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June 14, 2019

KS Hawaiʻi student-athlete earns Kaimana Scholarship

Pōmaikaʻi Evans-Bautista, a 2019 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i, was presented with a $5,000 scholarship as part of the Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center on June 8.

May 30, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute:  Substance Abuse Prevention

Graduation season is here! Over the next few weeks, thousands of teens across Hawaiʻi will be celebrating this joyous milestone surrounded by loved ones. It is also a time to think about safety and how to celebrate responsibly. How do we ensure that the promising lives of our youth are not abruptly cut short by an accident that could have been prevented?

May 29, 2019

Innovation and creativity on display at Ed Tech Conference

“Innovation and Creativity” are key facets of the E Ola! Learner Outcomes at Kamehameha Schools, and kumu at KS Kapālama have collaborated with members of the Education Technology Services team to design and implement projects incorporating learner foundations including Aloha ʻĀina (love for the land and its people), ʻIke Kūpuna (ancestral knowledge), and Kūpono (honorable character).

May 23, 2019

Kamehameha Scholars are well-prepared for post-high endeavors

In an effort to create an educational environment for all of our keiki to succeed, Kamehameha Scholars supports Hawaiian students in achieving higher education degrees, entering the careers, and cultivating their ability to be servant leaders.

May 22, 2019

Student-athletes Gooman, Obrey selected to Hall of Honor

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior student-athletes Ashley Gooman (wrestling) and Kalina Obrey (basketball and volleyball) have been selected to the Enterprise Rent-a-Car/Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Hall of Honor as part of the 12-member 2019 class.

May 21, 2019

KS Hawai‘i keiki create products with kuleana in mind

Budding young entrepreneurs at Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Elementary School created and sold responsibly sourced products at a recent Papa ‘Ekolu Marketplace.

May 17, 2019

Busby – Father of Aotearoa’s voyaging community – passes away

Renowned Māori canoe-builder and master navigator Sir Hekenukumai Ngaiwi Busby has passed away. He will forever be celebrated as the father of Aotearoa’s voyaging community and the builder of the double-hulled canoe Te Aurere, which revived traditional navigation for Aotearoa in the same way Hōkūle‘a did for Hawai‘i, the Pacific and the world.

May 15, 2019

KS Maui’s Hikina Rising Podcast extends kōkua to young alumni

Centered on the theme of “Embracing the Past While Envisioning our Future,” Kamehameha Schools Maui recently launched Hikina Rising – a podcast to help young alumni make the transition to their post-secondary endeavors.

May 14, 2019

Crystal Rose is selected Kamehameha Schools trustee

The state Probate Court has selected attorney Crystal Rose as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. She will begin her term on July 1, 2019, replacing Trustee Corbett Kalama, whose term expires on June 30, 2019.

May 9, 2019

KS partnership gives clear vision and a brighter future to keiki

Sponsorship gives vision-impaired keiki in Waimānalo valuable learning tools.

May 8, 2019

The lessons of the ‘Law of the Splintered Paddle’ ring true 200 years after Kamehameha’s passing

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the passing of our schools’ beloved namesake King Kamehameha the Great. In honor of our king, we share “Ke Kānāwai Māmalahoe” – the Law of the Splintered Paddle – among Kamehameha’s greatest accomplishments as a servant leader.

May 7, 2019

Haumāna amplify ‘Ike Hawai‘i through KS Maui’s ‘Aha Mele

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School students came together on Friday for the campus’ 17th Annual ‘Aha Mele – a competition that offers students the opportunity to connect with their Hawaiian culture through mele, ‘oli and hula.

May 2, 2019

KS Maui ‘Aha Mele to be livestreamed on May 3

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School haumāna will come together after months of preparation to share mele and hula at the campus’ 17th Annual ‘Aha Mele this Friday, May 3, at Ka‘ulaheanuiokamoku Gymnasium.

April 30, 2019

KS Maui equips haumāna with critical life-saving skills

Twenty-three students from Kamehameha Schools Maui were recently certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) through the high school campus’ Science and Natural Resources Academy – one of four academies offered by KS Maui that caters to a student’s career goals and interests.

April 29, 2019

Kamehameha Schools names Elizabeth Cawrey Director of Internal Audit

Elizabeth Cawrey has been named director of Internal Audit for Kamehameha Schools. Kamehameha’s Internal Audit Department reports to and is accountable for assisting the Board of Trustees in the effective execution of their fiduciary responsibilities through independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of KS’ risk management, internal control and governance processes.

April 26, 2019

Early college high school partnership is a pathway for lāhui-minded leaders

Samuel M. Kamakau Hawaiian-Focused Charter School senior Wai‘ale‘ale Liʻi Sarsona shares how WCC’s Early College High School program has helped her get a head start on higher education. The program is supported by a partnership between KS and the Castle Foundation.

April 25, 2019

Student-athletes honored at KS Kapālama Dinner of Champions

After dedicating countless hours toward improving their craft on and off the field, court and water, hundreds of state championship-winning student-athletes from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama were honored at a Dinner of Champions held Saturday evening at Ka‘iwakīloumoku to celebrate their tremendous achievements.

April 24, 2019

KS alumni to showcase hula on a worldwide stage at 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival

Nā pua a Pauahi are among the participating kumu hula and Miss Aloha Hula contestants at this year’s renown hula competition.

April 16, 2019

International Summit to share latest on trauma prevention, intervention and treatment

Over 120 local and international experts in the fields of violence, abuse and trauma will share their unique findings at the upcoming Hawaiʻi International Summit. The summit is supported by Ho‘omaluhia, the Hawai‘i branch of the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma.

April 12, 2019

KS alumna receives one of the state’s most prestigious educator awards

KS Kapālama graduate Bella Finau-Faumuina has been named the recipient of the 2019 Teacher of Promise Award.

April 11, 2019

Community invited to Mālama Hāloa Festival in Punalu‘u

Ka Papa Lo‘i ‘o Kānewai has partnered with Kamehameha Schools to host the family-friendly Mālama Hāloa Festival on Saturday, April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms across the street from Punalu‘u Beach Park on KS ‘āina.

April 10, 2019

Haumāna inspired at PBN’s Women Who Mean Business Awards Dinner

Three haumāna from KSK and Samuel Kamakau Public Charter School had the opportunity to be inspired by some of the state’s top wāhine business leaders at PBN’s Women Who Mean Business 2019 celebration at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

April 8, 2019

KS Maui haumāna take on nation’s best at student media competition

Kamehameha Schools Maui middle and high school teams win awards at the 2019 Student Television Network National Convention.

April 5, 2019

KSH Senior Legacy projects save more than 3,000 lives

In recent years, Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i haumāna have raised awareness of our state’s critical need for blood donations through Senior Legacy projects.

April 4, 2019

Deuchar named senior director of planning and development

Chris Deuchar has been named senior director of planning and development for Kamehameha Schools’ Commercial Real Estate Division (CRED).

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