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Kamehameha Schools Strategic Plan 2015-2020

SP2020 is a five-year strategic plan that will guide Kamehameha Schools from 2015 to 2020. The plan marks a starting point toward Vision 2040, which envisions success for all Native Hawaiian learners. This site provides a repository of information related to SP2020.



This initial strategic plan, spanning 2015 to 2020, is the first in a series of five-year plans that outline how Kamehameha Schools will accomplish its vision for a thriving Lāhui.

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Within a generation of 25 years, we see a thriving Lāhui where our learners achieve postsecondary educational success, enabling good life and career choices. We also envision that our learners will be grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values and will be leaders who contribute to their communities, both locally and globally.

News and updates

November 17, 2016

KS and BOE partnership paves way for Native Hawaiian success

Approximately 47,000 of Hawai‘i’s public school students are of Hawaiian ancestry. This MOU enables KS to work with the DOE to cultivate a strong Native Hawaiian identity in its students, preparing them for post-secondary success.

March 2016 issue

I Mua Magazine

A long-term vision for a thriving Lāhui brings a new strategic direction to Kamehameha Schools.

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Where we are now

November — The annual strategic report summary and Quarter Three strategic report summary are shared with staff in the employees section of this website. These reports include results, insights and progress toward SP2020.

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For KS employees

The employees-only part of this site offers more information that is relevant mostly to staff, such as:

  • Definition of what a program is
  • Strategic report summary
  • Organizational changes
  • Annual plan summary
  • Action plans and regional plans

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