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Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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April 22, 2019

Haumāna at KS Kapālama launch first student-led farmers market on campus

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 04, 2019

Deuchar named senior director of planning and development

Chris Deuchar has been named senior director of planning and development for Kamehameha Schools’ Commercial Real Estate Division (CRED).

April 01, 2019

Pauahi tops the list of “10 Exceptional Women Who Influenced America Through Their Giving”

The Philanthropy Roundtable – a national network of charitable donors – recognized Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop and her selfless generosity by naming her to their list of “10 Exceptional Women Who Influenced America Through Their Giving.”

February 22, 2019

Planting a fruitful future

KS Hawaiʻi grounds crews are planting fruit trees in a recently cleared area with hopes to contribute to sustainability and educational opportunities in the future.

December 18, 2018

Kinai ‘Eha Program helps at-risk students build foundation and structure for post-secondary success

KS divisions have partnered with the Kinai ʻEha Program to provide students from the Ko‘olau region with vocational training, life and workforce readiness skills, and a deeper connection to the Hawaiian culture.

December 18, 2018

Kinai ‘Eha Program helps at-risk students build foundation and structure for post-secondary success

Kamehameha Schools has partnered with the Kinai ʻEha Program to provide students from the Ko‘olau region with vocational training, life and workforce readiness skills, and a deeper connection to the Hawaiian culture.

December 03, 2018

KS joins partnership around UN initiative to create a more sustainable Hawai‘i

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 27, 2018

Pauahi Foundation joins other nonprofits across the globe on #GivingTuesday

The Pauahi Foundation celebrates #GivingTuesday – a global day of giving.

October 15, 2018

KS opens search for operator to harvest portion of Hāmākua Forest

KS is issuing a request-for-proposals in the search for an operator to harvest a portion of the 10,000 acres of forest on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai‘i island. The new operator will be responsible for harvesting 3,000 acres of eucalyptus in Hilo, Pa‘auilo ma kai and near the rim of Waipi‘o Valley.

October 12, 2018

Pomai Apana gives with Pauahi

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.

October 04, 2018

David Mattson gives with Pauahi

For Dr. David Mattson, a 1989 Kamehameha Schools graduate, the motivation to serve others is the result of the people and experiences that have shaped his life.

October 02, 2018

KS intranet now accessible via mobile phones and tablets

The Kamehameha Schools employee intranet, Ka Ipu o Lono, is now live outside of the firewall. Previously, offsite access to the internal website was limited to VPN entry through desktop computer or laptop.

September 14, 2018

KS Kapālama haumāna gain experience in filming commercials

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama students in kumu Leah Kihara’s video production class gained first-hand experience when Spectrum’s television production crew utilized MidKiff Learning Center’s state-of-the-art video studio, on Aug. 31, for the taping of three commercials for the ongoing “Give with Pauahi” campaign.

September 13, 2018

“Give with Pauahi” campaign offers beneficiaries an opportunity to pay it forward

Kamehameha Schools’ Office of Advancement kicked off a new give-back campaign focused on providing beneficiaries an opportunity to give with Pauahi by volunteering their time or making a donation to the Pauahi Foundation to help uplift the Hawaiian community.

July 03, 2018

Seventh Annual Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest Slated for July 7

Celebrate Obon season in historic Mō‘ili‘ili with Honolulu’s largest bon dance and modern street festival! The family-friendly event will include over 25 food trucks, keiki games, cultural activities, DIY projects and shopping from local retailers and pop-up shops.

June 25, 2018

Our Kakaʻako celebrates summer at Saturday’s Honolulu Night Market

The popular Honolulu Night Market returns to Our Kakaʻako this week ushering in the summer season with a summer solstice-themed block party on Saturday, June 30, from 6 to 10 p.m.

June 22, 2018

KS / State DLNR / U.S. Fish & Wildlife pact to protect 32 endangered species on HI island

The historic agreement covers 32,207 acres of land owned by Kamehameha Schools across Keauhou and Kīlauea forest lands on the southeastern slopes of Mauna Loa.

May 25, 2018

Happiness expert shares secrets to cultivating a happier work life - VIDEO

Happiness is more than just putting on a smiley face. It takes practice. If you learn how to develop a positive mindset, you can cultivate happiness, even in difficult situations, and find greater joy in your day-to-day work.

April 26, 2018

KS blesses East HI's first-ever agricultural post-harvest facility to help area farmers

KS East Hawai‘i staffers and others held a blessing to cap the construction of an agricultural post-harvest processing facility on KS land just outside of Downtown Hilo. The facility will benefit farmers wanting a clean, convenient and modern space to prepare crops for sale at market.

April 26, 2018

KS commits support to clean energy future

Kamehameha Schools pledged its participation in a cross-sector collaboration seeking a clean, renewable energy future for Hawaiʻi and the economic vibrancy that will accompany the state’s clean energy transformation.

April 24, 2018

Welcome to ‘Ka Ipu o Lono’ – Your new intranet

Our new employee intranet website is user friendly, honors ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i, and most importantly – connects us to our educational mission and each other.

April 05, 2018

Cyber security is everyone’s kuleana

Our Information Technology Security Team includes cyber security experts to guard against phishing schemes and other cyber security threats, but the most important member of the team is you.

March 29, 2018

KS participates in nationwide green schools program

KS is leading the way to a greener and more health-conscious future for schools across the nation as part of the Arc + Schools program run by the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, creator of the LEED green building program.

February 28, 2018

KS staffers share insight with construction industry pros

Walter Thoemmes – managing director of KS Commercial Real Estate, and Kamuela Cobb-Adams – KS senior director of Community Engagement & Resources for Oʻahu shared their expertise on community-building at a recent Pacific Resource Partnership event.

February 20, 2018

Keauhou Lane earns top LEED certification for energy and water efficiency

Keauhou Lane – a multi-family affordable residential project on KS land in Our Kaka‘ako – recently received a platinum designation by LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

February 07, 2018

POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi returns, celebrating art and culture in Our Kakaʻako

Honolulu Night Market and Our Kaka‘ako are kicking off this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi on Saturday, Feb. 10 with a block party! Bring the whole family and celebrate a night of culture and art with live music, pop-up shops, a fashion show, and food trucks.

February 01, 2018

New kupuna community breaks ground on KS land in Kāne‘ohe

The Plaza at Kāneʻohe will be built on KS land across from Windward Mall and is slated for completion by summer, 2019. The facility will feature 117 apartments that can accommodate up to 145 residents.

November 02, 2017

KS, Pauahi Foundation Award $30,000 via Mahi‘ai Scale-Up

Māla Kalu‘ulu wins 2017 Mahi‘ai Scale-Up $20,000 grand prize; Kaunāmano Farm claims $10,000 People’s Choice Award.

October 30, 2017

KS, Pauahi Foundation announce 2017 Mahi‘ai Scale-Up semifinalists

KS stewards some of the most fertile and valuable agricultural land in Hawai‘i and is engaged in an ongoing effort to lease those lands to talented farmers in support of the state’s sustainable agriculture movement, and ongoing education and training for this new generation of farmers.

September 14, 2017

Greenwell named senior director of Portfolio Strategy and Finance

Kevin Greenwell will help ensure the achievement of appropriate risk-adjusted returns within KS’ 1,500 acres of the commercial real estate portfolio.