March 27, 2020
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 22, 2020
An update from KS CEO Jack Wong
February 3, 2020
Light streams down through a small window onto the face of Cody Pacheco KSH’17, a Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program (KOIP) participant working at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center situated within an expansive forest on Hawai‘i Island.
December 18, 2019
Kamehameha Schools founder Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop cared deeply for her people, her lands, and her culture. It is her lasting legacy that we celebrate on her birthday, December 19.
August 12, 2019
Mahi‘ai Match-Up business plan contest, scholarships and innovative MahiX component are announced this week.
July 29, 2019
Agreements with Paniolo Tonewoods, LLC, and Hāloa ‘Āina create innovative stewardship approach to conservation in West Hawai‘i.
June 3, 2019
Haumāna and kumu globally can engage, explore, connect and learn about this significant place in West Hawai‘i
May 8, 2019
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the passing of our schools’ beloved namesake King Kamehameha the Great. In honor of our king, we share “Ke Kānāwai Māmalahoe” – the Law of the Splintered Paddle – among Kamehameha’s greatest accomplishments as a servant leader.
April 9, 2019
Gov. David Ige appointed Kamehameha Schools West Hawai‘i Regional Director Kaimana Barcarse to the Hawaiʻi County seat on the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education. As a new member in this volunteer position, Barcarse will serve a three-year term through June 30, 2022.
March 19, 2019
He aupuni palapala ko‘u – Mine is a kingdom of literacy. As the motto suggests, Kauikeaouli – who would become Kamehameha III, Mō‘ī o Ke Aupuni ‘o Hawai‘i (ruler of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i) – believed in literacy and education among his people. In the 1800s, the literacy rate among Native Hawaiians was 98 percent.
March 6, 2019
Blending tradition with innovation will be the focus of discussion from the perspectives of community, culture, tourism and sustainability as part of Ka Huina – an “intersection” or “nexus” – on Thursday at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.
February 27, 2019
The State of Hawaiʻi, like many municipalities across the globe, aims to increase its food self-sufficiency, with a target of 30 percent of its food produced locally by 2020. Increasing temperatures and changes in precipitation are already occurring locally and globally, and plans to meet food self-sufficiency goals must consider how climate change will affect agricultural viability.
February 21, 2019
Kamehameha Schools employees, alumni, students and their ‘ohana are invited to the KS Kapālama 94th Annual Ho‘olaule‘a and KS Hawai‘i Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday at the respective campuses.
December 10, 2018
This Founder’s Day, let us be inspired by Pauahi's servant leadership – deeply rooted in her Hawaiian and Christian values – and instill those values in ourselves, our families and our communities.
September 24, 2018
Kamehameha Schools will be hosting three Warrior Networking events on Hawai‘i Island on Sept. 26-27. These events offer alumni an opportunity to connect with other alumni and learn about how KS and its community partners are serving the West and East Hawai‘i regions.
August 26, 2018
Kamehameha Schools values the safety of its students, families and employees. Based on the current track of Tropical Storm Lane, and after assessing the conditions of each KS site, we will reopen all campuses, preschools, community program sites and offices with the exception the KS Hilo Preschool on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.
April 25, 2018
More than 40 program staff and educators representing 15 community partners teamed up with KS’ ‘Āina Ulu program team recently to share mana‘o and engage in Native Hawaiian cultural practices on the historically significant land in Kohala on Hawai‘i island, where Kamehameha I was born.
March 14, 2018
Recently added to the Hawaiian Airlines in-flight entertainment lineup are three video narratives produced by Kanaeokana, a network of over 50 Hawai‘i schools and organizations including Kamehameha Schools campuses and preschools statewide.
November 8, 2017
Ke Kanakolu is an innovative arts-education program created in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Ke Kula Kaiapuni Hawai‘i, the DOE’s Hawaiian Language Immersion Program.
October 26, 2017
KS is moving forward with the next phase of transforming Kahalu‘u Ma Kai into a world-class educational and cultural center. The public should be aware of construction activities in the vicinity of the hotel.
October 16, 2017
The integration of math, science, architecture, engineering and other academic principles into the cultural website enables students to see the real-world relevance of their classroom curriculum.
August 29, 2017
KS is closer to selecting a lessee to oversee operations and harvesting of over 10,000 acres of forest on Hawai‘i island's Hāmākua Coast.