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 9, 2019
Sponsorship gives vision-impaired keiki in Waimānalo valuable learning tools.
April 12, 2019
KS Kapālama graduate Bella Finau-Faumuina has been named the recipient of the 2019 Teacher of Promise Award.
April 11, 2019
Ka Papa Lo‘i ‘o Kānewai has partnered with Kamehameha Schools to host the family-friendly Mālama Hāloa Festival on Saturday, April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms across the street from Punalu‘u Beach Park on KS ‘āina.
March 21, 2019
As part of a unique collaboration between three kama‘āina organizations including Kamehameha Schools, the Koʻolauloa Farmers Market will hold its grand opening on Saturday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Punalu’u Ahupuaʻa Farms.
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 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.
December 18, 2018
Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the Kinai ʻEha Program to provide students from the Ko‘olau region with vocational training, life and workforce readiness skills, and a deeper connection to the Hawaiian culture.
December 5, 2018
Koʻolau ʻĀina Aloha – a hui of 24 Windward O‘ahu non-profits – has secured the support of funders including Kamehameha Schools to cultivate ‘āina-based education programs for area haumāna and the community.
November 9, 2018
De La Mesa Farms is the winner of the 2018 Mahiʻai Scale-Up, an agricultural business plan contest dedicated to increasing local food production to create a sustainable Hawai‘i.
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.
June 1, 2018
Families gathered in Waimānalo to participate in a Kōnane Workshop held by craftsman Wilfred “Bam” Andrade of Na Maka Kahiko on May 26.
May 2, 2018
While some college-bound seniors and underclassmen are still honing in on prospective career paths, students at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama are already well on their way to cultivating potential job opportunities.
February 22, 2018
KS and UH have partnered to create the Punalu‘u Archaeological Field School which will create an “outdoor classroom” for students to identify, document and investigate archaeological features, artifacts and other culturally significant materials in the region.
February 12, 2018
Hale ‘O Māmalu - named after the nearby bay and means to shade or protect and bring together - will serve as a gathering place as KS works with partners in the community to address key issues affecting the lāhui in the ahupua‘a of Punalu‘u.
February 2, 2018
In an effort to provide a forum connecting Kamehameha Schools alumni, leaders and community partners, the popular Warrior Networking series made its first stop in Ko‘olaupoko this week.
February 1, 2018
The Plaza at Kāneʻohe will be built on KS land across from Windward Mall and is slated for completion by summer, 2019. The facility will feature 117 apartments that can accommodate up to 145 residents.