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April 17, 2019

KS partners with Kanaeokana and the MACC for free screening of “Moana” ma ka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i on Maui

Kamehameha Schools, Kanaeokana and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center teamed up to offer a free public screening of Disney’s “Moana” in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i on Thursday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. See story »


January 24, 2019

KS partners with Kapolei community to bring educational resources to area ‘ohana

Families and their keiki flocked to Island Pacific Academy in Kapolei recently for the first-ever Honouliuli Educational Fair. See story »


January 14, 2019

KS partners to host Early Childhood Education fairs on Maui

More than 100 families turned out on Jan. 10 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku for the first of two Early Childhood Education fairs on Maui. See story »


December 18, 2018

Kinai ‘Eha Program helps at-risk students build foundation and structure for post-secondary success

Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the Kinai ʻEha Program to provide students from the Ko‘olau region with vocational training, life and workforce readiness skills, and a deeper connection to the Hawaiian culture. See story »


December 18, 2018

Kinai ‘Eha Program helps at-risk students build foundation and structure for post-secondary success

KS divisions have partnered with the Kinai ʻEha Program to provide students from the Ko‘olau region with vocational training, life and workforce readiness skills, and a deeper connection to the Hawaiian culture. See story »


September 24, 2018

Warrior Networking events coming to Moku o Keawe

Kamehameha Schools will be hosting three Warrior Networking events on Hawai‘i Island on Sept. 26-27. These events offer alumni an opportunity to connect with other alumni and learn about how KS and its community partners are serving the West and East Hawai‘i regions. See story »


January 17, 2018

‘Sand like an expert’: Hāna program empowers at-risk youth through hands-on learning

Through KS community investment partner, Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke, Nakua Konohia-Lind learned skills that took him many places including sailing on Hōkūle‘a as part of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. See story »


November 16, 2017

East Hawai‘i preschools come together to celebrate Lonoikamakahiki

Our East Hawai‘i KS ‘ohana participated in the annual ‘Aha Makahiki O Keaukaha as a collaborative effort with our Kūamahi Kealapono and Nā Kula Kamali‘i teams. See story »


October 16, 2017

KS and ASU Virtual Huakaʻi Project concludes pilot phase with West Hawaiʻi schools

The integration of math, science, architecture, engineering and other academic principles into the cultural website enables students to see the real-world relevance of their classroom curriculum. See story »


August 29, 2017

KS takes major step toward finding Hāmākua forestry lessee

KS is closer to selecting a lessee to oversee operations and harvesting of over 10,000 acres of forest on Hawai‘i island's Hāmākua Coast. See story »


May 8, 2017

Blessing held to mark start of removal of Keauhou Beach Hotel

KS held a blessing recently to mark the start of the process to remove the old Keauhou Beach Hotel at Kahalu‘u Ma Kai. The blessing ceremony signaled the beginning of interior alteration construction or “soft demolition” of the interior. See story »


February 9, 2017

Education innovation, collaboration, and Hawaiian culture come together on KS’ commercial property

Through a team partnership with staffers from various departments, Kamehameha Schools finalized the naming of a new collaborative learning facility in Mōʻiliʻili called Hālau ʻĪnana ma Kapaʻakea. See story »


December 28, 2016

KS seeks new lessee for Hāmākua forestry operations

In early 2017, KS will seek a new tenant to oversee operations and harvesting of more than 10,000 acres of forest on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai‘i island. 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 »


September 7, 2016

CE&R secures mana for the work ahead

Guided by cultural principles and practices KS Community Engagement and Resources leaders gathered for the summer solstice to secure mana for their work ahead. See story »


August 22, 2016

Farden named regional director for Kona Oʻahu

Former KS Kapālama Vice Principal Hailama Farden continues his service to Ke Ali‘i Pauahi’s legacy as regional director for Kona Oʻahu (Honolulu). See story »


August 15, 2016

Network of Native Hawaiian schools charts a course to advance culture-based education

KS recently facilitated the first large-scale gathering of Native Hawaiian schools to advance culture-based education across the state, addressing Goal 1 of SP2020. See story »


August 4, 2016

Mahi‘ai Match-Up Contest winners share $35,000 in seed money

The Mahi‘ai Match-Up Agricultural Business Plan Contest and Mahiʻai Mentorship are helping KS find talented, innovative farmers who want to grow food and help decrease Hawai‘i’s dependency on imports. See story »


July 13, 2016

Community Engagement & Resources moves forward in strides

KS’ Community Engagement & Resources Group has substantially completed its reorganization process this past fiscal year. In alignment with Kūhanauna, the Regional Strategies and Statewide Operations divisions are paʻa (solid, secure) with nearly all key leaders on board. See story »


July 11, 2016

Harman is named director of asset management for HI island

Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands. See story »


June 30, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up selects farming finalists

Two finalists have been selected in the 2016 Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest dedicated to supporting Hawaiʻi’s sustainable food movement. Tickets and sponsorships for the July 30 Mahiʻai Match-Up Fundraiser Gala are available at www.pauahi.org. See story »


June 22, 2016

Partnership will offer another high quality preschool option in Hāna

A new agreement between KS and ʻAha Pūnana Leo will give Hāna families more choice in selecting a preschool program for their keiki. See story »


June 20, 2016

KS, community partners build summer bridge program for at-risk youth

The Hawai‘i Youth Challenge Academy prepares participants for entry-level jobs to decrease the socioeconomic implications of high school dropout on students, their families and the community. See story »


June 15, 2016

Donation station benefits education community

Since opening its doors in April, the KS Donation Station has received more than 7,000 pounds of gently-used educational items donated from members of the KS ‘ohana. See story »


June 8, 2016

Rosete-Medeiros is named regional director for Maui County

Venus Rosete-Medeiros oversees regional planning, strategy and action-oriented implementation throughout Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi as part of KS' CE&R Group. See story »


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