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Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

Class of 2028 new student orientation

Welina mai! A welcome from Po‘o Kumu Kula Gaughen-Haili

Words of warm welcome from our poʻo kumu, Kula Gaughen-Haili. Welcome to the newest members of the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Class of 2028!


Virtual presentation - A Warrior’s welcome to middle school

If you are not able to join us for our in-person reception event, we invite you to watch the livestream on April 9. Please view the schedule of activities for details.

If the livestream does not begin playing at the designated start time, please refresh your browser.


Schedules of activities

Grade 7 New Student Orientation Schedules of Activties:


O‘ahu welcome event

Reserve your spot for our O‘ahu welcome event happening April 9.

Reservations are not required for welcome events on Hawai‘i island, Kaua‘i, and Moloka‘i.

Campus map

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Campus offices and departments
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Kapālama Middle School Office

Phone: (808) 842-8365
Email: kmsoffice@ksbe.edu

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Admissions & financial aid

Phone: (808) 534-8080
Email: ksrc@ksbe.edu
Schedule help online

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Transportation

Phone: (808) 842-8329
KSK Transportation Department website

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Security

Phone: (808) 842-8320
KSK Security Office website

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Hālau Kūkalaulama
Kamehameha ‘Ohana and Alumni Engagement (KOAE)

Phone: (808) 842-8680
KSK PAR website

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Mālama Ola health services

Phone: (808) 428-8075
Email: kskmalamaola@ksbe.edu
KS Mālama Ola website

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Athletics

Phone: (808) 842-8936
KSK Athletics website

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Residential life

Phone: (808) 842-8273
KSK Boarding website


KS Resource Centers

For our neighbor island families, KS Resource Centers help to provide assistance and information through on-island support.

KS Resource Center – East Hawai‘i
16-545 Old Volcano Road
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0851

KS Resource Center – West Hawai‘i
78-6831 Ali‘i Drive #429
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 322-5400

KS Resource Center – Maui
175 North Market Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 242-1891

KS Resource Center – Moloka‘i
612 Maunaloa Highway Bldg. B
Kalama‘ula, HI 96748
(808) 553-3673

KS Resource Center – Kaua‘i
3201 Akahi Street
Līhu‘e, HI 96766
(808) 245-8070

Schedule an appointment online at the KS Resource Center website.

Commonly used terms

Here is a list of ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i terms and values familiar to all Kamehameha ‘ohana.

Terms
  • kula - school
  • poʻo kula - head of school
  • kula haʻahaʻa - elementary school
  • kula waena - middle school
  • kula kiʻekiʻe - high school
  • kumu - teacher
  • poʻo kumu - principal
  • haumāna - student
  • ʻohana - family
  • makua - parent
  • limahana - staff
Values
  • aloha - to have compassion and empathy
  • ʻimi naʻauao - to seek wisdom
  • mālama - to care for and protect
  • ʻike pono - to know and do what is right
  • kuleana - to take responsibility
  • hoʻomau - to preserve and perpetuate
  • haʻahaʻa - to be humble


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