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November 19, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute: How to handle bullying

Bullying and cyberbullying can increase the risk for depression, anxiety, school avoidance and poor academic achievement.

October 25, 2019

KS cultivates a culture of safety

Crystal Busey – senior director of Enterprise Safety and Student Well-Being – shares details on KS’ Hi‘ikua Student Helpline that helps students and their families report well-being or safety concerns.

October 24, 2019

Learn how to play it safe on the playground

Alan Abara – a KS Kapālama Safety and Risk specialist and certified playground inspector – shares valuable tips on how to keep keiki safe.

October 23, 2019

KS Safety and Risk staffers promote lab safety

KS Kapālama Education Safety and Risk Specialist George Iuta explains how his team helps budding young scientists and science kumu steer clear of hazards in campus laboratories, and how readers can implement similar safety practices at home.

October 22, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute: Youth vaping: What you need to know

E-cigarettes – or vapes – have been around for more than a decade, but only in recent years has their use reached epidemic levels among youth.

October 21, 2019

Ho‘oikaika Partnership highlighted at Maui well-being conference

With the goal of creating an “even playing field” for empathy toward and understanding of the complex issues affecting communities today, the recent Ho‘oikaika Conference brought together attendees from community-focused organizations dedicated to uplifting the lāhui.

August 20, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute: The Back-to-School Reset

Easing children into a new school year can be challenging. Get tips on how to support your child’s transition back to school in this health and wellness column, brought to you by the KS Health Services Department – Mālama Ola (To Care for Life).

October 22, 2018

KS provides insight, tips during Safe Schools Week

Students, families, officials, faculty and policymakers across the nation are collaborating to ensure that our schools are safe environments for learning.

May 15, 2018

New Electronic Health Records system implemented to complete Medical Clearance forms

Kamehameha Schools parents will have a new portal and process to complete their student’s medical clearance forms.

October 17, 2017

National Safe Schools Week initiative celebrates student safety

Safe Schools Week provides a good reminder about the importance placed on safety and the need to consistently raise awareness to build a culture of safety.

January 24, 2017

Student helpline expanded tri-campus and to preschools

After a pilot with KS Maui, Hiʻikua Student Helpline is now available for all Kamehameha preschool and K-12 campus students.

November 14, 2016

Specialists provide safety guidance when engaging in ʻāina activities

Education safety specialists provide students and staff with training and guidance on proper ways to handle tools when working on the ʻāina.

November 7, 2016

KS Athletics a leader in preventing concussions

The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald released a series of articles taking a closer look at the issue of concussions and what’s being done to protect student-athletes.

November 1, 2016

Preparation is key for flu season

Mālama Ola offers up some tips, resources and recommendations for avoiding germs, staying healthy and how you can beat the flu this upcoming season.

April 16, 2016

Mālama Ola director Dr. Kenneth Fink

Learn more about the man tapped to head KS’ student health, safety and well-being department.

October 26, 2015

Alexander takes on new role as Education Safety and Risk manager

Carl Alexander, former KS Maui director of Operations, will focus on student well-being across all Kamehameha Schools educational programs.