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December 7, 2021

KS to resume normal operations on 12/8

All KS campuses, preschools and offices across the pae ʻāina will be open on Wednesday, Dec. 8. See story »

December 6, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Give time, stress less

Studies show that volunteering reduces stress and increases positive, relaxed feelings by releasing dopamine. See story »

December 3, 2021

Advent Week 2: Preparation – Ho‘omākaukau

KS Kapālama Poʻo Kula Dr. Taran Chun KSK’95 and KSK senior Logan Lau encourage us to prepare for Advent by being steadfast in our faith and maintaining our commitment and relationship with Jesus Christ. See story »

November 30, 2021

KS Kapālama staff engage in professional development powered by E Ola!

More than 400 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama kumu and school staff engaged in huakaʻi and multiple learning and wellness sessions led by presenters from the community and extended KS ‘ohana, including multiple alumni. See story »

November 30, 2021

KS, Saint Mark Lutheran School expand partnership for Native Hawaiian keiki

The three-year agreement provides tuition assistance, research, data and other sharing between schools, and wrap-around support for families. See story »

November 30, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Instant Pot Kūlolo

If you don’t have access to an imu, this recipe is a great alternative that uses a pressure cooker! See story »

November 24, 2021

KS to invest $10 million in Hawai‘i’s food systems

The Hawaiʻi ʻUlu Cooperative is the first investment made to strengthen food self-sufficiency in Hawaiʻi. See story »

November 24, 2021

Advent Week 1: Mana‘olana – Hope

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 and Hope Keiki Kahu Kalena Carpenter KSM’23 help us usher in ka Hikina – the season of Advent – with a reminder to pause each week to see the mana‘olana, the hope, of the Christ Child. See story »

November 22, 2021

Celebrating Lā Kūʻokoʻa, Independence Day

In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate Lā Kūʻokoʻa, the Independence Day of the Hawaiian Kingdom. See story »

November 19, 2021

Weekly devotional: Fitting in

It’s a natural thing to want to be with the “in” crowd, however, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reminds us that the only one we should be seeking attention from is ke Akua. See story »

November 18, 2021

Usher in Thanksgiving with worship

Begin your Thanksgiving week with mele, ho‘omana and pule with livestreamed worship services from our campuses. See story »

November 16, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Lonoikamakahiki!

In this Kūkahekahe article, we celebrate the Makahiki and the upcoming season of thanksgiving and peace. See story »

November 15, 2021

HIRING NOW connects KS tenants with job seekers statewide

KS, the Chamber of Commerce of Hawai‘i and Hawai‘i News Now launched HIRING NOW, a partnership program focused on strengthening the state’s economy by providing a forum for local businesses to find and hire employees. See story »

November 15, 2021

KS collaborates on Mahi‘ai Match-Up to build resilient economies

Farmers and food system entrepreneurs have the opportunity to grow their business skills, complete a business plan and compete for agricultural land, commercial space agreements. Applications are currently being accepted. See story »

November 9, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Is kindness a cure for everything?

In commemoration of World Kindness Day, Nov. 13, KS Hawai‘i Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK'77 shares his mana‘o on kindness and its many health benefits. See story »

November 9, 2021

‘Welina Oʻahu’ – A celebration of favorite island lei

KS Cultural Consultant Manu Boyd KSK’80 shares reflections of the cherished mele hula “Welina Oʻahu” as well as snippets of an interview with one of the mele’s composers and his own kumu, Robert Uluwehi Cazimero. See story »

November 8, 2021

Community programs promote ʻāina-based education on Maui and Lānaʻi

A pilot program on Maui that engaged a dozen high school students in ʻāina-based learning earlier this year is now preparing to welcome an adult cohort next spring. See story »

November 5, 2021

Weekly devotional: The earth is the Lord’s

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reflects on the words of Psalm 24:1-2 and US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, both of which remind us of our kuleana to be pono stewards of our kulāiwi. See story »

November 4, 2021

KS-sponsored town hall highlights lessons learned by haumāna, kumu during COVID-19

Hosted by Hawaiʻi News Now anchor Māhealani Richardson KSK’91, the 30-minute broadcast entitled “Evolving Education: Learning through COVID,” recalls the experiences and lessons learned over the past year by haumāna and kumu from schools around the pae ‘āina. See story »

November 2, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Pauahi’s Will and the Boys School

In this Kūkahekahe, we celebrate the 138-year anniversary of Pauahi signing her will which established Kamehameha Schools, and the 134-year anniversary of the opening of the first campus. See story »

November 2, 2021

KS partners with Polynesian Bowl to host annual all-star football game at KSK

The Polynesian Bowl is an all-star game played annually in Hawai‘i featuring 100 of the nation’s top high school seniors, many of whom go on to play at top-level college programs. See story »

November 1, 2021

Earn your MA in Indigenous Education with a Native Hawaiian track from ASU

The new Native Hawaiian track is the result of a collaboration between Arizona State University and KS. Learners can earn their degree in 18 to 24 months. See story »

October 29, 2021

Weekly devotional: Equipped for ke Akuaʻs work

Leaning on the words of Timothy 3:16-17, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSKʻ74 reminds us that the bible is more than a source of taglines and soundbites It a source of truth and light that equips us to do ke Akuaʻs best work. See story »

October 27, 2021

KS-owned Windward Mall to welcome Target

The much-anticipated retailer will be located in the space formerly occupied by Sears. See story »

October 27, 2021

KS retail centers sponsor spooktacular Halloween happenings

Halloween happenings including costume contests, trick-or-treat stops and photo ops! Parents, keiki and pets are welcome. See story »

October 25, 2021

Ka wahine o ka lua – Pele creates new eruptions at Kīlauea

In this Kūkahekahe, we share a bit about the akuawahine (goddess) Pele. See story »

October 22, 2021

Weekly devotional: Be BOLD in your faith

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 reminds us that being bolder in your faith means walking humbly with God’s spirit and following the example of Jesus who humbled himself and remained obedient to his purpose. See story »

October 19, 2021

Kūkahekahe: A Legacy for Princess Kaʻiulani

In the young women of Hawaiʻi, Charles Reed Bishop saw the same aloha and spirit he saw in his own favorite niece Kaʻiulani and his beloved wife Pauahi. See story »

October 18, 2021

Kealaiwikuamoʻo crew creates high-touch kits to supplement high-tech learning

The free kits contain DIY cultural activities like hei (string figure games) that engage kuaʻana, mākua and tūtū in playing with little ones in the ‘ohana. See story »

October 18, 2021

KS presents the Virtual Prince Lot Hula Festival

The historic Queen Emma Summer Palace in Nu‘uanu serves as a backdrop for the two-hour festival which premieres on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 7 to 9 pm on KHON2. See story »

October 8, 2021

COVID-19 changes for the Second Semester (starting Jan. 4, 2022)

Mahalo nui i nā haumāna, nā ʻohana, a me nā limahana o Ke Kula ʻo Kamehameha no kā ʻoukou hana poʻokela ma ka hapahā mua o kēia makahiki, ma ka hoʻopalekana ʻana i kā mākou mau keiki, a no ka hoʻoikaika mau me ka lōkahi. Thank you to our Kamehameha Schools students, families and staff, for your amazing work this First Quarter, for keeping our keiki safe, and for staying strong and together. We are truly blessed and deeply grateful. See story »

October 8, 2021

Weekly devotional: It’s a kākou thing!

Every day we are given the opportunity to share the gospel and speak of ke Akua’s story with confidence and conviction. KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 reminds us that while it might be scary to do so, we are never alone in that journey. It’s a kākou thing! See story »

October 7, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Eat Together, Eat Better

Here are some tips on how to encourage smart eating habits and prepare locally sourced meals to help you and your keiki eat healthy all year long. See story »

October 6, 2021

Applying to Kamehameha Schools just got easier

The new ʻOhana Portal provides families up-to-date information on the status of their applications for K-12 campus programs, preschools and a summer learning opportunities. See story »

October 5, 2021

‘Lei ʻIlima’ – A KS Musical Tradition

In this Kūkahekahe, Cultural Consultant Manu Boyd KSK ’80 reflects on a beautiful mele with connections to Kamehameha Schools. See story »

October 4, 2021

Property Feature: HECO Building - Rare Gem in Capitol District

Located in Honolulu’s historic capital district, the HECO building is a short walk to Hawai‘i’s State Capitol and other government offices, as well as the bustling downtown. The 51,227 sq. ft. mixed-use building first opened for business on July 25, 1927 and stands on a 13,255 sq. ft. parcel zoned BMX-4 central business mixed-use district zoning provides the highest land use intensity for commerce, business, and housing. See story »

October 4, 2021

KS website celebrates and cultivates Hawaiian leadership

Journey with ʻōiwi leaders as they share their stories and mana‘o on what drives them to create a better Hawai‘i and a better world. See story »

October 1, 2021

Weekly devotional: Helping the hurt

Echoing the words of II Corinthians 1:3-4, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 reminds us that the best way to help those who are hurting is through pule. See story »

September 29, 2021

KS students honored as National Group Youth Advocates of the Year

KSK seniors Joshua Ching and Logan Lau, KSM junior Aubrey Ahana and KSH freshman Julie Nacionales serve on the Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i Youth Council which received national recognition for its work with local leaders to protect kids and vulnerable communities from the harmful effects of tobacco. See story »

September 28, 2021

‘Aha Moananuiākea partnership with Micronesia featured on Kaʻiwakīloumoku website

The new section educates our Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana and the broader Hawaiian community about the people, history, and culture of Micronesia. See story »

September 24, 2021

Weekly devotional: Praying together

Leaning on the words of Matthew 18:19-20, KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 reminds us that when it comes to pule, there is strength in numbers. See story »

September 21, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Kaʻiwakīloumoku’s Anniversary – Lā Piha Makahiki He 9!

Get a glimpse of the opening ceremony of the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center, which “hooks” together communities and networks throughout Hawaiʻi, the greater Pacific and beyond. See story »

September 20, 2021

I Mua summer issue available online

This new summer issue highlights the great work being done in the community by members of our KS ‘ohaha, and shares stories of ʻōiwi leadership showcased by KS alumni. See story »

September 17, 2021

Weekly devotional: Drawn to the light

Just as sunflowers are drawn to the day’s light for needed energy and strength, KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 says we must also follow the Son, for He will ensure we never lose sight of God and our focus on the things that are worthwhile. See story »

September 16, 2021

Concert stream celebrates legacy of Kauikeaouli, sights and sounds of Moku o Keawe

Gather with ‘ohana and friends in the comfort of your home, Saturday, Sept. 18, from 6-8 p.m. for the streaming of the 20th Annual Tribute to Kamehameha III – A Birthday Celebration for Ka Lani Kauikeaouli. The free broadcast highlights the sights and sounds Moku o Keawe and is available at See story »

September 14, 2021

E heʻenalu kākou – Let’s go surf!

In this Kūkahekahe, cultural consultant Manu Boyd KSK’80 shares a bit of surfing history through mele. Once considered the exclusive privilege and pastime of aliʻi, expert athletes today compete in surfing on the world stage. See story »

September 13, 2021

Registration open for ʻOhana Engagement Conference

Registration is open for the Sept. 17 ʻOhana Engagement Conference: Lifting the ʻohana, school and the community through strengthening their health and well-being. See story »

September 13, 2021

Summer experiences create enduring cultural lessons for keiki

From Hawaiian healing techniques to the farm-to-table movement, haumāna explored cultural activities and ʻāina-based education offered through a new collaboration between Kamehameha Schools and community partners this summer. See story »

September 10, 2021

Weekly devotional: Praying for our healers

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 leans on the words of 1 Peter 5:7, which reinforces ke Akua as the consoler of all, in His request for continued pule over health care workers as they remain steadfast in the fight against COVID-19. See story »

September 9, 2021

Mālama Ola Minute: Helping a child at risk for suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. None of us wants to believe that our keiki are at risk for suicide. But during this tumultuous time, staying alert to warning signs and talking openly with kids about their feelings are more important than ever. Here are a few tips on suicide prevention to follow and to share with those around you. See story »


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