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2016-17 Kamehameha Schools Applications Now Available Online

August 18, 2015, 4:20 PM HST
* Updated August 18, 4:29 PM
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Kamehameha Schools Maui - Pukalani campus. Courtesy photo.

Kamehameha Schools Maui – Pukalani campus. Courtesy photo.

By Maui Now  Staff

The Kamehameha Schools K-12 program applications for the Kapālama, O‘ahu; Kea‘au, Hawai‘i Island; and Pukalani, Maui campuses for the 2016-17 school year are now available online. The deadline to apply is Sept. 30, 2015.

This year, for the first time, applications will be accepted through online submission. The deadline for online applications is Sept. 23, 2015—a week prior to the normal deadline.

The primary admission points for the Kapālama campus are kindergarten, grades four, seven and nine for O‘ahu residents.

West Hawai‘i, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i, Kaua‘i, Ni‘ihau and Hāna district residents’ primary admission points are grades seven and nine.


For the Hawai‘i and Maui campuses, the primary admission points are kindergarten, and grades six and nine.


For kindergarteners, eligible applicants must be born between Aug. 1, 2010, and July 31, 2011.

Applications for grades 10, 11 and 12 for all campuses are accepted, but spaces are limited, based on availability.

For more information, call:


KS Kapālama Admissions: (808) 842-8800

KS Maui Admissions:  (808) 572-3133

KS Hawai‘i Admissions: (808) 982-0100

Toll-free: 1 (800) 842-4682, ext. 28800

Kamehameha Schools is a private, educational, charitable trust founded and endowed by the legacy of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. Kamehameha Schools operates a statewide educational system enrolling over 6,900 students of Native Hawaiian ancestry at K-12 campuses on O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i, and 30 preschools statewide.

Over 47,000 additional learners and caregivers are served each year through a range of other Kamehameha Schools outreach programs, community collaborations and financial aid opportunities in Hawai‘i and across the continental US.

Income generated from its endowment portfolio of Hawai‘i real estate and other investments funds the schools’ educational mission.

More information can be found online.

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