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January 21, 2020

Alumni Presence: Tribune-Herald profiles the Davis brothers ahead of Pono's Hula Bowl opportunity

The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald profiles KS Hawaiʻi alumni Pono and Paka Davis and the example they set on and off the field.

December 27, 2019

Alumni Presence: Kanaloa alumni star in Hawaiian language musical for keiki

2018 alumni Kuʻuhiapo Jeong and Jameson Sato star in “Moʻo Huelo: The Tale of a Tail”. Watch their performance from the 2019 KEAKA Hawaiian Language Theater Festival.

September 23, 2019

Launa ‘Ike helps haumāna create college and career pathways

More than 1,600 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna received valuable insight from over 50 alumni earlier this month as part of Launa ‘Ike – a mentorship opportunity that allows alumni to give back by sharing knowledge and experience about their respective careers with high school students preparing for post-high endeavors.

May 15, 2019

KS Maui’s Hikina Rising Podcast extends kōkua to young alumni

Centered on the theme of “Embracing the Past While Envisioning our Future,” Kamehameha Schools Maui recently launched Hikina Rising – a podcast to help young alumni make the transition to their post-secondary endeavors.

May 14, 2019

Alumni and current students featured in Hilo stage production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Familiar faces will grace the stage as Center Stage Dance Alliance presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr. this weekend at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center.

April 26, 2019

Animating the Kumulipo

For their annual Merrie Monarch video, haumāna chose to animate the first 28 lines of this sacred chant that connects kanaka to ʻāina.

April 17, 2019

KS partners with Kanaeokana and the MACC for free screening of “Moana” ma ka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i on Maui

Kamehameha Schools' Maui Campus and Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi Regional Office teamed up with Kanaeokana and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center to offer a free public screening of Disney’s “Moana” in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i on Thursday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m.

April 12, 2019

KS alumna receives one of the state’s most prestigious educator awards

KS Kapālama graduate Bella Finau-Faumuina has been named the recipient of the 2019 Teacher of Promise Award.

January 29, 2019

A Hamilton-inspired song to honor our Queen

KS Hawaiʻi graduate Daylan-Blake Kalaʻi wrote and released a song a music video called “No Liliʻuokalani” dedicated to Hawaiʻi’s last reigning monarch.

January 15, 2019

Alapaki Nahale-a appointed to UH Board of Regents

The University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents on Monday welcomed three new members, including KS Senior Director of Community Engagement and Resources for Hawai‘i island Alapaki Nahale-a.

January 11, 2019

KSK grad Grugier-Hill, Eagles soar into NFL Playoffs

Good luck to 2012 KS Kapālama graduate Kamu Grugier-Hill as he and the defending NFL Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles prepare to face the New Orleans Saints on Sunday

December 06, 2018

KS Hawai‘i alumnus serves as casket bearer for President George H.W. Bush

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i 2011 graduate Keola Waiau had the honor of carrying the casket of the late President George H.W. Bush at a ceremony held yesterday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston.

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.

October 08, 2018

Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu named Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year

The Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year award recognizes visionary education leaders in Hawai‘i who create learning environments that successfully engage Native Hawaiian learners.

October 04, 2018

David Mattson gives with Pauahi

For Dr. David Mattson, a 1989 Kamehameha Schools graduate, the motivation to serve others is the result of the people and experiences that have shaped his life.

September 24, 2018

Warrior Networking events coming to Moku o Keawe

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.

September 18, 2018

KS alumni support the next generation of leaders through Launa ‘Ike

On Sept. 12, over 50 Kamehameha Schools alumni from a variety of professions returned to the Kapālama campus to share their ‘ike, or knowledge, with more than 1,300 students in grades 9-11.

September 13, 2018

“Give with Pauahi” campaign offers beneficiaries an opportunity to pay it forward

Kamehameha Schools’ Office of Advancement kicked off a new give-back campaign focused on providing beneficiaries an opportunity to give with Pauahi by volunteering their time or making a donation to the Pauahi Foundation to help uplift the Hawaiian community.

July 27, 2018

Kapālama internship program offers hands-on experience to incoming seniors

The six-week program offers haumāna an opportunity to explore and gain hands-on experience in a variety of career pathways, helping students make better informed decisions about their post-high plans.

June 07, 2018

Staffer, alumnus Gavon Wong aligns passion with purpose to give back

KS Instructional Designer Gavon Wong created an online interactive fishing action game that teaches Japanese adjectives, blending his prowess for Japanese with his passion for digital game design.

May 22, 2018

KS Kapālama haumāna help pay tribute to Senator Akaka

KS Kapālama performing arts students participate in the memorial for beloved alumnus, the late Senator Daniel Akaka.

August 23, 2017

KS alum earns scholarship through hard work, perseverance

KSK ʻ15 alum Kaulana Apelu is awarded a full football scholarship in a surprise presentation at Oregon football practice.

May 10, 2017

Wa‘a Wednesday: Seeing system change close-up

Dr. Shawn Kana‘iaupuni reflects on how the Mālama Honua voyage has helped to transform education in Hawai‘i--e hoʻomau kākou, e mālama honua kākou!

March 03, 2017

KS alumnus Douglas Chang is building a legacy of Hawaiian values in the visitor industry

The general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach leads his team with authenticity and aloha, encouraging them to embrace Hawaiian culture and values.

January 09, 2017

Dr. Taran Chun is new poʻo kula for KS Kapālama

The new head of school is a 1995 Kamehameha Schools graduate, who most recently served as principal of Mountain View High School in Orem, Utah.

November 23, 2016

KS Hawai‘i alum’s commitment to service earns her a “Best Day Ever”

KSH 2009 graduate Kanoe Ho is the inaugural recipient of the Ryan Higa Foundation award recognizing individuals who work hard to make a difference.

November 16, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: Back on the water

Hōkūleʻa completes its final dry dock before continuing leg 25 of its Mālama Honua journey.

November 11, 2016

Alumni veterans show KS Kapālama students a path to leadership

KS cultivates leaders who serve their local and global communities. Alumni veterans recently returned to campus to inspire students to serve and protect their country while learning to be strong leaders.

October 13, 2016

Early education advocate Jan Dill honored with Order of Ke Aliʻi Pauahi Award

The Pauahi Foundation and Kamehameha Schools honor Dill for his exemplary service to Hawaiian keiki and families as co-founder of Partners in Development Foundation.

October 05, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: KS Maui alum talks about Leg 24

KS Maui graduate Kaipo Kīʻaha blogs about the start to the newest leg of the Worldwide Voyage and the experience seeing Hōkūleʻa for the first time after two years apart.

September 28, 2016

Waʻa Wednesday: Hōkūleʻa crew visits birthplace of Charles Reed Bishop

While making her way back to the East Coast of the United States, Hōkūleʻa crewmembers stop to visit Glens Falls, NY.

June 30, 2016

Motta promoted to Hālau Kupukupu poʻokumu

Joy “Hauʻoli” Motta is the first poʻokumu (principal) for KS Hawaiʻi’s fourth kula, Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy.

April 04, 2016

Haleʻiwa Store Lots showcases KS alumni entertainers Kamakana and Oliveira

The KS retail center has become a stage for local artists to showcase their talents and pay homage to Hawaiian mele and hula.

March 14, 2016

Spots still available for Song Contest viewing party at SALT

Hele on down to SALT at Our Kakaʻako for a live Kamehameha Schools Song Contest viewing party on Friday, March 18 from 5:30 to 11 p.m.!

March 10, 2016

‘HAWAIʻI Magazine’ editors credit KSK for grounding them in their native culture

KS Kapālama alumni Christine Hitt and Matthew Dekneef instill an appreciation for Hawaiian culture, history and tradition into the stories of the travel magazine.

January 28, 2016

KS alum delivers Harry Potter-inspired commencement address at UHWO

KS Kapālama 2005 graduate Marissa Pagud encourages her classmates to “always find the light” on their path to happiness.

December 28, 2015

KS alumni reconnect with their Hawaiian roots through ʻāina-based education

More than 35 KS alumni attended a huakaʻi to Punalu‘u Ahupua‘a Farms, a KS agricultural park in windward Oʻahu. The hands-on experience was hosted by the Pauahi Foundation.

April 16, 2014

UH Hilo documents KSH Senior Legacy projects

KS Hawai‘i alumni share their perspectives about Senior Legacy projects as part of a University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Applied Learning Experiences online project. [VIDEO]

July 15, 2013

ʻŌiwi TV video showcases cultural resource stewardship

KS helps grad students attend archaeological field school in Kohala, the birthplace of Kamehameha I. [VIDEO]

May 14, 2013

Volunteers needed for Alumni Week Lū‘au

Each year, during the week prior to Kamehameha Day, KS Kapālama fills with aloha as alumni celebrate their five-year milestone anniversaries as part of Alumni Week.