Over time the name Kaiona has become synonymous with one who helps another find his way. Bernice Pauahi is compared to Kaiona in the song ʻHe Inoa no Pauahi,’ which is performed by Kamehameha students at Founder’s Day celebrations.” (Mitchell, pg. 113)
Kaiona is the open circular foci of the middle school campus, symbolic of a pahu. Each week begins and ends here for the entire middle school as we hear the voices of inspiration and mele to welcome all to Kula Waena.
The first born son to Kamehameha and Kānekapōlei. The suggested name for the administration building, Kaʻōleiokū, gave prominence to his genealogy and reflected strong leadership characteristics and demonstrated his support to Kamehameha throughout his lifetime.
Kaʻōleiokū houses the middle school administrative offices, student dispensary, and Kalama Dining Hall on the top floor. The Counseling Center and Performing Arts classrooms are situated on the 1st floor of this building.
Named after the Wife of Kamehemeha III Kalama means the torch.
Kalama is the middle school dining hall. (There are two lunch seatings daily.) Kalama is also used as a large gathering area with a maximum seating capacity of 833 persons.
The younger and full brother of Kamehameha I, he was a popular ruler of Hāna, Maui and earned the name “good-hearted chief.” Keliʻimaikaʻi was the name suggested for the student classroom building, primarily because there was some underlying character traits surrounding the name and that it would reflect positive character-building incentives in the students and staff. This were all students meet with their team teachers (Math, English, Science, Social Studies, and Ōlelo).
Open concept classrooms
Hours for Student Use: Mornings:
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Students from Study Hall or from classes not scheduled in the LC are required to have a pass.
Built in 1957. Keawe means the strand (meaning "generations of ancestors.") This building consists of the gym and two locker rooms. Most of the Physical Education classes are held in the gym. Most of the Physical Education classes are held in the gym.