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Student health

Medical clearance for the 2024-25 school year

For checklists and parent letters sent out in preparation for the 2024-25 school year, see the forms and checklists page.

To participate in a sport, a student-athlete must have a physical exam completed at least every 13 months (i.e. every 12 months with a one month grace period). When your child has their well-child physical examination throughout the year, it’s a recommended good practice to have the healthcare provider complete the KS Physical Evaluation form. Parents can then submit the form to KS through the parent portal. Through the parent portal, you can view the date of the last physical exam we have on record. A student-athlete must also have health insurance in order to participate.


Mālama Ola is the enterprise division responsible for medical clearance and physical and mental health clinical services provided to KS students. It is comprised of the Health Services, Behavioral Health, and Athletic Health departments that support the three campuses, 30 preschools, and summer programs. The Mālama Ola division contributes to E Ola! by supporting child well-being, which helps optimize student learning.


Health Services

Health Services staff are responsible for performing the medical clearance for all student and are available to provide clinical assessments, first aid, and initial urgent/emergency care to students located on a KS campus.

Athletic Health

Athletic Health staff provide primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation for student-athletes.

Behavioral Health

Behavioral health staff are available to provide crisis risk assessments, depression risk screenings, mental health counseling, as well as assist students and their caregivers in the coordination of outpatient mental health services for students.

If you have questions about Residential Life at KS Kapālama, please see the Residential Life website for contact information.


Hi‘ikua Helpline

In non-emergency situations, students can utilize the Hi‘ikua Student Helpline to report any issues they are not comfortable bringing to their principals or counselors.


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