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.
News and announcements
April 26, 2019
Mālama Ola Minute: The importance of vaccinating your keiki
This Mālama Ola Minute focuses on the importance of vaccinating your keiki. Learn some positive parenting practices, including how to decide on vaccines based on scientific evidence, in this column brought to you by the KS Health Services Department - Mālama Ola (To Care for Life).
March 29, 2019
Mālama Ola Minute: Teen depression and suicide prevention
This Mālama Ola Minute focuses on teen depression and suicide prevention. Learn some positive parenting practices, including how to talk to your teen about anxiety and depression, in this column brought to you by the KS Health Services Department - Mālama Ola (To Care for Life).
February 26, 2019
Mālama Ola Minute: Sexual health and well-being in teens
Parents have the greatest influence over their children’s decisions about sex – more than friends, siblings, or the media. Talking with teens about sex-related topics – including healthy relationships and the prevention of HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy – is a positive parenting practice.
October 22, 2018
KS provides insight, tips during Safe Schools Week
Students, families, officials, faculty and policymakers across the nation are collaborating to ensure that our schools are safe environments for learning.
Moʻomōʻali Olakino Electronic Health Records (EHR)
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 »