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December 8, 2020

Founder’s Day 2020: The story behind the mele ‘Pauahi ʻo Kalani’

The mele “Pauahi ʻo Kalani” is among the traditional songs we sing every Founder’s Day. Learn the story behind the mele written by Pauahi’s hānai sister Liliʻuokalani, plus two additional verses that have new meaning today. See story »


July 16, 2020

Keauhou Shopping Center serves as piko for West Hawai‘i community

With help from tenants, Keauhou Shopping Center served as a hub for the Kailua-Kona community to access essential goods and services throughout the pandemic. See story »


December 14, 2018

2018 Hawaiʻi Island Film Festival

The 2018 Hawaiʻi Island Film Festival showcased student videos from KS Hawaiʻi and Hilo High School to allow students to demostrate their creativity and voice. See story »


October 15, 2018

KS opens search for operator to harvest portion of Hāmākua Forest

KS is issuing a request-for-proposals in the search for an operator to harvest a portion of the 10,000 acres of forest on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai‘i island. The new operator will be responsible for harvesting 3,000 acres of eucalyptus in Hilo, Pa‘auilo ma kai and near the rim of Waipi‘o Valley. See story »


June 26, 2018

Pilot aquaponics program helps Hawai‘i island community sow seeds of sustainability

Participants received hands-on training on how to build their own “mini ahupua‘a” aquaponics systems and taught the benefits of growing vegetables, medicinal plants and fish in their backyards and in their communities. See story »


November 21, 2016

Barcarse named West Hawaiʻi regional director

Former interim KS Culture-Based Education director Kaimana Barcarse will support KS' West HI region from the Kohala end of Laupāhoehoe to the East Kaʻū. See story »


March 9, 2016

Educators invited to free Hawaiʻi Island TechEd Collaboration Conference

KS Hawaiʻi will host the March 29 conference which focuses on blending culture-based education with twenty-first century skills and technology. See story »


February 16, 2015

Launch of collaborative youth program draws academic and government partners

KS joins several partners in collective impact efforts to make a difference for learners in West Hawai‘i. See story »


February 14, 2014

KS and Hualalai Academy sign letter of intent

Kamehameha Schools leaders and Hualalai Academy have signed a Letter of Intent allowing a due diligence period for KS to purchase the buildings and land comprising the Hawaiʻi island campus. See story »


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