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March 06, 2020

KSBE.edu gets new look

As the saying goes, there’s only one chance to make a first impression. With that in mind, the Communications Group is in the process of refreshing the tools used to visually represent the Kamehameha Schools brand.

September 19, 2019

Dr. Wai‘ale‘ale Sarsona is new Hi‘ialo Group VP

Dr. Wai‘ale‘ale Sarsona was named vice president of Kamehameha Schools’ new Hi‘ialo Group

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 09, 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.

February 05, 2019

Winter 2019 issue of I Mua now available online

The winter 2019 issue of Kamehameha Schools’ I Mua Magazine is now available for download through the I Mua Archives page.

November 19, 2018

“Visual Email Indicators” to be enabled for all external emails

Phishing continues to be the number one means for cybercriminals to gain access to our information and infect our computer systems. In an effort to combat this threat and help employees identify potentially harmful email, ITD will be attaching “visual email indicators” onto all email originating from external sources.

November 05, 2018

Updated Ka Ipu o Lono design coming Nov. 5

We’ve heard you. We’ve listened. And we’re changing. Based on employee feedback, Kamehameha Schools’ staff members will see some slight design changes to their intranet, beginning on Nov. 5, which will hopefully make the site more user-friendly and navigable.

August 10, 2018

Service Awards photo albums give a glimpse at celebrations across the state

Although Service Awards season has come and gone, the memories linger. Get a glimpse at Service Awards ceremonies and celebrations across our organization and download your favorites in this special photo collection.

March 25, 2018

KS staffers share devotionals for week six of Lent and Good Friday

Be inspired by KS Maui Christian Education Instructor Monica Mata and KS Kapālama Christian Education Instructor Ann Young as they share how they achieved pono pilina with Ke Akua.

March 16, 2018

KS partners with alumni association to reconnect SoCal alumni

In partnership with the Kamehameha Schools Alumni Relations Office, the KS Alumni Association recently hosted two events to reconnect alumni in the southern California region.

March 16, 2018

KS welcomes new multimedia specialist

The KS Communications Group recently welcomed Multimedia Specialist Jacob Chinn, who will serve as the group’s primary visual storyteller, producing photography, videography, and multimedia projects that communicate the work that KS does.

March 16, 2018

Seniors sweep singing awards at the 98th annual song contest

The senior class swept through the singing awards at the 98th annual Kamehameha Schools song contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.

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.

March 14, 2018

KS ‘ohana joins nationwide walkout supporting gun violence prevention

Standing in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and educational institutions across the country, KS students and staffers took part in the student-led walkouts supporting gun violence prevention.

March 09, 2018

KS staffers share devotionals for week four and five of Lent

KSM Christian Education Instructor Kanani Franco shares her mana'o on how Jesus and frees us from our spiritual debts, and KSK Worship Leader Rodney Arias encourages us to look at our naʻau during times of worship.

March 23, 2017

KS releases FY 2016 Annual Report

During fiscal year 2016, KS focused on deepening cultural vibrancy, building better community relationships, and forging stronger educational partnerships for Native Hawaiian learning.

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.

February 14, 2017

Former Trustee Matsuo Takabuki hailed for leadership and vision during period of transformation

Services for former Kamehameha Schools trustee Matsuo Takabuki will be held at the Bishop Memorial Chapel on Feb. 19. Visitation is set for 10 a.m. with service to follow at 11 a.m.

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.

December 21, 2016

Nicholson named KS assistant general counsel

Senior Counsel Sheryl Nicholson, who currently leads the litigation department in the KS Legal Group, is named assistant general counsel.

December 07, 2016

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Living History Day event uncovers amazing KS connections to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and a new exhibit at Midkiff depicts the impacts of World War II on KS.

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 07, 2016

Find your path to wellness with this free online tool

The KS Wellness Team invites you to earn a $15 credit by taking an online health risk assessment to get a snapshot of your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

November 03, 2016

Kamehameha Schools celebrates its 129th anniversary

Princess Pauahi created KS to instill in her people the tools needed to thrive in a rapidly changing world. After 129 years, her vision for a thriving lāhui continues to guide and inspire KS as it strives to ensure success for Native Hawaiian learners.

November 01, 2016

Preparation is key for flu season

Mālama Ola offers up some tips, resources and recommendations for avoiding germs, staying healthy and how you can beat the flu this upcoming season.