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June 19, 2024

KS in the news: Students travel to Maui to share aloha for Lahaina through free performance

KS haumāna ended the school year with many accomplishments and scholarships.

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June 13, 2024

Youth lead the way at FestPAC cultural exchange

Students from across Hawaiʻi pae ʻāina and Pacific nations led the Moananuiākea: Pacific Conversations and Cultural Exchange at FestPAC 2024.

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June 10, 2024

Two Warrior volleyball players inducted into HHSAA Hall of Honor

Adrianna Arquette KSK’24 and Maela Honma KSH’24 were recognized for their athletic excellence by the Hawaiʻi High School Athletics Association.

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May 24, 2024

Kamehameha Schools graduates aim to empower lāhui wherever they go

Kamehameha Schools graduates face the dilemma of staying or going away for college, illustrating a wider narrative of balancing cultural roots and professional aspirations.

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May 21, 2024

Dual credit college program at KS Kapālama creates generational change

Nine out of ten haumāna at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will earn college credits this year, in addition to their high school diploma. Sixty-eight of those haumāna have gone a step further earning their AA degree, thanks to an innovative partnership with Hawaiʻi Pacific University.

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May 14, 2024

KS in the news: Kamehameha Schools Children’s Chorus draws nearly 1,000 people to free community concert on Maui

KS haumāna are shining on the stage, field, and court, gaining national attention and scholarships!

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May 13, 2024

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama’s first AA graduates: Where are they now?

Through the dual credit program with Hawaiʻi Pacific University, KS haumāna start their college education early, saving their families tens of thousands of dollars on tuition.

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May 9, 2024

Kumu appreciation week: ʻIke Hawaiʻi inspires next wave of Kapālama scientists and stewards

Bethany Kimokeo pioneers a Hawaiian language marine science course at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama, moving the needle of ʻike Hawaiʻi in the classroom.

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April 30, 2024

KS Kapālama senior takes home top photojournalism award

KS Kapālama senior Kaydn Ito snapped a compelling photo of dueling demonstrations in New York City, which earned him top honors at the National High School Journalism Convention. He wasn’t the only KS haumāna to receive honors there.

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April 24, 2024

Patience and purpose: Kamehameha Schools builds first high school beach volleyball team in Hawaiʻi

The Beach Warriors are relying on patience and purpose to power through their inaugural season.

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April 9, 2024

KS in the news: Oʻahu hālau prepares for Merrie Monarch on ʻĀina Pauahi

KS haumāna, alumni and staff shine in academics and athletics.

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April 8, 2024

Free concert for Maui community features Kamehameha Schools Children’s Chorus

Maui musicians and hālau will join KS elementary school haumāna for He Leo Aloha No Maui.

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March 29, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Good Friday

Good Friday is a day of reflection and remembrance of how much God loves us. In this video, Kahu Manu Naeʻole reminds us that we are only able to live prosperously because of Jesus' sacrifice for us.

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March 10, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Week 4

KS Kapālama Christian Education Kumu Nadia Kam urges us to seek God’s guidance in times of temptation.

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March 7, 2024

KS in the news: March 2024 edition

KS haumāna, alumni and staff are making headlines for their commitment to excellence on the field, in the classroom and for the community.

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March 4, 2024

KS Kapālama Song Contest and KS Hawaiʻi Hōʻike to showcase and elevate mele Hawaiʻi

Mele Hawaiʻi will take center stage during two flagship events for the haumāna of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi.

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March 3, 2024

Lenten weekly video devotionals: Week 3

How does God show up in your life? KS Kapālama's Rodney Arias asks us to recognize His holy presence during this season.

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Feb. 26, 2024

Social Spark program inspires Kapālama haumāna to be pono content creators

KS Kapālama students join the Social Spark fellowship program to become authentic and positive digital creators while promoting community engagement.

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Feb. 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.

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Feb. 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.

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Jan. 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.

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Jan. 4, 2024

KS in the news: January 2024 edition

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

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Dec. 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.

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Dec. 13, 2023

Latest edition of I Mua magazine celebrates the making of mele

The latest edition of I Mua magazine is loaded with great content, including a behind-the-scenes look at Song Contest, Hōʻike and ʻAha Mele, the three flagship events at the three KS campuses.

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Dec. 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.

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Dec. 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.

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Dec. 6, 2023

KS in the news: December 2023 edition

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

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Dec. 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.

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Dec. 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.

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