January 13, 2020
While they are separated in age by nearly three decades, Molokaʻi-born Luana Busby-Neff and Kahoʻokahi Kanuha from Moku o Keawe share a love for and commitment to preserving the intergrity of the ʻāina, its natural resources, the lāhui and Native Hawaiian heritage that transcends generations.
January 6, 2020
“Crystal Rose possesses the grace and dexterity of a hula dancer, the courage and grit of a warrior, and the wisdom to know when to be each.” These poignant words were shared by Kamehameha Schools Trustee Chair Lance Wilhelm at the investiture ceremony for trustee Crystal Rose in July, 2019.
December 23, 2019
As Dr. Scott Parker took some time to address a large group of 2010 and ’19 graduates from Kamehameha Schools Maui just moments after they all returned to campus for the annual Founder’s Day ceremony, the po‘o kula’s message was one that resonated for anyone fortunate enough to have benefitted from Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop’s generosity.
December 1, 2019
Dr. Kekoa Tappara said he was a terrible student before he was accepted to Kamehameha Schools in the seventh grade. He credits the encouragement of his teachers and the support of the KS ‘ohana for changing the trajectory of his life.
November 8, 2019
November 7, 2019
As it prepares to perform at the 2020 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day, the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Warrior Marching Band and Color Guard received a motivational pep talk from the Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber, who visited with the haumāna on Monday to officially invite them to participate in the parade.
October 28, 2019
The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama girls volleyball team fell behind early, but rallied when it counted to secure a 3-1 (21-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-21) victory over Interscholastic League of Honolulu rival Punahou Saturday night before a frenzied crowd at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena.
October 22, 2019
The safety of our keiki is a top priority at Kamehameha Schools. In observance of Safe Schools Week, we will share advice about school safety from dedicated members of our KS employee ‘ohana.
October 14, 2019
Prior to graduating from KS Kapālama earlier in 2019, Tehani Malterre campaigned for and was elected to the Hawai‘i Kai Neighborhood Board No. 1, Subdistrict 9. The 18-year-old public servant, who is currently studying environmental science at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, was one of 553 candidates who participated in the neighborhood board election process and was the youngest to be elected.
October 10, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Maui Associate Athletic Director Mahina Hannemann-Gago has joined an elite group of interscholastic administrators after being named a certified master athletic administrator under the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).
October 8, 2019
The “Kūhaʻo Maunakea” music collaboration was envisioned to tap into the creative power of the community, and listeners and viewers around the world have responded.
October 2, 2019
KS Kapālama senior student-athlete Ezra Evaimalo has been selected as a 2020 Polynesian Bowl all-star.
September 30, 2019
The importance of belief and action was reinforced by 2007 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama alumnus and Native Hawaiian activist Kaho‘okahi Kanuha during the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement’s (CNHA) 18th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention “Ulu O Ka Lā” at the Hawai‘i Convention Center in late September.
September 23, 2019
More than 1,600 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna received valuable insight from over 50 alumni earlier this month as part of Launa ‘Ike – a mentorship opportunity that allows alumni to give back by sharing knowledge and experience about their respective careers with high school students preparing for post-high endeavors.
September 19, 2019
Kamehameha Schools rejects the remarks made recently by a UH physics professor regarding the quality of our education and haumāna. Statements such as these, though intended to be hurtful, only make us stronger and more resolute. We know who we are, and we are proud of our school and nā pua a Pauahi.
September 19, 2019
Dr. Wai‘ale‘ale Sarsona was named vice president of Kamehameha Schools’ new Hi‘ialo Group
September 9, 2019
Timothy M. Donohue has been selected as KS’ Chief Investment Officer tasked with managing the organization’s $8.2 billion Financial Assets portfolio.
September 4, 2019
KS Senior Litigator Nicole Altman has been named to the Pacific Century Fellows (PCF) Program’s 17th class.
August 28, 2019
After a whirlwind experience that included a West Region Championship and a berth in the Little League World Series United States Championship game, six haumāna returned to school at KS Maui Middle School this week as heroes – among their peers, and within the local community – and leaders that people of all ages can look up to.
August 1, 2019
Alvin Pau‘ole has accomplished a lot in his life since graduating from Kamehameha Schools in 1956. He was the first minority in the nation to be selected to the Navy’s Nuclear Power Training Program, the only Native Hawaiian to serve as chief engineer of a nuclear reactor plant, and the only Hawaiian to command a fast attack nuclear submarine and a squadron of nuclear submarines.
July 17, 2019
Aloha mai kākou. Today was an emotional day across the pae ‘āina as events unfolded atop Maunakea where there were powerful demonstrations of courage.
July 8, 2019
KS colleagues, friends and family recently witnessed the investiture of Rose as KS trustee at a ceremony at KS Kapālama’s Bishop Memorial Chapel.
July 1, 2019
KS Trustee Corbett Kamoa Kalama once went from paddling the Moloka‘i Channel to a Kamehameha graduation without missing a stroke. This and other mo‘olelo were shared by members of the KS ‘ohana as they bid farewell to Kalama, whose term as trustee ended on June 30.
June 25, 2019
Kamehameha Schools has joined forces with Hawaiʻi Pacific Health (HPH) to improve the education, health, economic stability and social well-being of students and families across Hawaiʻi. The partnership is KS’ first with a non-profit health care system.
June 20, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i track and field standout Chenoa Frederick is the Gatorade Hawaiʻi Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year.