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June 26, 2017

‘Hānau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names’ wins Book of the Year

Kamehameha Publishing’s “Hānau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names” was honored with the Samuel M. Kamakau Award for Hawaiʻi Book of the Year, presented by the Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association. See story »


June 13, 2017

Wa‘a Wednesday: Homecoming

This Saturday, the Polynesian Voyaging Society and its partners will celebrate the completion of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. See story »


June 7, 2017

Wa‘a Wednesday: Preparing for Hōkūle‘a's return

Nearing Hawaiian waters, Hōkūle‘a is now just days away from returning home to Hawai‘i, with a homecoming celebration planned for June 17. See story »


May 25, 2017

KS ‘lifers’ reunite for epic graduation photo

Thirteen years ago, five KS Kapālama kindergartners were featured in “Aloha is Love,” a book illustrating KS’ Hawaiian values. The five recently reunited and shared how they incorporate those values and their native culture into their lives. See story »


May 10, 2017

Wa‘a Wednesday: Seeing system change close-up

Dr. Shawn Kana‘iaupuni reflects on how the Mālama Honua voyage has helped to transform education in Hawai‘i--e hoʻomau kākou, e mālama honua kākou! See story »


April 21, 2017

Hawaiian Opera coming to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center

A one-time-only performance of KS Hawaiʻi’s “Hāʻupu” will take place in Castle Theater on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. See story »


April 18, 2017

A new viewing experience for KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch video

The annual student-driven production decides to tackle the challenge of creating a 360-degree video for the hula festival’s website. See story »


April 17, 2017

Ka ‘Iu O Hoku brings the stories of Leleiōhoku and Ka‘iulani to the stage

KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hōʻike features two plays by Clarence Waipa, sharing stories of two nineteenth century aliʻi bound by a common fate. See story »


April 6, 2017

Truesdell earns national award for Hawaiian culture-based approach

KS Hawaiʻi chemistry teacher Joel Truesdell was recognized with the National Science Teacher Association Shell Science Teaching award. See story »


March 17, 2017

Freshmen class earns awards at the 97th annual song contest

The freshmen class of 2020 became the first 9th grade class since 2006 to win both the combined class competition and the outstanding musical performance at the 97th Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center. See story »


March 13, 2017

Hae Hawai‘i on display in Kawaiaha‘o Plaza lobby

The mural-like Hae Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Flag) will remain on display through the end of the week. The piece was created by 180 students from 14 Hawaiian-focused schools across the state. See story »


March 13, 2017

Song Contest connects haumāna to culture through mele

For 97 years, the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest has brought the Kapālama campus together in a night to celebrate mele and connect its haumāna to a shared Hawaiian heritage and culture. Watch it live on Friday, March 17! See story »


February 23, 2017

Board & stone class comes to Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms

Kamehameha Schools, in collaboration with Hawaiian culture-based community education program Keiki O Ka ʻĀina, is hosting Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms’ first-ever Board & Stone Class. See story »


February 10, 2017

Pili Project takes learning outdoors for KSM freshmen

Kamehameha Schools gives haumāna new and innovative learning opportunities, while connecting them to their culture and to the ʻāina through projects like The Pili Project, helping to cultivate a strong Native Hawaiian identity. 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 »


February 2, 2017

Network of Native Hawaiian Schools highlighted at Pū Paʻakai

Dr. Kēhaunani Abad raises awareness of Kanaeokana – the kula Hawai‘i network – and how it connects to Goal 1 of SP2020. See story »


January 13, 2017

Hawaiian opera on airwaves across the nation

KS Hawaiʻi’s NPR From the Top performance of selections from Hāʻupu hits airwaves this week, streaming now and on-air this Saturday on KANO 91.1 FM. See story »


January 12, 2017

KS Maui students provide ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi labels at Pukalani Superette

KS Maui students from the Ola Nā Iwi club provided labels in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi that are being used at Pukalani Superette. See story »


January 9, 2017

Cultural principles and education framework cultivate strong Hawaiian identity in KS learners

KS has reimagined the approach to education at its three K-12 campuses, 30 preschools, and community education programs statewide. See story »


December 19, 2016

Signature KS aloha wear for staffers to debut in the new year

Enlightenment, education, growth, development and hope are woven into the design of signature aloha attire for Kamehameha Schools employees, scheduled to debut in early 2017. See story »


December 19, 2016

Founder’s Day celebrates the foresight and generosity of Princess Pauahi

KS is dedicated to the cultural principle of hoʻōla lāhui – revitalizing the Hawaiian people. Today, the KS ‘ohana celebrates the foresight and generosity of the Schools’ beloved founder Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop, and reaffirms the importance of moving her legacy forward. See story »


December 8, 2016

KS Maui launches new brand of summer school program for 2017

Kamehameha Schools Maui will open Hālau ʻO Kapikohānaiāmalama, a new 2017 summer school program giving the campus and the community a new way to engage in academic rigor while connecting to cultural experiences, practices and values. See story »


December 8, 2016

KSM a huge success at Nā Mele o Maui

Winning three divisions and the overall award, Kamehameha Schools Maui cleaned up at the 2016 Nā Mele o Maui competition at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. See story »


December 6, 2016

Kāpili ‘Oihana seeks more internship sites

KS is seeking businesses, non-profits and other organizations willing to give college students real-life work experience through its Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program. See story »


December 1, 2016

Workshops set to help college-bound Native Hawaiians

KS Resource Centers statewide offer help with college scholarships and federal aid applications. Special workshops are slated for Saturdays, Dec. 3 and January 14 at KS' Community Learning Center at Nānākuli. See story »


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Kea‘au, HI 96749
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Honolulu, HI 96817
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