The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

Pauahi Legacy
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Admissions and program enrollment

Want to apply to a Kamehameha Schools program? Get information about applications to our three campuses, preschool, summer school, Explorations and other community programs. Most program applications are available online. Learn more »

Financial aid and scholarships

Need to apply for financial assistance? There are a variety of Kamehameha Schools programs you can turn to. Financial support is awarded to help preschool keiki, campus students, summer school learners, students pursuing college degrees, and more. Learn more »

Ho‘oulu Hawaiian Data Center

Verify your Hawaiian ancestry by registering with the Kamehameha Schools Ho‘oulu Hawaiian Data Center (Data Center). Learn more »

KS resource centers

Established in 1975, The Kamehameha Schools Resource Centers (KSRC) was founded to serve as a link between the island communities and Kamehameha Schools. Learn more »

Hi‘ikua Helpline

For Kamehameha Schools, being entrusted by parents with the safety and security of their children is an honor and privilege. KS remains focused on student safety and well-being as an organizational priority, supported through actions like the expansion of EthicsPoint to support students and parents as well. Learn more »