The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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Shaped by Hawai‘i’s place, people and legacy, KS Hawai‘i carries the educational vision of founder Bernice Pauahi Bishop with a unique overlay of cultural grounding, adaptive thinking and building visionary leaders for the next generation, leaders who have an ‘Ōiwi Edge – conscience, adaptive, leading. With state of the art equipment in the arts, sciences and IT, KSH prepares students with 21st century learning skills for the global world of today, alongside the educational innovative thinking and design for tomorrow.

K-12 STEAM learning areas, a 1:1 laptop program and a focus on personalized learning balances the national and international accolades received by students via the performing arts platform, academic clubs and athletic competition at the local, state and national level.

ʻŌiwi Edge is our campus identity unique to Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi. Imbued with the mana of this special place, of Ke Aliʻi Pauahi’s lineage to this ʻāina, of the many generations of heroes and innovators who shaped our Hawaiʻi Island communities, and of our own kupuna. ʻŌiwi Edge empowers us with a strong ancestral foundation, worldview and mindsets to actively shape a rapidly changing world with vision, courage, and aloha. ʻŌiwi Edge embodies our shared kuleana to grow ʻōiwi Hawaiʻi learners and leaders who pursue excellence, engage generationally and globally, and ignite their unique passions and talents to serve and uplift their ‘ohana, lāhui and world.


Resources for parents and ‘ohana

KS Hawai‘i
16-716 Volcano Road
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

News and announcements

Ka Papa Meaʻai (Lunch Menu)

Next Lunch

December 9, 2019

Chicken Long Rice
Steamed Rice
Mock Luau

Mea ‘ai māmā kakahiaka

Scrambled Eggs
with bacon bits
Steamed Rice

Find us on:

Hi‘ikua Helpline


Calendar

Dec
12

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Lunalilo Hale
An unexpected addition to our holiday entertainment lineup comes in a special musical performance of… Add to your calendar

Dec
13

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Lunalilo Hale
An unexpected addition to our holiday entertainment lineup comes in a special musical performance of… Add to your calendar

Dec
19

Thursday, December 19, 2019
High School 1st semester ends Add to your calendar

Dec
19

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi
Celebrate the life and legacy of Ke Aliʻi Pauahi Add to your calendar

Dec
20

Friday, December 20, 2019
Enjoy the winter break with time for ʻohana and friends. Add to your calendar


Applying to KS Hawai‘i
 
Need help? Contact
our admissions office
or call (808) 982-0100
Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
All campus students are eligible to apply for need-based financial aid.
Once your ancestry is verified, you will be considered for preference when you apply.
Please visit or contact our Hilo and Kona offices.