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I Mua Newsroom archive: April 2018

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April 30, 2018

KS partners with Moloka‘i school to provide Native Hawaiian scholarships

Akaʻula School and Kamehameha Schools are partnering to provide more Moloka‘i children the opportunity to attend the independent school which serves students from grades five through 12, 70 to 80 percent of whom are Native Hawaiian.

April 27, 2018

Ho‘okahua translates statewide tsunami messages into ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i

April is Tsunami Awareness Month and the city has put out life-saving preparedness messages in more than a dozen languages. This year – thanks to the ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i experts in Kamehameha’s Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy Group – the message is now available in Hawaiian.

April 26, 2018

KS blesses East HI’s first-ever agricultural post-harvest facility to help area farmers

KS East Hawai‘i staffers and others held a blessing to cap the construction of an agricultural post-harvest processing facility on KS land just outside of Downtown Hilo. The facility will benefit farmers wanting a clean, convenient and modern space to prepare crops for sale at market.

April 26, 2018

KS commits support to clean energy future

Kamehameha Schools pledged its participation in a cross-sector collaboration seeking a clean, renewable energy future for Hawaiʻi and the economic vibrancy that will accompany the state’s clean energy transformation.

April 25, 2018

Community collaborators engage via ‘Āina Ulu ‘Aha

More than 40 program staff and educators representing 15 community partners teamed up with KS’ ‘Āina Ulu program team recently to share mana‘o and engage in Native Hawaiian cultural practices on the historically significant land in Kohala on Hawai‘i island, where Kamehameha I was born.

April 23, 2018

KS employees commit to student safety via training series

As part of its commitment to student safety, KS is providing a series of sessions on preventing sexual misconduct, which have been attended by more than 2,600 employees across the state thus far, to increase awareness by staff and faculty.

April 20, 2018

Diggin’ the ‘āina

Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo haumāna learn and apply professional archaeological practices in order to deepen their understanding of and relationship to the ʻāina.

April 16, 2018

Oceanit and KS Altino Coding team awarded Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year

Kamehameha Schools and Oceanit – a major advocate for introducing computer coding to Hawai‘i schools – were recently awarded the Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hawai‘i Venture Capital Association.

April 13, 2018

Community unites in Wai‘anae for Keiki Spring Fest

Nearly 1,000 community members, collaborators and volunteers were at today's Wai‘anae Coast Keiki Spring Fest, which connected Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers.

April 13, 2018

Keaukaha keiki have hands-on lesson on pond ecology

Culture-based learning was at the heart of a lesson on Hawaiian fish pond care at Waiāhole loko iʻa near Keaukaha on Hawai‘i island.

April 13, 2018

Nā haliʻa aloha no Daniel Kahikina Akaka KSK’42

Members of the Kamehameha ‘ohana share nā hali‘a aloha – cherished memories – of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka: one as a music kumu, another as a family member, and the other as a colleague and friend.

April 12, 2018

KS Kapālama students recognized in national art competition

Three KS Kapālama seniors earned national recognition in the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Competition.

April 11, 2018

Waiʻanae Coast Keiki Spring Fest slated for April 13

The Kamehameha Schools-sponsored event connects Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers in their community.

April 9, 2018

Kawaialoa heiau is site for multi-cultural exchange

Members of I Nui Ke Aho, a North Shore-based non-profit, recently exchanged cultural knowledge with navigators from Rapa Nui at Kahōkūwelowelo, a heiau on Kamehameha Schools ‘āina in Kawailoa.

April 4, 2018

Na pua a Pauahi to bring hula to a worldwide audience at the 2018 Merrie Monarch Festival

Kamehameha Schools alumni will share their passion for hula, Hawaiian language and culture at the festival’s hula competition held from Thursday, April 5 through Saturday, April 7.

April 4, 2018

Queen Kaʻahumanu’s significant moments shared in KSH Merrie Monarch video

KS Hawaiʻi’s Merrie Monarch 2018 video “Ka Hoʻoilina o Kaʻahumanu” shares significant moments in the aliʻiʻs life, including her marriage to Kamehameha and the ending of the ʻaikapu.