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The News Site of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

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The News Site of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama

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Thrifting for Charity

Thrifting for Charity

Mikala Akiona, Reporter January 29, 2024

Our high school haumāna and staff supported charity by shopping stylish, sustainable, and affordable clothing at the Women’s Empowerment Club’s Thrift Threads on December 5th. The Women's Empowerment...

Ceramics Students Fire Clay “Raku” Style

Ceramics Students Fire Clay “Raku” Style

Mahina Tahere, Reporter October 19, 2023

Raku is a traditional Japanese style of firing clay commonly used for tea ceremonies. Firing clay in raku technique involves removing the clay from the kiln while it is still hot and relocating it to...

President Mikala Akiona and Co-Vice President Chloe Martin-Blevins next to the Womens Empowerment Club booth at this years Club Fair.

Mana Wahine Unite! 

Mikala Akiona, Reporter October 19, 2023

The women in our lives, whether our mothers, grandmothers, or even ourselves were born bearing the destiny to be something extraordinary. They are capable, authoritative, and independent. Such women are...

Water Rights in Kauaʻi

Water Rights in Kauaʻi

Kaʻie Naboa-Cordy, Reporter October 17, 2023

Nathaniel Tin-Wong is a well-known Native Hawaiian carver, kalo farmer, horse rider, construction worker, and surfer in Northern Kauaʻi. He has made many kapa beaters for well-known Kapa makers, and prior...

Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi; Serving the Community One Day at a Time

Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi; Serving the Community One Day at a Time

Leināʻala Wong, Reporter October 17, 2023

“He aliʻi ka ʻāina, he kauwā ke kanaka; the land is a chief, and the man is its servant,” an ʻōlelo noʻeau by Aunty Mary Kawena Pukuʻi which directly impacts the mission of Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi...

Dansen Catian checking his Canvas calendar for upcoming assignments

Students Battle Against a Clock

Paul Aguzar-Taitague, Reporter September 14, 2023

With performing arts starting their rehearsals, sports starting their season, students taken back by their daily lives, and distractions often taking over the mind, students struggle working against the...

The freshman class will be adorned with pink at the 2024 Song Contest.

Freshmen Choose Pink!

Noah Brooks (ʻOhu), Reporter September 14, 2023

Choosing class colors, a long standing tradition at Kamehameha Kapālama, has happened for years, and the freshmen, class of 2027 got to choose their color. The class of 2023's color was melemele, or yellow....

Music is Medicine

Music is Medicine

Leināʻala Wong, Reporter September 12, 2023

As the new school year picks up speed, homework has been keeping students up late, with late-night study sessions on repeat. To aid them with their studying, many students have found music to help them....

KSK Students at NHS Induction Ceremony

Affirmative Action Decision Raises Hawaiian Opinions

Christian Nakihei, Reporter September 11, 2023

This past summer, two cases challenged the use of affirmative action in college admissions, with SCOTUS ruling that the diversity of its student body is no longer an interest of upper education, opening...

Sami-Maimiti K. Andersons Uhi Kākau

Polynesian Tātau, Hawaiian Kākau

Paris Kekua, Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2023

Senior Sami-Maimiti K. Anderson speaks out on her experience with traditional Hawaiian tattoos.  The hula dancer explains that an ala maʻi is the unveiling of the wearer’s family history and home;...

Waste buckets quickly fill at Akahi.

‘Akahi’s New System Emphasizes Magnitude of Food Waste

Kaydn Ito, Reporter September 8, 2023

As fall serves up a fresh new school year for Kamehameha’s students, ‘Akahi Dining Hall steps up to the plate with its trays, cups, and silverware. ‘Akahi has implemented its in-hall clean-up system,...

Piece from last years annual art event: Day 21: (Laka) by Aria Chang

KS Art Club Prepares to Announce Theme for Annual School Art Event

Mahina Tahere, Reporter September 8, 2023

With the month of October growing closer and closer, the Art Club here at KS prepares for its annual October event: Pāheona ʻOkakopa. Meaning “art October,” Pāheona ʻOkakopa is a yearly tradition...

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