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March 12, 2020

Haumāna Inspired by Celebrity Readers on Dr. Seuss Day

Haumāna had a special treat to celebrate Read Across American Day as Celebrity Readers came to campus to inspire our haumāna by reading a children’s book to them, sharing about their different professions and organizations, and then encouraged them to read and work hard in school. Celebrity Readers included Tyson Miyake, the Chief of Staff from the Mayor’s office, OHA Trustee Hulu Lindsey, and even our Letterman’s Club co-Presidents from our senior class.

January 31, 2020

Warriors claim multiple esports titles

The multi-talented student-athletes from Kamehameha Schools Maui defeated Valley Isle rival Maui High School, 4-2, to claim the Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association Season One Rocket League (soccer-style battle game contested with virtual vehicles) Championship on Saturday at Hawai‘i Pacific University’s Esports Arena at Aloha Tower Marketplace.

November 11, 2019

KS Maui’s Dr. Scott Parker goes above and beyond

Kamehameha Schools Maui Po‘o Kula Dr. Scott Parker has seen the world, including much of it from 30,000 feet up, as a member of the Hawai‘i Air National Guard.

October 22, 2019

KS fosters a winning athletic wellness program

The safety of our keiki is a top priority at Kamehameha Schools. In observance of Safe Schools Week, we will share advice about school safety from dedicated members of our KS employee ‘ohana.

October 10, 2019

KS Maui athletics administrator receives national certification

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).

June 20, 2019

KS Maui haumāna connect with kūpuna through nūpepa

This past school year, fifth graders from Kamehameha Schools Maui were challenged with projects that explored the writings of our ancestors in nūpepa kahiko (old newspaper) printed in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i.

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 07, 2019

Haumāna amplify ‘Ike Hawai‘i through KS Maui’s ‘Aha Mele

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School students came together on Friday for the campus’ 17th Annual ‘Aha Mele – a competition that offers students the opportunity to connect with their Hawaiian culture through mele, ‘oli and hula.

May 02, 2019

KS Maui ‘Aha Mele to be livestreamed on May 3

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School haumāna will come together after months of preparation to share mele and hula at the campus’ 17th Annual ‘Aha Mele this Friday, May 3, at Ka‘ulaheanuiokamoku Gymnasium.

April 30, 2019

KS Maui equips haumāna with critical life-saving skills

Twenty-three students from Kamehameha Schools Maui were recently certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) through the high school campus’ Science and Natural Resources Academy – one of four academies offered by KS Maui that caters to a student’s career goals and interests.

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 08, 2019

KS Maui haumāna take on nation’s best at student media competition

Kamehameha Schools Maui middle and high school teams win awards at the 2019 Student Television Network National Convention.

March 13, 2019

KSM and KSH haumāna medal at future healthcare professionals conference

Teams from Kamehameha Schools Maui and Hawai‘i recently earned medals at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Hawai‘i State Leadership Conference held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.

March 01, 2019

KS staffers and students to share weekly Lent devotionals

Kamehameha Schools has created a series of Hawaiian-focused devotionals for the season of Lent, to honor the deep Christian faith of KS founder Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop.

February 28, 2019

KS Maui AcaDec team is state’s best in 2019

A team of KS Maui students took home 63 individual medals and a first-place finish at the Hawai‘i Academic Decathlon held on Feb. 23 at Farrington High School.

February 13, 2019

KS Maui alumnus Michael Gorman shares Apple work experience with haumāna at Tech Slam

Since graduating from Kamehameha Schools Maui in 2012, Michael Gorman has always wanted to give back to his alma mater and other Native Hawaiian students.

February 07, 2019

KSM haumāna help digitize rare Hawai‘i books preserving them for future generations

The Kamehameha Schools Maui High School library staff has engaged haumāna in digitizing rare books, giving them a glimpse at Hawai‘i’s past while preserving the publications for future generations of learners.

November 30, 2018

Advent Week 1: Ka Lama E Ola Ai – The Everlasting Light

Kamehameha Schools Maui Kahu Kalani Wong reminds us to worship Jesus the Christ-Child freely, and to welcome Him into our hearts, homes, schools, communities, and churches – not just during Christmas but all the time.

September 12, 2018

Tropical Storm Olivia update: Maui, Moloka‘i to reopen Thursday

Based on the current track of Tropical Storm Olivia as it exits south of our islands, we will reopen ALL campuses, preschools, community program sites and offices on Thursday, September 13. Out of an abundance of caution and concern for our keiki and ohana, we will continue to monitor Tropical Storm Olivia and let you know immediately if anything changes.

September 10, 2018

After-school and evening activities cancelled for Hawai'i Island, Maui and Moloka'i programs

Kamehameha Schools announced today that all after-school programs, practices, sporting and evening events including community education programs on Hawai‘i Island, Maui, and Moloka‘i being held on its campuses and preschools or at community sites and business offices, will be CANCELLED Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in anticipation of effects from Tropical Storm Olivia.

July 11, 2018

KS haumāna honored with Aloha ʻĀina Leader awards

Three Kamehameha Schools graduates were among the 20 recipients honored at the recent Aloha ʻĀina Leader Awards, inaugurated by Kanaeokana – Hawai‘i’s network of Native Hawaiian schools. All of the Kamehameha awardees happen to be children of KS staffers!

June 20, 2018

KS to co-sponsor and host July 2 ‘Super Debate’ to be aired live on HI News Now

The Super Debate will include candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and U.S. Congress. It is slated for July 2 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Culture Center at KS Kapālama.

June 04, 2018

‘HI Now’ highlights Keala‘ula, KS' professional development program for its kumu

Learn about KS' Keala‘ula Innovations Institute program that provides professional development and hands-on research to kumu across our three campuses.

May 18, 2018

KSM papa ʻehā creates and sings a song for ʻōhiʻa lehua

KS Maui fourth graders have been on a vigorous campaign to spread awareness about Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. Their latest effort includes an original song.

May 17, 2018

Ka Leo o Nā Koa: Spring concert commemorates year of work

Features editor and KSM senior Aaron Veincent files a story from the 2018 Spring Concert from performing arts.

May 15, 2018

New Electronic Health Records system implemented to complete Medical Clearance forms

Kamehameha Schools parents will have a new portal and process to complete their student’s medical clearance forms.

May 14, 2018

Frederick, Au-Haupu and Logan win state track and field gold

KS Hawaiʻi and KS Maui students earn top honors at the 2018 HHSAA Track and Field state championships.

February 21, 2018

Lāhui Rising heading to KS Maui

"Welo Ana E Ka Hae Hawaiʻi: Songs of Aloha ʻĀina" invites one and all on the Valley Isle to learn more about the history of the Hawaiian flag and learn mele aloha ʻāina.

January 12, 2018

KSM 8th Grade Mixed Media Class participates in the Memory Project

This year, Mrs. Barsamian’s 8th Grade Mixed Media Class participated in an international service-learning project known as the Memory Project. The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to raise money and create portraits for youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges, such as neglect, abuse, loss of parents, and extreme poverty. The portraits help the children feel valued and important.

January 10, 2018

New grad requirements show commitment to Hawaiian identity and consistent educational experience

Starting with the class of 2022, students across Kamehameha Schools campuses will have the same graduation requirements, founded on the achievement of the E Ola! Learner Outcomes.

December 21, 2017

Maui campus student art graces KS Christmas e-card

The 2017 KS Christmas e-card features Hawai‘i’s rare and beautiful ‘I‘iwi bird taken from a student-painted mural at Kamehameha Schools Maui High School.

December 08, 2017

Advent Week 2 - “E Hoʻomākaukau ʻOukou I Alanui No Iēhova – Prepare the Way of the Lord”

The season of Advent marks the coming of Jesus, Ke Aliʻi o Nā Aliʻi. The birth of the Christ-child, Emmanuel, means God is with us. Yet do we live as if God is with us? What road blocks do we put up to keep Ke Akua from being in our midst?

October 24, 2017

KS Maui Campus, Maui regional office closed Oct. 24, will reopen Wednesday

UPDATE (5:35 p.m.): Power has been restored to the KS Maui campus, KS Maui regional office in Wailuku as well as ʻAʻapueo and Paukūkalo preschools; all will reopen Wednesday.

May 09, 2017

KS alumni honor their most inspirational teachers

In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Day, the Kamehameha Schools news team asked a handful of KS alumni: “Who was your most inspirational kumu?”

February 28, 2017

Dr. Scott Parker named new poʻo kula for KS Maui

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.

January 24, 2017

Student helpline expanded tri-campus and to preschools

After a pilot with KS Maui, Hiʻikua Student Helpline is now available for all Kamehameha preschool and K-12 campus students.

January 12, 2017

KS Maui students provide ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi labels at Pukalani Superette

KS Maui students from the Ola Nā Iwi club provided labels in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi that are being used at Pukalani Superette.

September 20, 2016

The journey forward: KS’ Tri-Campus Education Tactical Plan revealed

Dr. Holoua Stender presents Nā Kula ‘o Kamehameha with a Tri-Campus Education Tactical Plan to journey KS campuses forward.

September 01, 2016

Storm update: Hawaiʻi and Maui partially closed Friday

Based on new Hawaiʻi Department of Education and Maui County information, updates have been made to Kamehameha Schools’ programs and operations in Maui County.

July 26, 2016

KS and UH launch four-year scholarship program for Native Hawaiian students

Makalapua Naʻauao is a unique four-year pilot scholarship program that aims to increase the four-year graduation rate of Native Hawaiian students.

May 24, 2016

Kamehameha seniors talk about their plans following graduation

Where are they going? What are they majoring in? Where do they see themselves in 10 years? A tri-campus collection of seniors share their plans for the future.

March 20, 2016

Dual credit courses aim to improve student post-secondary success rates

Highlighting a decade-long partnership between KS Maui and the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College in celebration of Early College Week (March 20-26).

March 01, 2016

Family is the foundation of Lemoe Tua’s success

Meet KS Maui PE teacher and athletic coach Lemoe Tua who triumphed over adversity to land the career of his dreams! His story is one of many being shared as part of “I Mua Kamehameha.”