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
Category: Press Releases

January 27, 2020

KS’ Thomas Yoshida honored with NFHS Citation Award

When he’s not performing his duties as media research analyst within the Kamehameha Schools communications group, Thomas Yoshida can often be found spending much of his free time fulfilling a passion for athletics as a veteran high school basketball official, statistician and a volunteer with the Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association (HHSAA).

May 6, 2019

MAʻO Organic Farms, KS and Central Pacific Bank form unique partnership on Wai’anae Coast

The landmark collaboration will expand MAʻO Organic Farms’ social enterprise program and acreage.

November 29, 2018

Pauahi’s ‘āina on Maui backdrop for blessing of Maui’s newest solar farm

Pauahi’s ‘āina on Maui provided the backdrop for the blessing this week of one of Maui's first solar farms.

September 30, 2014

Livingston “Jack” Wong named KS chief executive officer

The Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees today named Livingston “Jack” Wong to the position of chief executive officer.

August 19, 2014

KS Kapālama HS Principal Ako to retire at end of school year

Longtime KS Kapālama campus administrator and high school principal Julian K. Ako will retire at the end of this school year after 35 years of service. He has held his current position since 2005.

August 19, 2014

KS submits comments to the Department of the Interior

Kamehameha Schools today submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (the Department) Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to help determine whether the Department should develop a formal, administrative procedure for reestablishing an official government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian community and, if so, what that procedure should be.

August 1, 2014

KS K-12 applications now available

The Kamehameha Schools K-12 program applications for the Kapālama, Hawai‘i and Maui campuses for the 2015-16 school year are now available online at The deadline to apply is September 30, 2014.

July 8, 2014

Kamehameha Publishing releases Kamana Beamer’s “No Mākou Ka Mana”

Dr. Kamana Beamer's book, "No Mākou Ka Mana: Liberating the Nation" presents a historical perspective on the motivations, methods and accomplishments of Hawaiian leaders. Kamehameha Publishing gives employees a 60 percent discount on books purchased for educational use and 20 percent off personal purchases.