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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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  • SUMMER PROGRAMS

    Kilohana

    Innovative, four- and five-week Hawaiian culture-based math and literacy programs.

    Application deadline: January 2, 2020 – March 15, 2020
    Details and eligibility by region.
    Age group: Students entering Grades 3-4, and 6-8 (grade and residency requirements vary by program)
    Program info and application instructions »

    Summer School

    Summer courses available at each of our 3 campuses: Maui, Hawai‘i island and O‘ahu.

    Application deadline: January 2, 2020 – February 15, 2020

    Kamehameha Schools Maui — Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama
    ‘Ōiwi STEAM program that empowers students through rigorous and relevant courses that are academically focused and culturally-connected; incorporating group and individual projects and challenging ‘āina experiences to grow their skills as innovators and stewards of today and tomorrow.

    Age group: students entering grades K-12
    Program info and application instructions »

    Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i

    Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy
    Four-weeks of joyful summer learning that challenges students to explore and design real-world solutions that will positively impact Hawai‘i Island. Rigorous and engaging inquiries ignite passion for learning, innovative thinking, and deeper aloha for our ‘āina, lāhui, and world.

    Age group: students entering grades K-8
    Program info and application instructions »

    Hālau Mauli Ola
    Four-week high school summer program that builds and extends upon the ‘ike mauli (foundational knowledge) through ways of knowing extended beyond the regular school year and prepares students for what is beyond high school through college, career, and life learning educational opportunities.

    Age group: students entering grades 9-12
    Program info and application instructions »

    Explorations Ho‘omāka‘ika‘i

    One-week summer boarding programs providing foundational Hawaiian values and practices through hands-on activities.

    Application deadline: January 2, 2020 – February 15, 2020

    Age group: Students entering Grades 6-7
    Program info and application instructions »

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  • COLLEGE AND CAREER GUIDANCE

    Kamehameha Scholars

    Nationally acclaimed college and career counseling program that provides students entering 9th and 10th grade with post-secondary planning, year-round workshops, and interactive lessons grounded in the Hawaiian culture.

    Application window: March 16, 2020 – April 30, 2020
    Age group: Servicing students Grades 9-12 (admissions for students entering Grades 9-10)
    Program info and application instructions »


  • COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS

    Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program

    Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program (KOIP) is a statewide 14-week summer internship program for college students.

    Application window: January 2, 2020 - February 28, 2020
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »


  • K–12 EDUCATION

    Campus Program

    Traditional K-12 program at campuses located on O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i island with world-class curriculum rooted in Christian and Hawaiian values

    Application window: August 15, 2019 – September 30, 2019
    Age group: Check website for entry grade levels for each campus

    Start application »

    For kōkua, call (808) 534-8080.

    Kīpona Scholarship

    Need-based scholarship for students enrolling in participating non-Kamehameha private schools statewide

    Application window: August 15, 2019 – September 30, 2019
    Age group: Students entering grades K, 6 and 9

    Returning Kīpona applicants: Go to TADS portal »

    New Kīpona applicants: Start application »

    For kōkua, call (808) 534-8080.


  • COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

    KS College Scholarships

    Need-based scholarships for college students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees

    Application window: October 1, 2019 – January 31, 2020
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »

    ‘Imi Na‘auao Scholarship

    Scholarships for college students pursuing a graduate degree

    Application window: November 15, 2019 – January 31, 2020
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »

    Pauahi Foundation Scholarships

    Over 100 merit- and need-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students that have been created by private donors and awarded based on many factors

    Application window: December 25, 2019 – February 7, 2020
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »


  • EARLY COLLEGE

    Early College Scholarship

    This need-based scholarship is available to high school students who plan to enroll in a course(s) offered through the University of Hawaiʻi while attending a participating high school.

    Application window: November 15, 2019 – January 31,2020
    Age group: students in 9 – 11 grades
    Program info and application instructions »


 
 

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