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HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CATALOG

Class of 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024

 

Departments

 

Co- and Extracurricular Programs

Athletics

 NCAA Eligibility Center

Academic Teams and Clubs (sanctioned for the 2019-2020 SY): KSK Deputation Team, Kalalea (Band Leadership), Japan Club, LifeSavers’ Club, Book Club, Philosophy Club, Military Affairs Club, K-Club, Ho’okumu: a KS Kapālama Literary Journal, The Kamehameha Pacific and Asian Affairs Council Club, Students Give Back Club, The Mural Club, CyberPatriots, Math Team, Mandarin Club, Kiaʻi ʻŌlauniu, Aquatic Athletics Association (AAA), Kamehameha Robotics Club, Speech and Debate Team, The Ambassadors of Aloha ‘Āina, The Dungeons & Dragons Club, Fishing Club, Home Economics Club, The Eclectic Society of Blind Hawaiians, Early Morning Inspiration Club (EMIC), The Coding Club, Kids4Kids Club, Eco-Kids, Na Muʻo o Pa Kuʻi a Holo, Young Life Kamehameha, Kamehameha Surf Team, Triathlon Club, Key Club, Hui Akeakamai, Indigo, #Warriors4Christ.

Need to get in touch with one of the clubs? Contact Student Leadership Activities Director Andrew Lai at anlai@ksbe.edu.

 

Unique opportunities

  • Associates Degree (for ℅ 2023 and beyond), see here for more info
  • Honors & AP Programs
  • Dual Credit
  • ASKS (Student Government)
  • Culture-based and service-learning events (Song Contest, Founders Day)
  • Hawaiian Language (up to year 6)
  • Internships (through Kāpili ‘Oihana)
  • One-to-one Laptop Program, Ke Koʻi Lipi 

 

Support & services

Academic & technology supports: In addition to resource centers such as the Midkiff Learning Center and Student Support Center, Kapālama High School offers both formal and informal programs to help guide each students’ academic journey, including but not limited to:

  • Ke Ko’i Lipi, our one-to-one technology program, providing each student a personal laptop to gain the 21st century skills required to excel and compete globally; be empowered by and engaged with the curriculum; increase their knowledge and understanding of technology; become constructors and designers of information and ideas.
  • College counseling, supporting students through the college selection and application processes.
  • General counseling & guidance, aimed at helping students understand and accept themselves, make decisions, develop educational and career plans, and resolve special concerns they have as individuals. 
  • Designated Learning Support Coordinators to help build strong study habits and time management skills.
  • Hālau Kūkalaulama, Kapālama Summer School and extended programs. 
  • Kauhale, a 9th grade interdisciplinary cohort program designed to support students

 

Well-being supports:  Beyond academic supports, Kapālama High School offers a range of behavioral health supports including four on-staff Specialists, access to the Hi’ikua Student Helpline (a confidential means to report activities that present physical danger or social-emotional harm to students), Mālama Ola (resources for student health, safety & well-being), grade-level counselors, and student support teams.


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