June 14, 2019
Pōmaikaʻi Evans-Bautista, a 2019 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i, was presented with a $5,000 scholarship as part of the Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center on June 8.
June 03, 2019
Haumāna and kumu globally can engage, explore, connect and learn about this significant place in West Hawai‘i
May 29, 2019
“Innovation and Creativity” are key facets of the E Ola! Learner Outcomes at Kamehameha Schools, and kumu at KS Kapālama have collaborated with members of the Education Technology Services team to design and implement projects incorporating learner foundations including Aloha ʻĀina (love for the land and its people), ʻIke Kūpuna (ancestral knowledge), and Kūpono (honorable character).
May 22, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior student-athletes Ashley Gooman (wrestling) and Kalina Obrey (basketball and volleyball) have been selected to the Enterprise Rent-a-Car/Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Hall of Honor as part of the 12-member 2019 class.
April 22, 2019
For the first time in school history, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will host a student-run farmers market on campus, and the public is invited to attend this collaborative event that grew from brainstorm to reality in a matter of months.
April 08, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Maui middle and high school teams win awards at the 2019 Student Television Network National Convention.
April 03, 2019
More than 500 indigenous educators, scholars and cultural practitioners from around the world recently converged at University of Hawai‘i Maui College for the He Au Honua: Indigenous Research Conference. Attendees explored how native intelligence can address modern world issues and crafted solutions that will affect generations to come.
March 15, 2019
The sophomore, junior and senior classes each won two awards at the 99th annual Kamehameha Schools song contest Friday night at the Neal Blaisdell Center.
March 13, 2019
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 08, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama senior Kalina Obrey has been named 2018-19 Gatorade Hawai‘i Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The prestigious award recognizes athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on the court, as well as in the classroom and community.
March 08, 2019
Kamehameha Schools has partnered with several community organizations to help Hawaiʻi’s farm-to-school movement gain momentum.
March 07, 2019
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 20, 2019
Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the UH Mānoa College of Social Sciences and the International Archaeological Research Institute to continue the Punalu‘u Archaeological Field School, which will take place on KS ‘āina in Punalu‘u from July 8-Aug. 2, 2019.
February 15, 2019
Ka Ipu O Lono, Kamehameha Schools’ intranet, now features the top stories from KILO – a weekly digest of trends and emerging issues compiled by Kamehameha Schools’ Strategy and Innovation Group (S&I).
February 13, 2019
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 11, 2019
Five KS educators recently achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, bringing the number of certified KS educators to 75!
February 07, 2019
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.
February 06, 2019
Seven student-athletes from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama made official this morning their college commitments at a National Letter of Intent signing ceremony on campus before family, friends, school staff and members of the media.
February 04, 2019
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.
February 01, 2019
The Kamehameha Schools Kapalāma Elementary School rope-jumping team was named National Outstanding Team of the Year by the American Heart Association.
January 29, 2019
Representatives from Kamehameha Schools presented reasoning behind and results of its industry-leading Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, commonly known as drones) Program at the first-ever “Drone Day” held Thursday, Jan. 24, at the State Capitol in Honolulu.
January 28, 2019
The innovative scholarship is part of an ongoing collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and Assets School that also incorporates a Hawaiian culture-based education curriculum.
January 24, 2019
Families and their keiki flocked to Island Pacific Academy in Kapolei recently for the first-ever Honouliuli Educational Fair.
January 15, 2019
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 14, 2019
More than 100 families turned out on Jan. 10 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku for the first of two Early Childhood Education fairs on Maui.
January 10, 2019
East Hawai‘i high school seniors in KS’ Kamehameha Scholars college and career counseling program got revved up for graduation at a recent three-day retreat.
January 08, 2019
KS and Island Pacific Academy have teamed up to provide more children of Hawaiian ancestry with a quality Hawaiian culture-based and college-preparatory education.
January 04, 2019
The KS Maui Elementary School Lego robotics team – the Comet Coders – took first place in the Core Values category at the FIRST LEGO League Maui robotics competition.
January 03, 2019
Applications are now being accepted for the Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program, which is designed to develop future leaders who recognize and embody the foundational values of our kūpuna in their communities and workplaces.
January 02, 2019
Applications are now being accepted for Kamehameha Schools’ summer programs – Explorations Hoʻomāka‘ika‘i, Kilohana, and summer school courses on each campus.
December 26, 2018
The Ho‘oulu STEM Scholarship Program has boosted the enrollment – and success – of Native Hawaiians at Chaminade University.
December 20, 2018
The 2018 Kamehameha Schools e-card and print cards feature the snow-topped peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa as envisioned by KS Kapālama senior Alysia Nakakura. The creation of the print entitled “Home,” was guided by art kumu Vincent Hazen.
December 04, 2018
A pilot program launched by Kamehameha Schools and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Makalapua Na‘auao, is showing promise as Native Hawaiians are graduating on time at a record rate from the university.
December 03, 2018
Kamehameha Schools and other eco-conscious organizations recently pledged their support of and partnership with the United Nations (UN) Local2030 Initiative to establish a hub for local sustainability solutions in Hawaiʻi.
November 30, 2018
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.
November 26, 2018
Kamehameha Schools held a blessing earlier this month to open its new Maui, Moloka‘i & Lāna‘i regional office and community resource center in downtown Wailuku after completing renovations.
November 19, 2018
Kamehameha Schools and Island School have teamed up to improve access to quality private school education for more Native Hawaiian students on Kaua‘i.
November 14, 2018
Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the Hawai‘i State Department of Education and Whitworth University to create a Wai‘anae-to-Whitworth ‘Auwai (Pipeline) that fully funds eight academic scholarships for Native Hawaiian haumāna (students) from Wai‘anae and Nānākuli to attend the university in Spokane, Wash.
October 31, 2018
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October 29, 2018
More than 1,200 freshmen from Campbell and Kapolei High Schools attended the inaugural Campbell-Kapolei Student Career Expo.
October 12, 2018
Kamehameha Schools continues its global search for visionary leaders to fill the crucial elementary, middle and high school po‘o kumu (principal) roles at its Kapālama, O‘ahu campus.
September 21, 2018
In advance of tonight’s Homecoming matchup with the Governors, KS welcomed Farrington to the Kapālama campus to celebrate the schools’ long-standing gridiron rivalry.
September 17, 2018
Kamehameha Schools has rolled out a new Mobile Outreach Center on Kaua‘i, to help more ‘ohana apply for educational programs, financial aid opportunities, and Native Hawaiian ancestry verification.
August 28, 2018
Middle schoolers Aukai Kea, Bruce Boucher, John de la Cruz, Ka‘olu Holt and Caleb Okada were honored this morning in Keawe Gym for their accomplishments as members of the Little League Baseball World Series Championship squad that defeated South Korea, 3-0, on Sunday.
August 21, 2018
The “coffee shop” setting of the program's annual College Fair and Career Café fueled spirited conversations on career paths, post-high education, and being good representatives of the Hawaiian culture in the work community.
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 16, 2018
The new five-week program gave the region’s haumāna the chance to learn from cultural practitioners, scientists, and ʻāina stewards ways to approach ecological problems.
July 13, 2018
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.
June 28, 2018
Haumāna in KS’ Kilohana Summer Program in ʻEwa recently embarked on a walking huaka‘i to Pu‘uokapolei. The pilot program serves 45 ‘Ewa region third graders learning through a Hawaiian culture- and place-based educational approach.
June 14, 2018
Community Investment collaborators gathered this week with the KS East Hawai‘i Region team to share their experiences with each other and potentially join forces to build capacity for future community ventures for the benefit of the Hawaiian people and culture.
June 14, 2018
The event for the Honouliuli Ahupua‘a community will feature healthy and ‘ono food samples, keiki activities, gardening workshops, sports and fitness demonstrations, health and wellness community resources, prizes, giveaways and much more!
June 06, 2018
Through mele, storytelling, and art, keiki of Pa‘auilo along the Hāmākua Coast share the moʻolelo of Ali‘i ‘Ai moku ʻUmi-a-Līloa, a moʻolelo about this place that teaches the values of loving and caring for this ʻāina.
May 30, 2018
Nearly 70 ‘ohana engagement staff and educators from across the state representing seven Department of Education (HIDOE) complex areas took part in Kealapono’s ‘Ohana Engagement Conference held recently at the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center on the campus of KS Kapālama.
May 24, 2018
The Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association and the Pauahi Foundation have partnered to create a new scholarship for Native Hawaiian students pursing a college degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or business.
May 23, 2018
Native speakers are needed to help staff KS-Bishop Museum's “Ua Ao Kaiwiʻula: Celebrating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Wayfinding and Culture” on the museum’s Great Lawn on Saturday, June 23. The event will culminate with a public screening of the ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi version of the motion picture “Moana.”
May 21, 2018
At a recent Pū Pa’akai lunch presentation at Kawaiaha‘o Plaza, the community collaborative work of the Strategy & Innovations (S&I) Group was presented to a packed room.
May 14, 2018
Kamehameha Schools will continue its commitment to the Wai‘anae Coast community by building the Agnes Kalaniho‘okaha Cope Community Learning Center (Cope Center) in Nānākuli.
May 10, 2018
KS has developed a student well-being framework for its education programs that supports the whole child and will serve as the kahua – or foundation – of student success.
May 08, 2018
Members of KS leadership and staffers from throughout the organization kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week by presenting makana (gifts) to Kamehameha Schools kumu across the state.
May 08, 2018
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, KS shared a special video this morning on KGMB’s “Hawai‘i Now.”
May 07, 2018
KS treasures its teachers, and starting during Teacher Appreciation Week, communities throughout O‘ahu will know just how much! Select KSK school will sport banners with the keiki message: “Mahalo e nā kumu for putting us first!”
May 04, 2018
DISRUPT, the 2018 Kamehameha Schools Education Technology Conference will take place on June 5 and 6 at the Blaisdell Center. Register by May 18.
May 02, 2018
While some college-bound seniors and underclassmen are still honing in on prospective career paths, students at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama are already well on their way to cultivating potential job opportunities.
April 30, 2018
Akaʻula School and Kamehameha Schools are partnering to provide more Moloka‘i children the opportunity to attend the independent school which serves students from grades five through 12, 70 to 80 percent of whom are Native Hawaiian.
April 25, 2018
More than 40 program staff and educators representing 15 community partners teamed up with KS’ ‘Āina Ulu program team recently to share mana‘o and engage in Native Hawaiian cultural practices on the historically significant land in Kohala on Hawai‘i island, where Kamehameha I was born.
April 23, 2018
As part of its commitment to student safety, KS is providing a series of sessions on preventing sexual misconduct, which have been attended by more than 2,600 employees across the state thus far, to increase awareness by staff and faculty.
April 16, 2018
Kamehameha Schools and Oceanit – a major advocate for introducing computer coding to Hawai‘i schools – were recently awarded the Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hawai‘i Venture Capital Association.
April 13, 2018
Nearly 1,000 community members, collaborators and volunteers were at today's Wai‘anae Coast Keiki Spring Fest, which connected Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers.
April 13, 2018
Culture-based learning was at the heart of a lesson on Hawaiian fish pond care at Waiāhole loko iʻa near Keaukaha on Hawai‘i island.
April 11, 2018
The Kamehameha Schools-sponsored event connects Waiʻanae Coast keiki and their parents with educational, developmental, and health service providers in their community.
March 23, 2018
Nearly 100 attendees from organizations encompassing the mental health, medical, education, social service and faith-based fields engaged in a KS-sponsored workshop aimed at instilling an understanding of the issues facing multiple communities.
March 20, 2018
Their input will help strengthen the program by giving valuable insight into industry trends that will impact education and employment for the next generation of Native Hawaiian leaders.
March 15, 2018
In an interactive session with KS staff at Kawaiaha‘o Plaza appropriately dubbed “Na‘au or Never,” Native Hawaiian fashion designer Manaola Yap implored attendees to look for the answers within.
March 13, 2018
Applications are being accepted through April 1 for Chaminade University’s Ho‘oulu STEM scholarship created in partnership with KS to grow the number of Native Hawaiians graduating with science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.
March 09, 2018
Native Hawaiian fashion designer Manaola Yap has partnered with Kamehameha Schools to launch Hale Kua, a philanthropic project to honor his commitment to Native Hawaiian artistry and promote indigenous entrepreneurship.
March 07, 2018
The “Ke Ali‘i Collaboration” will provide $500,000 in tuition assistance to Native Hawaiian students at St. Andrew's Schools. The need-based financial aid will be available starting with the 2018-19 school year.
March 05, 2018
More than 50 golfers hit the links to raise funds for scholarships awarded to Hawai‘i island students. The Pauahi Foundation tournament was hosted by the exclusive Nanea Golf Club in Kailua-Kona.
March 01, 2018
Thanks to a $2.7 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) partnership grant, Wai‘anae Coast students have more opportunities to succeed both in high school and as they pursue college degrees.
February 27, 2018
KS collaborates with Neil Hannahs' Ho‘okele Strategies to perpetuate the program aimed at cultivating kānaka leaders with a strong sense of kuleana for the natural and cultural resources in Hawai‘i and around the globe.
February 22, 2018
KS and UH have partnered to create the Punalu‘u Archaeological Field School which will create an “outdoor classroom” for students to identify, document and investigate archaeological features, artifacts and other culturally significant materials in the region.
February 14, 2018
With the mantra of “Healthy children learn better” as a rallying force, the Kamehameha Schools Kaua‘i Region team partnered with KS preschools to sponsor and volunteer at the inaugural West Kaua‘i Early Learning Health & Education Fair.
February 12, 2018
Hale ‘O Māmalu - named after the nearby bay and means to shade or protect and bring together - will serve as a gathering place as KS works with partners in the community to address key issues affecting the lāhui in the ahupua‘a of Punalu‘u.
February 02, 2018
In an effort to provide a forum connecting Kamehameha Schools alumni, leaders and community partners, the popular Warrior Networking series made its first stop in Ko‘olaupoko this week.
January 23, 2018
KS Innovations team gathers passionate leaders from across the pae ʻāina to improve their skills and expertise through launa ʻōlelo – dialogue, and interaction.
January 17, 2018
Through KS community investment partner, Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke, Nakua Konohia-Lind learned skills that took him many places including sailing on Hōkūle‘a as part of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.
January 12, 2018
Ten local businesses will soon take the next step towards expansion as part of Mana Up, a local initiative which helps companies with island roots entice a global audience.
January 11, 2018
A wish came true for Bishop Museum during the holiday season. KS donated 180 “retired” computers – including PC and Mac desktops, laptops and tablets – to the museum after its leaders sent out a public plea for kōkua.
January 09, 2018
Starting Jan. 10, Our Kakaʻako will be hosting a farmer’s market every Wednesday from 4-7pm in the courtyard at the Flats at Puʻunui, located on KS land.
January 02, 2018
The public will get a glimpse at the impact Kamehameha Schools is having on people across our pae ‘āina in a series of six short videos being released on Kamehameha Schools social media channels.
October 19, 2017
Early learning providers in Hāna gather to map out strategies to benefit the educational needs of Hāna keiki. This first-time collaboration is seizing on opportunities while working to overcome challenges.
October 16, 2017
The integration of math, science, architecture, engineering and other academic principles into the cultural website enables students to see the real-world relevance of their classroom curriculum.
October 13, 2017
Ke Kula ʻo Samuel M. Kamakau Laboratory Public Charter School Director Dr. Meahilahila Kelling received the KS Native Hawaiian Community Educator of the Year award for two decades of advancing Native Hawaiian 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 17, 2017
Hālau ʻĪnana programs will focus on Native Hawaiian leadership development, social entrepreneurship, and innovation to support students as they transition from high school to college and onto careers.
August 07, 2017
This summer, 62 Wai‘anae Coast high school juniors earned college credits at the University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu campus with help from the new Early College Summer Scholars program.
August 03, 2017
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.
July 14, 2017
The Pauahi Foundation awarded over $700,000 in college scholarships to more than 200 students in fiscal year 2016, a 20 percent increase in total dollars awarded from the previous year.
June 01, 2017
Former State Representative Ezra Kanoho (KSK’45), historian Aletha Kaohi (KSK’48) and civic leader Thelma Black (KSK’48) were honored as part of Keiki to Kūpuna at the Koloa Landing Resort at Po‘ipū on Kaua‘i.
May 09, 2017
The KS-sponsored community event on the evening of May 19 will feature ‘ono food, awesome entertainment and will honor three cherished KS alumni.
March 22, 2017
KS has partnered with the Castle Foundation to grant $2.1 million to Windward Community College to expand its successful Early College High School program which helps Windward Oʻahu students earn college credits while attending high school.
February 23, 2017
Kamehameha Schools, in collaboration with Hawaiian culture-based community education program Keiki O Ka ʻĀina, is hosting Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms’ first-ever Board & Stone Class.