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November 19, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute: How to handle bullying

Bullying and cyberbullying can increase the risk for depression, anxiety, school avoidance and poor academic achievement.

October 25, 2019

KS cultivates a culture of safety

Crystal Busey – senior director of Enterprise Safety and Student Well-Being – shares details on KS’ Hi‘ikua Student Helpline that helps students and their families report well-being or safety concerns.

October 22, 2019

Mālama Ola Minute: Youth vaping: What you need to know

E-cigarettes – or vapes – have been around for more than a decade, but only in recent years has their use reached epidemic levels among youth.

September 26, 2019

Suicide prevention is a kākou effort

Young people contemplating suicide often show warning signs. Learn how to pick up on those signs and offer help.

April 16, 2019

International Summit to share latest on trauma prevention, intervention and treatment

Over 120 local and international experts in the fields of violence, abuse and trauma will share their unique findings at the upcoming Hawaiʻi International Summit. The summit is supported by Ho‘omaluhia, the Hawai‘i branch of the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma.

April 16, 2019

International Summit to share latest on trauma prevention, intervention and treatment

Over 120 local and international experts in the fields of violence, abuse and trauma will share their unique findings at the upcoming Hawaiʻi International Summit. The summit is supported by Ho‘omaluhia, the Hawai‘i branch of the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma.

March 07, 2019

KS athletic trainer featured on Wake Up 2Day

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 25, 2019

KS Hawaiʻi Kula Haʻahaʻa says mahalo to those who keep them safe

Our kula haʻahaʻa haumāna and kumu celebrated Security Appreciation day this morning, by presenting several goodie baskets and words and mele of mahalo to the security team.

January 29, 2019

“Drone Day” at Capitol features KS’ innovative flight program

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.

October 22, 2018

KS provides insight, tips during Safe Schools Week

Students, families, officials, faculty and policymakers across the nation are collaborating to ensure that our schools are safe environments for learning.

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.

August 26, 2018

KS campuses, community sites and offices to open on Monday, Aug. 27 except for KS Hilo Preschool

Kamehameha Schools values the safety of its students, families and employees. Based on the current track of Tropical Storm Lane, and after assessing the conditions of each KS site, we will reopen all campuses, preschools, community program sites and offices with the exception the KS Hilo Preschool on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

August 25, 2018

KS expects to reopen on Monday, Aug. 27

Kamehameha Schools expects to reopen its campuses, community sites and offices on Monday, Aug. 27, subject to property inspections and barring any new weather developments or other unexpected changes.

August 22, 2018

KS to close schools and offices statewide Thursday thru Sunday ahead of impacts from Hurricane Lane

The safety of our students, employees and their families is of utmost importance to us. With safety in mind, Kamehameha Schools will close its campuses, preschools and offices statewide from Thursday through Sunday in anticipation of effects from Hurricane Lane.

August 21, 2018

KS closing campuses, preschools and offices on HI Island/Maui/Molokaʻi tomorrow until further notice

Kamehameha Schools will close its campuses, preschools and offices on Hawaiʻi Island, Maui and Molokaʻi tomorrow until further notice in anticipation of effects from Hurricane Lane.

August 20, 2018

Hurricane Lane update (Monday, Aug. 20)

Kamehameha Schools leaders are watching the progress of Hurricane Lane, and remain in regular contact with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

October 17, 2017

National Safe Schools Week initiative celebrates student safety

Safe Schools Week provides a good reminder about the importance placed on safety and the need to consistently raise awareness to build a culture of safety.

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.

November 14, 2016

Specialists provide safety guidance when engaging in ʻāina activities

Education safety specialists provide students and staff with training and guidance on proper ways to handle tools when working on the ʻāina.

November 07, 2016

KS Athletics a leader in preventing concussions

The Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald released a series of articles taking a closer look at the issue of concussions and what’s being done to protect student-athletes.

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.

September 05, 2016

All programs and offices open as usual Tuesday

This message is to confirm that all Kamehameha Schools campuses, preschools, community education programs and business offices will be open as usual on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

September 02, 2016

Storm update: Weekend activities slowly returning to normal

Kamehameha Schools’ leaders remain in regular contact with the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) and are monitoring the progress of the storm. Based on the best information we have at this time, the following operational decisions have been made.

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.

August 31, 2016

Hawaiʻi island operations remain closed; programs/activities on other islands remain as scheduled

This message is to update you on the status of Kamehameha Schools educational programs as Tropical Storm Madeline passes Hawaiʻi Island and approaches Maui, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi and Oʻahu.

August 30, 2016

KS closing its Hawaiʻi island educational programs and offices ahead of Hurricane Madeline

KS operations on Hawaiʻi island, including campus, preschools, community programs and business offices, will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, August 31, in anticipation of effects from Hurricane Madeline.

July 22, 2016

Tropical Storm Darby Closes Hawaiʻi, Maui Campuses

Aloha kākou. Kamehameha Schools’ leaders are in regular contact with the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) and are monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Darby.

April 16, 2016

Mālama Ola director Dr. Kenneth Fink

Learn more about the man tapped to head KS’ student health, safety and well-being department.