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You are invited to join us for an unprecedented Founder's Day tribute to our beloved founder, Ke Aliʻi Bernice Pauahi Bishop.

This year, we are pleased to share that our KS Kapālama ‘ohana will have TWO opportunities to engage in this annual tradition with a modern twist.

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama 133rd Annual Founder's Day Celebration

Friday, December 18, 2020
8:30 – 9:15 a.m.

This year's event will highlight the traditions and practices of our cherished annual celebration in a virtual format. Watch and join us in mele and manaʻo as we feature our Kapālama haumāna honoring our dear Pauahi.

Join us here for the live stream celebration

Kamehameha Schools Annual Founder's Day Service

Friday, December 18, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

While we are physically apart, we stand as one, together in our hearts, as we reaffirm her vision to perpetuate and grow her legacy to ensure a thriving lāhui. Haumāna from KS Kapālama, KS Maui and KS Hawai‘i campuses will lead this year's special presentation with participation by Nā Kula Kamali‘i preschoolers and KS alumni.

The virtual event will stream live at

For your enjoyment, listen to some favorite Kamehameha Founder’s Day mele

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