Kamehameha Schools is deeply committed to the safety and well-being of our students. It is a privilege that parents entrust us with the care of their children and we intend to do everything we can do to make sure that trust is earned.
Mālama Ola is dedicated to student health, safety and well-being. Its focus is having the right people, right culture and right systems in place to best protect and care for our keiki. The division is responsible for student and employee health and safety at KS’ three campuses, 30 preschools and community education programs. This includes education safety and risk staff, athletic training staff and mental health services.
In addition to the important health and safety services that are provided, Mālama Ola works to provide education and resources to prevent incidents before they happen.
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News and announcements
November 18, 2019
How to handle bullying
KS is committed to providing a learning environment free from all types of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying, hazing or violence that may interfere with a student’s ability to learn and enjoy his or her educational experience. If you are a student who has been bullied, a parent of a bullied child, or witness to a bullying incident, please tell a kumu, an administrator, or report it via the KS Hiʻikua Student Helpline.
October 16, 2019
Youth vaping: What you need to know
E-cigarettes – or vapes – have been around for more than a decade, but only in recent years has their use reached epidemic levels among youth.
September 25, 2019
Mālama Ola Minute: Suicide prevention is a kākou effort
According to a recent survey, 30% of Hawai‘i high school students reported experiencing chronic sadness over the past year, 16% seriously considered suicide, and 10% attempted suicide. The rates were even higher for middle schoolers.
August 19, 2019
Mālama Ola Minute: The Back-to-School Reset
Summer flew by in the blink of an eye! Easing children into a new school year can be challenging. Here are some tips on how to support your child’s transition back to school.
October 19, 2016
In Action 1 of our FY 2016-17 Annual Plan, a focus on student safety and well-being is identified as an organizational priority. Here’s why. See CEO Message »