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May 23, 2022

Resilient partners create resilient communities

Long-time Kamehameha Schools tenant Sumida Farm is the recipient of the 2022 SmallBiz Editor’s Choice Award in Agriculture from Hawaii Business magazine. The farm has been part of the fabric of the ʻAiea community for nearly 100 years. See story »


May 2, 2022

KS blessing marks official start of Punalu‘u Stream Restoration Project

Designed to restore the natural valley floodplain and mitigate flooding, the restoration work is expected to begin in May and then take 18 months to 24 months to complete. See story »


April 25, 2022

Three food system businesses win KS’ Mahi‘ai Match-Up competition

KS and its partners awarded agricultural and commercial agreements, in addition to $50,000 total in prizes to the winning Native Hawaiian-owned businesses, which include Waiāhole Poi Factory, Kanekoa Farm and ʻAwa Bird. See story »


April 22, 2022

Six ways KS is cultivating a sustainable Hawai‘i

April is Earth Month! Learn some ways that KS is cultivating a sustainable Hawai‘i to ensure the well-being of future generations. See story »


April 13, 2022

Five food system businesses advance to finals of Mahiʻai Match-Up

Growers, restauranteurs, and food producers compete in business plan competition aimed strengthening Hawai‘i’s agriculture industry and food systems for future generations. See story »


February 17, 2022

KS named Investor of the Year for cultivating ‘āina resiliency

The Hawaii Venture Capital Association has named KS Investor of the Year as part of its annual Hawaii Entrepreneur Awards. See story »


November 24, 2021

KS to invest $10 million in Hawai‘i’s food systems

The Hawaiʻi ʻUlu Cooperative is the first investment made to strengthen food self-sufficiency in Hawaiʻi. See story »


November 15, 2021

KS collaborates on Mahi‘ai Match-Up to build resilient economies

Farmers and food system entrepreneurs have the opportunity to grow their business skills, complete a business plan and compete for agricultural land, commercial space agreements. Applications are currently being accepted. See story »


July 13, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Join the ‘Plastic-Free July’ movement

In this Kūkahekahe column, we encourage you to join “Plastic Free July,” a global movement to reduce the use of plastics and encourage sustainability at home and in the workplace. See story »


June 21, 2021

KS leaders showcase their culinary chops in Eat Local Executive Challenge

Hilo chocolate, ʻuala and mango are at the heart of Hi‘ialo Vice President Wai‘ale‘ale Sarsona’s winning Ho‘oulu Scone recipe, which comes with side of mo‘olelo. See story »


June 7, 2021

World Oceans Day 2021: Find learning resources on KS Digital Holomoana website

The KS Digital Holomoana website offers teachers and learners exciting resources on ocean voyaging and Moananuiākea, made possible by a collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and the Polynesian Voyaging Society. See story »


June 7, 2021

Our employee ‘ohana – Meet Sustainable Industry Development staffer and bowling champ Leanne Okamoto

Meet Sustainable Industry Development team Strategy Consultant Leanne Okamoto, who captured the Hawaiʻi High School Athletic Association bowling championship in 2000 while a student at Pāhoa High and Intermediate School. See story »


May 19, 2021

Hawaiian Kine Trading Co. wins KS’ Mahi‘ai Scale-up competition

Kamehameha Schools and its partners awarded a total of $135,000 to six local farms and businesses as part of its Mahi‘ai Scale-up business plan competition focused on strengthening Hawai‘i’s food systems. See story »


May 17, 2021

KS Kapālama fourth graders champion sustainability

KS Kapālama grade 4 kumu Naomi Helenihi-Aweau KSK’86 and her haumāna teamed up with campus food provider FLIK and the KSK Operations team to implement a reusable container program for student and staff lunches, to decrease waste and save money. See story »


May 13, 2021

Six growers and gatherers advance to the finals of Mahi‘ai Scale-up competition

From a lo‘i in Waipi‘o Valley to a commercial processing facility in Kaka‘ako, Kamehameha Schools’ Mahi‘ai Scale-up business plan competition finalists come from all sectors of Hawai‘i’s growing local food system. See story »


April 22, 2021

A mushroom grower, a juice maker and more: Meet this year’s Mahi‘ai Scale-up competitors

All entrants in the 2021 competition will receive free business training and support through KS partnerships with the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement and The Kohala Center (TKC). See story »


April 19, 2021

Nā ‘ono o ka ‘āina – The delicacies of the land

Are you ready to step up to the plate? See story »


November 23, 2020

KS Maui supports families and local farmers through ʻohana meal program

Families savored ʻono dishes including lūʻau stew, poi, and ʻulu bread pudding after a recent drive-through meal distribution at Kamehameha Schools Maui. See story »


April 22, 2020

Volunteer to serve with Aloha+ Challenge

Youth, families, and school communities across Hawai‘i are encouraged to participate in See story »


September 17, 2019

KS consortium welcomes French Polynesia government officials with cultural protocols [VIDEO]

Attendees explored the possibilities for a Hawaiʻi-Tahiti cultural partnership celebrating genealogical connections, cultural and maritime heritage, ocean ecosystem restoration, and the promotion of a sustainable planet. See story »


September 9, 2019

ʻOhana Māla Morning this Saturday

Kula Waena families are invited to take part in the first ʻOhana Māla Morning to help mālama the agroforestry area on campus. See story »


March 20, 2019

New KS energy monitoring system to serve as an education tool

In collaboration with the local utilities and industry, Kamehameha Schools is the first private school to utilize Hawaiian Electric’s Real-Time Monitoring program at its campuses and select properties. See story »


March 8, 2019

Two ways to help grow Hawai‘i’s farm-to-school movement

Kamehameha Schools has partnered with several community organizations to help Hawaiʻi’s farm-to-school movement gain momentum. See story »


February 22, 2019

Planting a fruitful future

KS Hawaiʻi grounds crews are planting fruit trees in a recently cleared area with hopes to contribute to sustainability and educational opportunities in the future. See story »


December 3, 2018

KS joins partnership around UN initiative to create a more sustainable Hawai‘i

Kamehameha Schools and other eco-conscious organizations recently pledged their support of and partnership with the United Nations (UN) Local2030 Initiative to establish a hub for local sustainability solutions in Hawaiʻi. See story »


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