The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama
The life source that feeds and nourishes

Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama is the Kamehameha Schools Maui summer school program. Our standards based curricula incorporates group and individual projects, challenging ‘āina experiences and an ‘Ōiwi STEAM direction. Our vision is to provide a learning experience that empowers a native Hawaiian worldview and identity, increases academic ability and nurtures individual learner potential.


Mea Hawai'i 2017 summer papa huaka'i to Pu'u Kukui Watershed. Haumana learned how to clean and cook fish in an imu.


Ka ‘Alemanaka





Ka Nūhou a me Nā Ho‘olaha
(News and Announcements)

In the Pai’ea Learning Center and Makerspace, haumāna participate in projects that combine library and research skills with Design Thinking to understand how their ancestors used innovation and problem solving to live fully sustainable lives. See story »

February 14, 2018

Dananananananana Bat Club!

Kamehameha haumāna are learning everything about bats and how to conserve them in the new science-based Bat Club. The purpose of Bat Club is to help expose science to middle school students through bat research with a goal of having the students present their research at the Hawaiian Conservation Conference held in July. See story »

Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama has expanded options for summer including dual-credit and wayfinding courses for high schoolers. Register by Feb. 15. See story »



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Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama

Coordinator, Summer and Intersession (Hālau ʻO Kapikohānaiāmālama):

Raymond Estrella

Learning Designer and Facilitator:

Michelle Kamalii-Ligsay


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