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I Mua Newsroom archive: August 2018

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August 29, 2018

#EKanikapilaKakou celebrates aloha ‘āina amid Hurricane Lane

What began as a way to beat boredom during Hurricane Lane, became a cross-country kanikapila, celebrating aloha ‘āina! The social media sing-along started last Friday with a Facebook video challenge by Kamehameha Schools He‘eia Preschool kumu and KS alumnus Ānuenue Pūnua.

August 28, 2018

Five KS Kapālama Little League World Series champions honored

Middle schoolers Aukai Kea, Bruce Boucher, John de la Cruz, Ka‘olu Holt and Caleb Okada were honored this morning in Keawe Gym for their accomplishments as members of the Little League Baseball World Series Championship squad that defeated South Korea, 3-0, on Sunday.

August 26, 2018

KS campuses, community sites and offices to open on Monday, Aug. 27 except for KS Hilo Preschool

Kamehameha Schools values the safety of its students, families and employees. Based on the current track of Tropical Storm Lane, and after assessing the conditions of each KS site, we will reopen all campuses, preschools, community program sites and offices with the exception the KS Hilo Preschool on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

August 21, 2018

Kamehameha Scholars connect with college reps and industry pros

The “coffee shop” setting of the program's annual College Fair and Career Café fueled spirited conversations on career paths, post-high education, and being good representatives of the Hawaiian culture in the work community.

August 20, 2018

‘Onipa‘a events to celebrate Lili‘uokalani’s legacy

On September 2, Kamehameha Schools will join other Native Hawaiian-serving organizations in celebrating the birth of Queen Liliʻuokalani, the Hawaiian Kingdom’s last reigning monarch. The festivities will include music, food, hula and historical reenactments of her last days as queen.

August 19, 2018

C-SPAN bus brings civic education to KS Kapālama

KSK haumāna got an inside look at D.C. politics last week. C-SPAN – the Washington, D.C.-based public affairs network – brought its interactive multimedia bus to campus as part of its Bus 50 Capitals Tour.

August 9, 2018

Kumu, alaka‘i engage in immersive ‘āina-based learning course

KS Nā Kula ʻo Kamehameha teachers journeyed to Kahoʻolawe this summer to immerse themselves in experiential ‘āina-based learning, and examine the role of Kahoʻolawe in Aloha ʻĀina. Their newly acquired ʻike will inspire haumāna in the classroom and beyond.

August 8, 2018

KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society partner on Hōkūle‘a-inspired community mural

This Saturday, Aug. 11, KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society will engage the community in a mural painting project in Our Kaka‘ako. The family-friendly event will feature entertainment, seafaring stories and more.

August 6, 2018

Reunion Challenge raises $80,000 for post-high scholarships

The Pauahi Foundation – the fundraising arm of Kamehameha Schools – appealed to the competitive spirit of KS alumni to raise $80,000 for Native Hawaiian post-high scholarships.

August 3, 2018

KS Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program celebrates 10-year anniversary

The Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program is celebrating 10 years of providing Native Hawaiian college students with the opportunity to apply academic experience in a real-world setting by working with community organizations to increase students’ hiring potential upon graduation.

August 3, 2018

KS haumāna honor the legacy of Kauikeaouli at statue dedication

Nearly 30 KS Kapālama High School student ambassadors dedicated a day of their summer vacation to help host the Thomas Square dedication honoring Kauikeaouli, who believed that education was the key to the survival of the Hawaiian people.