August 7, 2019
Students and 2019 graduates from KS and across the state recently completed the immersive Nalukai Academy Start-Up Camp.
July 22, 2019
A team of Hawaiʻi educators and KS support staff published an article released May 1 in Education Week’s “Next Gen Learning in Action” blog, and authors were invited to contribute the article as part of a three-part Education Week series that showcases culturally relevant assessments for learning.
July 18, 2019
Last week, Kāwili Kauaʻi – interactive experiences of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Summer School along with Kilohana grades 3-4, and Kilohana grades 6-8 – culminated with a collective Hōʻike.
June 24, 2019
For Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami, the suicide crisis affecting ‘ohana on the Garden Isle is more than just a glaring statistic, or a news flash – it has made a devastating impact on his family.
June 3, 2019
Haumāna and kumu globally can engage, explore, connect and learn about this significant place in West Hawai‘i
May 30, 2019
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 28, 2019
After initially dropping out of high school on Hawaiʻi island, Kekoa Leialoha seemed destined for a future full of everything but success. However, after graduating from the Hawaiʻi Youth Challenge Academy and working with Kinai ʻEha, which provides real-world vocational skills and training for at-risk 17-to-24 year-olds in the Koʻolau region, Leialoha is weeks away from starting a well-paying career operating heavy machinery in the construction field.
May 23, 2019
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 9, 2019
Sponsorship gives vision-impaired keiki in Waimānalo valuable learning tools.
May 6, 2019
The landmark collaboration will expand MAʻO Organic Farms’ social enterprise program and acreage.
April 26, 2019
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.
March 25, 2019
As many as 60 early learning educators from preschools across East Hawai‘i who attended a day of professional development workshops on the KS Hawai‘i campus as part of the East Hawai‘i Early Learning Consortium’s Second Conference – I Ola No Ke Kino, which translates to “nourishing the mind and soul with knowledge.”
February 20, 2019
Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the UH Mānoa College of Social Sciences and the International Archaeological Research Institute to continue the Punalu‘u Archaeological Field School, which will take place on KS ‘āina in Punalu‘u from July 8-Aug. 2, 2019.
February 4, 2019
Earl Kawa‘a, a Hawaiian resource specialist at Kamehameha Schools who is recognized throughout the local community as an educator, peacemaker and kanaka leader, will be acknowledged as part of the Living Treasures of Hawai‘i program.
January 29, 2019
Representatives from Kamehameha Schools presented reasoning behind and results of its industry-leading Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, commonly known as drones) Program at the first-ever “Drone Day” held Thursday, Jan. 24, at the State Capitol in Honolulu.
January 28, 2019
The innovative scholarship is part of an ongoing collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and Assets School that also incorporates a Hawaiian culture-based education curriculum.
January 25, 2019
The Early Childhood Funders Collaborative – a national group of early learning funders – launched a three-day Hawai‘i study tour by visiting the KS Community Learning Center at Ma’ili (CLCM).
January 14, 2019
More than 100 families turned out on Jan. 10 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku for the first of two Early Childhood Education fairs on Maui.
January 10, 2019
East Hawai‘i high school seniors in KS’ Kamehameha Scholars college and career counseling program got revved up for graduation at a recent three-day retreat.
January 2, 2019
Applications are now being accepted for Kamehameha Schools’ summer programs – Explorations Hoʻomāka‘ika‘i, Kilohana, and summer school courses on each campus.
December 6, 2018
Kamehameha Schools (KS) and the State Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) have fully executed the ground lease for the future site of the Agnes Kalaniho‘okahā Cope Community Learning Center (KCLC) in Nānākuli. Kiewit Building Group was selected to design and construct the learning center, providing a single source of accountability for the success of the project.
November 26, 2018
Kamehameha Schools held a blessing earlier this month to open its new Maui, Moloka‘i & Lāna‘i regional office and community resource center in downtown Wailuku after completing renovations.
November 20, 2018
Kamehameha Schools recently provided a collection of books with Hawaiian culture and language themes for Native Hawaiian inmates and others from Hawai‘i currently incarcerated at Saguaro Prison in Arizona. The prison is currently home to more than 1,900 inmates from Hawai‘i.
October 9, 2018
In an effort to share ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i with interested learners, from keiki to kūpuna, throughout the islands and around the globe, Kanaeokana and KS have partnered with the language education platform Duolingo to make the language accessible to a larger community of people who are eager to learn it.
September 17, 2018
Kamehameha Schools has rolled out a new Mobile Outreach Center on Kaua‘i, to help more ‘ohana apply for educational programs, financial aid opportunities, and Native Hawaiian ancestry verification.