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Dec. 6, 2023

KS in the news: December 2023 edition

From volleyball courts to European halls, Kamehameha Schools haumāna carry our values wherever they go.

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Oct. 12, 2022

Po‘o kula share mana‘o on Moananuiākea’s role in creating global ʻōiwi leaders

The webinar, “Moananuiākea: Our Ancestral Oceanic Home” highlights the many educational resources teachers and learners can use, available on the Ka‘iwakīloumoku website.

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Feb. 1, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Five goals to set during Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

February is Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi – Hawaiian Language Month. Learn about ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi and set some simple goals for yourself to celebrate Hawai‘i’s native language.

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Sept. 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.

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Sept. 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.

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Sept. 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.

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Sept. 7, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Ulana ʻie – The art of weaving

Cultural Specialist <strong>Kumulāʻau Sing KSK’89</strong> shares information about ulana ʻie – the art of weaving – as well as the cultural significance of feathered war gods.

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Aug. 24, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Duke Kahanamoku – Olympian and ‘Ambassador of Aloha’

This weekʻs Kūkahekahe column celebrates the birth and life of renown Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku!

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Aug. 17, 2021

Kūkahekahe: An easy recipe for ‘ono vaifala

If you are looking for an easy and delicious drink for summer, look no further. In this Kūkahekahe we share a recipe for an ʻono drink made by our ʻohana in Samoa: vaifala!

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Aug. 3, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Sail to the Kūpuna Islands, Papahānaumokuākea

In this Kūkahekahe article, Lucy Kanoelehua Lee KSK_19 reflects on “the perfect sail” — the Polynesian Voyaging Society training journey to sacred Papahānaumokuākea in June 2021.

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July 27, 2021

Pauahiʻs treasured memories of Lā Ho‘iho‘iEa, Restoration Day

To celebrate and honor Lā Ho‘iho‘iEa, Restoration Day, we rejoice in the words and remembrances of our beloved Ke Ali'i Pauahi of that momentous day, and share mea makamae (treasures) from archival sources.

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