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April 7, 2020

Kamehameha Hawaiʻi COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates

Find resources and a running list of updates sent regarding how Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi plans to deal with COVID-19.

April 7, 2020

Distance learning and summer school updates

Mahalo to our Kamehameha Schools staff for your continued commitment to serving our students and their ʻohana, as well as one another. Though the COVID-19 pandemic persists, we appreciate everyone’s work to advance our educational mission.

April 5, 2020

Ua koho ʻo ia iaʻu! He chose me!

KS Kapālama junior Lilli-Ann Mundon Burgonio and KS Kealapono Literacy Coach Chloe Keane share this week’s devotional.

April 3, 2020

Nā Leo o ka Manaʻolana – Voices of Hope! Devotionals

Kahu Kaunaloa has conveyed a group of kumu and haumāna to share important messages of hope and resilience as we all navigate this new world together.

April 3, 2020

Distance learning underway

Whether we are students, families, alumni, teachers or staff, all of us in the KS ‘ohana play an important role in responding to the spread of COVID-19. By staying at home to study, teach and work, we can help protect the health of our community. At this time, it is not clear how long this public health emergency will persist.

April 2, 2020

Establishing a routine and maintaining clear communication are crucial

Maintaining and communicating predictable routines is very important. Doing so helps students to maintain a sense of psychological safety—a sense that they can manage stress or connect with someone who can help them manage stress.

March 30, 2020

Nā Leo o ka Manaʻolana – Voices of Hope! Class Presidents Messages

Our student leaders have stepped up in big ways, answering the call to provide messages of hope and inspiration to their peers.

March 30, 2020

Dealing with COVID-19: share your mahalo, mo‘olelo or mana‘o

E kūpa‘a kākou. Stand strong together.

March 29, 2020

Let the Holy Spirit empower you!

KS Kapālama senior ʻĀina Abergas and Kahu Sherman Thompson share this week’s devotional.



March 27, 2020

KS Distance Learning Programs on schedule to start for KS Preschools, KS Hawaiʻi and KS Maui

With the COVID-19 emergency continuing to evolve, Kamehameha Schools remains focused on protecting the health of our students, families, staff and broader community. KS acknowledges the special role school ‘ohana will play the longer their keiki are learning at home.

March 27, 2020

Christmas in March: KSK’s Togiai named Gatorade Hawai‘i hoopster of the year

The Gatorade Company named Christmas Togiai of the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama basketball team as its 2019-20 Gatorade Hawai‘i Boys Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday.

March 26, 2020

Mai Makaʻu – Do not fear for I am with you

Looking for daily inspiration? Feel free to visit the daily devotional calendar created and maintained by Kamehameha Schools Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74. Click on a date to see a PDF of a devotional for that day.

March 25, 2020

Distance Learning Plan Launch for Kula Waena

Our Distance Learning Plan launches on Friday, March 27. Here is the message we sent to families about this transition.

March 22, 2020

CEO Message: Staying strong together

An update from KS CEO Jack Wong

March 18, 2020

A letter from ASKS President Tyson Vincent

Student-body president Tyson Vincent hopes to inspire change and resilience among his peers.

March 18, 2020

Former KS Song Contest directors share cherished memories

To celebrate a century of Kamehameha Schools song contests, we asked former Song Contest directors to share nā haliʻa aloha – cherished memories – of the choral competition. Their moving moʻolelo show how this treasured tradition helps haumāna embrace their Native Hawaiian heritage through mele.

March 18, 2020

Special programming to honor 100th Song Contest

While the difficult decision was made to suspend this year’s Song Contest, KS kumu and haumāna continue to stoke their creative fires to come up with an appropriate way to give the 100th Song Contest the honor it deserves.

March 17, 2020

All KS campuses and preschools will begin distance learning after spring break

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Kamehameha Schools announced all three of its K-12 campuses and its 29 preschools will implement their respective distance learning and educational support programs when school resumes after their respective spring breaks. During this period, there will be no on-campus student instruction or student activities.

March 16, 2020

KS Education Technology Conference canceled

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone in the education community, KS has canceled its 2020 Education Technology Conference slated for June 2-3 at Neal Blaisdell Center.

March 15, 2020

KS Kapālama will begin Spring Break early in response to COVID-19 developments

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will begin spring break earlier than scheduled in response to the developing COVID-19 situation. Spring break will now commence on Tuesday, March 17. Haumāna are scheduled to return to school on April 6 unless otherwise instructed.

March 13, 2020

God’s ka Wai Ola Quenches our Spiritual Thirst

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong and senior Maliē Watanabe share this week’s devotionals.

March 12, 2020

KS Song Contest suspended

The following announcement was made by Po‘o Kula Taran Chun to all KS Kapālama students and faculty, suspending this year’s Song Contest.

March 5, 2020

Be the match for senior Jaden Ah Mow

Potential bone marrow donors are needed. If you are able, please register at Join.BeTheMatch.org/ImuaJaden

March 1, 2020

Lent Week 1 – Fostering Positivity with God’s Guidance

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Religious Education Kumu Shonnie Calina and Keiki Kahu ʻAuliʻi Paleka share their manaʻo as part of our week 1 Lent devotional. New devotionals from our KS kahu, haumāna and limahana will be posted every Sunday morning through Easter.

February 28, 2020

Raising the bar - KS Hawaiʻi Kula Kiʻekiʻe recognizes a new record 280 academic awardees

Recognized students earned a 3.5 GPA or higher for the first semester of school year 2019-2020 and were named to the Poʻo Kula or Poʻo Kumu list.

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