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February 9, 2021

‘I Mua’ magazine available online

The latest issue of “I Mua” magazine is now available to view online! This issue’s cover story features Kamehameha Schools Cultural Specialist Kumulā‘au Sing Jr. KSK’89 who is dedicated to perpetuating Hawaiian cultural practices and traditions. See story »


December 1, 2020

Pacific Piko— Umbilical connections: KS tribal heritage in Aotearoa, Ngāti Ruawāhia

KS cultural staffers share memories of a pilgrimage to Aotearoa for the ceremonial opening of the Sir Hek Busby Kupe Waka Centre in Aotearoa, a sister center to the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center at KS Kapālama. See story »


September 28, 2020

New Ka‘iwakīloumoku website: A portal to ancestral knowledge and indigenous cultures of the Pacific

Join in the launch ceremony of Ka‘iwakīloumoku’s vibrant new website! The revamped site at See story »


August 14, 2019

Nā Lei O Kaiona Registration is Now Open

Kula Haʻahaʻa haumāna interested in learning more about hula can now register. See story »


May 29, 2019

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Kula Haʻahaʻa presented See story »



January 29, 2019

A Hamilton-inspired song to honor our Queen

KS Hawaiʻi graduate Daylan-Blake Kalaʻi wrote and released a song a music video called “No Liliʻuokalani” dedicated to Hawaiʻi’s last reigning monarch. See story »



April 21, 2017

Hawaiian Opera coming to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center

A one-time-only performance of KS Hawaiʻi’s “Hāʻupu” will take place in Castle Theater on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. See story »


April 18, 2017

A new viewing experience for KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch video

The annual student-driven production decides to tackle the challenge of creating a 360-degree video for the hula festival’s website. See story »


April 6, 2017

Truesdell earns national award for Hawaiian culture-based approach

KS Hawaiʻi chemistry teacher Joel Truesdell was recognized with the National Science Teacher Association Shell Science Teaching award. See story »


February 14, 2017

Lāhui Rising provides a safe learning space for important issues

A new pilot, Lāhui Rising, is offered as part of the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Cultural Event Series and starts Thursday, Feb. 16 with a discussion around Hawaiian governance. See story »


November 30, 2016

ʻAha Makahiki tradition welcomes the season of Lono

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi’s annual student-led ʻAha Makahiki continues to celebrate and build a strong Hawaiian cultural foundation. See story »


November 9, 2016

KS earns beautification award for cultural design on commercial property

KS received the Kalihi Beautification Award for creating a culturally inspired mural for the Wismettac Asian Foods building on Nimitz Highway. See story »


July 29, 2016

KS Hawaiʻi on their way to the Fringe

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi performing arts students are heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to present a historical performance. See story »


May 20, 2016

Lā Pilina is an opportunity to deepen relationships

KS Hawaiʻi senior Kaluhikaua Kaʻapana’s legacy project connects Native Hawaiian schools in a day full of learning and growing together. See story »


January 29, 2016

KS cultivates a cultural space at Keauhou Bay

KS has transformed its former commercial property at Keauhou Bay, damaged by the 2011 tsunami, into a natural space filled with lush native Hawaiian foliage. See story »


March 6, 2015

KSH hō‘ike honors the Hawaiian Renaissance through original play

The cultural heroism of Hawaiian leaders inspired the play featured in KS Hawaiʻi High School’s annual hō‘ike, “E Paepae Hou ‘Ia Nā Pōhaku: Sustaining a Solid Foundation.” Performances are slated for March 12 and 13. See story »


October 14, 2013

KS Hawaiʻi blesses garden and culture classroom

The KS Hawai‘i High School ‘ohana recently celebrated the blessing of its new social studies garden - Kanāhoahoa, and Hawaiian culture classroom - Hale Kākulu. See story »


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