The Legacy of a princess

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

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Category: Kaua'i and Ni'ihau

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.

February 27, 2019

Indigenous agriculture has strong potential to contribute to food needs under climate change

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.

December 21, 2018

KS ‘ohana celebrates Founder’s Day across the pae ʻāina

Kamehameha Schools families, staff and faculty from Kaumakani to Keaʻau and hundreds of community members honored Ke Aliʻi Pauahi at various Founder’s Day celebrations this past week.

December 10, 2018

Founder’s Day ceremonies announced

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.

November 19, 2018

KS and Kaua‘i’s Island School announce new educational partnership

Kamehameha Schools and Island School have teamed up to improve access to quality private school education for more Native Hawaiian students on Kaua‘i.

September 17, 2018

New mobile outreach center brings KS services to rural Kaua‘i communities

Kamehameha Schools has rolled out a new Mobile Outreach Center on Kaua‘i, to help more ‘ohana apply for educational programs, financial aid opportunities, and Native Hawaiian ancestry verification.

August 26, 2018

KS campuses, community sites and offices to open on Monday, Aug. 27 except for KS Hilo Preschool

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.

February 14, 2018

KS teams bolster early learning efforts on Kaua‘i

With the mantra of “Healthy children learn better” as a rallying force, the Kamehameha Schools Kaua‘i Region team partnered with KS preschools to sponsor and volunteer at the inaugural West Kaua‘i Early Learning Health & Education Fair.

October 2, 2017

Kamehameha Schools opens Community Hale in Līhu‘e

The community event and blessing also included Kamehameha Publishing donating more than 600 books to Kekaha Elementary School to fill its library and classrooms.

June 1, 2017

Cherished kūpuna honored on Kaua‘i

Former State Representative Ezra Kanoho (KSK’45), historian Aletha Kaohi (KSK’48) and civic leader Thelma Black (KSK’48) were honored as part of Keiki to Kūpuna at the Koloa Landing Resort at Po‘ipū on Kaua‘i.