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Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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August 12, 2019

KS, The Kohala Center honor farming on Hawai’i Island with Mahi‘ai a Ola

Mahi‘ai Match-Up business plan contest, scholarships and innovative MahiX component are announced this week.

August 7, 2019

Budding entrepreneurs jump-start ventures at Nalukai Academy

Students and 2019 graduates from KS and across the state recently completed the immersive Nalukai Academy Start-Up Camp.

July 26, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute:  A heads up on concussions

Learn how to spot and treat a concussion and how KS and its staff support the healing process.

July 23, 2019

Interns, employers team up for environment

In a recent huakaʻi to Maunalua Bay, interns and employers from KS’ Career Pathways Unit including teams from Kāpili ʻOihana and Hālau Kūkalaulama removed more than 1,100 pounds of invasive species including monster ogo and leather mudweed with direction from community collaborator Mālama Maunalua

July 22, 2019

Lessons from Hawaiian-focused Charter Schools featured in Education Week

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 12, 2019

PBS “Insights” discussion focuses on indigenous agriculture as sustainable model

Our kūpuna engaged in indigenous agricultural practices for generations to support their sustainable lifestyle, and we can look to their cultural traditions and ‘ike to find solutions to meet today’s global challenges related to food production and climate change.

June 27, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute:  Heat-related illnesses… Keep cool this summer

Hawai‘i temperatures have been hitting record highs, increasing the risk for heat-related illnesses including heat rash, sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The good news is that all of these illnesses are 100% preventable.

June 25, 2019

KS and Hawaiʻi Pacific Health join forces for greater community impact

Kamehameha Schools has joined forces with Hawaiʻi Pacific Health (HPH) to improve the education, health, economic stability and social well-being of students and families across Hawaiʻi. The partnership is KS’ first with a non-profit health care system.

June 24, 2019

KS partners with community to build Kaua‘i Resilience Project

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 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.

June 12, 2019

Nā pua a Pauahi reconnect and reflect at KS Kapālama Alumni Week [VIDEO]

More than 3,500 Kamehameha Schools alumni converged on the Kapālama campus to reconnect and reflect on Pauahi’s legacy, as part of Alumni Week 2019. “Kū Lōkahi, Kū Ha‘aheo – Stand in Unity, Stand in Pride” was the theme for this year’s event.

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 28, 2019

Haumāna explore pathways at trades career fair

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

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 20, 2019

“UNTOLD” music collaboration receives Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award nomination

The “UNTOLD” music collaboration produced at the commercial level by students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama is in the running for a golden record trophy on Saturday at the 2019 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, which is regarded as the local music industry’s equivalent of the Grammys.

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 13, 2019

KS Kapālama haumāna build ideal communities using Minecraft

Using the Minecraft program, haumāna created communities that, if built today, would help to address socioeconomic issues identified during the students’ research.

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 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 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.

April 29, 2019

KS Kapālama alumni carry “lei” of May Day concert

For three Kamehameha Schools Kapālama alumni, the annual May Day concert tradition brings with it an added layer of pride and responsibility as award-winning musical trio Keauhou is handed the torch – or in this case, the lei.

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 26, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute: The importance of vaccinating your keiki

This Mālama Ola Minute focuses on the importance of vaccinating your keiki. Learn some positive parenting practices, including how to decide on vaccines based on scientific evidence, in this column brought to you by the KS Health Services Department - Mālama Ola (To Care for Life).

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