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May 23, 2019

Kamehameha Scholars are well-prepared for post-high endeavors

In an effort to create an educational environment for all of our keiki to succeed, Kamehameha Scholars supports Hawaiian students in achieving higher education degrees, entering the careers, and cultivating their ability to be servant leaders. See story »


May 22, 2019

Student-athletes Gooman, Obrey selected to Hall of Honor

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior student-athletes Ashley Gooman (wrestling) and Kalina Obrey (basketball and volleyball) have been selected to the Enterprise Rent-a-Car/Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Hall of Honor as part of the 12-member 2019 class. See story »


May 20, 2019

“UNTOLD” music collaboration receives Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award nomination

The “UNTOLD” music collaboration produced at the commercial level by students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama is in the running for a golden record trophy on Saturday at the 2019 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, which is regarded as the local music industry’s equivalent of the Grammys. See story »


May 15, 2019

KS Maui’s Hikina Rising Podcast extends kōkua to young alumni

Centered on the theme of “Embracing the Past While Envisioning our Future,” Kamehameha Schools Maui recently launched Hikina Rising – a podcast to help young alumni make the transition to their post-secondary endeavors. See story »


May 8, 2019

The lessons of the ‘Law of the Splintered Paddle’ ring true 200 years after Kamehameha’s passing

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the passing of our schools’ beloved namesake King Kamehameha the Great. In honor of our king, we share “Ke Kānāwai Māmalahoe” – the Law of the Splintered Paddle – among Kamehameha’s greatest accomplishments as a servant leader. See story »


May 2, 2019

KS Maui ‘Aha Mele to be livestreamed on May 3

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School haumāna will come together after months of preparation to share mele and hula at the campus’ 17th Annual ‘Aha Mele this Friday, May 3, at Ka‘ulaheanuiokamoku Gymnasium. See story »


April 17, 2019

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

Kamehameha Schools' Maui Campus and Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi Regional Office teamed up with Kanaeokana and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center 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 »


April 8, 2019

KS Maui haumāna take on nation’s best at student media competition

Kamehameha Schools Maui middle and high school teams win awards at the 2019 Student Television Network National Convention. See story »


March 8, 2019

Hoopster Kalina Obrey named Gatorade Player of the Year

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Kalina Obrey has been named 2018-19 Gatorade Hawai‘i Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The prestigious award recognizes athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on the court, as well as in the classroom and community. See story »


February 28, 2019

KS Maui AcaDec team is state’s best in 2019

A team of KS Maui students took home 63 individual medals and a first-place finish at the Hawai‘i Academic Decathlon held on Feb. 23 at Farrington High School. See story »


February 25, 2019

KS Kapālama students collaborate to produce ‘UNTOLD’ music album

A group of talented and dedicated high school students at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama has taken a collection of original songs from the drawing board to the worldwide stage as part of an innovative music compilation project. See story »


February 22, 2019

KS Kapālama boys and girls claim state wrestling gold

The KS Kapālama boys and girls wrestling teams dominated the mat and came up golden in the ring en route to claiming their respective HHSAA Texaco Hawai'i Wrestling State Championships Thursday night at the Blaisdell Arena. See story »


February 20, 2019

Students hit the airwaves to promote The Battle of Kuamoʻo

Junior Kalaninui Wilson and sophomore Ewalea Dameg join Loeka in the KWXX studio to share more about Hōʻike 2019. See story »


February 19, 2019

Book drive nets over 400 books to be donated to Hawaiian immersion students

Papa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi haumāna help collect Hawaiian language books for Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo through their Kūhaʻoikeao Book Drive. See story »


February 14, 2019

Papa ʻEono will host their very own Comic Convention - KanakaCon2019

Make plans to join KS Hawaiʻi Kula Waena on Sunday, March 10, 2019 as KanakaCon 2019 will showcase student work and a love of moʻolelo through comics with the community. See story »


February 14, 2019

KSH senior plans soccer showcase to give others opportunity

KS Hawaiʻi senior Kaila Ambrosio has put together a soccer showcase event for middle school athletes interested in collegiate soccer. See story »


February 14, 2019

KS Kapālama girls soccer, boys canoe paddling teams honored by Honolulu City Council

The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama girls soccer and boys canoe paddling teams were honored by the Honolulu City Council Wednesday after claiming Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association state titles earlier this month. See story »


February 13, 2019

KS Maui alumnus Michael Gorman shares Apple work experience with haumāna at Tech Slam

Since graduating from Kamehameha Schools Maui in 2012, Michael Gorman has always wanted to give back to his alma mater and other Native Hawaiian students. See story »


February 6, 2019

Seven KS Kapālama seniors secure collegiate opportunities through athletics

Seven student-athletes from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama made official this morning their college commitments at a National Letter of Intent signing ceremony on campus before family, friends, school staff and members of the media. See story »


February 5, 2019

KS Kapālama teams bring home state gold

A collection of student-athletes from KS Kapālama enjoyed a golden moment on Saturday as both the boys paddling team and girls soccer team claimed Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association state championships in their respective sports. See story »


February 4, 2019

Earl Kawa‘a to be honored as Living Treasure of Hawai‘i

Earl Kawa‘a, a Hawaiian resource specialist at Kamehameha Schools who is recognized throughout the local community as an educator, peacemaker and kanaka leader, will be acknowledged as part of the Living Treasures of Hawai‘i program. See story »


January 23, 2019

KS Kapālama seniors recognized at Legislature for civic engagement

KS Kapālama students were recently recognized by State House Majority Leader Rep. Della Au Belatti for exercising their civic duty by voting in the last election. See story »


January 22, 2019

KS alumnus Ka‘iulani Murphy featured in Honolulu magazine

Ka‘iulani Murphy, a 1996 KS Kapālama graduate and navigator on Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a, was recognized recently in an article in Honolulu magazine for her efforts to forge a career as a kanaka leader in “STEM,” short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. See story »


January 15, 2019

Alapaki Nahale-a appointed to UH Board of Regents

The University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents on Monday welcomed three new members, including KS Senior Director of Community Engagement and Resources for Hawai‘i island Alapaki Nahale-a. See story »


January 11, 2019

KSK grad Grugier-Hill, Eagles soar into NFL Playoffs

Good luck to 2012 KS Kapālama graduate Kamu Grugier-Hill as he and the defending NFL Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles prepare to face the New Orleans Saints on Sunday See story »


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