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I Mua Newsroom archive: May 2018

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May 30, 2018

‘Ohana Engagement Conference brings educators, community partners together

Nearly 70 ‘ohana engagement staff and educators from across the state representing seven Department of Education (HIDOE) complex areas took part in Kealapono’s ‘Ohana Engagement Conference held recently at the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center on the campus of KS Kapālama.

May 29, 2018

Hawaiian language speakers sought for 50th State Fair Pō ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

On Friday, June 29, the State DOE Office of Hawaiian Education/Keʻena Kaiapuni, E.K. Fernandez, and Kanaeokana are teaming up to sponsor Pō ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Language Night) at the Aloha Stadium’s 50th State Fair.

May 25, 2018

Mālama Honua class culminates with sustainability lesson at Mokauea - VIDEO

As they wrapped up the school year, upperclassmen from Papa Mālama Honua learned about sustainable practices and picked up trash and debris on Mokauea, a traditional fishing island within the Kapālama Ahupua‘a

May 24, 2018

Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association donates $50,000 to the Pauahi Foundation

The Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association and the Pauahi Foundation have partnered to create a new scholarship for Native Hawaiian students pursing a college degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or business.

May 23, 2018

KS, Bishop Museum present ‘Ua Ao Kaiwiʻula: Celebrating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Wayfinding and Culture’

Native speakers are needed to help staff KS-Bishop Museum's “Ua Ao Kaiwiʻula: Celebrating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Wayfinding and Culture” on the museum’s Great Lawn on Saturday, June 23. The event will culminate with a public screening of the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi version of the motion picture “Moana.”

May 22, 2018

KS Kapālama haumāna help pay tribute to Senator Akaka

KS Kapālama performing arts students participate in the memorial for beloved alumnus, the late Senator Daniel Akaka.

May 22, 2018

KS CEO Jack Wong accepts community leadership award, inspiring haumāna - VIDEO

KS CEO Jack Wong was honored by the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) with the esteemed Community Leadership Award.

May 18, 2018

KSM papa ʻehā creates and sings a song for ʻōhiʻa lehua

KS Maui fourth graders have been on a vigorous campaign to spread awareness about Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. Their latest effort includes an original song.

May 17, 2018

KS and community partners bring the Year of the Hawaiian to Washington D.C.

The celebration of “Ke Au Hawaiʻi – The Year of the Hawaiian” sails across the nation as KS CEO Jack Wong travels to Washington, D.C. this week.

May 17, 2018

Ka Leo o Nā Koa: Spring concert commemorates year of work

Features editor and KSM senior Aaron Veincent files a story from the 2018 Spring Concert from performing arts.

May 16, 2018

Manaola inspires at AAPI Business Summit

For the first time since its inception, the Asian and Pacific Islander Business Summit turned its focus to a discussion of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander-owned businesses and the growing role they play in national – and global – commerce.

May 15, 2018

New Electronic Health Records system implemented to complete Medical Clearance forms

Kamehameha Schools parents will have a new portal and process to complete their student’s medical clearance forms.

May 14, 2018

Kamehameha Schools to build Community Learning Center in Nānākuli

Kamehameha Schools will continue its commitment to the Wai‘anae Coast community by building the Agnes Kalaniho‘okaha Cope Community Learning Center (Cope Center) in Nānākuli.

May 14, 2018

Frederick, Au-Haupu and Logan win state track and field gold

KS Hawaiʻi and KS Maui students earn top honors at the 2018 HHSAA Track and Field state championships.

May 11, 2018

“Mahalo e nā kumu!” Video captures the care and commitment of KS teachers

By putting our keiki first, Kamehameha Schools teachers on our campuses and in communities are cultivating future physicists, ecologists, entrepreneurs, cultural practitioners and countless other professionals who will someday make the world a better place.

May 8, 2018

‘Hawai‘i Now’ video says ‘mahalo’ to our kumu for putting our keiki first

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, KS shared a special video this morning on KGMB’s “Hawai‘i Now.”

May 8, 2018

Staffers mahalo teachers with makana during Teacher Appreciation Week

Members of KS leadership and staffers from throughout the organization kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week by presenting makana (gifts) to Kamehameha Schools kumu across the state.

May 7, 2018

KSK student showcases language skills at Japanese speech showcase

KS Kapālama junior Sage Maxwell one of a handful of students selected to participate in a Japanese language speech showcase.

May 7, 2018

KS teacher appreciation message rolls across O‘ahu communities

KS treasures its teachers, and starting during Teacher Appreciation Week, communities throughout O‘ahu will know just how much! Select KSK school will sport banners with the keiki message: “Mahalo e nā kumu for putting us first!”

May 6, 2018

Impact of Kīlauea Volcano (update #2)

Aloha kākou. This message is to update you on the status of KS operations in East Hawaiʻi. All KS operations in East Hawai‘i will be open for business beginning Monday, May 7, unless conditions change.

May 4, 2018

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama adds three busses to fleet

Three new school busses were introduced to the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama fleet on Friday at the Kapālama Bus Terminal.

May 4, 2018

Keynote speakers finalized for KSEdTech Conference - Register by May 18

DISRUPT, the 2018 Kamehameha Schools Education Technology Conference will take place on June 5 and 6 at the Blaisdell Center. Register by May 18.

May 2, 2018

Students complete college coursework via dual-credit program at Windward Community College

While some college-bound seniors and underclassmen are still honing in on prospective career paths, students at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama are already well on their way to cultivating potential job opportunities.