February 05, 2020
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) has selected Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Elementary School Visual Arts Kumu Wendy Larrow as the 2020 Hawai‘i Art Educator Award winner.
October 10, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Maui Associate Athletic Director Mahina Hannemann-Gago has joined an elite group of interscholastic administrators after being named a certified master athletic administrator under the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).
October 10, 2019
Workplace Giving is now underway. Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in any way that they can to honor the generosity and compassion of our founder, Ke Aliʻi Pauahi.
March 06, 2019
When entering campus during school hours (7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.), remember to stop and make eye contact at security.
February 25, 2019
Our kula haʻahaʻa haumāna and kumu celebrated Security Appreciation day this morning, by presenting several goodie baskets and words and mele of mahalo to the security team.
December 14, 2018
KSH on-call groundskeeper Ellias Kuamoʻo and his wife Nicole were honored by KHON2 News for their servant leadership in committing to serve others when they went through tragedy themselves.
November 21, 2018
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 12, 2018
KS’ Summer Explorations program was a life-changing experience for Pomai Apana – a 1997 graduate of the Sacred Hearts Academy. The weeklong cultural learning opportunity laid the foundation for her personal identity, and ignited her desire to advance the Hawaiian culture, language and people.
July 27, 2018
Get inspired to disrupt the norm with keynote presentations from Eugene Yoon, Arthur Renowitsky and Capt. Liz Clark online, on-demand.
July 12, 2018
Dr. Tehani Day, who had been serving as interim principal, officially appointed as poʻo kumu for KS Hawaiʻi Middle School.
July 10, 2018
Kaʻulu Gapero will be the Hawaiʻi campusʻ new elementary school principal.
June 14, 2018
The Kamehameha Schools Information Technology Division (ITD) held its 10th Annual Education Technology Conference June 5 and 6 at the Neil Blaisdell Center.
June 13, 2018
The graduation ceremony for Kanaloa, the KS Hawaiʻi class of 2018 delivered a number of beautiful moments.
June 07, 2018
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.
February 26, 2018
Calling all kumu to sign up for the 10th annual KS Ed Tech Conference on June 5-6 at the Neil S. Blaisdell Center.
January 29, 2018
Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Ph.D. will visit Kamehameha Schools for a series of presentations on learning and teaching using neuroscience as a foundation
January 17, 2018
Kamehameha School staffers based at Kawaiahaʻo Plaza recently guest spoke with the haumāna in KS Kapālama High School’s entrepreneurship class to share important topics about starting a business in Hawaiʻi.
October 25, 2017
Author and educator George Couros will present a series of talks on Oct. 30 to explore the key elements of innovation in education.
September 19, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi Dean of Studies Dr. Clint Anderson's slam poetry performance serves as a voice for a new University of Hawaiʻi “Be a Hero, Be a Teacher.” campaign.
August 11, 2017
When 55-year service awardee Mickie Ceberano joined KS in 1962, she remembers hand-cranking mimeograph machines and hearing the clickety-clack of manual typewriters echoing in the school halls.
July 25, 2017
Newly named KSH Middle School Interim Principal Dr. Tehani Day formerly served as interim curriculum and assessment coordinator.
July 19, 2017
Service Awards season is here! This year, the KS ‘ohana will celebrate the service anniversaries of 364 staffers serving Pauahi’s legacy for five to 55 years! Get the details on the upcoming Service Awards ceremonies and
June 20, 2017
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.
May 22, 2017
Wondering what’s next for Kamehameha Schools? Based on the recently approved Annual Plan, the focus for the 2017-18 school year and fiscal year is to SIMPLIFY.
March 30, 2017
KS Hawaiʻi’s annual Hawaiʻi Island TechEd Collaboration conference will take place on Mar. 31.
March 29, 2017
In her crew blog, KS Executive Strategy Consultant Dr. Shawn Kanaʻiaupuni talks about the educational impact of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.
March 26, 2017
KS Senior Counsel Nāhoa Lucas and VP of Strategy and Innovation Lauren Nahme reflect on how the light of God's love can help us be loving and compassionate toward others, despite their actions or beliefs.
March 15, 2017
Nāhiku, a group of students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and Samuel M. Kamakau Public Charter School come together to represent Hawaiʻi as Hōkūleʻa arrives in Rapa Nui.
February 28, 2017
Dr. Scott Parker has been named Poʻo Kula (Head of School) for Kamehameha Schools Maui campus. Parker is currently interim Hope Poʻo Kula (Assistant Head of School) at KS’ Kapālama campus.
February 21, 2017
Kamehameha’s Kalani Peʻa dedicates his Grammy award to the students and families that KS serves every day
December 07, 2016
While Hōkūleʻa reaches Miami and heads for warmer waters on her journey back to Hawaiʻi, she still builds important relationships abroad and at home.
November 16, 2016
Hōkūleʻa completes its final dry dock before continuing leg 25 of its Mālama Honua journey.
November 11, 2016
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.
November 07, 2016
The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald released a series of articles taking a closer look at the issue of concussions and what’s being done to protect student-athletes.
July 22, 2016
Aloha kākou. Kamehameha Schools’ leaders are in regular contact with the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) and are monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Darby.
July 11, 2016
Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands.
July 07, 2016
The KS Hawai‘i ‘ohana welcomes accomplished educator Dr. Kathleen Werner as the campus’ new elementary school principal.
May 20, 2016
Interim Po‘o Kula Debbie Lindsey has announced Dr. Scott Parker as the Interim Hope Po‘o Kula for Kamehameha Schools Kapālama.
February 17, 2016
KS preschools were renamed Nā Kula Kamaliʻi ʻo Kamehameha to reflect the current ʻōlelo Hawai‘i naming conventions of Kamehameha campuses and educational programs, and to ensure alignment with the overall Education System structure.
January 04, 2016
KS Maui (KSM) announced today it will begin its search for a new Poʻo Kula (Head of School). The School recently lost its longtime campus leader, Lee Ann DeLima to illness in November.
August 18, 2015
The KS alum has a proven track record of working with large, complex organizations in a variety of industries, including Fortune 500 companies.
July 29, 2015
Nae‘ole-Wong has served as interim head of school for the past two months and assistant head of school for the two years prior. She replaces Dr. Holoua Stender who was recently named KS’ executive vice president for education.
July 21, 2015
The KS Hawai‘i ‘ohana is celebrating the appointment of interim elementary school principal Phil Aganus, and elementary school vice principal Waianuhea Paleka.
June 18, 2015
Hawai’i island Kahu Brian “Kaunaloa” Boshard has been named the new chaplain of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i. He begins his new role on July 14, 2015.
June 10, 2015
Kamehameha Schools CEO Jack Wong has named Scott Topping as Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 10, 2015.
June 08, 2015
The current assistant head of school will temporarily assume the post recently vacated by Dr. Holoua Stender who was named KS’ executive vice president of education.
June 05, 2015
Sheen Alaiasa started her position as Po‘o Kumu o ke Ki‘eki‘e (High School Principal) at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama this week, replacing long-time KSK administrator Julian Ako.
May 12, 2015
CEO Jack Wong has named Dr. Robert Holoua Stender as the new Executive Vice President of Education, a position responsible for leading Kamehameha Schools’ educational programs, including preschools, K-12 campuses, community education, and Hoʻokahua.
April 17, 2015
Kamehameha Schools CEO Jack Wong today named four new leaders who will join his executive team in the next few weeks. Each brings strategic and innovative thinking to the leadership team, as well as substantial insight and career experience with Kamehameha’s educational mission and Native Hawaiian and Christian foundations.
April 17, 2015
Darrel R. Hoke has been named Kamehameha Schools’ Executive Vice President of Administration, and is charged with the strategic focus of helping to move all of KS towards the goal of operating as a high performing Native Hawaiian Organization.
April 17, 2015
Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer Kevin N. Cockett joins Kamehameha Schools in June 2015. He is a 1984 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and a 23-year veteran of the communications profession.
April 17, 2015
Vice President of Community Engagement and Resources Kā‘eo Duarte will oversee a new operating group emerging specifically as a result of Kamehameha’s strategic plan – SP2020.
September 15, 2014
With the departure of Paul Quintiliani, senior director of the Commercial Real Estate Division at Kamehameha Schools, Chief of Staff Walter Thoemmes has taken on the added responsibility of overseeing day-to-day operations of the division for an interim period.
June 04, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014, KS Kapālama Food and Nutrition Services functions and activities will be managed and operated by Flik Independent School Dining, a contract food services management company specializing in providing healthy school dining experiences and quality food service.
June 03, 2014
Jonathan Kaleo Pahukula has been named poʻo kumu of KS Maui Elementary School. Pahukula's education career spans over 17 years.
May 01, 2014
Thousands of families across the state and beyond are being invited to join KS’ recently updated Direct Mail List database.
February 19, 2014
Veteran human resources executive Winona White has been named vice president of Human Resources at Kamehameha Schools.
January 08, 2014
Kaua‘i High School Principal Debbie Lindsey has been announced as the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Hope Po‘o Kula (Assistant Head of School), filling a new position that will work closely with KS Kapālama Po‘o Kula Earl Kim and the campus’ faculty and staff.
November 25, 2013
The following message was sent to the Kamehameha 'ohana from Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation Executive Director Keawe Liu.
August 01, 2013
KS Hawai‘i instructor Joel Truesdell is using Hawaiian cultural activities to make learning relevant to his students.