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Kamehameha Schools Kapālama


Ke Kula Waena (Middle 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 »


Team Learning

Students transition successfully from elementary to middle school when they feel a sense of belonging in their new environment. We nurture that feeling by placing students into learning teams. View more »

Coronavirus updates and safety guidelines

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

Kapālama Leadership


Kula Gaughen-Haili
Po’o Kumu
(808) 842-8365


Kehau Glassco
Hope Poʻo Kumu
(808) 843-3474


Arianne Chock
Hope Poʻo Kumu
(808) 842-8447


Stacey Makanui
Dean of Student Well-Being
(808) 842-8122


Tory Watanabe
Dean of Student Leadership & Engagement
(808) 843-3475


Nate Allen
Dean of Academics
(808) 842-8642


Hoku Hoohuli
Office Administrator
(808) 842-8366

Contact us

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School
2125 Ali‘i Road
Honolulu, HI 96817

Middle School Office:
(808) 842-8365

Absence Hotline:
(808) 842-8364

(808) 845-7234

Dispensary (Health Room):
(808) 843-3459

Counseling Center:
(808) 842-8569

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News and announcements

Weekly devotional: Kūpono: A journey of justice, forgiveness, and redemption

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 shares the inspiring stories of Kamehameha ‘Ekahi and the Apostle Paul as they grapple with past injustices, ultimately finding the path of righteousness and forgiveness.

Weekly devotional: The unexpected gift

Despite enduring a series of unforeseen and unfortunate events, KS Maui senior Shyla-Te’hara Moore remains resilient and finds strength through faith. With a strong belief in Ke Akua’s preparation and her own potential, she aims to give back to her community and Kamehameha Schools while embracing personal growth and spirituality.

Weekly devotional: Mālama ‘āina – it’s our kuleana

KS Hawaiʻi senior Siddalee Amaral emphasizes how crucial it is to respect and treat each other with kindness, extending this attitude towards all of God’s creations, including the precious land.