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  • Workshops to focus on energy education in the classroom | Kamehameha Schools
    and an LED bulb Workshops to focus on energy education in the classroom By Leanne Okamoto February 9 2016 Hawaii Energy and the National Energy Education Development NEED Project are presenting energy workshops for classroom teachers K 12 in Hawaii Free Energy Education Workshops for K 12 Teachers Public and private teachers are welcome to attend the workshops that will provide teachers with tools and training to integrate energy education into their classroom Sign up today for one of the following workshops KAHULUI Maui Arts Cultural Center Feb 23 8 00 a m 3 30 p m HILO ʻImiloa Astronomy Center Feb 25 8 00 a m 3 30 p m To register visit the Hawaii Energy website Registration must be completed at least seven days before the workshop Attention Maui and Hawai i island teachers Register today for free energy workshops to learn how to integrate energy education into K 12 curriculum The two February sessions are being presented by Hawaii Energy and the National Energy Education Development NEED Project We are inviting all private and public teachers in Hawai i to participate in these workshops that will provide teachers with tools and training to integrate energy education into their classrooms said Chelsea Harder a transformational program specialist at Hawaii Energy Those who attend are eligible to receive a hands on classroom kit valued at over 300 and reimbursement for substitute costs for attending the full day workshop The workshops are slated for Tuesday Feb 23 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului and Thursday Feb 25 at the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo Kamehameha Schools is in collaboration with Hawaii Energy to offer an additional workshop on O ahu in April Details to come Sustainability is inherently place based said KS Sustainability Manager Amy Brinker of KS Āina Engagement Division It is the framework that teaches students to be resilient and think about their world and the impacts they can have on it from a Hawaiian perspective Whether the lesson is indoors outdoors about math or science sustainability has the breadth and depth to connect everything together seamlessly The State of Hawaii recently adopted the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2045 Currently more organizations and governments are starting to set aggressive clean energy goals The world is watching us as a leader for this type of massive energy transformation said Brinker Hawai i s kumu have a unique time sensitive opportunity to learn and teach this information so that our haumāna are beautifully positioned to be alaka i leaders initially in their own schools and homes but also as they begin careers in the local and global community Spots are filling up fast To register for the workshop visit the Hawaii Energy website Registration must be completed at least seven days before the workshop Hawaii Energy is the ratepayer funded energy conservation and efficiency program for Hawaii Honolulu and Maui counties under the direction of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/imua/article/free-energy-education-workshops-for-teachers/ (2016-02-15)
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  • KSK haumāna develop energy-saving proposals in annual Microgrid Challenge | Kamehameha Schools
    the first and second annual Microgrid Challenge Ella Aki KS sustainability fellow Vance Arakaki Kālai Hawaiʻi John Bendon Green Building Hawaii June Chee KUPU Diane Filibeck KYA Sustainability Studio Tad Glauthier STEM Chelsea Harder Hawaii Energy Earl Kawa a Hawaiian Resource Specialist Daniel Loo KS Investment Reporting Maxwell Mukai KS sustainability fellow Ken Patterson Advanced Energy Innovations Inc Peter Stone Green Building Hawaii Ian Tierney KYA Sustainability Studio Lindsay Wong KYA Sustainability Studio Kamehameha Schools Kapālama haumāna were recently tasked with developing proposals for a campus microgrid a small scale electricity grid powered by local energy sources The project was part of the school s second annual Microgrid Challenge spearheaded by high school economics kumu Eric Okazaki A microgrid not only provides backup for a specific electricity grid in case of emergencies but can be used to cut energy costs and connect to a local resource that is too small or unreliable for traditional grid use It also allows communities such as the Kapālama campus to be more energy independent and environmentally friendly The challenge was designed to not only test students skills and creativity but to also connect the campus with industry expert staff members at KS Honolulu headquarters Kawaiaha o Plaza It was inspired by a KS Strategic Plan 2020 message given to employees by Chief Executive Officer Jack Wong last year In his message Wong encouraged campuses to reach out to staff at Kawaiaha o Plaza and vice versa Okazaki took those words to heart and reached out to KS Sustainability Manager Amy Brinker for k kua I was happy to collaborate and saw this as an opportunity to increase the students understanding and awareness about energy use on campus and dream big about future energy efficiency conservation and generation potential Brinker said Seventy one KSK students

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/imua/article/microgrid-challenge-connects-members-of-the-ks-ohana/ (2016-02-15)
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  • KS Maui’s Kanoa wins school level Poetry Out Loud contest | Kamehameha Schools
    poetry and in performance I think it could be good for this school McCall said It gives students an opportunity to do something a little different Although there were multiple classroom winners only two students showed up to compete in the school contest held in Romero s room Kiana Kanoa and freshman Brennan Mendez I wish that there was a bigger turnout Kanoa said Kiana competed in her British Literary Survey class as an extra credit opportunity winning with the poem A Poison Tree by William Blake which she also performed at the school competition Student reciters are judged based on their physical presence voice and articulation dramatic appropriateness evidence of understanding and overall performance The competition between Kanoa and Mendez was tight I was impressed with how well they did McCall said Kiana said that even though she was glad that she won the school competition she thought that Mendez would have been a great representative for our school as well He was really really good Kanoa said I thought that his poem was amazing and it really felt like he was feeling the poem Brennan Mendez said that he got more interested in the contest when he discovered the opportunities and prizes winners could receive and started to take it more seriously than just a class assignment Mendez said that he was surprised that he won his class contest but was super excited for the next competition At the school event he was nervous to compete against just one person So as we presented I went first she went second and I felt good but after her poetry performance I knew I had no chance against her Mendez said I felt like I should ve practiced more Despite his loss Mendez said that it was a great experience and is thinking of competing next year I loved the competition surprise and excitement I got during the ride he said As for Kiana she s practicing hard in preparation for the state event State level competitors pick three poems to recite to include one that s 25 lines or less and one that was written before the 20th century Kiana s three poems will be A Poison Tree by William Blake Fire and Ice by Robert Frost and When I was One and Twenty by A E Housman I just thought that all of them had a similar theme of just not being a hopeless romantic Kanoa said There are three rounds at the state level one poem for each round and Kanoa has been practicing her first poems for two months She only recently picked her last poem When I was One and Twenty after winning the school contest She said that she s confident in her first two but still has some work with the last one I think that I need to have an outstanding representation of When I was One and Twenty because it s my final poem she said If Kiana wins at the

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/imua/article/ks-mauis-kanoa-wins-school-level-poetry-out-loud-contest/ (2016-02-15)
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  • New summer program will sharpen student math skills | Kamehameha Schools
    Hawai i Regional Office at the Keauhou Shopping Center This summer Kamehameha Schools is offering a new program called Kilohana in the Wai anae and West Hawai i regions Kilohana is a place based Kamehameha Schools summer program that combines Hawaiian culture based education with academic support Each program will look to strengthen math skills for students that reside in that region Kilo to study and hana to work reflect the program s focus on academics Kilohana also describes the highest point of a mountain In naming the program Kilohana the hope is that students will be able to reach their highest potential While the regional programs share a common name it is being customized for the specific needs and desires of each community Kilohana Wai anae The five week summer STEM Science Technology Engineering and Math program uses a Hawaiian culture based approach to cultivate college readiness and teach and support an intensive math curriculum Students will participate in a series of activities and field trips to develop long term plans for college academic success and a strong Hawaiian cultural foundation Students of Kilohana Wai anae will also learn with their families through a back to school night and h ike Haumāna will have a chance to visit O ahu colleges and universities to experience emerging college and career pathways Kilohana Wai anae builds upon what was previously called the IMUA College and Math Academy shared Kalei Ka ilihiwa KS director of community programs In addition to the academics students will participate in cultural activities connected to this place and explore different pathways through college Kilohana Wai anae is scheduled to run from June 6 through July 13 2016 It is open to non KS students entering grade 7 in fall 2016 who reside on the Wai anae Coast Families can learn more about the event by participating in an informational meeting at Wai anae Intermediate School on Wednesday Feb 3 starting at 5 30 p m The Kilohana Wai anae presentation will follow a presentation about the After School All Stars program at the school Dinner will be provided and application assistance will be available at the end of the meeting Families should bring their student s last year and current first semester report cards to complete the application Kilohana West Hawai i In West Hawai i the five week summer STEAM Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math program is rooted in Hawaiian worldview and values with intensive supports in math We re launching this new program in West Hawai i to concentrate on an identified need in our community shared Jamee Miller KS director of educational initiatives Through the Kilohana program we re looking to equip students in our region with valuable skills that have been linked to post secondary success Kilohana West Hawai i will run from June 13 through July 15 2016 It is open to non KS students entering grades seven and eight in the fall who reside in West Hawai i between Honoka

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/imua/article/new-summer-program-added-to-aid-student-math-skills/ (2016-02-15)
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  • KS cultivates a cultural space at Keauhou Bay | Kamehameha Schools
    appropriate plantings for the natural space located nearby Above the Daughters watch as KS students place hoʻokupu at the king s birthsite KS cultivates a cultural space at Keauhou Bay By Leanne Okamoto January 29 2016 The new natural space is adjacent to Moʻikeha Cave a significant wahi pana historical place KS commercial property at Keauhou Bay before it was damaged by the 2011 tsunami Kamehameha Schools has transformed its former commercial property at Keauhou Bay damaged by the 2011 tsunami into a natural space filled with lush native Hawaiian foliage The 5 000 square foot space is located at the Keauhou Small Boat Harbor Because the site is home to Mo ikeha Cave a significant wahi pana historical place once used as a refuge in time of war the three year project included an archaeological investigation a preservation plan and the planting of native hala laua e and naupaka The former structure was built in 1956 as a residence and was formally converted to commercial use in the early 1970s For 40 years the building served various commercial and retail uses Most recently it was leased by Sea Paradise Inc a snorkel and dive tour company now operating at the Keauhou Shopping Center The project aligns with the schools Strategic Plan 2020 that calls for the incorporation of cultural principles in land management decision making Initially KS planned to repair and reconstruct the building that was damaged by the tsunami said Allen Salavea KS Land Planning and Entitlements manager Instead we planned with a more holistic view of the area The restoration of this wahi pana also served to further honor the adjacent birth place of Kamehameha III KS worked closely with the Daughters of Hawai i the stewards of the Kamehameha III birth site to select appropriate plantings

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/imua/article/keauhou-bay-gets-a-cultural-facelift-a-new-look-for-the-new-year/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Summer program applications are due Feb. 16 | Kamehameha Schools
    a four week learning adventure that engages students in fun hands on experiences in and out of the classroom As action researchers students take field trips learn from community experts and explore the rich outdoor learning environment of Moku o Keawe Hawai i Island The program offers incredible educational opportunities that inspire passion for learning and enable young learners to be successful and prepared for the next school year Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy is a K 12 summer program Students applying for kindergarten must be 5 years of age by July 31 2016 Explorations Series The Explorations Series is comprised of three summer boarding programs each designed for students of specific grade levels Through learning experiences provided in each program students develop an understanding and appreciation of how the perpetuation of traditions customs and relationships with the āina sustain Hawaiian life Ho omāka ika i the foundational program in the Explorations Series will welcome its 49th cohort this summer Students are encouraged to participate in the Explorations Series beginning with Ho omāka ika i students in grade five are eligible to apply but may enter at any level This program sets the course in embracing Hawaiian culture and identity by introducing keiki to foundational values and practices through a study of ahupua a Through learning experiences and activities that include work in a lo i fishpond restoration mele hula and more keiki learn about interdependence in an ahupua a and how it sustains the Hawaiian people Ho olauna for students currently in grades six and seven builds upon Ho omāka ika i by immersing students in learning experiences designed to develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between honua environment and kanaka people Ho olauna students engage in hands on cultural practices visit wahi pana significant places and work with various community members and kūpuna within specific moku districts The culmination of the Explorations Series is Kūlia i ka Pono Kūlia reinforces the importance of one s cultural identity and sense of belonging to the Hawaiian community As emerging leaders Kūlia students are challenged to recognize and build upon their personal strengths as they examine traditional and modern leadership qualities and hone their skills Kūlia is open to students currently in grade eight Returning students should submit their application packets by January 30 New student applications are due by the February 16 deadline The Explorations Series is open to all students in grades five through eight who are not enrolled at a KS campus Kilohana This summer Kamehameha Schools is offering a new program called Kilohana in the Wai anae and West Hawai i regions Both programs will look to strengthen math skills for students who reside in each region Both programs are open to grade eligible students in each region who are not currently enrolled in a KS campus Kilohana West Hawai i is open to students entering grades seven and eight in the fall who reside in West Hawai i between Honoka a and Kea Lakekua The five

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  • Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest seeks innovative farmers | Kamehameha Schools
    2015 second place winner Counter Culture is a seasonal seed to counter top fermented foods producer 2015 first place winner Malā Kaluʻulu grows ʻulu and ʻolena with a focus on holistic agricultural production research and education Ulupono Initiative the Hawai i focused impact investing firm is once again lending its support to the contest Mahiʻai Match Up WHAT The Mahiʻai Match Up agricultural business plan contest is dedicated to supporting Hawaiʻi s sustainable food movement WHO The contest is open to farmers ranchers and other agricultural entrepreneurs Winners will receive an agricultural land agreement with up to five years of waived rent from KS and a total of 35 000 in seed money from the Pauahi Foundation WHERE Mahiʻai Match Up land parcels include 3 25 acres in Paʻalaʻa on Oahu s North Shore and 9 5 acres in Pāhoehoe on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai i Island WHEN The contest entry deadline is Feb 29 2016 To register for the contest or for more information visit the Pauahi Foundation website Kamehameha Schools and the Pauahi Foundation are seeking contenders for Mahi ai Match Up an agricultural business plan contest dedicated to supporting Hawai i s sustainable food movement and decreasing the state s dependence on imports The contest entry deadline is Feb 29 2016 Mahi ai means farmer The contest is open to all farmers ranchers and other agricultural entrepreneurs The top two business plans will receive an agricultural land agreement with up to five years of waived rent from Kamehameha Schools and seed monies from the Pauahi Foundation totaling 35 000 to help increase the probability of long term sustainable success Mahi ai Match Up provides a venue for farmers and entrepreneurs to access some of our most valuable agricultural lands said Sydney Keli ipule ole senior director of statewide operations for Kamehameha Schools Kamehameha Schools is engaged in an ongoing effort to work with community partners to find and nurture talented farmers with innovative ideas that will increase food production for Hawai i s market Ulupono Initiative the Hawai i focused impact investing firm is once again lending its support to the business plan contest Ulupono Initiative is proud to continue its partnership with Kamehameha Schools and Pauahi Foundation to assist talented farmers in realizing their dream of establishing a bona fide agricultural business in Hawai i said Murray Clay managing partner of Ulupono Initiative The goal of Mahi ai Match Up directly aligns with our mission of making Hawai i more self sufficient by increasing local food production The group of entrants from the first two years has been impressive and we are excited to see what year three has in store Hawai i Farm Bureau s Hawai i Food and Farm magazine is also a sponsor of the contest Mahi ai Mentorship This year the program provides more opportunities for aspiring farmers with the introduction of Mahi ai Mentorship a competition created through a partnership between the Kamehameha Schools and GoFarm Hawai i aimed at

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/imua/article/2016-mahiai-match-up-contest-opens-today/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Photo gallery | Kamehameha Schools
    KS Connect Community education Find a program for your child KS preschools Distance Learning Ka Pua Initiative Help and support Admissions and enrollment Financial aid and scholarships Ho oulu Hawaiian Data Center KS resource centers Endowment About our endowment Commercial real estate Agriculture and conservation Alumni Pauahi Foundation Giving opportunities About us About Kamehameha Schools About Pauahi Trustees and executives I Mua Newsroom Publications and resources Kamehameha Schools Strategic Plan 2015 2020 Kamehameha Publishing Charles Reed Bishop Trust Find a job at KS Join our mailing list Contact us I Mua galleries Midkiff Learning Center celebrates Chinese New Year Posted February 11 2016 The KS Kapālama Midkiff Learning Center staff invited a pair of Chinese Lions from the Gee Yung Martial Arts Dragon and Lion Association to perform the choy cheng or traditional Chinese lion dance blessing KSK students take part in Kuʻi 2016 at the State Capitol February 9 2016 Something New SALT showcases Kakaʻako eateries February 5 2016 2016 Charles Reed Bishop Founder s Day Celebration January 29 2016 KS Maui cheer team places second nationally January 28 2016 Discover Preschool Day benefits Waiʻanae Coast families January 13 2016 KS Hawai i 20th annual Founder s Day celebration January 7 2016 KS Maui s 20th annual Founder s Day Celebration December 23 2015 The Pauahi Foundation hosts KS alumni huakaʻi at Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa Farms December 21 2015 KS Kapālama celebrates its 128th Annual Founder s Day December 18 2015 View the KSK Christmas Concert on ʻŌiwi TV December 18 2015 Kawaiahaʻo Plaza staffers host Holiday Pāʻina December 17 2015 Uluniuopi opi o celebrates the holidays December 17 2015 View more galleries Campus education KS Hawai i KS Kapālama KS Maui Tri campus success stories Uniforms Learning centers and archives KS Connect Community education Find a program for your

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