition from PBS Hawaiʻi for their outstanding work, including a story filmed on a cell phone while they were engaged in distance learning. See story »


October 12, 2020

KS Maui Virtual Band Concert treats music lovers to “A Night Out”

Dozens of dedicated band students at Kamehameha Schools Maui ended the first quarter on a high note with a virtual concert, which highlighted the success of distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis. See story »


September 25, 2020

CEO Message: Update on campus learning models after Fall Break

Mahalo nui to all of our kumu, staff, leaders, haumāna and ‘ohana. We are now more than a month into our new school year; our kumu are teaching, our haumāna are learning, our ‘ohana are engaging, and despite so many challenges, we remain hopeful that we can make this our best year ever. See story »


August 26, 2020

KS Oʻahu offices and school facilities closed starting Thursday

As Kamehameha Schools continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, please know that we put the health and safety of our haumāna, staff, and school community at the forefront of all we do. See story »


August 25, 2020

Mālama Ola Minute: 10 tips for parents navigating the ‘new normal’ of distance learning

The statewide surge in COVID-19 cases has prompted Kamehameha Schools and other educational institutions to close their campuses and implement distance learning programs. With that in mind, our Mālama Ola team would like to offer the following suggestions for your ‘ohana as you adjust to the new reality of learning at home. See story »


August 14, 2020

CEO Message: Distance learning extended through fall break for all KS campuses and preschools

Every morning, I read about the latest COVID-19 figures in our islands — this week, surging new cases, positive test rates, outbreaks and community transmission. See story »


July 10, 2020

Keleaʻo Distance Learning and Teaching Program - Fall 2020

A message from Kumu Lehua with more information for families on Kula Kiʻekiʻe's Keleaʻo Distance Learning and Teaching program for Fall 2020. See story »


July 3, 2020

Reminder - Distance Learning Opt-In due today; New website resource

More details on our back to school planning is now available at https://www.ksbe.edu/back_to_school/hawaii/ See story »


July 1, 2020

Student teaching can help promote wellness

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »


June 29, 2020

New start dates to the 2020-2021 school year

Sharing updates to our calendar and new start dates to the 2020-2021 school year. See story »


June 25, 2020

Focusing on appreciation and gratitude promotes self-control

Now is a time to provide opportunities for students to complete activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »


June 18, 2020

Managing stress by modeling a range of emotions

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »


June 9, 2020

Practicing mindfulness to promote feelings of self-worth and safety

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »


June 4, 2020

Helping keiki communicate their feelings

Promote self-awareness in students by having them review a feelings chart and share how they are feeling. See story »


May 28, 2020

Managing stress by expressing gratitude

Sharing what they appreciate most about their classmates can help students manage stress. See story »


May 21, 2020

Managing stress through non-verbal exercises

Sharing drawings about how their day is going can help students manage stress. See story »


May 14, 2020

Managing stress through self-soothing exercises

Doing a quick mindfulness or self-soothing exercises prior to completing a lesson can help manage student stress. See story »


May 7, 2020

Promoting self-awareness

Following is an activity that can promote self-regulation when students are feeling stressed and provide a healthy sense of control over controllable aspects of an overwhelming situation. See story »


April 30, 2020

Encouraging a sense of hope

Many people may be feeling discouraged, hopeless or angry. Adults and students may be feeling a great sense of loss for activities that will not be taking place as usual. Students in particular may be disappointed in missing out on sports, competitions, performances and other important rituals of the spring semester. See story »


April 23, 2020

Help students feel connected while practicing social distancing

Connectedness refers to having relationships with others who can provide understanding and support. As we practice social distancing, and realize that most public places have closed, educators need to get creative to help students feel connected. See story »


April 16, 2020

Fostering a sense of safety

A sense of safety is the belief that your needs—and the needs of those you care about—will be met. It is a belief that you will be protected from harm and that those around you will be safe. See story »


April 9, 2020

Prioritize relationships, well-being before checking on compliance

In shifts to distance learning, educators will need to actively focus on maintaining attitudes of inclusivity. Now more than ever, students should feel valued and welcome regardless of their background or identity. See story »


April 7, 2020

Distance learning and summer school updates

Mahalo to our Kamehameha Schools staff for your continued commitment to serving our students and their ʻohana, as well as one another. Though the COVID-19 pandemic persists, we appreciate everyone’s work to advance our educational mission. See story »


April 3, 2020

Distance learning underway

Whether we are students, families, alumni, teachers or staff, all of us in the KS ‘ohana play an important role in responding to the spread of COVID-19. By staying at home to study, teach and work, we can help protect the health of our community. At this time, it is not clear how long this public health emergency will persist. See story »


March 27, 2020

KS Distance Learning Programs on schedule to start for KS Preschools, KS Hawaiʻi and KS Maui

With the COVID-19 emergency continuing to evolve, Kamehameha Schools remains focused on protecting the health of our students, families, staff and broader community. KS acknowledges the special role school ‘ohana will play the longer their keiki are learning at home. See story »


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