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Feb. 1, 2024

How to take part in Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi 2024

During the past 40 years, 'ōlelo Hawaiʻi has seen a major resurgence. Here is how you can grow your skills and immerse yourself in the language this Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!

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July 20, 2023

See PAIʻEA before the opera heads to Scotland

The third and final performance before Scotland happens on July 21 at UH Hilo. Tickets are just $10 adult, $5 youth and can be purchased on the GoFan app.

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June 29, 2023

The Death of Kekuaokalani and Manono from the Battle of Kuamoʻo

Before our haumāna return to the Kahilu stage, we share this 2019 performance with the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Feb. 1, 2023

KS creates dynamic new Hawaiian language GIFs

The KS Communications and Hawaiian Language Advancement teams collaborated to create more than 20 new ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i GIFs and stickers to help users express themselves online.

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June 13, 2022

PAIʻEA included in UH Hilo's virtual KEAKA festival

The Act I workshop performance of the rock opera is featured in UH Hilo Performing Arts Center's KEAKA Hawaiian language theatre festival this year.

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Feb. 22, 2022

Kūkahekahe: He Aupuni Palapala

He Aupuni Palapala: Preserving and Digitizing the Hawaiian Language Newspapers is a collaboration between Bishop Museum and Awaiaulu, supported by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and Kamehameha Schools.

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Feb. 8, 2022

Kūkahekahe: Sharing Hawaiian language online resources

From news outlets reporting in ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi to social media, podcasts and more, recent years have seen the growth of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi in significant ways. In this Kūkahekahe, we highlight some resources for ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi learners and speakers!

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Feb. 2, 2022

KS creates Hawaiian language GIFs to celebrate Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i

The Kamehameha Schools Marketing and Hawaiian Language Advancement teams collaborated to create more than 50 ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i GIFs to help users express themselves online.

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Aug. 10, 2021

Lāhui Rising: ʻAumiki’ inspires a new generation of Hawaiian language content creators

The KS educational series “Lāhui Rising” returns in digital form to celebrate the collective hana of people who love and uplift the Hawaiian community. Our newest episode of Lāhui Rising features the digital content creators behind the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi website site, “Aumiki” – Kuʻulei Bezilla KSH’08, Kamalani Johnson KSK’11, and Kapuaonaona Roback KSK’10.

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Jan. 13, 2021

KSK kumu Solatorio amasses global social media following of his 'ōlelo Hawai'i lessons

KS Kapālama Hawaiian language kumu Kahanuola Solatorio developed “E Hoʻopili Mai,” a free digital language-learning resource available on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and most recently through Google Classroom.

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