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Ho‘omāka‘ika‘i

Program Information

What to expect for Summer 2023

Application Window: January 3 - February 15, 2023

Summer 2023 Dates: Please check back in January for program dates.

*We will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions, which may require adjustments to program delivery.
 

Eligibility

Students who will be entering grade 6 in the fall at a public school, a private school other than KS, a charter school, Kula Kaiapuni, or are home-schooled are invited to apply.

Note for summer 2023: There is no residency requirement, but please note that there will be no air travel or boarding this summer. Participants will attend in-person daily.  The program will be held on O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i island (East Hawai‘i, West Hawai‘i) only.

Out of state or international applicants: If attending the program, ‘ohana must secure their own travel and accommodations in one of the identified areas for the program week duration.

Lāna‘i applicants: If attending a program ‘ohana must secure their own travel and accommodations in one of the identified areas for the program week duration.

Hāna, Maui applicants: Program will be in or around the central Maui area. Transportation from Hāna, Lahaina & Kihei to the program location will not be provided.

Bus Transportation

Bus service will be provided in each identified region within a limited area. Further information will be included in conditional acceptance letters and confirmation packets once applicants are enrolled.

Kawaiaha‘o Plaza

567 South King St
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 523-6200

KS Hawai‘i

16-716 Volcano Rd
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

KS Kapālama

1887 Makuakāne St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 842-8211

KS Maui

275 ‘A‘apueo Pkwy
Pukalani, HI 96768
(808) 572-3100