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Ke Kula Ha‘aha‘a (Elementary School)


Educational Mission

Kamehameha Schools’ mission is to fulfill Pauahi’s desire to create educational opportunities in perpetuity to improve the capability and well being of people of Hawaiian ancestry. View more »



Across our Kapālama campus (K-12), we are unified by a common vision: Lift the haumāna to lift the lāhui! Empowering our haumāna to pursue their passions by delivering a world-class education based on Christian and Hawaiian values.” View more »



The Kamehameha Elementary School educational program envisions that our learners will be grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values and will be leaders who contribute to their communities, both locally and globally. View more »

Distance learning

Coronavirus updates and safety guidelines

See the latest KS campus, preschool and community program updates and safety guidelines regarding COVID-19.

Kapālama Leadership

Deede Santiago
Poʻo Kumu / Principal

Kēhau Akiona
Hope Poʻo Kumu / Vice Principal, Grades K-2

Jeannine Fujimori
Hope Poʻo Kumu / Vice Principal, Grades 5-6

Keola Silva
Hope Poʻo Kumu / Vice Principal, Grades 3-4

Chendra Kauahikaua
Dean of Student Well-Being

Hāwea Ailā
Student Activities Coordinator

Tess Antone
Curriculum Coordinator

Contact us

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Elementary School
225 Bishop Circle
Honolulu, HI 96817

Elementary School Office:
(808) 842-8383

Absence Hotline (24hr):
(808) 842-8384

(808) 842-4760

(808) 842-8606

Office Hours:
6:30a to 5:15p

News and announcements

Kawaiaha‘o Plaza

567 South King St
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 523-6200

KS Hawai‘i

16-716 Volcano Rd
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

KS Kapālama

1887 Makuakāne St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 842-8211

KS Maui

275 ‘A‘apueo Pkwy
Pukalani, HI 96768
(808) 572-3100