The Legacy of a princess

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

Pauahi Legacy
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December 6, 2018

KS, DHHL partner on Nānākuli’s Kalanihoʻokahā Community Learning Center, Kiewit to design and build

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.

December 3, 2018

KS joins partnership around UN initiative to create a more sustainable Hawai‘i

Kamehameha Schools and other eco-conscious organizations recently pledged their support of and partnership with the United Nations (UN) Local2030 Initiative to establish a hub for local sustainability solutions in Hawaiʻi.

November 30, 2018

Advent Week 1:  Ka Lama E Ola Ai – The Everlasting Light

Kamehameha Schools Maui Kahu Kalani Wong reminds us to worship Jesus the Christ-Child freely, and to welcome Him into our hearts, homes, schools, communities, and churches – not just during Christmas but all the time.

November 26, 2018

KS’ new “gathering place” serves Maui, Moloka‘i & Lāna‘i communities

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 21, 2018

New edition of “Ka Baibala Hemolele” released

The newly released “Ka Baibala Hemolele – The Holy Bible,” published by Kamehameha Schools in partnership with the Partners in Development Foundation, is now available at a discount for KS students, parents, alumni and staff.

November 14, 2018

Wai‘anae-to-Whitworth partnership provides scholarships for Wai‘anae Coast students

Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the Hawai‘i State Department of Education and Whitworth University to create a Wai‘anae-to-Whitworth ‘Auwai (Pipeline) that fully funds eight academic scholarships for Native Hawaiian haumāna (students) from Wai‘anae and Nānākuli to attend the university in Spokane, Wash.

November 5, 2018

KS Kapālama students become first-time voters

Seniors from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama went on a huaka‘i to Honolulu Hale to become first-time voters.

April 20, 2018

Diggin’ the ‘āina

Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo haumāna learn and apply professional archaeological practices in order to deepen their understanding of and relationship to the ʻāina.

September 7, 2016

CE&R secures mana for the work ahead

Guided by cultural principles and practices KS Community Engagement and Resources leaders gathered for the summer solstice to secure mana for their work ahead.

August 24, 2016

KS alum pioneers naturopathic medicine in Hawai‘i

KS Kapālama alum Dr. Landon Opunui is the first naturopathic doctor to become part of the Hawaii Medical Service Association.

June 3, 2016

KS cultivates community collaborations to make collective impact

The KS Community Engagement and Resources Group focuses on improving educational outcomes for Native Hawaiians in West Hawaiʻi and West Oʻahu.

May 6, 2016

Nā Pua a Pauahi honor their most influential teachers

In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, nā pua a Pauahi (the flowers or children of Pauahi) generously share their sentiments about their most influential KS kumu and mentors.

April 18, 2016

KSK English kumu Jim Slagel is a righteous role model for students

KS Kapālama High School English teacher Jim Slagel shows his true colors both in and out of the classroom through servant leadership and personal style.

April 7, 2016

Hamamura is named director of EIMS

Enterprise Information Management and Services (EIMS) will establish a centralized function that will document standards, clear processes, and partner agreements.

March 31, 2016

Educators learn to integrate energy education into the classroom

Workshop participants receive a free classroom energy kit valued at $300 and reimbursement for substitute teacher costs. Sign-up for April 12 workshop on Oʻahu.

March 24, 2016

Share KS’ Easter devotional: ‘Conquering Life’s Challenges’

KS Hawaiʻi Associate Athletic Director Nelson Wong shares his manaʻo on harnessing the power to overcome obstacles as Christ did on Easter.

March 18, 2016

Share this week’s Lent devotional: ‘Listening to God’

KS Vice President of Communications Kevin Cockett and KS Maui senior Jrae Viela share their manaʻo on the many ways God speaks to them, as part of this week’s Lent devotional.

March 11, 2016

Share this week’s Lent devotional: Living a Worry-Free Life

KS Director of Asset Management Dana Sato and KS Kapālama senior Makamae Nottage share their manaʻo on living a worry-free life as God intended, as part of this week’s Lent devotional.

March 2, 2016

Mohala extern gets experience teaching keiki about pō mahina

CJ Woods helps keiki connect with the phases of the moon as part of her program externship with KS.

March 2, 2016

‘Hānau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names’ educates and inspires

The long-awaited book by KS social studies kumu Leimomi Akana and daughter Kiele Gonzalez is delighting educators, learners, cultural practitioners, scholars and laypeople alike.

February 25, 2016

Share this week’s Lent devotional: Enduring life’s challenges

Hauʻoli Motta, poʻo kumu of the KS Hawaiʻi Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy, shares her manaʻo on enduring the struggles in life with joy and hope as part of this week’s Lent devotional.

February 24, 2016

Advocating for the Lāhui

Newly named Senior Policy Analyst Kaʻanoʻi Walk is KS’ culture-based education advocate at the state legislature, focusing on the advancement of educational outcomes for Native Hawaiian learners.

February 19, 2016

Share this week’s Lent devotional: Saying ‘mahalo’ for God’s grace

KS Hawaiʻi High School Poʻo Kumu Lehua Veincent shares his manaʻo on saying “mahalo” during Lent, as part of this week’s devotional. The Hawaiian-focused devotionals will be posted to the I Mua Newsroom each Friday leading up to Easter.

February 11, 2016

Share this week’s Lent devotional: Extending grace to others

KS Maui Interim Poʻo Kula Kaleo Pahukula shares his manaʻo on extending grace to others in this week’s Lent devotional. The Hawaiian-focused devotionals will be posted to the I Mua Newsroom each Friday leading up to Easter.

February 9, 2016

Workshops to focus on energy education in the classroom

Attention Maui and Hawaiʻi island teachers! The free workshops will focus on integrating energy education into your curriculum and include a classroom kit valued at over $300.

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