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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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July 8, 2019

Trustee Crystal Rose begins her term with an act of giving

KS colleagues, friends and family recently witnessed the investiture of Rose as KS trustee at a ceremony at KS Kapālama’s Bishop Memorial Chapel.

July 1, 2019

KS bids a heartfelt ‘Aloha’ to Trustee Corbett Kalama [VIDEO]

KS Trustee Corbett Kamoa Kalama once went from paddling the Moloka‘i Channel to a Kamehameha graduation without missing a stroke. This and other mo‘olelo were shared by members of the KS ‘ohana as they bid farewell to Kalama, whose term as trustee ended on June 30.

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.

May 14, 2019

Crystal Rose is selected Kamehameha Schools trustee

The state Probate Court has selected attorney Crystal Rose as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. She will begin her term on July 1, 2019, replacing Trustee Corbett Kalama, whose term expires on June 30, 2019.

May 10, 2019

Mahalo piha e nā kumu:  A video tribute to our teachers

This week we celebrate our kumu – the heart and soul of our campus, preschool and community education programs. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, please enjoy this video of our keiki praising their kumu, and take a moment to reflect on the teachers who made you the person you are today.

April 29, 2019

Kamehameha Schools names Elizabeth Cawrey Director of Internal Audit

Elizabeth Cawrey has been named director of Internal Audit for Kamehameha Schools. Kamehameha’s Internal Audit Department reports to and is accountable for assisting the Board of Trustees in the effective execution of their fiduciary responsibilities through independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of KS’ risk management, internal control and governance processes.

April 24, 2019

KS alumni to showcase hula on a worldwide stage at 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival

Nā pua a Pauahi are among the participating kumu hula and Miss Aloha Hula contestants at this year’s renown hula competition.

April 9, 2019

KS’ Kaimana Barcarse appointed to Board of Education

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.

April 4, 2019

Deuchar named senior director of planning and development

Chris Deuchar has been named senior director of planning and development for Kamehameha Schools’ Commercial Real Estate Division (CRED).

March 22, 2019

Keauhou featured on Ka Piko Podcast

Award-winning Native Hawaiian musical group Keauhou is featured on this week’s episode of Ka Piko Podcast.

March 7, 2019

KS athletic trainer featured on Wake Up 2Day

To bring attention to and awareness around National Athletic Training Month, and to provide insight into what the hard-working healthcare providers do on a daily basis, KS Kapālama Athletic Trainer Reid Takano joined KHON 2’s Wake Up 2Day morning show on Wednesday.

February 26, 2019

KS Kapālama welcomes three new po‘o kumu

Kamehameha Schools has appointed new elementary, middle and high school po‘o kumu (principals) to its Kapālama campus, following a nationwide search and vetting process.

February 22, 2019

KS receives Business Leader Award for protecting Hawaiʻi from invasive species

Kamehameha Schools recently received the Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council Business Leader Award for its fight against invasive species – specifically the coconut rhinoceros beetle. The award was presented at the Hawai‘i State Capitol on February 15.

February 11, 2019

KS tops the state in national board-certified educators

Five KS educators recently achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified KS educators to 75!

February 4, 2019

Earl Kawa‘a to be honored as Living Treasure of Hawai‘i

Earl Kawa‘a, a Hawaiian resource specialist at Kamehameha Schools who is recognized throughout the local community as an educator, peacemaker and kanaka leader, will be acknowledged as part of the Living Treasures of Hawai‘i program.

December 31, 2018

KS celebrates New Year on Facebook [VIDEO]

There are so many memorable moments to look back on in 2018. Here are just a few of the top posts shared on the Kamehameha Schools Facebook page during the year.

November 15, 2018

KS promotes Fujimoto to leasing director

As director of leasing for Kamehameha Schools’ Commercial Real Estate Division portfolio of space-leased assets, Haunani Fujimoto will focus on driving the financial performance of the organization’s commercial assets.

October 18, 2018

KS warriors go ‘Pink for Pauahi’ to raise breast cancer awareness

Kamehameha Schools keiki, staffers, and campus structures were awash with pink this week in commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The disease claimed the life of KS founder Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop at the age of 52.

July 13, 2018

KS shares sexual misconduct prevention training with parents

After initially providing nearly 30 sessions on preventing sexual misconduct for more than 2,600 staff and faculty members across the state, KS continued its pledge to increase awareness by sharing the crucial information with parents.

March 14, 2018

KS Maui kumu named Hawaiʻi Art Educator of the Year

KSM ​Elementary School art teacher Diane Fell received the honor from the National Art Education Association. The award recognizes excellence in professional accomplishment and service by a dedicated art educator.

February 26, 2018

Camp is among the Girls Scouts of Hawaiʻi Women of Distinction

KS Director of Planning and Development Cathy Camp and fellow honorees Ali Moy and Denise Hayashi Yamaguchi are featured as this week's “MidWeek” magazine cover story!

January 4, 2018

Newly crowned Miss Central O‘ahu is a champion for Native Hawaiian education

Kamehameha Schools Investment Analyst and KS alum Kanoe Shizuru will represent Central O‘ahu in the 2018 Miss Hawai‘i Scholarship Pageant, with Native Hawaiian education as her platform.

September 14, 2017

Greenwell named senior director of Portfolio Strategy and Finance

Kevin Greenwell will help ensure the achievement of appropriate risk-adjusted returns within KS’ 1,500 acres of the commercial real estate portfolio.

August 3, 2017

KS science kumu shares culture-based teaching techniques with international audience

Educators worldwide continue to brainstorm methods to incorporate culture into classroom curriculum – something KS Hawai‘i chemistry kumu Joel Truesdell has been doing for decades.

June 20, 2017

Imanaka named KS director of Communications

Kevin Imanaka has been hired as the new KS director of Communications. Imanaka replaces Kekoa Paulsen, who has moved into a new position with the Communications Group as senior consultant for executive communications.

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