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.
July 08, 2019
KS colleagues, friends and family recently witnessed the investiture of Rose as KS trustee at a ceremony at KS Kapālama’s Bishop Memorial Chapel.
June 13, 2019
More than 25 Kawaiahaʻo Plaza conference rooms recently received inoa Hawai‘i (Hawaiian names) as part of KS’ efforts to normalize Hawaiian language in the workplace and culturally transform its physical spaces.
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).
April 18, 2019
Visit the Human Resources Service Awards web page to view a list of this year’s honorees.
March 28, 2019
Kulamanu Ishihara, president of the Native Hawaiian Education Association and counselor at the University of Hawai'i Maui College, joins Ka Piko Podcast this week from the He Au Honua indigenous education conference on Maui to share new approaches to integrating culture through education.
March 27, 2019
The results of a recent Information Technology Division (ITD) exercise showed that phishing click rates by employees dropped by nearly 30 percent since KS implemented an external email tagging system last fall.
March 22, 2019
Award-winning Native Hawaiian musical group Keauhou is featured on this week’s episode of Ka Piko Podcast.
March 14, 2019
Kamehameha Schools has launched a new podcast that highlights innovative approaches to education and community-building through a Native Hawaiian lens: Ka Piko Podcast.
March 06, 2019
Blending tradition with innovation will be the focus of discussion from the perspectives of community, culture, tourism and sustainability as part of Ka Huina – an “intersection” or “nexus” – on Thursday at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.
March 04, 2019
Everybody needs clean water. Kamehameha kumu are teaching students to be wise environmental stewards who protect our waters and island home.
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 12, 2019
A screening committee appointed by the state Probate Court has selected three finalists to replace Kamehameha Schools Trustee Corbett Kalama whose term ends on June 30, 2019.
January 21, 2019
December 20, 2018
As the winter break approaches, the Kamehameha Schools employee intranet – Ka Ipu o Lono – can be viewed outside of the firewall. Previously, offsite access to the internal website was limited to VPN entry through desktop computer or laptop.
December 06, 2018
Kamehameha Schools (KS) and the State Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) have fully executed the ground lease for the future site of the Agnes Kalaniho‘okahā Cope Community Learning Center (KCLC) in Nānākuli. Kiewit Building Group was selected to design and construct the learning center, providing a single source of accountability for the success of the project.
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 29, 2018
Pauahi’s ‘āina on Maui provided the backdrop for the blessing this week of one of Maui's first solar farms.
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 23, 2018
Kamehameha Schools is launching a study to better understand the quality of life for families in Hawaiʻi, and the factors ‘ohana consider when thinking about or deciding to leave our state. We invite you to be a part of the first phase of data collection by joining a small-group discussion.
November 21, 2018
KILO is a weekly digest compiled by the Strategy and Innovation Group highlighting the latest trends and emerging issues facing society.
November 15, 2018
As director of leasing for Kamehameha Schools’ Commercial Real Estate Division portfolio of space-leased assets, Haunani Fujimoto will focus on driving the financial performance of the organization’s commercial assets.
November 15, 2018
Kamehameha Schools and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center have partnered to present “‘Ae Kai” (Shoreline), a film that highlights the convergence of art, culture and community.
October 31, 2018
KILO is a weekly digest of trends and emerging issues compiled by the Strategy and Innovation Group.
October 25, 2018
The Information Security Office team shares the 411 on how online coupon scams work, how to protect yourself, and how to spot red flags, on the KS ITD website.
October 24, 2018
The goal of KS’ partnership with Microsoft is to prepare students for the highly competitive work environment by introducing personalized and relevant learning experiences.
October 19, 2018
‘Iolani School graduate Haryson Lum gives with Pauahi in gratitude for the cultural, educational and professional support he received from Kamehameha Schools programs like Ho‘omāka‘ika‘i, K-Scholars, and Kāpili ʻŌihana.
October 18, 2018
Kamehameha Schools keiki, staffers, and campus structures were awash with pink this week in commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The disease claimed the life of KS founder Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop at the age of 52.
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.
October 10, 2018
KS’ 2019 Annual Benefits Enrollment period is from October 22 through November 2. If you sleep through this annual opportunity, you may be paying for it until the same time next year.
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.
September 06, 2018
The Kealapono team, which is housed within Kamehameha Schools’ Kūamahi Community Education Department, recently launched its “Hale PD” model that serves as a year-long professional development series for KS employees.
September 04, 2018
KS PR campaigns earn top honors in creative tactics, issues management and social media categories at Public Relations Society of America and “Pacific Edge” awards.
August 10, 2018
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.
August 09, 2018
KS Nā Kula ʻo Kamehameha teachers journeyed to Kahoʻolawe this summer to immerse themselves in experiential ‘āina-based learning, and examine the role of Kahoʻolawe in Aloha ʻĀina. Their newly acquired ʻike will inspire haumāna in the classroom and beyond.
August 08, 2018
This Saturday, Aug. 11, KS and the Polynesian Voyaging Society will engage the community in a mural painting project in Our Kaka‘ako. The family-friendly event will feature entertainment, seafaring stories and more.
August 07, 2018
Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i island campuses, preschools, community programs and business offices will remain open, as long as Hurricane Hector remains true to its path.
July 30, 2018
Today is the first day of early voting in Hawai‘i’s Primary Election. Find your county early voting locations and hours at the Office of Elections website and cast your ballot!
July 26, 2018
Service Awards season is here! This year, the Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana will celebrate the service anniversaries of more than 400 staffers serving Pauahi’s legacy from Kaumakani to Kea‘au and nearly everywhere in between!
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.
July 09, 2018
How’s your Workday? According to a recent Workday satisfaction survey, the KS state-of-the-art cloud-based business system is being embraced by employees.
June 22, 2018
Visit the KS Information Technology website to see screenshots of actual phishing emails that went around KS recently with red flags you should look for. Emails that appear to be official business emails are some of the hardest to identify.
May 18, 2018
If you’d like to attend a professional development conference or invite a renowned speaker to Hawai‘i to inspire and educate KS kumu, but it’s beyond your budget, the Pauahi Foundation has funds that might be able to help.
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 04, 2018
Three new school busses were introduced to the Kamehameha Schools Kapālama fleet on Friday at the Kapālama Bus Terminal.
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 24, 2018
Mills recently sat down with “Ka Ipu o Lono” (Ka Ipu) for a quick question-and-answer session so staff members could learn a little bit more about him on both a professional and personal level.
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 02, 2018
The redesigned KS intranet launching this month, will sport a whole new look and feel, with new and engaging features that enhance the user experience.
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.
February 21, 2018
Lili‘uokalani Trust and Kamehameha Schools recently teamed up to bring facilitative skills training to a diverse group of leaders who serve the Native Hawaiian community.
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.
January 15, 2018
Applications will soon be accepted for KS summer internships in our Human Resources, Information Technology and Facilities Development and Support divisions. Meet some of our recent interns and see what they gained from this amazing hands-on learning opportunity.
December 07, 2017
In addition to offering 'ono snacks options, Alaka‘i Vending will donate a portion of its sales to the Pauahi Foundation without raising previous snack prices!
October 27, 2017
In honor of our founder and her courageous battle with cancer, Kamehameha Schools is culminating national Breast Cancer Awareness month with “Pink for Pauahi,” dedicated to raising awareness of breast cancer and its prevention.
October 18, 2017
KS Strategy and Innovation VP Lauren Nahme will be part of a panel of prominent woman leaders sharing their mana‘o at the Oct. 26 Wahine Forum, the state's largest leadership and career development conference for women.
October 02, 2017
The community event and blessing also included Kamehameha Publishing donating more than 600 books to Kekaha Elementary School to fill its library and classrooms.
August 21, 2017
Elliot Mills has been selected by the state Probate Court as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. He replaces former Trustee Janeen-Ann Olds and will begin his term on Oct. 1, 2017.
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
The former first deputy of the DLNR replaces Sydney Keliʻipuleʻole, who retires this week after 30 years of service to KS.
July 24, 2017
KS CEO Jack Wong will be among a panel of prominent executives discussing the skills and traits needed to become an effective leader at the July 27 conference.
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 28, 2017
Download the Sharecare app to discover your RealAge® and unlock personalized programs, resources and guidance to help you live a longer, healthier life!
June 09, 2017
The mega block party slated for Saturday, June 17 from 5-10 PM will include ‘ono food, entertainment, Mālama Honua video highlights, and a special screening of Disney’s “Moana.”
April 04, 2017
The system will serve as an online portal enabling KS program applicants to track their admissions and financial aid applications, fulfill their enrollment requirements, and view and make payments to their accounts.
March 30, 2017
Airline upgrades, meal allowances and employee gifts are just some of the work-related issues whose processes were streamlined and simplified as part of the KS policies and procedures revamp.
January 31, 2017
KS trustees and executive leaders want to empower employees to make pono (proper) decisions, entrusting that they will align themselves with KS values before they act.