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June 7, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Moananuiākea learning opportunity at KS Kapālama’s Midkiff Learning Center

With the launch of Moananuiākea: A Voyage for Earth just days away, the Midkiff Learning Center on our Kapālama Campus has created new comprehensive resources for the voyage that are available to everyone. See story »


April 3, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Mānaleo Elizabeth Kauahipaula shared her ‘ike with KS haumāna

In this Kūkahekahe, ʻIke Hawaiʻi Cultural Development Director Keʻala Kwan shares a haliʻa aloha – a fond remembrance – of Elizabeth Kauahipaula, one of several mānaleo (native speakers) who visited KS Kapālama Hawaiian language classes. See story »


February 13, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Ke Kula ʻo Kamakau haumāna shines brightly in the sport of he‘e nalu

Ke Kula ʻo Kamakau haumāna Ēwelei‘ula Wong earned a gold medal in the Girls U18 (under 18) division at the 2022 International world Surfing Association (ISA) Championships at Surf City, El Salvador. See story »


January 25, 2023

Kūkahekahe: Charles Reed Bishop’s preservation of wahi pana

Charles Reed Bishop was born on January 25, 1822. He and Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop were married for more than 34 years. In this Kūkahekahe, we share one of the ways he sought to strengthen Pauahi’s legacy by protecting wahi pana – legendary places. See story »


January 18, 2023

Kūkahekahe: ‘Mele ‘Ai Pōhaku’

January 17, 2023 marks 130 years since the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy. In this Kūkahekahe, we share the history of the beloved mele, “He Inoa no na Keiki o ka Bana Lahui,” known today as “Mele ‘Ai Pōhaku” and “Kaulana Nā Pua.” See story »


November 28, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Celebrating Lā Kūʻokoʻa – Hawaiian Independence Day 2022

Let’s celebrate Lā Kūʻokoʻa, a Hawaiian national holiday that marks the date in 1843 when the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi was formally recognized by England and France. See story »


November 21, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Makahiki 2022

Lonoikamakahiki! In this Kūkahekahe article, we share resources and past stories about Makahiki to celebrate this Hawaiian season of gratitude and peace. See story »


November 16, 2022

Kūkahekahe – Celebrating the birth of King Kalākaua

In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate the birth of King David Laʻamea Kalākaua, a respected aliʻi nui and mōʻī – a ruler of the Hawaiian Kingdom – by sharing a bit about his friendship with our beloved founder, Ke Aliʻi Pauahi. See story »


October 31, 2022

Kūkahekahe: KS marks 135 years since its founding

November 4 marks the official commemoration date of the founding of the Kamehameha School for Boys. In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate 135 years of educating young Hawaiians by sharing commemorative articles printed by Kamehameha School students in the school’s early newspaper, “The Handicraft.” See story »


September 1, 2022

Kūkahekahe: ‘Nohea i Muʻolaulani’ na Lili‘uokalani

This special Kūkahekahe by Cultural Consultant Manu Boyd KSK ’80 celebrates the Sept. 2, 1838 lā hānau (birthdate) of Queen Liliʻuokalani by recalling one of her homes in Kapālama, Oʻahu, known as Muʻolaulani. See story »


August 31, 2022

Hawaiian History Month: Celebrating Queen Liliʻuokalani

This year marks the 184th birthday of Queen Liliʻuokalani. To celebrate, the Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition is hosting five weeks of virtual events throughout the month of September. KS is a founding member of the coalition, so be sure to check them out! See story »


July 26, 2022

Kūkahekahe – Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea 2022

July 31 marks the first national holiday of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi, Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea (sovereignty restoration day). Hear about this important holiday from community organizer Kumu Hinaleimoana Wong KSK’90. See story »


July 19, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Mango Salsa

In this Kūkahekahe, we share an ʻono summer recipe perfect for the end of mango season; an easy and cool mango salsa! See story »


June 6, 2022

Pe‘a is pāʻū queen of King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade

In this Kūkahekahe, we converse with KS Cultural Specialist Kēhau Peʻa, who is honored to be riding in this year’s parade as the pāʻū queen. This year’s parade theme is “E ola ka inoa ʻo Kamehameha,” Long live the name of Kamehameha. See story »


April 20, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Celebrating Mary Kawena Pukui

In this Kūkahekahe column, we celebrate the birth of one of our foremost ‘ōiwi scholars and beloved cultural authority Mary Kawena Pukui. See story »


April 12, 2022

Kūkahekahe: KS to give gift of ‘awa to Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia crews

KS celebrates the Kealaikahiki Voyage of voyaging canoes Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia to French Polynesia by sharing a special gift of homegrown ʻawa. See story »


April 5, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Native Hawaiian Plant Month

In this Kūkahekahe column, we celebrate our lāʻau kamaʻāina, our Native Hawaiian Plants! Let’s use this month to show aloha to the plants that have helped to shape our islands into Hawaiʻi! See story »


March 29, 2022

Kūkahekahe – Mele Ho‘oheno: ‘Ua Like nō a Like’

In this Kūkahekahe column, KS Cultural Consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK’80</strong> shares ʻike relating to the <strong>Robert Uluwehi Cazimero KSK’67</strong> rendition of the 1888 mele “Ua Like nō a Like” by composer Alice Everett. See story »


February 8, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Sharing Hawaiian language online resources

From news outlets reporting in ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi to social media, podcasts and more, recent years have seen the growth of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi in significant ways. In this Kūkahekahe, we highlight some resources for ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi learners and speakers! See story »


January 19, 2022

Kūkahekahe: The overthrow of Queen Lili‘uokalani

Examining the extraordinary fortitude in the days surrounding the event and the queen’s aloha for her people. See story »


January 11, 2022

Ola i ka wai – Protecting Hawaiʻi’s freshwater resources

As the Hawaiian community continues to protect our ‘āina and its valuable resources, one thing remains clear: wai is sacred, precious, and necessary for life to flourish. See story »


November 30, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Instant Pot Kūlolo

If you don’t have access to an imu, this recipe is a great alternative that uses a pressure cooker! See story »


November 16, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Lonoikamakahiki!

In this Kūkahekahe article, we celebrate the Makahiki and the upcoming season of thanksgiving and peace. See story »


November 9, 2021

‘Welina Oʻahu’ – A celebration of favorite island lei

KS Cultural Consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK’80</strong> shares reflections of the cherished mele hula “Welina Oʻahu” as well as snippets of an interview with one of the mele’s composers and his own kumu, Robert Uluwehi Cazimero. See story »


October 25, 2021

Ka wahine o ka lua – Pele creates new eruptions at Kīlauea

In this Kūkahekahe, we share a bit about the akuawahine (goddess) Pele. See story »


October 19, 2021

Kūkahekahe: A Legacy for Princess Kaʻiulani

In the young women of Hawaiʻi, Charles Reed Bishop saw the same aloha and spirit he saw in his own favorite niece Kaʻiulani and his beloved wife Pauahi. See story »


October 5, 2021

‘Lei ʻIlima’ – A KS Musical Tradition

In this Kūkahekahe, Cultural Consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK ’80</strong> reflects on a beautiful mele with connections to Kamehameha Schools. See story »


September 28, 2021

‘Aha Moananuiākea partnership with Micronesia featured on Kaʻiwakīloumoku website

The new section educates our Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana and the broader Hawaiian community about the people, history, and culture of Micronesia. See story »


September 21, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Kaʻiwakīloumoku’s Anniversary – Lā Piha Makahiki He 9!

Get a glimpse of the opening ceremony of the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center, which “hooks” together communities and networks throughout Hawaiʻi, the greater Pacific and beyond. See story »


September 14, 2021

E heʻenalu kākou – Let’s go surf!

In this Kūkahekahe, cultural consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK’80</strong> shares a bit of surfing history through mele. Once considered the exclusive privilege and pastime of aliʻi, expert athletes today compete in surfing on the world stage. See story »


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