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February 8, 2024

Haumāna say mahalo to counselors during National School Counseling Week

During National School Counseling Week at KS Kapālama, haumāna showed gratitude for the help they've gotten from counselors. See story »


February 7, 2024

KS in the news: February 2024 edition

Whether it's on the putting green or in the State Capitol, our expansive KS ʻohana is making headlines across the pae ʻāina. See story »


January 16, 2024

KS seniors amp up for epic showdown at annual Polynesian Bowl in Kapālama

Two KS Kapālama seniors were selected to play in the 2024 Polynesian Bowl at Kūnuiākea Stadium on January 19. See story »


January 4, 2024

KS in the news: January 2024 edition

From pop music to indigenous farming, our KS ‘ohana is making waves. See story »


December 14, 2023

2023 Founder’s Day ceremonies: How to take part

Across the pae ʻāina, the Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana will gather to honor Ke Aliʻi Bernice Pauahi Bishop and celebrate her birth and legacy. See story »


December 11, 2023

Conference boosts KS' security knowledge and threat response

Tri-campus safety and student well-being leaders attended active shooter response training to learn how to mitigate, prevent and respond to critical incidents. See story »


December 6, 2023

New department helps young alumni transition into college, career and life after graduation

In October at Oregon State University, recent Kamehameha Schools grads found themselves gathered together, surprised to be gifted with a taste of home: spam musubi handmade by Derrick Kang. See story »


December 6, 2023

KS in the news: December 2023 edition

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


December 4, 2023

Envisioning the role of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi in self-determination

Lāhui Rising panel discussion series at Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center explores different aspects of ea – self-determination. See story »


December 1, 2023

Midkiff staff spearheads expanded program of Lā Kūʻokoʻa activities at Kula Kiʻekiʻe

Kumu at Kula Kiʻekiʻe’s Midkiff Learning Center were busy this month, with a full slate of activities honoring Lā Kū‘oko‘a, Hawai‘i’s Independence Day, commonly celebrated from 1844 until 1895, when the Provisional Government took over and replaced the holiday with Thanksgiving. See story »


November 21, 2023

Shared struggles, shared strength: ʻŌpio grapple with identity and outmigration at convention

At the 2023 Association of Hawaii Civic Clubs Convention, KS students discuss Hawaiian identity and the growing diaspora, finding unity despite differing experiences. See story »


November 15, 2023

Kamehameha Schools haumāna receive National Merit recognition

As a result of their academic success, six KS Hawaiʻi students and two KS Kapālama students have been recognized by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation. See story »


November 13, 2023

Culture, climate change converge at KS Kapālama during UN Ambassador visit

UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Governor Josh Green came to the KS Kapālama campus for the inaugural meeting of the Hawaiʻi SDG Youth Council, a group focused on climate change. See story »


November 8, 2023

KS alumni share leadership lessons, advocate for veterans’ health and well-being

Passionate KS Alumni have gone from fighting for their country to advocating for the health and well-being of fellow veterans through multiple support channels. See story »


November 8, 2023

KS in the news: November edition

Kamehameha Schools students, alumni and staffers are making far-reaching impacts. From standout athletes to determined researchers, our people are inspiring communities near and far. Check out the latest "KS in the news" roundup to read more. See story »


October 20, 2023

New KSK Campus Security Center blessed during Safe Schools Week

Heads bowed for a pule, Capt. Thomas “Sonny” Santos KSK’92 and his security staff welcomed a blessing in the newly christened Nāihe Campus Security Center. See story »


October 18, 2023

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Kula Waena is first Hawaiʻi school to earn international honor

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Kula Waena recently received a prestigious recognition from an international organization of educators, which called E Ola! a model to build self-esteem and cultural pride that other schools should learn from. See story »


October 10, 2023

KSK kumu shares experience in ethnomathematics at national math teachers' conference

KSK Kula Waena kumu Sydney Kealanahele draws attention to the community agreements that help to set an overall cultural tone for her math class. See story »


September 29, 2023

Experience E Ola!: KSK Kula Waena earns national recognition

The newest installment of our Experience E Ola! video series shines a spotlight on our Kula Waena ‘ohana. See story »


September 14, 2023

KS haumāna take ‘ōiwi leadership to a global stage at the United Nations

This weekend, 11 haumāna from KSK Class of 2027 embark on a journey to represent Hawai‘i on one of the largest political stages of the world: the United Nations in New York City. In New York, they will participate in a panel discussing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how the United States is taking action toward achieving those goals by 2030. See story »


June 6, 2023

Experience E Ola! Learning entrepreneurship with a lāhui focus

Before our KSK sixth graders leave the comforts of Kula Ha‘aha‘a, they all participate in a project-based lesson that teaches important E Ola! values and skills through an entrepreneurship activity culminating in a marketplace event where haumāna market and sell their products with proceeds going to support community organizations. See story »


May 2, 2023

4th grade Papa ‘Ōma‘o tackles KSK food waste - with Red Wiggler worms

KSK fourth grader Keahonui Takatsugi remembers her reaction last fall when Kumu Naomi Helenihi-Aweau told the class about their yearlong project-based learning assignment. "Worms, really? Worms. We're going to work with worms. That was my first thought - I didn't know what these worms would do for us. But it made a big impact on us to let us know that we can help the world; act today for a better tomorrow." See story »


April 26, 2023

Upcoming ‘Lāhui Rising’ event focuses on kānaka ʻōiwi representation in movies, TV and theater

Kumu, haumāna, ʻohana and all members of our kaiāulu are invited to attend a dynamic panel conversation about the telling of Hawaiian stories and representation of Hawaiians on stage, film, and TV. Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Kānaka Onscreen: Who’s Telling Our Stories?” This in-person event will be held at our center on May 2, 2023 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. See story »


February 27, 2023

New KSK Security Manager brings real-world training to campus

In the security office on KS Kapālama campus, TV screens dominate the front room: cameras monitoring every corner of campus broadcast here. Just one piece of the strategy Capt. Thomas "Sonny" Santos (KSK '92) uses to keep staff and students safe. See story »


January 30, 2023

E Ola! on the menu: KSK alum partners with Flik Dining to bring indigenous foods to school lunches

Hawaiian cultural education at Kamehameha Schools doesn't take a lunch break. This year, the school's food vendor, Flik Independent School Dining, is partnering with local chef and KSK ‘88 alum Kealoha Domingo for "Hānai ‘Ai" - a program that introduces haumāna to indigenous foods in both traditional and new ways. See story »


January 23, 2023

KSK Kula Waena students continue rich legacy of storytelling through book publishing project

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama seventh-grade English teacher Kalā Aukai and other kumu in Pū‘ulu Lehua envisioned an interdisciplinary unit that would encompass every area of a student’s curriculum – from science to social studies to ‘olelo Hawai‘i – while encapsulating an E Ola! Learner Outcome. See story »


January 9, 2023

Experience E Ola! – Bridging traditional arts and modern practices

KSK haumāna from kula waena, under the direction of Kumu Ikaika Bantolina, researched, concepted, designed, and constructed ʻahuʻula using wood in place of the traditional feathers. The wearable art pieces have their own story to tell having traveled across the globe showcasing the talents, skills, and identity of our kānaka maoli. See story »





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