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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State proclamation declares ’Ke Au Hawai‘i – The Year of the Hawaiian’

Leaders of KS and other Native Hawaiian-serving organizations gathered at Washington Place to celebrate the proclamation which honors Hawaiian culture, traditions, and the perpetuation of ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i.

KS Kapālama Robotics team won Flik’s national gingerbread house contest with their Interactive Clock Tower.
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“Mai Poina: The Annexation Debate,” a vivid re-enactment of the discussions and actions that led to Hawai‘i becoming a territory of the United States, will be staged from Feb. 22 through March 4 at Ali'iōlani Hale. See story »

The collaboration will include a summer internship program for students and alumni, providing cultural guidance, and a sustainable food initiative involving KS farmers. See story »

“Glory in His Soul,” a musical drama about the life of Henry Opukaha‘ia, depicts how Christianity was introduced to Hawai‘i through missionaries via the eyes of a young Hawaiian boy with a desire to dream big. See story »

KS Kapālama Interim Kahu Sherman Thompson shares how Lent can not only be a time for abstinence, but redemption as well. And KS Hawai‘i Christian Education Instructor Kensy Apaka gives his mana‘o on how to avoid falling into the “If only” trap. See story »

With the mantra of “Healthy children learn better” as a rallying force, the Kamehameha Schools Kaua‘i Region team partnered with KS preschools to sponsor and volunteer at the inaugural West Kaua‘i Early Learning Health & Education Fair. See story »

Nine KS students earned commended student or semifinalist designations by the National Merit Scholarship Program this year.
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Hālau ‘O Kapikohānaiāmālama has expanded options for summer including dual-credit and wayfinding courses for high schoolers. Register by Feb. 15. See story »

Hale ‘O Māmalu - named after the nearby bay and means to shade or protect and bring together - will serve as a gathering place as KS works with partners in the community to address key issues affecting the lāhui in the ahupua‘a of Punalu‘u. See story »

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Elementary School haumāna rose bright and early this morning to celebrate Princess Ruth Keʻelikōlani, born today in 1826. See story »

Kamehameha Schools’ ‘Ewa Region team will help welcome Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a to Pu‘uloa – the first time in the wa‘a’s 42-year history that it will sail into the waters of Pearl Harbor. See story »

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January 18, 2018

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September 19, 2016

ON SUSTAINABILITY

World Conservation Congress: An eye-opening, heart-warming experience

July 25, 2016

DATA MATTERS

Academic progress is important, but it’s not the only thing we care about

July 5, 2016

HA‘I‘ŌLELO A KE KAHU

Living with Mercy and Grace

January 31, 2018

Small school in Nebraska big on female wrestlers from Hawaii

January 31, 2018

MW Group to break ground on 6th Oahu senior living facility

January 31, 2018

Disney’s “Moana” (and Auli‘i Cravalho) Hit a New High Note—in Hawaiian

February 16, 2018

Kamehameha Schools and Plaintiffs Agree on Settlement of Browne Litigation

February 14, 2018

KS Hawaiʻi rock opera tells the story of election between Kalākaua and Emma

December 29, 2017

Kamehameha Schools invests $1.7 million in Maui, Moloka‘i & Lāna‘i programs