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Kamehameha Schools Kapālama


Ke Kula Waena (Middle School)


Educational Mission

Kamehameha Schools’ mission is to fulfill Pauahi’s desire to create educational opportunities in perpetuity to improve the capability and well being of people of Hawaiian ancestry. View more »



Across our Kapālama campus (K-12), we are unified by a common vision: Lift the haumāna to lift the lāhui! Empowering our haumāna to pursue their passions by delivering a world-class education based on Christian and Hawaiian values. View more »


Team Learning

Students transition successfully from elementary to middle school when they feel a sense of belonging in their new environment. We nurture that feeling by placing students into learning teams. View more »

Coronavirus updates and safety guidelines

See the latest KS campus, preschool and community program updates and safety guidelines regarding COVID-19.

Kapālama Leadership


Kula Gaughen-Haili
Po’o Kumu
(808) 842-8365


Kehau Glassco
Vice Principal, Class of 2027
(808) 843-3474


Arianne Chock
Interim Vice Principal, Class of 2026
(808) 842-8447


Stacey Makanui
Dean of Student Well-Being
(808) 842-8122


Tory Watanabe
Student Activities Coordinator
(808) 843-3475


Hoku Hoohuli
Office Administrator
(808) 842-8366

Contact us

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School
2125 Ali‘i Road
Honolulu, HI 96817

Middle School Office:
(808) 842-8365

Absence Hotline:
(808) 842-8364

(808) 845-7234

Dispensary (Health Room):
(808) 843-3459

Counseling Center:
(808) 842-8569

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News and announcements

Fourth Week of Lent

The Lord is my shepherd, I will not be in need. He lets me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness for the sake of His name.

Kūkahekahe: Kūpuna wisdom shines in Nā Momi Hoʻoheno interviews

In honor of Women’s History Month, Nā Momi Hoʻoheno (The Cherished Pearls) oral history video series will release three new episodes, all featuring prominent Hawaiian women who have made meaningful and long-lasting contributions in their respective fields.

Third Sunday of Lent

As we pause on the 3rd Sunday of Lent, let us reflect on the love of God that has been poured out into our hearts. For it is this love that gives us hope and perseverance to overcome obstacles and strengthen our growth in Him.