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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PBS “Insights” discussion focuses on indigenous agriculture as sustainable model

Our kūpuna engaged in indigenous agricultural practices for generations to support their sustainable lifestyle, and we can look to their cultural traditions and ‘ike to find solutions to meet today’s global challenges related to food production and climate change.

Last week, Kāwili Kauaʻi – interactive experiences of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Summer School along with Kilohana grades 3-4, and Kilohana grades 6-8 – culminated with a collective Hōʻike. See story »

Aloha mai kākou. Today was an emotional day across the pae ‘āina as events unfolded atop Maunakea where there were powerful demonstrations of courage. See story »

KS colleagues, friends and family recently witnessed the investiture of Rose as KS trustee at a ceremony at KS Kapālama’s Bishop Memorial Chapel. See story »

KS Trustee Corbett Kamoa Kalama once went from paddling the Moloka‘i Channel to a Kamehameha graduation without missing a stroke. This and other mo‘olelo were shared by members of the KS ‘ohana as they bid farewell to Kalama, whose term as trustee ended on June 30. See story »

Hawai‘i temperatures have been hitting record highs, increasing the risk for heat-related illnesses including heat rash, sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The good news is that all of these illnesses are 100% preventable. See story »

Kamehameha Schools has joined forces with Hawaiʻi Pacific Health (HPH) to improve the education, health, economic stability and social well-being of students and families across Hawaiʻi. The partnership is KS’ first with a non-profit health care system. See story »

For Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami, the suicide crisis affecting ‘ohana on the Garden Isle is more than just a glaring statistic, or a news flash – it has made a devastating impact on his family. See story »

Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i track and field standout Chenoa Frederick is the Gatorade Hawaiʻi Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year. See story »

This past school year, fifth graders from Kamehameha Schools Maui were challenged with projects that explored the writings of our ancestors in nūpepa kahiko (old newspaper) printed in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i. See story »

In 1990, as a result of a decline in koa, Sealaska, a corporation owned by the Tlingit, Haida and Tshimshian tribes of Southeast Alaska, gifted two 200-foot Sitka spruce logs to Hawai‘i to help construct Polynesian Voyaging Society’s wa‘a Hawai‘iloa. See story »

Pōmaikaʻi Evans-Bautista, a 2019 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i, was presented with a $5,000 scholarship as part of the Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center on June 8. See story »

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