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December 22, 2020

Advent Christmas Eve – Light of the World

KS Kapālama Music Assistant Rodney Arias and senior Noe Hussey remind us that Jesus is the “Light of the World,” and that during this holy season he shines even brighter to uplift our families, our communities and our lāhui. See story »


December 18, 2020

Advent Week 4: Fulfillment: Ma Ka Inoa o Iesū – In Jesus' Name

KS Cultural Specialist Hau‘oli Akaka and Jordyn Koki KSK’23 remind us to let the willpower of God’s love and light guide us on the path He created for us. Despite doubt or even fear, letʻs remember the angel Gabriel’s promise, “No word from God will ever fail.” See story »


December 11, 2020

Advent Week 3: The Proclamation – A Child is Born

KS Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 and son Ioane Boshard KSH’21 share how Christ’s legacy of love can inspire good leaders to be bright lights in times of darkness, and how we can be fountains of hope for those in need of encouragement. See story »


December 4, 2020

Advent Week 2: The Promise

KS Kapālama Kahu Sherman Thompson and Logan Lau KSK’22 encourage us to be ‘onipa‘a (steadfast) in expressing and practicing graciousness to others helping them to prepare for Jesus’ coming and presence this Christmas. See story »


November 27, 2020

Advent Week 1: Ka Wānana – The Prophecy

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong and Keiki Kahu Kalena Wojcieski help us usher in ka Hikina – the season of Advent – with a reminder that God is with us yesterday, today and tomorrow. See story »


December 24, 2019

Ka Noʻonoʻo Hoʻomana Ka Hikina - Advent Devotional - Christmas Eve

Kamehameha Schools has created a series of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for Advent, to honor the deep Christian faith of our founder Princess Pauahi. The devotionals were designed to be used by staffers, students and others to celebrate the coming of Christmas, so please feel free to share them! See story »


December 22, 2019

Ka Noʻonoʻo Hoʻomana Ka Hikina - Advent Devotional - Week 4

Kamehameha Schools has created a series of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for Advent, to honor the deep Christian faith of our founder Princess Pauahi. The devotionals were designed to be used by staffers, students and others to celebrate the coming of Christmas, so please feel free to share them! See story »


December 16, 2019

Ka Noʻonoʻo Hoʻomana Ka Hikina - Advent Devotional - Week 3

Kamehameha Schools has created a series of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for Advent, to honor the deep Christian faith of our founder Princess Pauahi. The devotionals were designed to be used by staffers, students and others to celebrate the coming of Christmas, so please feel free to share them! See story »


December 9, 2019

Ka Noʻonoʻo Hoʻomana Ka Hikina - Advent Devotional - Week 2

Kamehameha Schools has created a series of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for Advent, to honor the deep Christian faith of our founder Princess Pauahi. The devotionals were designed to be used by staffers, students and others to celebrate the coming of Christmas, so please feel free to share them. See story »


December 24, 2018

Share our final Advent devotional: “Ka Haʻawina a ke Aloha” - The Gift of Love

In our final Advent devotional, KSK Assistant Kahu Barrett Awai speaks about the extraordinary act of giving. God gifted us his only begotten Son Jesus Christ to offer us salvation and eternal life with Him. Kamehameha Schools was born out of the generosity and foresight of Ke Ali‘i Pauahi whose gift of education has helped her people thrive. Pauahi’s vision was made reality with a gift of ali‘i land from her hānai sister Princess Ruth Ke‘elikōlani. Let us celebrate in this true spirit of love by doing all we can to give of ourselves to others! See story »


December 21, 2018

Advent Week 4: Po Hemolele – “O Holy Night”

After the passing of his mama – Iris Uliʻi Kanakaole Boshard – KS Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard shares how faith in God has given his ‘ohana a strong and unwavering sense of joy in knowing that she has reached her final destination with our King. Share his sentiments and sing along with the KS Hawai‘i Kula Ha‘aha‘a keiki choir as they perform “O Holy Night.” See story »


December 14, 2018

Advent Week 3: Peace – E Hāmau e Nā Kanaka

In this week's Advent devotional, KS Kealapono Program Director Kalei Cosma shares how she found peace after the passing of her hiapo (first born) Kaʻoli two years ago. Share her sentiments and sing along with KS Cultural Specialist Hauʻoli Akaka as he performs the hīmeni, See story »


December 7, 2018

Advent Week 2: Reflections on “Pō La‘i E” – Silent Night

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Kahu Sherman Thompson reminds us to slow down during this Advent season and to allow the hope of Christmas as in God’s pure light pierce any darkness and let calmness and brightness prevail because Christ, the Savior is born! See story »


November 30, 2018

Advent Week 1: Ka Lama E Ola Ai – The Everlasting Light

Kamehameha Schools Maui Kahu Kalani Wong reminds us to worship Jesus the Christ-Child freely, and to welcome Him into our hearts, homes, schools, communities, and churches – not just during Christmas but all the time. See story »


December 21, 2017

Advent Week 4 - “Ka Waihona ʻOliʻoli: The Reservoir of Joy”

Many have been enchanted by the onstage antics of KS Maui Cultural Protocol Facilitator ‘Ekela Kanī'aupi‘o Crozier and Cultural Specialist Hau‘oli Akaka. In this Christmas Eve Advent devotional, they share how their ʻoliʻoli (delight) has a common foundation - dedicating their lives to serving Ke Akua through sharing Christian and Hawaiian values. See story »


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